Sophora angustifolia Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
shrubby sophora
Sophora angustifolia

Medical use

Economic importance of Sophora angustifolia

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Geografical distribution

  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Native
    • Mongolia: Mongolia
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Amur, Primorye
    • China: China
    • Eastern Asia: Japan; Korea; Taiwan

Biological activities

ACE-Inhibitor
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Abortifacient
Formononetin found in Root
Analgesic
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Anorexic
Arsenic found in Root (0.49 ppm)
AntiBPH
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
AntiCFS
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
AntiHIV
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
AntiLyme
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
AntiMS
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
AntiPMS
Calcium found in Root (9710 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Manganese found in Root (42 ppm)
AntiRSV
Anagyrine found in Root
Antiacne
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Antiacrodermatitic
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Antiaggregant
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Antiakathisic
Iron found in Root (860 ppm)
Antialcoholic
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Manganese found in Root (42 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Antiallergic
Calcium found in Root (9710 ppm)
Matrine found in Root
Antialopecic
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Antialzheimeran
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Antianaphylactic
Matrine found in Root
Antianemic
Copper found in Root (10 ppm)
Iron found in Root (860 ppm)
Manganese found in Root (42 ppm)
Antianginal
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Antiangiogenic
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Antianorexic
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Antianxiety
Calcium found in Root (9710 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Antiarthritic
Calcium found in Root (9710 ppm)
Copper found in Root (10 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Manganese found in Root (42 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Antiasthmatic
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Oxymatrine found in Root
Antiatherosclerotic
Calcium found in Root (9710 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Antibacterial
Matrine found in Root
Anticanker
Iron found in Root (860 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Anticataract
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Anticephalagic
Formononetin found in Root
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Anticheilitic
Iron found in Root (860 ppm)
Antichorioadenomic
Sophocarpine found in Root
Anticlimacteric
Calcium found in Root (9710 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Anticoeliac
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Anticold
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Anticolitic
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Anticonvulsant
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Anticoronary
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Antidandruff
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Antidementia
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Antidepressant
Calcium found in Root (9710 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Potassium found in Root (4740 ppm)
Antidermatitic
Matrine found in Root
Antidiabetic
Copper found in Root (10 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Manganese found in Root (42 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Antidiscotic
Manganese found in Root (42 ppm)
Antidysgeuzic
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Antidyskinetic
Manganese found in Root (42 ppm)
Antidysmenorrheic
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Antieczemic
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Antiedemic
Anagyrine found in Root
Matrine found in Root
Antiencephalopathic
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Antiendometriotic
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Antienterotic
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Antiepileptic
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Manganese found in Root (42 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Antiestrogenic
Isoxanthohumol found in Root
Antifatigue
Copper found in Root (10 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Potassium found in Root (4740 ppm)
Antifeedant
Formononetin found in Root
Antifibromyalgic
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Antifibrotic
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Antifuruncular
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Antigastrotic
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Antiglaucomic
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Antihangover
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Antihepatotoxic
Stigmasterol found in Root
Antihistaminic
Matrine found in Root
Antihyperkinetic
Calcium found in Root (9710 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Antihypertensive
Calcium found in Root (9710 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Potassium found in Root (4740 ppm)
Antihypoglycemic
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Antiimpotence
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Antiinfective
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Antiinfertility
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Antiinflammatory
Copper found in Root (10 ppm)
Cytisine found in Seed
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Matrine found in Root
Stigmasterol found in Root
Xanthohumol found in Root
Antiinsomniac
Calcium found in Root (9710 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Antilepric
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Antileukonychic
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Antilithic
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Antilymphomic
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Antimaculitic
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Antimastalgic
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Antimenopausal
Calcium found in Root (9710 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Antimenorrhagic
Iron found in Root (860 ppm)
Antimetastatic
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Antimigraine
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Antimitral-valve-prolapse
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Antinephrolytic
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Antineuropathic
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Antineurotic
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Antinociceptive
Copper found in Root (10 ppm)
Stigmasterol found in Root
Antinyctalopic
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Antiobesity
Calcium found in Root (9710 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Antiophidic
Stigmasterol found in Root
Antiosteoporotic
Calcium found in Root (9710 ppm)
Copper found in Root (10 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Manganese found in Root (42 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Antiototic
Manganese found in Root (42 ppm)
Antioxidant
Campesterol found in Root
Manganese found in Root (42 ppm)
Stigmasterol found in Root
Antiperiodontitic
Calcium found in Root (9710 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Antiplaque
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Antiprolactin
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Antiprostatitic
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Antiretinopathic
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Antirheumatic
Calcium found in Root (9710 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Antiseptic
Isokurarinone found in Root
Kurarinone found in Root
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Antispare-Tire
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Antispasmodic
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Potassium found in Root (4740 ppm)
Antispasmophilic
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Antistomatitic
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Antistress
Calcium found in Root (9710 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Antistroke
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Potassium found in Root (4740 ppm)
Antisyndrome-X
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Manganese found in Root (42 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Antitic
Calcium found in Root (9710 ppm)
Antitinnitic
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Antitriglyceride
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Antitumor
Matrine found in Root
Oxymatrine found in Root
Sophocarpine found in Root
Antiulcer
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Antiulcerogenic
Kurarinone found in Root
Matrine found in Root
Oxymatrine found in Root
Antiviral
Anagyrine found in Root
Stigmasterol found in Root
Anxiolytic
Calcium found in Root (9710 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Potassium found in Root (4740 ppm)
Aromatase-Inhibitor
Isoxanthohumol found in Root
Artemicide
Stigmasterol found in Root
Astringent
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Beta-Blocker
Potassium found in Root (4740 ppm)
CNS-Depressant
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
CNS-Inhibitor
Matrine found in Root
Calcium-Antagonist
Kurarinone found in Root
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Calcium-Channel-Blocker
Calcium found in Root (9710 ppm)
Cancer-Preventive
Formononetin found in Root
Stigmasterol found in Root
Cardioprotective
Copper found in Root (10 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Potassium found in Root (4740 ppm)
Cardiorelaxant
Matrine found in Root
Cardiotonic
Anagyrine found in Root
Cardiotoxic
Potassium found in Root (4740 ppm)
Cathartic
Anagyrine found in Root
Collagenic
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Contraceptive
Copper found in Root (10 ppm)
Convulsant
Matrine found in Root
Copper-Antagonist
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Cytotoxic
Isoxanthohumol found in Root
Deodorant
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Diuretic
Anagyrine found in Root
Calcium found in Root (9710 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Potassium found in Root (4740 ppm)
Ergogenic
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Estrogenic
Formononetin found in Root
Isoxanthohumol found in Root
Stigmasterol found in Root
Xanthohumol found in Root
Fungicide
Formononetin found in Root
Isoxanthohumol found in Root
Xanthohumol found in Root
Hallucinogenic
Cytisine found in Seed
Herbicide-Safener
Formononetin found in Root
Hypertensive
Sodium found in Root (74 ppm)
Hypocholesterolemic
Calcium found in Root (9710 ppm)
Campesterol found in Root
Copper found in Root (10 ppm)
Formononetin found in Root
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Stigmasterol found in Root
Hypoglycemic
Manganese found in Root (42 ppm)
Hypolipidemic
Formononetin found in Root
Hypotensive
Calcium found in Root (9710 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Matrine found in Root
Potassium found in Root (4740 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Hypothermic
Matrine found in Root
Immunomodulator
Copper found in Root (10 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Immunostimulant
Matrine found in Root
Oxymatrine found in Root
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Immunosuppressant
Matrine found in Root
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Inotropic
Matrine found in Root
Insulinogenic
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Laxative
Calcium found in Root (9710 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Leptingenic
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Litholytic
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Molluscicide
Cytisine found in Seed
Mucogenic
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Myorelaxant
Formononetin found in Root
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
NF-kB-Inhibitor
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Nematistat
Anagyrine found in Root
Cytisine found in Seed
Nephrotoxic
Mercury found in Root (0.27 ppm)
Neurotransmitter
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Ovulant
Stigmasterol found in Root
Oxytoxic
Anagyrine found in Root
Paralytic
Matrine found in Root
Pesticide
Arsenic found in Root (0.49 ppm)
Cytisine found in Seed
Formononetin found in Root
Isokurarinone found in Root
Isoxanthohumol found in Root
Kurarinone found in Root
Matrine found in Root
Xanthohumol found in Root
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Pressor
Cytisine found in Seed
Prooxidant
Iron found in Root (860 ppm)
Protisticide
Matrine found in Root
Psychoactive
Cytisine found in Seed
Respirastimulant
Cytisine found in Seed
Schizophrenigenic
Copper found in Root (10 ppm)
Sedative
Stigmasterol found in Root
Spermigenic
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Tachycardic
Anagyrine found in Root
Teratogenic
Anagyrine found in Root
Cytisine found in Seed
Testosteronigenic
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Topoisomerase-I-Inhibitor
Formononetin found in Root
Toxic
Cytisine found in Seed
Tranquilizer
Calcium found in Root (9710 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Trichomonicide
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
Uterorelaxant
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
VAM-Stimulant
Formononetin found in Root
Vasodilator
Calcium found in Root (9710 ppm)
Magnesium found in Root (3720 ppm)
Potassium found in Root (4740 ppm)
Vulnerary
Zinc found in Root (24 ppm)
cAMP-Phosphodiesterase-Inhibitor
Kurarinone found in Root

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
8-isopentyl-rhamnocitrin Root
Anagyrine Root
Arsenic Root 0.49
Baptifoline Root
Calcium Root 8,750 9,710
Campesterol Root
Copper Root 5 10
Cytisine Seed
Formononetin Root
Iron Root 280 860
Isoanhydroicaritin Root
Isokurarinone Root
Isomatrine Root
Isoxanthohumol Root
Kuradinol Root
Kuraridin Root
Kuraridinol Root
Kurarinol Root
Kurarinone Root
L-n-methylcytisine Root
Magnesium Root 2,140 3,720
Manganese Root 28 42
Matrine Root
Mercury Root 0.27
Neokurarinone Root
Noranhydroicaritin Root
Norkurarinone Root
Oxymatrine Root
Potassium Root 2,430 4,740
Sodium Root 70 74
Sophocarpine Root
Sophocarpine-n-oxide Plant
Sophoramine Root
Sophoranol Root
Stigmasterol Root
Xanthohumol Root
Zinc Root 10 24
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]