Taxus wallichiana Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
Himalayan yew

The Himalayan Yew is a species of yew, native to the Himalaya from Afghanistan east to western Yunnan in southwestern China, at altitudes from 2,000–3,500 m. The species is listed in CITES appendix II.

Taxus wallichiana

Economic importance of Taxus wallichiana

Environmental revegetator
Materials wod
Medicines potential source of pharmaceutical agent
Vertebrate poisons mamals

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Geografical distribution

  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Native
    • China: China - Anhui , Fujian, Gansu , Guangdong , Guangxi , Guizhou, Henan , Hubei , Hunan, Jiangxi, Shaanxi , Sichuan, Xizang , Yunnan, Zhejiang
    • Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Native
    • Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India - Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Sikkim, West Bengal ; Nepal
    • Indo-China: Laos ; Myanmar ; Vietnam

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
12-dehydrodeglycosyl-icariside-b-4 Leaf
Deglycosyl-icariside-b-4 Leaf
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]