Rivea corymbosa Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
Christmaspops Christmasvine snakeplant
Rivea corymbosa

Medical use

Economic importance of Rivea corymbosa

Environmental ornamental
Medicines folklore
Social halucinogen

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Geografical distribution

  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Naturalized
    • Malesia: Philippines
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Naturalized
    • Australia: Australia
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Native
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Tamaulipas
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Campeche, Chiapas, Colima, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Native
    • Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda; Barbados; Cuba; Dominican Republic; Guadeloupe; Haiti; Jamaica; Martinique; Montserrat; Puerto Rico; St. Lucia
    • Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Northern South America: Venezuela
    • Western South America: Colombia; Ecuador; Peru

Biological activities

Abortifacient
Ergometrine found in Seed (20 ppm)
Analgesic
Tryptophan found in Seed
Antianxiety
Tryptophan found in Seed
Antidementia
Tryptophan found in Seed
Antidepressant
Tryptophan found in Seed
Antidyskinetic
Tryptophan found in Seed
Antihypertensive
Tryptophan found in Seed
Antiimplantation
Ergometrine found in Seed (20 ppm)
Antiinsomniac
Tryptophan found in Seed
Antimanic
Tryptophan found in Seed
Antimenopausal
Tryptophan found in Seed
Antimigraine
Tryptophan found in Seed
Antioxidant
Tryptophan found in Seed
Antiparkinsonian
Tryptophan found in Seed
Antiphenylketonuric
Tryptophan found in Seed
Antiprostaglandin
Tryptophan found in Seed
Antipsychotic
Tryptophan found in Seed
Antirheumatic
Tryptophan found in Seed
Antiscoliotic
Tryptophan found in Seed
Carcinogenic
Tryptophan found in Seed
Essential
Tryptophan found in Seed
Hallucinogen
Isoergine found in Seed (190 ppm)
Hemostat
Ergometrine found in Seed (20 ppm)
Hypnotic
Tryptophan found in Seed
Hypoglycemic
Tryptophan found in Seed
Hypotensive
Tryptophan found in Seed
Insulinase-Inhibitor
Tryptophan found in Seed
Insulinotonic
Tryptophan found in Seed
Lactafuge
Ergometrine found in Seed (20 ppm)
Monoamine-Precursor
Tryptophan found in Seed
Oxytocic
Ergometrine found in Seed (20 ppm)
Prolactin-Inhibitor
Ergometrine found in Seed (20 ppm)
Prolactinogenic
Tryptophan found in Seed
Sedative
Tryptophan found in Seed
Serotoninergic
Tryptophan found in Seed
Tumor-Promoter
Tryptophan found in Seed
Uterotonic
Ergometrine found in Seed (20 ppm)

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
1,7-dimethylphenanthrene Seed
Alkaloids Seed 560
Chanoclavine Seed 40
Elymoiclavine Seed 15
Ergine Seed 100
Ergometrine Seed 20
Ergometrinine Seed 20
Isoergine Seed 190
Lysergol Seed
Penniclavine Seed
Phenanthrene Seed
Tryptophan Seed
Tubicoryne Plant
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]