Syncarpia glomulifera Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
red luster red turpentine turpentine turpentine-tree

Syncarpia glomulifera, commonly known as turpentine, is a tree of the family Myrtaceae native to New South Wales and Queensland in Australia, which can reach 60 metres in height. It generally grows on heavier soils. Crushed leaves have a taste and smell reminiscent of turpentine. The cream flowers appear in spring and are fused into compound flowerheads.

Syncarpia glomulifera

Economic importance of Syncarpia glomulifera

Environmental ornamental shade/shelter ornamental shade/shelter
Materials wod wod

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Geografical distribution

  • AUSTRALASIA
    Native
    • Australia: Australia - New South Wales, Queensland

Biological activities

Anthelmintic
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (12000 ppm);found in Wood
AntiHIV
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (12000 ppm);found in Wood
Antibacterial
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (12000 ppm);found in Wood
Anticancer
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (12000 ppm);found in Wood
Anticarcinomic
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (12000 ppm);found in Wood
Antiedemic
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (12000 ppm);found in Wood
Antiinflammatory
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (12000 ppm);found in Wood
Antileukemic
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (12000 ppm);found in Wood
Antimalarial
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (12000 ppm);found in Wood
Antimelanomic
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (12000 ppm);found in Wood
Antinociceptive
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (12000 ppm);found in Wood
Antiplasmodial
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (12000 ppm);found in Wood
Antitumor
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (12000 ppm);found in Wood
Antiviral
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (12000 ppm);found in Wood
Apoptotic
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (12000 ppm);found in Wood
Cytotoxic
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (12000 ppm);found in Wood
Phospholipase-A2-Inhibitor
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (12000 ppm);found in Wood
Prostaglandin-Synthesis-Inhibitor
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (12000 ppm);found in Wood

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
Betulinic-acid Bark 12,000
Wood
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]