Ceratonia siliqua Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
carob locust-bean St. John's-bread
Ceratonia siliqua

Medical use

Economic importance of Ceratonia siliqua

Food additives flavoring swetener thickening agent
Environmental ornamental shade/shelter
Human food beverage base
Animal food foder
Fuels charcoal fuelwod
Materials alcohol gum/resin
Medicines folklore

Gallery

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Geografical distribution

  • AFRICA
    Native
    • Macaronesia: Spain - Canary Islands
    • Northern Africa: Algeria ; Libya ; Morocco; Tunisia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Native
    • Western Asia: Cyprus; Israel; Lebanon; Syria ; Turkey
  • EUROPE
    Native
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Former Yugoslavia; Greece ; Italy
    • Southwestern Europe: France ; Spain

Biological activities

11B-HSD-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Fruit
5-Alpha-Reductase-Inhibitor
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (10655 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Seed (3670 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Seed (1405 ppm)
Stearic-acid found in Seed (1820 ppm)
5-HETE-Inhibitor
Tocopherol found in Seed
5-Lipoxygenase-Inhibitor
(-)-epicatechin found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
ATPase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Fruit
Abortifacient
Pyrogallol found in Fruit
Absorbent
Starch found in Fruit (350000 ppm)
Acaricide
Formic-acid found in Fruit
Acetyl-CoA-Carboxylase-Inhibitor
(-)-epicatechin-gallate found in Fruit
Acetylcholinergic
Glucose found in Fruit (132300 ppm)
Aggregant
Sucrose found in Fruit (175000 ppm)
Aldehyde-Oxidase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Fruit
Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Fruit
Allelochemic
(-)-epicatechin found in Fruit
Myricetin found in Fruit
Pyrogallol found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Allelopathic
Ferulic-acid found in Fruit
Allergenic
Benzoic-acid found in Fruit
Oleic-acid found in Seed (3670 ppm)
Quercetin found in Fruit
Tocopherol found in Seed
Alpha-Reductase-Inhibitor
Oleic-acid found in Seed (3670 ppm)
Analgesic
Ferulic-acid found in Fruit
Gallic-acid found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Tocopherol found in Seed
Androgenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Anemiagenic
Oleic-acid found in Seed (3670 ppm)
Anesthetic
Benzoic-acid found in Fruit
Angiogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Angiotensin-Receptor-Blocker
Fiber found in Seed (68300 ppm)
Anorexic
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Anthelmintic
Tannin found in Bark (500000 ppm);found in Fruit (15000 ppm)
AntiADD
Phenylalanine found in Seed (15040 ppm)
AntiEBV
(-)-epicatechin found in Fruit
AntiGTF
Quercetin found in Fruit
AntiMD
Tocopherol found in Seed
AntiMRSA
Gallic-acid found in Fruit
AntiMS
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (10655 ppm)
Tocopherol found in Seed
AntiPMS
Quercetin found in Fruit
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antiacid
Glycine found in Seed (24910 ppm)
Antiacne
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (10655 ppm)
Antiadenomic
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Antiadenovirus
Gallic-acid found in Fruit
Antiaflatoxin
Quercetin found in Fruit
Antiaging
Quercetin found in Fruit
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antialcoholic
Fructose found in Fruit (118300 ppm)
Antialdosteronic
Glycine found in Seed (24910 ppm)
Antialkalotic
Lysine found in Seed (26320 ppm)
Antiallergenic
Gallic-acid found in Fruit
Myricetin found in Fruit
Antiallergic
Ferulic-acid found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Antialopecic
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (10655 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Seed (3670 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Seed (1405 ppm)
Antialzheimeran
Quercetin found in Fruit
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antianaphylactic
(-)-epicatechin found in Fruit
Gallic-acid found in Fruit
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (10655 ppm)
Quercetin found in Fruit
Antiandrogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (10655 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Seed (3670 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Seed (1405 ppm)
Antianginal
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antiangiogenic
Gallic-acid found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Antiarrhythmic
Ferulic-acid found in Fruit
Antiarteriosclerotic
Histidine found in Seed (11750 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (10655 ppm)
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antiarthritic
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (10655 ppm)
Quercetin found in Fruit
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antiasthmatic
Gallic-acid found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Antiatheromic
Pectin found in Fruit
Antiatherosclerotic
Quercetin found in Fruit
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antibacterial
(-)-epicatechin found in Fruit
Benzoic-acid found in Fruit
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Ferulic-acid found in Fruit
Gallic-acid found in Fruit
Lignin found in Fruit
Myricetin found in Fruit
Pectin found in Fruit
Pyrogallol found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Tannin found in Bark (500000 ppm);found in Fruit (15000 ppm)
Antibronchitic
Gallic-acid found in Fruit
Tocopherol found in Seed
Anticancer
Butyric-acid found in Fruit
Gallic-acid found in Fruit
Lignin found in Fruit
Tannin found in Bark (500000 ppm);found in Fruit (15000 ppm)
Anticarcinogenic
Ferulic-acid found in Fruit
Anticarcinomic
Gallic-acid found in Fruit
Anticariogenic
Quercetin found in Fruit
Tannin found in Bark (500000 ppm);found in Fruit (15000 ppm)
Tocopherol found in Seed
Anticataract
Methionine found in Seed (4700 ppm)
Quercetin found in Fruit
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antichorea
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antichoreic
Tocopherol found in Seed
Anticlastogen
Pyrogallol found in Fruit
Anticolitic
Quercetin found in Fruit
Anticonvulsant
Tocopherol found in Seed
Anticoronary
Lignin found in Fruit
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (10655 ppm)
Tocopherol found in Seed
Anticystitic
Quercetin found in Fruit
Antidecubitic
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antidementia
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antidepressant
Phenylalanine found in Seed (15040 ppm)
Quercetin found in Fruit
Antidermatitic
Pyrogallol found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antidiabetic
(-)-epicatechin found in Fruit
Fiber found in Seed (68300 ppm)
Fructose found in Fruit (118300 ppm)
Maltose found in Fruit
Pectin found in Fruit
Pinitol found in Fruit (75000 ppm)
Quercetin found in Fruit
Tocopherol found in Seed
Xylose found in Fruit (16100 ppm)
Antidiarrheic
Lignin found in Fruit
Pectin found in Fruit
Tannin found in Bark (500000 ppm);found in Fruit (15000 ppm)
Antidysenteric
Tannin found in Bark (500000 ppm);found in Fruit (15000 ppm)
Antidysmenorrheic
Ferulic-acid found in Fruit
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antieczemic
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (10655 ppm)
Methionine found in Seed (4700 ppm)
Antiedemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Glucose found in Fruit (132300 ppm)
Antielastase
Quercetin found in Fruit
Antiencephalitic
Quercetin found in Fruit
Antiencephalopathic
Arginine found in Seed (55460 ppm)
Glycine found in Seed (24910 ppm)
Leucine found in Seed (30550 ppm)
Tyrosine found in Seed (16450 ppm)
Valine found in Seed (20680 ppm)
Antienteritic
Pectin found in Fruit
Antiepileptic
Glutamic-acid found in Seed (131600 ppm)
Antiepitheleomic
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antiescherichic
Gallic-acid found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Antiestrogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Ferulic-acid found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Antifeedant
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Myricetin found in Fruit
Pinitol found in Fruit (75000 ppm)
Quercetin found in Fruit
Antifertility
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Antifibrinolytic
Gallic-acid found in Fruit
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (10655 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Seed (1405 ppm)
Antifibrosarcomic
Quercetin found in Fruit
Antifibrositic
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antiflu
Gallic-acid found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Antigallstone
Pectin found in Fruit
Antigastric
Myricetin found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Antigastritic
Glycine found in Seed (24910 ppm)
Pectin found in Fruit
Antigingivitic
Myricetin found in Fruit
Antiglycosation
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antigonadotrophic
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Myricetin found in Fruit
Antigonadotropic
Quercetin found in Fruit
Antigranular
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (10655 ppm)
Antihangover
Fructose found in Fruit (118300 ppm)
Antihepatitic
(-)-epicatechin found in Fruit
Arginine found in Seed (55460 ppm)
Antihepatotic
Methionine found in Seed (4700 ppm)
Antihepatotoxic
Ferulic-acid found in Fruit
Gallic-acid found in Fruit
Glucose found in Fruit (132300 ppm)
Lignoceric-acid found in Seed (180 ppm)
Quercetin found in Fruit
Stigmasterol found in Seed
Tannin found in Bark (500000 ppm);found in Fruit (15000 ppm)
Antiherpetic
Ferulic-acid found in Fruit
Gallic-acid found in Fruit
Lysine found in Seed (26320 ppm)
Quercetin found in Fruit
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antihiccup
Sucrose found in Fruit (175000 ppm)
Antihistaminic
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (10655 ppm)
Myricetin found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Antihydrophobic
Quercetin found in Fruit
Antihyperammonemic
Glutamic-acid found in Seed (131600 ppm)
Antihyperglycemic
(-)-epicatechin found in Fruit
Antihyperlipoproteinaemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Antihypertensive
Arginine found in Seed (55460 ppm)
Fiber found in Seed (68300 ppm)
Quercetin found in Fruit
Tannin found in Bark (500000 ppm);found in Fruit (15000 ppm)
Antihypoglycemic
L-alanine found in Fruit
Antiimpotence
Arginine found in Seed (55460 ppm)
Antiinfertility
Arginine found in Seed (55460 ppm)
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antiischemic
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antiketotic
Fructose found in Fruit (118300 ppm)
Glucose found in Fruit (132300 ppm)
L-alanine found in Fruit
Antileishmanic
Gallic-acid found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Antileukemic
(-)-epicatechin found in Fruit
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Ferulic-acid found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antileukotriene-D4
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (10655 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Seed (3670 ppm)
Antileukotriene
(-)-epicatechin found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antilipolytic
Tannin found in Bark (500000 ppm);found in Fruit (15000 ppm)
Antilipoperoxidant
(-)-epicatechin found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Antilithic
Glutamic-acid found in Seed (131600 ppm)
Pectin found in Fruit
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antilupus
Pyrogallol found in Fruit
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antilymphomic
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Antimaculitic
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antimalarial
Quercetin found in Fruit
Antimastalgic
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antimelanomic
Quercetin found in Fruit
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antimenorrhagic
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (10655 ppm)
Antimetastatic
Pectin found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Antimitotic
Ferulic-acid found in Fruit
Antimorphinic
Aspartic-acid found in Seed (42300 ppm)
Antimyocarditic
Quercetin found in Fruit
Antimyoclonic
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antinauseant
Fructose found in Fruit (118300 ppm)
Antineoplastic
Ferulic-acid found in Fruit
Leucodelphinidin found in Fruit
Antinephritic
Histidine found in Seed (11750 ppm)
Tannin found in Bark (500000 ppm);found in Fruit (15000 ppm)
Antinesidioblastosic
Starch found in Fruit (350000 ppm)
Antineuritic
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antineuropathic
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antinitrosaminic
Ferulic-acid found in Fruit
Gallic-acid found in Fruit
Lignin found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antinociceptive
Quercetin found in Fruit
Stigmasterol found in Seed
Antiobesity
Fiber found in Seed (68300 ppm)
Pectin found in Fruit
Antiophidic
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Stigmasterol found in Seed
Tannin found in Bark (500000 ppm);found in Fruit (15000 ppm)
Antiophthalmic
Sucrose found in Fruit (175000 ppm)
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antiosteoarthritic
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antiotitic
Benzoic-acid found in Fruit
Antipancreatitic
L-alanine found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Antiparkinsonian
Methionine found in Seed (4700 ppm)
Phenylalanine found in Seed (15040 ppm)
Tocopherol found in Seed
Tyrosine found in Seed (16450 ppm)
Antipellagric
Isoleucine found in Seed (16450 ppm)
Antiperiodontal
Quercetin found in Fruit
Antiperiodontic
Myricetin found in Fruit
Antiperiodontitic
Gallic-acid found in Fruit
Antiperistaltic
Quercetin found in Fruit
Antipermeability
Quercetin found in Fruit
Antipharyngitic
Quercetin found in Fruit
Antiphenylketonuric
Tyrosine found in Seed (16450 ppm)
Antiplaque
Myricetin found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Antiplasmodial
Quercetin found in Fruit
Antipodriac
Quercetin found in Fruit
Antipolio
Gallic-acid found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Antiprogestational
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Antiproliferant
Quercetin found in Fruit
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antiprostanoid
Quercetin found in Fruit
Antiprostatadenomic
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Antiprostatitic
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Glutamic-acid found in Seed (131600 ppm)
Glycine found in Seed (24910 ppm)
L-alanine found in Fruit
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (10655 ppm)
Quercetin found in Fruit
Antiproteolytic
Gallic-acid found in Fruit
Antipruritic
Glycine found in Seed (24910 ppm)
Antipsoriac
Pyrogallol found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Antipyretic
Benzoic-acid found in Fruit
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Salicylates found in Seed (0 ppm)
Antirenitic
Tannin found in Bark (500000 ppm);found in Fruit (15000 ppm)
Antiretardation
Glutamic-acid found in Seed (131600 ppm)
Antirheumatic
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antisalmonella
Benzoic-acid found in Fruit
Antisenility
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antiseptic
Benzoic-acid found in Fruit
Formic-acid found in Fruit
Gallic-acid found in Fruit
Myricetin found in Fruit
Phloroglucinol found in Fruit
Pyrogallol found in Fruit
Antiserotonin
Ferulic-acid found in Fruit
Antisickling
Glycine found in Seed (24910 ppm)
Phenylalanine found in Seed (15040 ppm)
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antispasmodic
Ferulic-acid found in Fruit
Phloroglucinol found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antistaphylococcic
Gallic-acid found in Fruit
Antisterility
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antistreptococcic
Quercetin found in Fruit
Antistroke
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antisunburn
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antisyncopic
Formic-acid found in Fruit
Antisyndrome-X
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antithalassemic
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antithiamin
Quercetin found in Fruit
Antithrombic
Ferulic-acid found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Antithrombotic
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antithromboxane-B2
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antitoxemic
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antitrypanosomic
Quercetin found in Fruit
Antitumor-Promoter
Ferulic-acid found in Fruit
Gallic-acid found in Fruit
Phloroglucinol found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Tannin found in Bark (500000 ppm);found in Fruit (15000 ppm)
Antitumor
Butyric-acid found in Fruit
Concanavalin-a found in Fruit
Ferulic-acid found in Fruit
Fiber found in Seed (68300 ppm)
Gallic-acid found in Fruit
Lignin found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Tannin found in Bark (500000 ppm);found in Fruit (15000 ppm)
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antitussive
Pectin found in Fruit
Antiulcerogenic
Tocopherol found in Seed
Antiuremic
Histidine found in Seed (11750 ppm)
Antiuricosuric
Salicylates found in Seed (0 ppm)
Antivaricose
Glucose found in Fruit (132300 ppm)
Antiviral
(-)-epicatechin found in Fruit
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Ferulic-acid found in Fruit
Gallic-acid found in Fruit
Lignin found in Fruit
Myricetin found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Stigmasterol found in Seed
Tannin found in Bark (500000 ppm);found in Fruit (15000 ppm)
Antivitiligic
Phenylalanine found in Seed (15040 ppm)
Antiyeast
Benzoic-acid found in Fruit
Anxiolytic
Glutamic-acid found in Seed (131600 ppm)
Aphrodisiac
Arginine found in Seed (55460 ppm)
Apoptotic
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Butyric-acid found in Fruit
Gallic-acid found in Fruit
Myricetin found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Tocopherol found in Seed
Artemicide
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Stigmasterol found in Seed
Arteriodilator
Ferulic-acid found in Fruit
Astringent
Formic-acid found in Fruit
Gallic-acid found in Fruit
Atherogenic
Sucrose found in Fruit (175000 ppm)
Bacteristat
Gallic-acid found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Beta-Blocker
Fiber found in Seed (68300 ppm)
Bradycardiac
Quercetin found in Fruit
Bronchodilator
Gallic-acid found in Fruit
Bruchifuge
Butyric-acid found in Fruit
CNS-Active
Pyrogallol found in Fruit
COMP-Inhibitor
(-)-epicatechin found in Fruit
Myricetin found in Fruit
COMT-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Fruit
Calcium-Antagonist
Tocopherol found in Seed
Calmodulin-Antagonist
Quercetin found in Fruit
Candidicide
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Ferulic-acid found in Fruit
Gallic-acid found in Fruit
Myricetin found in Fruit
Pyrogallol found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Capillariprotective
Quercetin found in Fruit
Carcinogenic
Gallic-acid found in Fruit
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (10655 ppm)
Quercetin found in Fruit
Tannin found in Bark (500000 ppm);found in Fruit (15000 ppm)
Cardiac
Ferulic-acid found in Fruit
Cardioprotective
Fiber found in Seed (68300 ppm)
Tocopherol found in Seed
Cardiovascular
Pyrogallol found in Fruit
Caspase-8-Inducer
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Catabolic
Quercetin found in Fruit
Cerebroprotective
Tocopherol found in Seed
Chelator
Lignin found in Fruit
Tannin found in Bark (500000 ppm);found in Fruit (15000 ppm)
Chemopreventive
Pectin found in Fruit
Cholagogue
Ferulic-acid found in Fruit
Choleretic
Benzoic-acid found in Fruit
Ferulic-acid found in Fruit
Gallic-acid found in Fruit
Oleic-acid found in Seed (3670 ppm)
Choline-Sparing
(-)-epicatechin found in Fruit
Circulatory-Stimulant
Tocopherol found in Seed
Circulotonic
Tocopherol found in Seed
Collyrium
Sucrose found in Fruit (175000 ppm)
Comedolytic
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (10655 ppm)
Copper-Chelator
Quercetin found in Fruit
Corrosive
Formic-acid found in Fruit
Cosmetic
Stearic-acid found in Seed (1820 ppm)
Counterirritant
Formic-acid found in Fruit
Cytochrome-P450-1A2-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Fruit
Decalcifier
Phloroglucinol found in Fruit
Deiodinase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Fruit
Demulcent
Mucilage found in Fruit (30000 ppm);found in Seed (400000 ppm)
Pectin found in Fruit
Sucrose found in Fruit (175000 ppm)
Diagnostic
Xylose found in Fruit (16100 ppm)
Differentiator
Quercetin found in Fruit
Diuretic
Arginine found in Seed (55460 ppm)
Fiber found in Seed (68300 ppm)
Myricetin found in Fruit
Dye
Pyrogallol found in Fruit
Xylose found in Fruit (16100 ppm)
Ecbolic
Pyrogallol found in Fruit
Emetic
Methionine found in Seed (4700 ppm)
Emollient
Starch found in Fruit (350000 ppm)
Essential
Histidine found in Seed (11750 ppm)
Isoleucine found in Seed (16450 ppm)
Leucine found in Seed (30550 ppm)
Lysine found in Seed (26320 ppm)
Methionine found in Seed (4700 ppm)
Threonine found in Seed (16920 ppm)
Valine found in Seed (20680 ppm)
Estrogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Quercetin found in Fruit
Stigmasterol found in Seed
Expectorant
Benzoic-acid found in Fruit
Pinitol found in Fruit (75000 ppm)
FLavor
Benzoic-acid found in Fruit
Formic-acid found in Fruit
Oleic-acid found in Seed (3670 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Seed (1405 ppm)
Stearic-acid found in Seed (1820 ppm)
Threonine found in Seed (16920 ppm)
Valine found in Seed (20680 ppm)
Febrifuge
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Flatugenic
Raffinose found in Leaf
Sucrose found in Fruit (175000 ppm)
Floral-Inhibitor
Gallic-acid found in Fruit
Fungicide
Benzoic-acid found in Fruit
Ferulic-acid found in Fruit
Pectin found in Fruit
Phloroglucinol found in Fruit
Pyrogallol found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Fungistat
Formic-acid found in Fruit
Fungitoxic
Formic-acid found in Fruit
Glucogonogenic
L-alanine found in Fruit
Glucosyl-Transferase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Fruit
Tannin found in Bark (500000 ppm);found in Fruit (15000 ppm)
Glutathionigenic
Methionine found in Seed (4700 ppm)
Goitrogenic
Phloroglucinol found in Fruit
Gonadotrophic
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
HIV-RT-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Fruit
Hemolytic
Palmitic-acid found in Seed (1405 ppm)
Hepatomagenic
Quercetin found in Fruit
Hepatotropic
Ferulic-acid found in Fruit
Herbicide
Ferulic-acid found in Fruit
Hydrocholerectic
Ferulic-acid found in Fruit
Hypercholesterolemic
Palmitic-acid found in Seed (1405 ppm)
Sucrose found in Fruit (175000 ppm)
Hyperglycemic
Glucose found in Fruit (132300 ppm)
Salicylates found in Seed (0 ppm)
Hypoammonemic
Arginine found in Seed (55460 ppm)
Hypoarginanemic
Lysine found in Seed (26320 ppm)
Hypocholesterolemic
(-)-epicatechin found in Fruit
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Campesterol found in Seed
Fiber found in Seed (68300 ppm)
Lignin found in Fruit
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (10655 ppm)
Mucilage found in Fruit (30000 ppm);found in Seed (400000 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Seed (3670 ppm)
Pectin found in Fruit
Stearic-acid found in Seed (1820 ppm)
Stigmasterol found in Seed
Tocopherol found in Seed
Hypoglycemic
(-)-epicatechin found in Fruit
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Myricetin found in Fruit
Pectin found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Salicylates found in Seed (0 ppm)
Tocopherol found in Seed
Hypolipidemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Ferulic-acid found in Fruit
Hypotensive
Fiber found in Seed (68300 ppm)
Hypouricemic
Fiber found in Seed (68300 ppm)
Immunomodulator
Gallic-acid found in Fruit
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (10655 ppm)
Tocopherol found in Seed
Immunosuppressant
Gallic-acid found in Fruit
Tannin found in Bark (500000 ppm);found in Fruit (15000 ppm)
Inotropic
Quercetin found in Fruit
Insectifuge
Benzoic-acid found in Fruit
Ferulic-acid found in Fruit
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (10655 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Seed (3670 ppm)
Pinitol found in Fruit (75000 ppm)
Insectiphile
Neoschaftoside found in Fruit
Schaftoside found in Fruit
Insulin-Sparing
Gallic-acid found in Fruit
Pyrogallol found in Fruit
Tocopherol found in Seed
Insulinogenic
(-)-epicatechin found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Irritant
Formic-acid found in Fruit
Isobutyric-acid found in Fruit (13000 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Seed (3670 ppm)
Pyrogallol found in Fruit
Juvabional
Quercetin found in Fruit
Larvistat
Myricetin found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Laxative
Fiber found in Seed (68300 ppm)
Fructose found in Fruit (118300 ppm)
Lignin found in Fruit
Lipotropic
Methionine found in Seed (4700 ppm)
Lipoxygenase-1-Inhibitor
(-)-epicatechin found in Fruit
Lipoxygenase-Inhibitor
(-)-epicatechin found in Fruit
Myricetin found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Tannin found in Bark (500000 ppm);found in Fruit (15000 ppm)
Tocopherol found in Seed
Lubricant
Palmitic-acid found in Seed (1405 ppm)
Stearic-acid found in Seed (1820 ppm)
MAO-A-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Fruit
MAO-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Bark (500000 ppm);found in Fruit (15000 ppm)
MMP-9-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Fruit
Mast-Cell-Stabilizer
Quercetin found in Fruit
Memory-Enhancer
Glucose found in Fruit (132300 ppm)
Metal-Chelator
Ferulic-acid found in Fruit
Metalloproteinase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Fruit
Metastatic
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (10655 ppm)
Monoamine-Precursor
Phenylalanine found in Seed (15040 ppm)
Tyrosine found in Seed (16450 ppm)
Mutagenic
Myricetin found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Myorelaxant
Gallic-acid found in Fruit
NADH-Oxidase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Fruit
NEP-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Fruit
NF-kB-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Fruit
NO-Genic
Arginine found in Seed (55460 ppm)
NO-Synthase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Fruit
Nematicide
Concanavalin-a found in Fruit
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (10655 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Seed (1405 ppm)
Nematistat
Butyric-acid found in Fruit
Neoplastic
Fructose found in Fruit (118300 ppm)
Nephrotoxic
Gallic-acid found in Fruit
Pyrogallol found in Fruit
Neuroexcitant
Aspartic-acid found in Seed (42300 ppm)
Neuroinhibitor
Glycine found in Seed (24910 ppm)
Neurotoxic
Glutamic-acid found in Seed (131600 ppm)
Nigrifacient
Pyrogallol found in Fruit
Ornithine-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Ferulic-acid found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Tannin found in Bark (500000 ppm);found in Fruit (15000 ppm)
Tocopherol found in Seed
Ovulant
Stigmasterol found in Seed
Oxidant
Alanine found in Seed (19270 ppm)
Histidine found in Seed (11750 ppm)
L-alanine found in Fruit
Oxidase-Inhibitor
Myricetin found in Fruit
P21-Inducer
Tocopherol found in Seed
P450-Inducer
Quercetin found in Fruit
P450-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Fruit
PGE2-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Fruit
PTK-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Fruit
Pancreatogenic
(-)-epicatechin found in Fruit
Percutaneostimulant
Oleic-acid found in Seed (3670 ppm)
Perfumery
Oleic-acid found in Seed (3670 ppm)
Stearic-acid found in Seed (1820 ppm)
Peristaltic
Pectin found in Fruit
Pesticide
(-)-epicatechin found in Fruit
Benzoic-acid found in Fruit
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Butyric-acid found in Fruit
Concanavalin-a found in Fruit
Ferulic-acid found in Fruit
Formic-acid found in Fruit
Gallic-acid found in Fruit
Lignin found in Fruit
Myricetin found in Fruit
Palmitic-acid found in Seed (1405 ppm)
Pectin found in Fruit
Phloroglucinol found in Fruit
Pinitol found in Fruit (75000 ppm)
Pyrogallol found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Tannin found in Bark (500000 ppm);found in Fruit (15000 ppm)
Phospholipase-A2-Inhibitor
Tocopherol found in Seed
Phospholipase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Fruit
Phytoalexin
Benzoic-acid found in Fruit
Pituitary-Stimulant
Arginine found in Seed (55460 ppm)
Plasmodicide
Quercetin found in Fruit
Poultice
Starch found in Fruit (350000 ppm)
Preservative
Ferulic-acid found in Fruit
Formic-acid found in Fruit
Sucrose found in Fruit (175000 ppm)
Proliferant
Quercetin found in Fruit
Propecic
Linoleic-acid found in Seed (10655 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Seed (3670 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Seed (1405 ppm)
Stearic-acid found in Seed (1820 ppm)
Prostaglandigenic
Ferulic-acid found in Fruit
Prostaglandin-Synthesis-Inhibitor
Ferulic-acid found in Fruit
Pyrogallol found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Protein-Kinase-C-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Fruit
Tocopherol found in Seed
Psychotropic
Tannin found in Bark (500000 ppm);found in Fruit (15000 ppm)
Quinone-Reductase-Inducer
Myricetin found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Reverse-Transcriptase-Inhibitor
(-)-epicatechin found in Fruit
Roborant
Aspartic-acid found in Seed (42300 ppm)
Sedative
Stigmasterol found in Seed
Soap
Palmitic-acid found in Seed (1405 ppm)
Spermicide
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Spermigenic
Arginine found in Seed (55460 ppm)
Styptic
Gallic-acid found in Fruit
Sunscreen
Ferulic-acid found in Fruit
Suppository
Stearic-acid found in Seed (1820 ppm)
Sweetener
Fructose found in Fruit (118300 ppm)
Maltose found in Fruit
Sucrose found in Fruit (175000 ppm)
TNF-alpha-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Fruit
Teratologic
Quercetin found in Fruit
Topoisomerase-I-Inhibitor
Gallic-acid found in Fruit
Myricetin found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Topoisomerase-II-Inhibitor
Myricetin found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Toxic
Formic-acid found in Fruit
Pyrogallol found in Fruit
Transdermal
Isobutyric-acid found in Fruit (13000 ppm)
Tremorigenic
Phenylalanine found in Seed (15040 ppm)
Triglycerigenic
Sucrose found in Fruit (175000 ppm)
Tumorigenic
Quercetin found in Fruit
Tyrosinase-Inhibitor
Benzoic-acid found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Tyrosine-Kinase-Inhibitor
Myricetin found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Ubiquiot
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Ulcerogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Seed
Uricogenic
Sucrose found in Fruit (175000 ppm)
Uricosuric
Benzoic-acid found in Fruit
Glycine found in Seed (24910 ppm)
Salicylates found in Seed (0 ppm)
Urine-Acidifier
Methionine found in Seed (4700 ppm)
Urine-Deodorant
Methionine found in Seed (4700 ppm)
Uterosedative
Ferulic-acid found in Fruit
VEGF-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Fruit
Vasodilator
(-)-epicatechin found in Fruit
Arginine found in Seed (55460 ppm)
Fiber found in Seed (68300 ppm)
Myricetin found in Fruit
Quercetin found in Fruit
Tocopherol found in Seed
Vulnerary
Benzoic-acid found in Fruit
Hydroxyproline found in Seed (470 ppm)
Sucrose found in Fruit (175000 ppm)
iNOS-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Fruit

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
(+)-catechin Fruit
(-)-epicatechin Fruit
(-)-epicatechin-gallate Fruit
Abscisic-acid Fruit
Alanine Seed 19,270
Alpha-aminopimelic-acid Seed
Amino-acids Seed 432,400
Arginine Seed 55,460
Ash Fruit 20,000
Seed 30,000
Aspartic-acid Seed 42,300
Benzoic-acid Fruit
Beta-d-1,6-di-o-galloylglucose Fruit
Beta-d-glucogallin Fruit
Beta-sitosterol Seed
Butyric-acid Fruit
Campesterol Seed
Capronic-acid Fruit
Carubin Seed
Catechin-tannin Fruit
Cellulose Fruit
Seed 32,500
Ceratoniase Seed
Ceratose Fruit
Chiro-inositol Fruit 1,000
Concanavalin-a Fruit
D-galactose Fruit
Seed
D-mannose Fruit
Delta-5-avenasterol Seed
Fat Fruit 5,000 13,000
Seed 2,000 18,000
Ferulic-acid Fruit
Fiber Seed 68,300
Formic-acid Fruit
Fructose Fruit 50,700 118,300
Galactomannan Seed
Gallic-acid Fruit
Glucose Fruit 56,700 132,300
Glutamic-acid Seed 131,600
Glycine Seed 24,910
Gum Seed 350,000
Hemicellulose Fruit
Seed 32,500
Histidine Seed 11,750
Hydroxyproline Seed 470
Invert-sugars Fruit 39,000 91,000
Isobutyric-acid Fruit 6,000 13,000
Isoleucine Seed 16,450
Isoschaftoside Fruit
L-alanine Fruit
Leucine Seed 30,550
Leucoanthocyanins Fruit
Leucodelphinidin Fruit
Lignin Fruit
Lignoceric-acid Seed 20 180
Linoleic-acid Seed 1,185 10,655
Linolenic-acid Seed 10 90
Lysine Seed 26,320
Maltose Fruit
Methionine Seed 4,700
Mucilage Fruit 20,000 30,000
Seed 400,000
Myo-inositol Fruit 5,000 10,000
Myricetin Fruit
Neoschaftoside Fruit
Oleic-acid Seed 410 3,670
Palmitic-acid Seed 155 1,405
Pectin Fruit
Pentosane Fruit 54,000
Phenylalanine Seed 15,040
Phloroglucinol Fruit
Pinitol Fruit 50,000 75,000
Primverose Fruit
Proline Seed 18,800
Protein Seed 160,300 630,000
Pyrogallol Fruit
Quercetin Fruit
Raffinose Leaf
Saccarose Fruit 60,000 368,000
Salicylates Seed 0
Saponin Fruit
Schaftoside Fruit
Serine Seed 23,500
Starch Fruit 350,000
Stearic-acid Seed 200 1,820
Stigmasterol Seed
Sucrose Fruit 75,000 175,000
Sugars Fruit 300,000 700,000
Tannin Bark 12,000 500,000
Fruit 15,000
Threonine Seed 16,920
Tocopherol Seed
Tyrosine Seed 16,450
Valine Seed 20,680
Water Fruit 37,000 247,000
Seed 88,900 142,100
Xylose Fruit 6,900 16,100
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]