Zanthoxylum alatum Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
winged prickly-ash
Zanthoxylum alatum

Medical use

Economic importance of Zanthoxylum alatum

Environmental ornamental
Materials esential oils
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Geografical distribution

  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Native
    • China: China - Anhui, Fujian, Gansu , Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Henan , Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi , Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan, Zhejiang
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Honshu , Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku; Korea; Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Native
    • Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh; Bhutan; India - Andhra Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Orissa, Uttar Pradesh; Nepal; Pakistan
    • Indo-China: Laos; Myanmar ; Thailand ; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia - Lesser Sunda Islands; Philippines

Biological activities

AChE-Inhibitor
Limonene found in Fruit
Abortifacient
Berberine found in Bark
Skimmianine found in Root
Acaricide
Limonene found in Fruit
Adrenolytic
Berberine found in Bark
Adrenostimulant
Skimmianine found in Root
Allelochemic
Limonene found in Fruit
Allergenic
Citral found in Fruit
Geraniol found in Fruit
Limonene found in Fruit
Amebicide
Berberine found in Bark
Analgesic
Berberine found in Bark
Skimmianine found in Root
Anesthetic
Berberine found in Bark
Linalyl-acetate found in Fruit ;found in Leaf (45 ppm)
Spilanthol found in Root
Anthelmintic
Geraniol found in Fruit
Antiacetylcholinesterase
Berberine found in Bark
Limonene found in Fruit
Antiacne
Berberine found in Bark
Antiadenomic
Limonene found in Fruit
Antiadrenergic
Berberine found in Bark
Antiaggregant
Berberine found in Bark
Dictamnine found in Bark
Antiallergenic
Citral found in Fruit
Antiallergic
Citral found in Fruit
Antialzheimeran
Berberine found in Bark
Antiamnesic
Berberine found in Bark
Antianaphylactic
Citral found in Fruit
Antiangiogenic
Berberine found in Bark
Antiarrhythmic
Berberine found in Bark
Antiarthritic
Berberine found in Bark
Antiasthmatic
Limonene found in Fruit
Antibacillus
Berberine found in Bark
Antibacterial
Berberine found in Bark
Citral found in Fruit
Dictamnine found in Bark
Geraniol found in Fruit
Limonene found in Fruit
Sabinene found in Fruit
Antibiotic
Berberine found in Bark
Anticancer
Berberine found in Bark
Citral found in Fruit
Limonene found in Fruit
Anticariogenic
Berberine found in Bark
Geraniol found in Fruit
Antichlamydial
Berberine found in Bark
Anticholecystitic
Berberine found in Bark
Anticholera
Berberine found in Bark
Anticirrhotic
Berberine found in Bark
Anticonjunctivitic
Berberine found in Bark
Anticonvulsant
Berberine found in Bark
Skimmianine found in Root
Antidiarrheic
Berberine found in Bark
Antidiuretic
Skimmianine found in Root
Antidysenteric
Berberine found in Bark
Antiedemic
Berberine found in Bark
Antiendotoxic
Berberine found in Bark
Antienterotoxic
Berberine found in Bark
Antiesherichic
Berberine found in Bark
Antiesophagitic
Limonene found in Fruit
Antifeedant
Limonene found in Fruit
Spilanthol found in Root
Antiflu
Limonene found in Fruit
Antigiardial
Berberine found in Bark
Antiglaucomic
Berberine found in Bark
Antigonorrhea
Berberine found in Bark
Antihelicobacter
Citral found in Fruit
Sabinene found in Fruit
Antihepatomic
Berberine found in Bark
Antihepatotic
Berberine found in Bark
Antiherpetic
Berberine found in Bark
Citral found in Fruit
Antihistaminic
Berberine found in Bark
Citral found in Fruit
Antiinflammatory
Berberine found in Bark
Citral found in Fruit
Limonene found in Fruit
Antiischemic
Berberine found in Bark
Antileishmanic
Berberine found in Bark
Citral found in Fruit
Antilipogenic
Berberine found in Bark
Antilithic
Limonene found in Fruit
Antilymphomic
Limonene found in Fruit
Antimalarial
Berberine found in Bark
Skimmianine found in Root
Antimelanomic
Geraniol found in Fruit
Antimitotic
Berberine found in Bark
Antimuscarinic
Berberine found in Bark
Antimutagenic
Limonene found in Fruit
Antimyalgic
Berberine found in Bark
Antimycotic
Berberine found in Bark
Antineoplastic
Berberine found in Bark
Antinephritic
Berberine found in Bark
Antiobesity
Limonene found in Fruit
Antioxidant
Citral found in Fruit
Linalyl-acetate found in Fruit ;found in Leaf (45 ppm)
Antiperistaltic
Berberine found in Bark
Antipharyngitic
Berberine found in Bark
Antiphotooxidative
Berberine found in Bark
Antiplasmodial
Berberine found in Bark
Antipneumonic
Berberine found in Bark
Antipyretic
Berberine found in Bark
Skimmianine found in Root
Antisalmonella
Berberine found in Bark
Geraniol found in Fruit
Antisecretory
Berberine found in Bark
Antiseptic
Berberine found in Bark
Citral found in Fruit
Geraniol found in Fruit
Limonene found in Fruit
Sabinene found in Fruit
Antishigellic
Berberine found in Bark
Antishock
Citral found in Fruit
Antispasmodic
Berberine found in Bark
Citral found in Fruit
Geraniol found in Fruit
Limonene found in Fruit
Linalyl-acetate found in Fruit ;found in Leaf (45 ppm)
Skimmianine found in Root
Antispermigenic
Berberine found in Bark
Antistaphylococcic
Berberine found in Bark
Antistrep
Berberine found in Bark
Antisyphilitic
Berberine found in Bark
Antitrachomic
Berberine found in Bark
Antitrypanosomic
Berberine found in Bark
Antitubercular
Berberine found in Bark
Geraniol found in Fruit
Antitumor
Citral found in Fruit
Geraniol found in Fruit
Limonene found in Fruit
Antiulcer
Berberine found in Bark
Citral found in Fruit
Sabinene found in Fruit
Antivaginitic
Berberine found in Bark
Antiviral
Berberine found in Bark
Citral found in Fruit
Dictamnine found in Bark
Limonene found in Fruit
Apoptotic
Citral found in Fruit
Limonene found in Fruit
Ascaricide
Geraniol found in Fruit
Astringent
Berberine found in Bark
Barbituate-Synergist
Citral found in Fruit
Bilirubinolytic
Berberine found in Bark
Bronchoprotectant
Limonene found in Fruit
Bronchorelaxant
Citral found in Fruit
CNS-Depressant
Skimmianine found in Root
CNS-Stimulant
Geraniol found in Fruit
Skimmianine found in Root
COX-2-Inhibitor
Berberine found in Bark
Calcium-Antagonist
Berberine found in Bark
Citral found in Fruit
Cancer-Preventive
Citral found in Fruit
Geraniol found in Fruit
Limonene found in Fruit
Candidicide
Berberine found in Bark
Geraniol found in Fruit
Skimmianine found in Root
Candidistat
Limonene found in Fruit
Carcinogenic
Citral found in Fruit
Cardiodepressant
Berberine found in Bark
Cardiotonic
Berberine found in Bark
Dictamnine found in Bark
Carminative
Berberine found in Bark
Caspase-3-Inducer
Citral found in Fruit
Chemopreventive
Citral found in Fruit
Limonene found in Fruit
Cholagogue
Berberine found in Bark
Cholekinetic
Berberine found in Bark
Choleretic
Berberine found in Bark
Cholesterolytic
Limonene found in Fruit
Collyrium
Berberine found in Bark
Cyclooxygenase-Inhibitor
Berberine found in Bark
Cytotoxic
Berberine found in Bark
Citral found in Fruit
DNA-Binder
Dictamnine found in Bark
Detoxicant
Limonene found in Fruit
Digestive
Berberine found in Bark
Diuretic
Berberine found in Bark
Ecbolic
Skimmianine found in Root
Embryotoxic
Geraniol found in Fruit
Emetic
Berberine found in Bark
Geraniol found in Fruit
Enterocontractant
Limonene found in Fruit
Estrogenic
Citral found in Fruit
Expectorant
Citral found in Fruit
Geraniol found in Fruit
Limonene found in Fruit
FLavor
Citral found in Fruit
Geraniol found in Fruit
Limonene found in Fruit
Linalyl-acetate found in Fruit ;found in Leaf (45 ppm)
Methyl-cinnamate found in Fruit
Fungicide
Berberine found in Bark
Citral found in Fruit
Dictamnine found in Bark
Geraniol found in Fruit
Fungiphilic
Limonene found in Fruit
Fungistat
Limonene found in Fruit
GST-Inducer
Limonene found in Fruit
Glaucomagenic
Berberine found in Bark
Citral found in Fruit
Glutathionigenic
Citral found in Fruit
Hemostat
Berberine found in Bark
Herbicide
Citral found in Fruit
Geraniol found in Fruit
Limonene found in Fruit
Histaminic
Limonene found in Fruit
Hypertensive
Skimmianine found in Root
Hypocholesterolemic
Berberine found in Bark
Hypoglycemic
Berberine found in Bark
Hypotensive
Berberine found in Bark
Hypothermic
Skimmianine found in Root
Immunomodulator
Limonene found in Fruit
Immunostimulant
Berberine found in Bark
Insecticide
Limonene found in Fruit
Methyl-cinnamate found in Fruit
Insectifuge
Geraniol found in Fruit
Limonene found in Fruit
Insectiphile
Geraniol found in Fruit
Interleukin-6-Inhibitor
Limonene found in Fruit
Irritant
Limonene found in Fruit
Lachrymatory
Berberine found in Bark
Larvicide
Berberine found in Bark
Spilanthol found in Root
Leucocytogenic
Berberine found in Bark
Lipase-Inhibitor
Berberine found in Bark
Lipolytic
Limonene found in Fruit
Lipoxygenase-Inhibitor
Berberine found in Bark
Motor-Depressant
Linalyl-acetate found in Fruit ;found in Leaf (45 ppm)
Mutagenic
Berberine found in Bark
Mycobactericide
Berberine found in Bark
Geraniol found in Fruit
Mydriatic
Berberine found in Bark
Myocardiodepressant
Berberine found in Bark
Myocontractant
Dictamnine found in Bark
Myorelaxant
Berberine found in Bark
Citral found in Fruit
Limonene found in Fruit
Skimmianine found in Root
Myotonic
Skimmianine found in Root
NF-kB-Inhibitor
Citral found in Fruit
NO-Genic
Limonene found in Fruit
NO-Inhibitor
Citral found in Fruit
Nematicide
Citral found in Fruit
Geraniol found in Fruit
Limonene found in Fruit
Methyl-cinnamate found in Fruit
Ornithine-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Limonene found in Fruit
Ozone-Scavenger
Limonene found in Fruit
P450-2B1-Inhibitor
Citral found in Fruit
P450-Inducer
Limonene found in Fruit
Perfumery
Citral found in Fruit
Geraniol found in Fruit
Linalyl-acetate found in Fruit ;found in Leaf (45 ppm)
Methyl-cinnamate found in Fruit
Sabinene found in Fruit
Peristaltic
Limonene found in Fruit
Pesticide
Berberine found in Bark
Citral found in Fruit
Dictamnine found in Bark
Geraniol found in Fruit
Limonene found in Fruit
Methyl-cinnamate found in Fruit
Skimmianine found in Root
Spilanthol found in Root
Photoactive
Dictamnine found in Bark
Photosensitizer
Limonene found in Fruit
Phototoxic
Berberine found in Bark
Dictamnine found in Bark
Skimmianine found in Root
Plasmodicide
Berberine found in Bark
Prostaglandin-Synthesis-Inhibitor
Berberine found in Bark
Prostatitigenic
Citral found in Fruit
Protisticide
Berberine found in Bark
RNA-Depressant
Berberine found in Bark
RT-Inhibitor
Berberine found in Bark
Respiradepressant
Berberine found in Bark
Sedative
Berberine found in Bark
Citral found in Fruit
Geraniol found in Fruit
Limonene found in Fruit
Linalyl-acetate found in Fruit ;found in Leaf (45 ppm)
Skimmianine found in Root
Stomachic
Berberine found in Bark
Teratogenic
Citral found in Fruit
Topoisomerase-II-Inhibitor
Berberine found in Bark
Transdermal
Limonene found in Fruit
Trichomonicide
Berberine found in Bark
Citral found in Fruit
Geraniol found in Fruit
Trypanocide
Berberine found in Bark
Citral found in Fruit
Tyrosinase-Inhibitor
Citral found in Fruit
Uterocontractant
Berberine found in Bark
Dictamnine found in Bark
Skimmianine found in Root
Uterotonic
Berberine found in Bark
Vagostimulant
Berberine found in Bark
Vasoconstrictor
Berberine found in Bark
Vasodilator
Berberine found in Bark
Skimmianine found in Root
Vermifuge
Berberine found in Bark
Vibriofuge
Berberine found in Bark

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
Berberine Bark
Citral Fruit
Dictamnine Bark
Eo Fruit 15,000 23,000
Leaf 400
Gamma-fagarine Root
Geraniol Fruit
L-alpha-phellandrene Fruit 10,000 20,000
Limonene Fruit
Linalol Fruit 14,745
Leaf 75
Linalyl-acetate Fruit
Leaf 45
Magnofluorine Root 1,700
Wood 200
Methyl-cinnamate Fruit
Methyl-n-nonyl-ketone Leaf 175
Sabinene Fruit
Skimmianine Root
Spilanthol Root
Trichosane Leaf
Xanthoplanine Bark 100
Wood 100
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]