Taxus sumatrana Health effects and herbal facts

Taxus sumatrana is an evergreen shrub and one of the eight species of the yew. It is found in a number of countries, including Afghanistan, Tibet, Nepal, Vietnam, India, Burma and China, and is known as the Chinese yew. It is typically found at heights ranging from 400–3,100 m in subtropical forest and on highland ridges. It can also be found conserved in the Taroko National Park in Taiwan.

Taxus sumatrana

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Biological activities

Antiangiogenic
Taxol found in Leaf
Anticarcinomic
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Antileukemic
Cephalomannine found in Leaf
Antimelanomic
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Antimitotic
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Antitrypanosomic
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Antitumor
Cephalomannine found in Leaf
Calcium-Antagonist
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Cytotoxic
Cephalomannine found in Leaf

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Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]