Benincasa hispida Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
ash gourd ash-pumpkin Chinese preserving-melon Chinese-watermelon wax gourd white gourd white-pumpkin winter-melon
Benincasa hispida

Medical use

Economic importance of Benincasa hispida

Human food fruit
Gene sources graft stock relative for watermelon
Medicines folklore

Gallery

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Geografical distribution

  • AFRICA
    Cultivated
    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania
    • South Tropical Africa: Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Cultivated
    • China: China
    • Eastern Asia: Japan; Korea; Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Cultivated
    • Indian Subcontinent: India
    • Indo-China: Cambodia; Laos; Thailand; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Philippines
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Cultivated
    • Australia: Australia
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Cultivated
    • Mexico
    • North America
  • PACIFIC
    Cultivated
    • North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Cultivated
    • Mesoamerica: Guatemala
    • Northern South America: Venezuela
    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Peru
    • Southern South America: Argentina; Chile

Biological activities

5-Alpha-Reductase-Inhibitor
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (22305 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Fruit (9485 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit (2820 ppm)
Stearic-acid found in Fruit (1280 ppm)
Acaricide
Oxalic-acid found in Fruit (34 ppm)
Acidulant
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Allergenic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
Mufa found in Fruit (9485 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (102 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Fruit (9485 ppm)
Alpha-Reductase-Inhibitor
Oleic-acid found in Fruit (9485 ppm)
Analgesic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Fruit (515 ppm)
Anemiagenic
Mufa found in Fruit (9485 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Fruit (9485 ppm)
Angiotensin-Receptor-Blocker
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (200000 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (28450 ppm)
AntiAGE
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
AntiCFS
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
AntiCTS
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
AntiLyme
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (102 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (28 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
AntiMS
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (22305 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Pufa found in Fruit (22305 ppm)
AntiPMS
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Antiacne
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (22305 ppm)
Pufa found in Fruit (22305 ppm)
Antiacrodynic
Niacin found in Fruit (102 ppm)
Antiaggregant
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Antiaging
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
Antiakathisic
Iron found in Fruit (125 ppm)
Antialcoholic
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Antialkalotic
Lysine found in Fruit (2305 ppm)
Antiallergic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (102 ppm)
Antialopecic
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (22305 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Fruit (9485 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit (2820 ppm)
Antialzheimeran
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (102 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Antiamblyopic
Niacin found in Fruit (102 ppm)
Antianaphylactic
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (22305 ppm)
Antiandrogenic
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (22305 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Fruit (9485 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit (2820 ppm)
Antianemic
Iron found in Fruit (125 ppm)
Antianginal
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (102 ppm)
Antianorectic
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Antianxiety
Calcium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Fruit (515 ppm)
Antiarabiflavinotic
Riboflavin found in Fruit (28 ppm)
Antiarrhythmic
Calcium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (28450 ppm)
Antiarteriosclerotic
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (22305 ppm)
Antiarthritic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (22305 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Antiasthmatic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Antiatherosclerotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Antibackache
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Antibacterial
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Antiberiberi
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Anticancer
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
Anticanker
Iron found in Fruit (125 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Anticarcinomic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
Anticardiospasmic
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Anticarpal-Tunnel
Riboflavin found in Fruit (28 ppm)
Anticataract
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Methionine found in Fruit (770 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (102 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (28 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Anticephalagic
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (28 ppm)
Anticervicaldysplasic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (28 ppm)
Anticheilitic
Iron found in Fruit (125 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (28 ppm)
Antichilblain
Niacin found in Fruit (102 ppm)
Anticlimacteric
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Anticold
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Anticolitic
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Anticonvulsant
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (102 ppm)
Anticoronary
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (22305 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Antidecubitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (28 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Antideliriant
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Antidementia
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (102 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Fruit (515 ppm)
Antidepressant
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (28450 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Fruit (515 ppm)
Antidermatitic
Niacin found in Fruit (102 ppm)
Antidiabetic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (200000 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (102 ppm)
Antidyskinetic
Tryptophan found in Fruit (515 ppm)
Antidysmenorrheic
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Antidyspeptic
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Antidysphagic
Niacin found in Fruit (102 ppm)
Antieczemic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (22305 ppm)
Methionine found in Fruit (770 ppm)
Pufa found in Fruit (22305 ppm)
Antiedemic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Antiencephalitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Antiencephalopathic
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Antiendometriotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Antienterotic
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Antiepileptic
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (102 ppm)
Antifatigue
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (28450 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Antifibrinolytic
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (22305 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit (2820 ppm)
Antifibromyalgic
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Antifibrotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Antigallstone
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Antigastritic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Antigastrotic
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Antigingivitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Antiglaucomic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Antiglossitic
Riboflavin found in Fruit (28 ppm)
Antigranular
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (22305 ppm)
Antihangover
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (102 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Antiheartburn
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Antihemorrhagic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Antihepatitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Antihepatotic
Methionine found in Fruit (770 ppm)
Antihepatotoxic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Antiherpetic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Lysine found in Fruit (2305 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Antihistaminic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (22305 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (102 ppm)
Antihyperactivity
Niacin found in Fruit (102 ppm)
Antihyperkeratotic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
Antihyperkinetic
Calcium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Antihypertensive
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (200000 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (28450 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Fruit (515 ppm)
Antihypoglycemic
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Antiichythyotic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
Antiinfertility
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Antiinflammatory
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (22305 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Mufa found in Fruit (9485 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Fruit (9485 ppm)
Antiinsomniac
Calcium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Fruit (515 ppm)
Antiinsomnic
Niacin found in Fruit (102 ppm)
Antikeratitic
Riboflavin found in Fruit (28 ppm)
Antilepric
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Antileukoplakic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
Antileukotriene-D4
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (22305 ppm)
Mufa found in Fruit (9485 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Fruit (9485 ppm)
Antilipoperoxidant
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
Antilithic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Antilupus
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
Antimaculitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
Antimanic
Tryptophan found in Fruit (515 ppm)
Antimastalgic
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Antimastitic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
Antimeasles
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Antimenopausal
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Fruit (515 ppm)
Antimenorrhagic
Iron found in Fruit (125 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (22305 ppm)
Antimigraine
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (28 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Fruit (515 ppm)
Antimitral-valve-prolapse
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Antimutagenic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
Antimyocarditic
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Antinephrolytic
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Antineuralgic
Niacin found in Fruit (102 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Antineuramidase
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Antineurasthenic
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Antineuritic
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Antineuropathic
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Antineurotic
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Antinitrosic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Antiobesity
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (200000 ppm)
Antiorchitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Antiosteoarthritic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Antiosteoporotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Phosphorus found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Antioxidant
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
Methionine found in Fruit (770 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit (2820 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (28 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Fruit (515 ppm)
Antiozenic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
Antipapillomic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
Antiparkinsonian
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Methionine found in Fruit (770 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (102 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Fruit (515 ppm)
Antiparotitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Antipellagric
Niacin found in Fruit (102 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (28 ppm)
Antiperiodontitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Antiphenylketonuric
Tryptophan found in Fruit (515 ppm)
Antiphotophobic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (28 ppm)
Antipityriasic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
Antiplaque
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Antipneumonic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Antipodriac
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Antipoliomyelitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Antipolyneuritic
Pufa found in Fruit (22305 ppm)
Antiporphyric
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
Antiproliferant
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
Antiprostaglandin
Tryptophan found in Fruit (515 ppm)
Antiprostatitic
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (22305 ppm)
Antipsoriac
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
Antipsychotic
Tryptophan found in Fruit (515 ppm)
Antipyretic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Antiradicular
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
Antiretinopathic
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Antiretinotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Antirheumatic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Fruit (515 ppm)
Antirhinitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Antiscoliotic
Tryptophan found in Fruit (515 ppm)
Antiscorbutic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Antiscotomic
Niacin found in Fruit (102 ppm)
Antiseptic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Oxalic-acid found in Fruit (34 ppm)
Antishingles
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Antispasmodic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (102 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (28450 ppm)
Antispasmophilic
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Antistress
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Antistroke
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (28450 ppm)
Antisyndrome-X
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Antitic
Calcium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Antitumor
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (200000 ppm)
Antiulcer
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (200000 ppm)
Antivertigo
Niacin found in Fruit (102 ppm)
Antiviral
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Antixerophthalmic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
Anxiolytic
Calcium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Phosphorus found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (28450 ppm)
Apoptotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Asthma-preventive
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Beta-Blocker
Fiber found in Fruit (200000 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (28450 ppm)
Beta-Glucuronidase-Inhibitor
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
CNS-Depressant
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
CNS-Paralytic
Oxalic-acid found in Fruit (34 ppm)
COX-1-Inhibitor
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
COX-2-Inhibitor
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
Calcium-Antagonist
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Calcium-Channel-Blocker
Calcium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Cancer-Preventive
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (200000 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (22305 ppm)
Methionine found in Fruit (770 ppm)
Mufa found in Fruit (9485 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (102 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Fruit (9485 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (28 ppm)
Carcinogenic
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (22305 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Fruit (515 ppm)
Cardioprotective
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (200000 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (102 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (28450 ppm)
Cardiotoxic
Potassium found in Fruit (28450 ppm)
Chemopreventive
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
Choleretic
Mufa found in Fruit (9485 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Fruit (9485 ppm)
Circulotonic
Niacin found in Fruit (102 ppm)
Cold-preventive
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Collagenic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Colorant
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
Comedolytic
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (22305 ppm)
Cosmetic
Stearic-acid found in Fruit (1280 ppm)
Dermatitigenic
Mufa found in Fruit (9485 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Fruit (9485 ppm)
Detoxicant
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Diuretic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (200000 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (28450 ppm)
Emetic
Methionine found in Fruit (770 ppm)
Essential
Lysine found in Fruit (2305 ppm)
Methionine found in Fruit (770 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Fruit (515 ppm)
FLavor
Mufa found in Fruit (9485 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Fruit (9485 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit (2820 ppm)
Stearic-acid found in Fruit (1280 ppm)
Fatal
Oxalic-acid found in Fruit (34 ppm)
Fibrinolytic
Niacin found in Fruit (102 ppm)
Fistula-Preventive
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Gastroprotective
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
Glutathionigenic
Methionine found in Fruit (770 ppm)
Hemolytic
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit (2820 ppm)
Hemostatic
Oxalic-acid found in Fruit (34 ppm)
Hepatoprotective
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (22305 ppm)
Methionine found in Fruit (770 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (102 ppm)
Hepatotoxic
Niacin found in Fruit (102 ppm)
Hypercholesterolemic
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit (2820 ppm)
Hypertensive
Sodium found in Fruit (1500 ppm)
Hypnotic
Tryptophan found in Fruit (515 ppm)
Hypoarginanemic
Lysine found in Fruit (2305 ppm)
Hypocholesterolemic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (200000 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (22305 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Mufa found in Fruit (9485 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (102 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Fruit (9485 ppm)
Stearic-acid found in Fruit (1280 ppm)
Hypoglycemic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (102 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Fruit (515 ppm)
Hypolipidemic
Niacin found in Fruit (102 ppm)
Hypotensive
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (200000 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (28450 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Fruit (515 ppm)
Hypouricemic
Fiber found in Fruit (200000 ppm)
Immunomodulator
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (22305 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Immunostimulant
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
Phosphorus found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Insectifuge
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (22305 ppm)
Mufa found in Fruit (9485 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Fruit (9485 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Insulinase-Inhibitor
Tryptophan found in Fruit (515 ppm)
Insulinogenic
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Insulinotonic
Tryptophan found in Fruit (515 ppm)
Interferon-Synergist
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
Interferonogenic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Irritant
Mufa found in Fruit (9485 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Fruit (9485 ppm)
Oxalic-acid found in Fruit (34 ppm)
Laxative
Calcium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (200000 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Lipotropic
Methionine found in Fruit (770 ppm)
Lithogenic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Litholytic
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Lubricant
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit (2820 ppm)
Stearic-acid found in Fruit (1280 ppm)
Metastatic
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (22305 ppm)
Monoamine-Precursor
Tryptophan found in Fruit (515 ppm)
Mucogenic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
Mucolytic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Myorelaxant
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Nematicide
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (22305 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit (2820 ppm)
Neuroprotective
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Neurotransmitter
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Osteogenic
Phosphorus found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Percutaneostimulant
Mufa found in Fruit (9485 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Fruit (9485 ppm)
Perfumery
Mufa found in Fruit (9485 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Fruit (9485 ppm)
Stearic-acid found in Fruit (1280 ppm)
Pesticide
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Oxalic-acid found in Fruit (34 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit (2820 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (10 ppm)
Phagocytotic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
Prolactinogenic
Tryptophan found in Fruit (515 ppm)
Prooxidant
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
Iron found in Fruit (125 ppm)
Propecic
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (22305 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Fruit (9485 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit (2820 ppm)
Stearic-acid found in Fruit (1280 ppm)
Renotoxic
Oxalic-acid found in Fruit (34 ppm)
Sedative
Niacin found in Fruit (102 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Fruit (515 ppm)
Serotoninergic
Niacin found in Fruit (102 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Fruit (515 ppm)
Soap
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit (2820 ppm)
Suppository
Stearic-acid found in Fruit (1280 ppm)
Thymoprotective
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
Tranquilizer
Calcium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Tumor-Promoter
Tryptophan found in Fruit (515 ppm)
Ubiquiot
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (2.5 ppm)
Uricosuric
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Urinary-Acidulant
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Urine-Acidifier
Methionine found in Fruit (770 ppm)
Urine-Deodorant
Methionine found in Fruit (770 ppm)
Uterorelaxant
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Varroacide
Oxalic-acid found in Fruit (34 ppm)
Vasodilator
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (200000 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (4870 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (102 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (28450 ppm)
Vulnerary
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (6750 ppm)

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
Ascorbic-acid Fruit 130 6,750
Ash Fruit 3,000 76,925
Beta-carotene Fruit 0 2.5
Calcium Fruit 170 4,870
Carbohydrates Fruit 29,000 825,000
Fat Fruit 1,000 51,280
Fiber Fruit 5,000 200,000
Iron Fruit 4 125
Isomultiflorenyl-acetate Fruit
Kilocalories Fruit 130 3,335
Linoleic-acid Fruit 870 22,305
Lysine Fruit 90 2,305
Magnesium Fruit 190 4,870
Methionine Fruit 30 770
Mufa Fruit 370 9,485
Niacin Fruit 2 102
Oleic-acid Fruit 370 9,485
Oxalic-acid Fruit 34
Palmitic-acid Fruit 110 2,820
Phosphorus Fruit 70 4,870
Potassium Fruit 60 28,450
Protein Fruit 4,000 125,000
Pufa Fruit 870 22,305
Riboflavin Fruit 0.1 28
Sfa Fruit 160 4,100
Sodium Fruit 50 1,500
Stearic-acid Fruit 50 1,280
Thiamin Fruit 0 10
Tryptophan Fruit 20 515
Water Fruit 958,000 962,000
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]