Xanthorhiza simplicissima Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
yellowroot
Xanthorhiza simplicissima

Medical use

Economic importance of Xanthorhiza simplicissima

Medicines folklore

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Geografical distribution

  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Native
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - West Virginia
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Florida , Georgia, Kentucky , Louisiana, Maryland , Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas

Biological activities

Abortifacient
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Adrenolytic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Amebicide
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Analgesic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Anesthetic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antiacetylcholinesterase
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antiacne
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antiadrenergic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antiaggregant
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antialzheimeran
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antiamnesic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antiangiogenic
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antiarrhythmic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antiarthritic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antibacillus
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antibacterial
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Magnoflorine found in Root
Oxyacanthine found in Root
Antibiotic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Anticancer
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Anticarcinomic
Oxyacanthine found in Root
Anticariogenic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antichlamydial
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Anticholecystitic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Anticholera
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Anticirrhotic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Anticonjunctivitic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Anticonvulsant
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antidiarrheic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antidysenteric
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antiedemic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antiendotoxic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antienterotoxic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antiescherichic
Berberastine found in Plant
Antiesherichic
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antigiardial
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antiglaucomic
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antigonorrhea
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antihepatomic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antihepatotic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antiherpetic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antihistaminic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antiinflammatory
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Jatrorrhizine found in Root
Antiischemic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antileishmanic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antilipogenic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antimalarial
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Jatrorrhizine found in Root
Obamegine found in Root
Oxyacanthine found in Root
Antimitotic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antimuscarinic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antimyalgic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antimycotic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antineoplastic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antinephritic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antineuromuscular
Magnoflorine found in Root
Antioxidant
Oxyacanthine found in Root
Antiperistaltic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antipharyngitic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antiphotooxidative
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Jatrorrhizine found in Root
Antiplasmodial
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Jatrorrhizine found in Root
Oxyacanthine found in Root
Antipneumonic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antipyretic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antisalmonella
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antisecretory
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antiseptic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antishigellic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antispasmodic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Magnoflorine found in Root
Antispermigenic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antistaphylococcic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antistrep
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antisyphilitic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antitrachomic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antitrypanosomic
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antitubercular
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antituberculic
Berberastine found in Plant
Antiulcer
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antivaginitic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Antiviral
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Astringent
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Bilirubinolytic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
CNS-Depressant
Jatrorrhizine found in Root
Magnoflorine found in Root
CNS-Stimulant
Jatrorrhizine found in Root
COX-2-Inhibitor
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Calcium-Antagonist
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Oxyacanthine found in Root
Calcium-Channel-Blocker
Berberastine found in Plant
Candidicide
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Cardiodepressant
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Cardiotonic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Carminative
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Cholagogue
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Cholekinetic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Choleretic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Oxyacanthine found in Root
Collyrium
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Curaroid
Magnoflorine found in Root
Cyclooxygenase-Inhibitor
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Cytotoxic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Oxyacanthine found in Root
Digestive
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Diuretic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Emetic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Enterotonic
Jatrorrhizine found in Root
Fungicide
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Jatrorrhizine found in Root
Glaucomagenic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Hemostat
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Hypocholesterolemic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Hypoglycemic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Hypotensive
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Jatrorrhizine found in Root
Magnoflorine found in Root
Obamegine found in Root
Immunostimulant
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Lachrymatory
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Larvicide
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Leucocytogenic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Lipase-Inhibitor
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Lipoxygenase-Inhibitor
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Membranomodulator
Oxyacanthine found in Root
Mutagenic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Mycobactericide
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Mydriatic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Myocardiodepressant
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Myorelaxant
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
PAF-Inhibitor
Magnoflorine found in Root
Paralytic
Magnoflorine found in Root
Pesticide
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Jatrorrhizine found in Root
Magnoflorine found in Root
Obamegine found in Root
Oxyacanthine found in Root
Phototoxic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Plasmodicide
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Prostaglandin-Synthesis-Inhibitor
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Protisticide
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Jatrorrhizine found in Root
Obamegine found in Root
RNA-Depressant
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
RT-Inhibitor
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Respiradepressant
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Sedative
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Jatrorrhizine found in Root
Stomachic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Topoisomerase-II-Inhibitor
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Toxic
Magnoflorine found in Root
Trichomonicide
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Trypanocide
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Uterocontractant
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Jatrorrhizine found in Root
Uterotonic
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Vagostimulant
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Vasoconstrictor
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Vasodilator
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Magnoflorine found in Root
Vermifuge
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)
Vibriofuge
Berberastine found in Plant
Berberine found in Root (13000 ppm)

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
Berberastine Plant
Berberine Root 12,000 13,000
Jatrorrhizine Root
Magnoflorine Root
Obamegine Root
Oxyacanthine Root
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]