Wasabia japonica Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
Japanese-horseradish
Wasabia japonica

Medical use

Economic importance of Wasabia japonica

Food additives flavoring
Medicines folklore

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Geografical distribution

  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Native
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Sakhalin
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku; Korea
    Naturalized
    • Eastern Asia: Taiwan
    Cultivated
    • Eastern Asia: Japan; Korea; Taiwan

Biological activities

Allergenic
Allyl-isothiocyanate found in Plant
Antiasthmatic
Allyl-isothiocyanate found in Plant
Anticancer
Anticarcinomic
Antifeedant
Allyl-isothiocyanate found in Plant
Sinigrin found in Plant
Antimutagenic
4-pentenyl-isothiocyanate found in Plant
Allyl-isothiocyanate found in Plant
Antiseptic
Allyl-isothiocyanate found in Plant
Cancer-Preventive
Allyl-isothiocyanate found in Plant
Sinigrin found in Plant
Counterirritant
Allyl-isothiocyanate found in Plant
Decongestant
Allyl-isothiocyanate found in Plant
Embryotoxic
Allyl-isothiocyanate found in Plant
Fungicide
Allyl-isothiocyanate found in Plant
Herbicide
Allyl-isothiocyanate found in Plant
Insectiphile
Allyl-isothiocyanate found in Plant
Larvicide
Sinigrin found in Plant
Mutagenic
Allyl-isothiocyanate found in Plant
Sinigrin found in Plant
Nematiovistat
Allyl-isothiocyanate found in Plant
Pesticide
Allyl-isothiocyanate found in Plant
Sinigrin found in Plant
Phagocytotic
Sinigrin found in Plant
Quinone-Reductase-Inducer
Glucobrassicanapin found in Plant
Sinigrin found in Plant
Spice
Allyl-isothiocyanate found in Plant

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Chemicals detected

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