Rhus toxicodendron Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
eastern poison-oak poison-ivy
Rhus toxicodendron

Medical use

Economic importance of Rhus toxicodendron

Medicines folklore
Vertebrate poisons mamals

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Geografical distribution

  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Native
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - New Jersey
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Kansas , Missouri , Oklahoma
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas

Biological activities

11B-HSD-Inhibitor
Kaempferol found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
5-Alpha-Reductase-Inhibitor
Linoleic-acid found in Seed
Oleic-acid found in Seed
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit
5-Lipoxygenase-Inhibitor
Fisetin found in Plant
Kaempferol found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
ACE-Inhibitor
Fisetin found in Plant
ATPase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Plant
Aldehyde-Oxidase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Plant
Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
Kaempferol found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
Allelochemic
Myricetin found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
Allergenic
Fisetin found in Plant
Oleic-acid found in Seed
Quercetin found in Plant
Urushiol found in Plant
Alpha-Reductase-Inhibitor
Oleic-acid found in Seed
Analgesic
Quercetin found in Plant
Anemiagenic
Oleic-acid found in Seed
AntiGTF
Quercetin found in Plant
AntiHIV
Myricetin found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
AntiMS
Linoleic-acid found in Seed
AntiPMS
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiacne
Linoleic-acid found in Seed
Antiaflatoxin
Kaempferol found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiaggregant
Kaempferol found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiaging
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiallergenic
Myricetin found in Plant
Antiallergic
Kaempferol found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
Urushiol found in Plant
Antialopecic
Linoleic-acid found in Seed
Oleic-acid found in Seed
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit
Antialzheimeran
Quercetin found in Plant
Antianaphylactic
Linoleic-acid found in Seed
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiandrogenic
Linoleic-acid found in Seed
Oleic-acid found in Seed
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit
Antiangiogenic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiarteriosclerotic
Linoleic-acid found in Seed
Antiarthritic
Linoleic-acid found in Seed
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiasthmatic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiatherosclerotic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antibacterial
Kaempferol found in Plant
Myricetin found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
Anticancer
Kaempferol found in Plant
Anticariogenic
Quercetin found in Plant
Anticataract
Quercetin found in Plant
Anticolitic
Quercetin found in Plant
Anticomplementary
Quercetin found in Plant
Anticoronary
Linoleic-acid found in Seed
Anticystitic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antidepressant
Quercetin found in Plant
Antidermatitic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antidiabetic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antieczemic
Linoleic-acid found in Seed
Antielastase
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiencephalitic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiescherichic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiestrogenic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antifeedant
Myricetin found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
Antifertility
Kaempferol found in Plant
Antifibrinolytic
Linoleic-acid found in Seed
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit
Antifibrosarcomic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiflu
Quercetin found in Plant
Antigastric
Myricetin found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
Antigingivitic
Kaempferol found in Plant
Myricetin found in Plant
Antigonadotrophic
Myricetin found in Plant
Antigonadotropic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antigranular
Linoleic-acid found in Seed
Antihepatotoxic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiherpetic
Kaempferol found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
Antihistaminic
Fisetin found in Plant
Kaempferol found in Plant
Linoleic-acid found in Seed
Myricetin found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
Antihydrophobic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antihypertensive
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiimplantation
Kaempferol found in Plant
Antiinflammatory
Kaempferol found in Plant
Linoleic-acid found in Seed
Myricetin found in Plant
Oleic-acid found in Seed
Quercetin found in Plant
Antileishmanic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antileukemic
Kaempferol found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
Antileukotriene-D4
Linoleic-acid found in Seed
Oleic-acid found in Seed
Antileukotriene
Quercetin found in Plant
Antilipoperoxidant
Quercetin found in Plant
Antilymphocytic
Kaempferol found in Plant
Antimalarial
Quercetin found in Plant
Antimelanomic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antimenorrhagic
Linoleic-acid found in Seed
Antimetastatic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antimutagenic
Fisetin found in Plant
Kaempferol found in Plant
Myricetin found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
Antimyocarditic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antinitrosaminic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antinociceptive
Quercetin found in Plant
Antioxidant
Fisetin found in Plant
Kaempferol found in Plant
Myricetin found in Plant
Myristic-acid found in Fruit
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Plant
Antipancreatitic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiperiodontal
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiperiodontic
Kaempferol found in Plant
Myricetin found in Plant
Antiperistaltic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antipermeability
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiperoxidant
Quercetin found in Plant
Antipharyngitic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiplaque
Kaempferol found in Plant
Myricetin found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiplasmodial
Quercetin found in Plant
Antipodriac
Quercetin found in Plant
Antipolio
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiproliferant
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiprostaglandin
Urushiol found in Plant
Antiprostanoid
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiprostatitic
Linoleic-acid found in Seed
Quercetin found in Plant
Antipsoriac
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiradicular
Kaempferol found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiseptic
Kaempferol found in Plant
Myricetin found in Plant
Antiserotonin
Kaempferol found in Plant
Antispasmodic
Kaempferol found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
Antistaphylococcic
Kaempferol found in Plant
Antistreptococcic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antithiamin
Quercetin found in Plant
Antithrombic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antitrypanosomic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antitumor-Promoter
Kaempferol found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
Antitumor
Kaempferol found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiulcer
Kaempferol found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiviral
Fisetin found in Plant
Kaempferol found in Plant
Myricetin found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
Apoptotic
Kaempferol found in Plant
Myricetin found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
Aromatase-Inhibitor
Kaempferol found in Plant
Bacteristat
Quercetin found in Plant
Bradycardiac
Quercetin found in Plant
CNS-Toxic
Urushiol found in Plant
COMP-Inhibitor
Myricetin found in Plant
COMT-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Plant
COX-2-Inhibitor
Kaempferol found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
Calmodulin-Antagonist
Quercetin found in Plant
Cancer-Preventive
Kaempferol found in Plant
Linoleic-acid found in Seed
Myricetin found in Plant
Myristic-acid found in Fruit
Oleic-acid found in Seed
Quercetin found in Plant
Candidicide
Myricetin found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
Capillariprotective
Quercetin found in Plant
Carcinogenic
Kaempferol found in Plant
Linoleic-acid found in Seed
Quercetin found in Plant
Catabolic
Quercetin found in Plant
Cerebrotoxic
Urushiol found in Plant
Choleretic
Kaempferol found in Plant
Oleic-acid found in Seed
Comedolytic
Linoleic-acid found in Seed
Copper-Chelator
Kaempferol found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
Cosmetic
Myristic-acid found in Fruit
Cyclooxygenase-Inhibitor
Fisetin found in Plant
Kaempferol found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
Urushiol found in Plant
Cytochrome-P450-1A2-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Plant
Cytotoxic
Kaempferol found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
Deiodinase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Plant
Dermatitigenic
Oleic-acid found in Seed
Differentiator
Quercetin found in Plant
Diuretic
Kaempferol found in Plant
Myricetin found in Plant
Estrogenic
Kaempferol found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
FLavor
Oleic-acid found in Seed
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit
Fungicide
Kaempferol found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
Glucosyl-Transferase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Plant
HIV-RT-Inhibitor
Kaempferol found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
Hemolytic
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit
Hemostat
Quercetin found in Plant
Hepatomagenic
Quercetin found in Plant
Hepatoprotective
Kaempferol found in Plant
Linoleic-acid found in Seed
Quercetin found in Plant
Hypercholesterolemic
Myristic-acid found in Fruit
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit
Hypocholesterolemic
Linoleic-acid found in Seed
Oleic-acid found in Seed
Hypoglycemic
Myricetin found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
Hypotensive
Kaempferol found in Plant
ICAM-1-Inhibitor
Kaempferol found in Plant
Immunomodulator
Linoleic-acid found in Seed
Immunostimulant
Urushiol found in Plant
Inotropic
Kaempferol found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
Insectifuge
Linoleic-acid found in Seed
Oleic-acid found in Seed
Insulinogenic
Quercetin found in Plant
Iodothyronine-Deiodinase-Inhibitor
Fisetin found in Plant
Kaempferol found in Plant
Irritant
Oleic-acid found in Seed
JNK-Inhibitor
Kaempferol found in Plant
Juvabional
Quercetin found in Plant
Larvistat
Myricetin found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
Lipoxygenase-Inhibitor
Fisetin found in Plant
Kaempferol found in Plant
Myricetin found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
Urushiol found in Plant
Lubricant
Myristic-acid found in Fruit
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit
MAO-A-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Plant
MAO-Inhibitor
Kaempferol found in Plant
MMP-9-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Plant
Mast-Cell-Stabilizer
Quercetin found in Plant
Metalloproteinase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Plant
Metastatic
Linoleic-acid found in Seed
Mutagenic
Kaempferol found in Plant
Myricetin found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
NADH-Oxidase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Plant
NEP-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Plant
NF-kB-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Plant
NO-Inhibitor
Kaempferol found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
NO-Synthase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Plant
Natriuretic
Kaempferol found in Plant
Nematicide
Linoleic-acid found in Seed
Myristic-acid found in Fruit
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit
Neuroprotective
Kaempferol found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
Ornithine-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Plant
Oxidase-Inhibitor
Fisetin found in Plant
Myricetin found in Plant
P450-Inducer
Quercetin found in Plant
P450-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Plant
PAF-Inhibitor
Kaempferol found in Plant
PGE2-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Plant
PTK-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Plant
Percutaneostimulant
Oleic-acid found in Seed
Perfumery
Oleic-acid found in Seed
Pesticide
Fisetin found in Plant
Kaempferol found in Plant
Myricetin found in Plant
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Plant
Phospholipase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Plant
Plasmodicide
Quercetin found in Plant
Proliferant
Quercetin found in Plant
Propecic
Linoleic-acid found in Seed
Oleic-acid found in Seed
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit
Prostaglandin-Synthesis-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Plant
Protein-Kinase-C-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Plant
Protisticide
Kaempferol found in Plant
Quinone-Reductase-Inducer
Kaempferol found in Plant
Myricetin found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
Soap
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit
TNF-alpha-Inhibitor
Kaempferol found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
Teratologic
Kaempferol found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
Topoisomerase-I-Inhibitor
Fisetin found in Plant
Kaempferol found in Plant
Myricetin found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
Topoisomerase-II-Inhibitor
Fisetin found in Plant
Kaempferol found in Plant
Myricetin found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
Tumorigenic
Quercetin found in Plant
Tyrosinase-Inhibitor
Kaempferol found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
Tyrosine-Kinase-Inhibitor
Myricetin found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
Uterotrophic
Kaempferol found in Plant
VEGF-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Plant
Vasodilator
Kaempferol found in Plant
Myricetin found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
Xanthine-Oxidase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Plant
cAMP-Phosphodiesterase-Inhibitor
Kaempferol found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
iNOS-Inhibitor
Kaempferol found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
Fisetin Plant
Gallotannic-acid Plant
Gallotannic-acid-methyl-ester Plant
Heneicosandicarbonic-acid Fruit
Kaempferol Plant
Linoleic-acid Seed
Myricetin Plant
Myristic-acid Fruit
Oleic-acid Seed
Palmitic-acid Fruit
Quercetin Plant
Rhamnose Plant
Tannins Plant 250,000
Urushenol Fruit 33,000
Leaf 33,000
Stem 16,000
Urushiol Plant
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]