Coptis chinensis Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
Chinese goldthread

Coptis chinensis, the Chinese goldthread, is a species of goldthread native to China.

Coptis chinensis

Medical use

Economic importance of Coptis chinensis

Medicines folklore

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Geografical distribution

  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Native
    • China: China - Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Zhejiang
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Native
    • Indian Subcontinent: India - Assam
    • Indo-China: Myanmar

Biological activities

ACE-Inhibitor
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Abortifacient
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Palmatine found in Rhizome
Adrenocorticotrophic
Palmatine found in Rhizome
Adrenolytic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Allelopathic
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Amebicide
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Analgesic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Palmatine found in Rhizome
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Anesthetic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Angiotensin-Receptor-Blocker
Potassium found in Rhizome (6840 ppm)
Anorexic
Arsenic found in Rhizome (0.11 ppm)
AntiBPH
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
AntiCFS
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
AntiHIV
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
AntiLyme
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
AntiMS
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
AntiPMS
Calcium found in Rhizome (3410 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Manganese found in Rhizome (398 ppm)
Antiacetylcholinesterase
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Antiacne
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Antiacrodermatitic
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Antiadrenergic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Antiaggregant
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Antiakathisic
Iron found in Rhizome (320 ppm)
Antialcoholic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Manganese found in Rhizome (398 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Antiallergic
Calcium found in Rhizome (3410 ppm)
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Antialopecic
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Antialzheimeran
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Antiamnesic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Antianemic
Copper found in Rhizome (17 ppm)
Iron found in Rhizome (320 ppm)
Manganese found in Rhizome (398 ppm)
Antianginal
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Antiangiogenic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Antianorectic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Antianorexic
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Antianxiety
Calcium found in Rhizome (3410 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Antiarrhythmic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Calcium found in Rhizome (3410 ppm)
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Palmatine found in Rhizome
Potassium found in Rhizome (6840 ppm)
Antiarthritic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Calcium found in Rhizome (3410 ppm)
Copper found in Rhizome (17 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Manganese found in Rhizome (398 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Antiasthmatic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Antiatherosclerotic
Calcium found in Rhizome (3410 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Antibacillus
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Antibacterial
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Columbamine found in Rhizome
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Magnoflorine found in Rhizome
Palmatine found in Rhizome
Antibiotic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Anticancer
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Anticanker
Iron found in Rhizome (320 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Anticarcinogenic
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Anticariogenic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Anticataract
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Anticephalagic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Anticheilitic
Iron found in Rhizome (320 ppm)
Antichlamydial
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Anticholecystitic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Anticholera
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Anticholinesterase
Palmatine found in Rhizome
Anticirrhotic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Anticlimacteric
Calcium found in Rhizome (3410 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Anticoeliac
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Anticold
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Anticolitic
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Anticonjunctivitic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Anticonvulsant
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Anticoronary
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Antidandruff
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Antidementia
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Antidepressant
Calcium found in Rhizome (3410 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Potassium found in Rhizome (6840 ppm)
Antidiabetic
Copper found in Rhizome (17 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Manganese found in Rhizome (398 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Antidiarrheic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Antidiscotic
Manganese found in Rhizome (398 ppm)
Antidysenteric
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Antidysgeuzic
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Antidyskinetic
Manganese found in Rhizome (398 ppm)
Antidysmenorrheic
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Antieczemic
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Antiedemic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Antiencephalopathic
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Antiendometriotic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Antiendotoxic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Antienterotic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Antienterotoxic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Antiepileptic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Manganese found in Rhizome (398 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Antiesherichic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Antiestrogenic
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Antifatigue
Copper found in Rhizome (17 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Potassium found in Rhizome (6840 ppm)
Antifibromyalgic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Antifibrotic
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Antifuruncular
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Antigastrotic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Antigiardial
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Antiglaucomic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Antigonorrhea
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Antihangover
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Antihepatomic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Antihepatotic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Antihepatotoxic
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Antiherpetic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Antihistaminic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Antihyperkinetic
Calcium found in Rhizome (3410 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Antihypertensive
Calcium found in Rhizome (3410 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Potassium found in Rhizome (6840 ppm)
Antihypoglycemic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Antiimpotence
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Antiinfarctal
Palmatine found in Rhizome
Antiinfective
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Antiinfertility
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Antiinflammatory
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Copper found in Rhizome (17 ppm)
Coptisine found in Rhizome
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Jateorrhizine found in Rhizome
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Palmatine found in Rhizome
Antiinsomniac
Calcium found in Rhizome (3410 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Antiischemic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Antileishmanic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Antilepric
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Antileukemic
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Antileukonychic
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Antilipogenic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Antilithic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Antilymphomic
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Antimaculitic
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Antimalarial
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Columbamine found in Rhizome
Palmatine found in Rhizome
Antimastalgic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Antimenopausal
Calcium found in Rhizome (3410 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Antimenorrhagic
Iron found in Rhizome (320 ppm)
Antimetastatic
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Antimigraine
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Antimitotic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Antimitral-valve-prolapse
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Antimuscarinic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Antimutagenic
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Antimyalgic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Antimycotic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Antineoplastic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Antinephritic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Antinephrolytic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Antineuromuscular
Magnoflorine found in Rhizome
Antineuropathic
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Antineurotic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Antinitrosaminic
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Antinociceptive
Copper found in Rhizome (17 ppm)
Antinyctalopic
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Antiobesity
Calcium found in Rhizome (3410 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Antiosteoporotic
Calcium found in Rhizome (3410 ppm)
Copper found in Rhizome (17 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Manganese found in Rhizome (398 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Antiototic
Manganese found in Rhizome (398 ppm)
Antioxidant
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Manganese found in Rhizome (398 ppm)
Antiperiodontitic
Calcium found in Rhizome (3410 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Antiperistaltic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Antipharyngitic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Antiphotooxidative
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Antiplaque
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Antiplasmodial
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Antipneumonic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Antiprolactin
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Antiprostatitic
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Antipyretic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Palmatine found in Rhizome
Antiradicular
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Antiretinopathic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Antirheumatic
Calcium found in Rhizome (3410 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Antisalmonella
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Antisecretory
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Antiseptic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Antiserotonin
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Antishigellic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Antispare-Tire
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Antispasmodic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Magnoflorine found in Rhizome
Potassium found in Rhizome (6840 ppm)
Antispasmophilic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Antispermigenic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Antistaphylococcic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Antistomatitic
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Antistrep
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Antistress
Calcium found in Rhizome (3410 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Antistroke
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Potassium found in Rhizome (6840 ppm)
Antisyndrome-X
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Manganese found in Rhizome (398 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Antisyphilitic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Antithrombic
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Antitic
Calcium found in Rhizome (3410 ppm)
Antitinnitic
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Antitrachomic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Antitriglyceride
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Antitrypanosomic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Antitubercular
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Antitumor-Promoter
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Antitumor
Coptisine found in Rhizome
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Antiulcer
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Antivaginitic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Antiviral
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Anxiolytic
Calcium found in Rhizome (3410 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Potassium found in Rhizome (6840 ppm)
Arteriodilator
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Astringent
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Beta-Blocker
Potassium found in Rhizome (6840 ppm)
Bilirubinolytic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
CNS-Depressant
Columbamine found in Rhizome
Jateorrhizine found in Rhizome
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Magnoflorine found in Rhizome
Palmatine found in Rhizome
CNS-Stimulant
Jateorrhizine found in Rhizome
COX-2-Inhibitor
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Calcium-Antagonist
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Calcium-Channel-Blocker
Calcium found in Rhizome (3410 ppm)
Cancer-Preventive
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Candidicide
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Cardiac
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Cardiodepressant
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Cardioprotective
Copper found in Rhizome (17 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Potassium found in Rhizome (6840 ppm)
Cardiotonic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Cardiotoxic
Potassium found in Rhizome (6840 ppm)
Carminative
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Cholagogue
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Cholekinetic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Choleretic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Columbamine found in Rhizome
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Collagenic
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Collyrium
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Contraceptive
Copper found in Rhizome (17 ppm)
Copper-Antagonist
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Curaroid
Magnoflorine found in Rhizome
Cyclooxygenase-Inhibitor
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Cytotoxic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Deodorant
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Digestive
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Diuretic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Calcium found in Rhizome (3410 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Potassium found in Rhizome (6840 ppm)
Emetic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Enterotonic
Columbamine found in Rhizome
Jateorrhizine found in Rhizome
Ergogenic
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Fungicide
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Glaucomagenic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Hemostat
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Hepatoprotective
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Hepatotropic
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Herbicide
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Hydrocholerectic
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Hypertensive
Sodium found in Rhizome (296 ppm)
Hypocholesterolemic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Calcium found in Rhizome (3410 ppm)
Copper found in Rhizome (17 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Hypoglycemic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Manganese found in Rhizome (398 ppm)
Hypolipidemic
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Hypotensive
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Calcium found in Rhizome (3410 ppm)
Columbamine found in Rhizome
Jateorrhizine found in Rhizome
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Magnoflorine found in Rhizome
Palmatine found in Rhizome
Potassium found in Rhizome (6840 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Immunomodulator
Copper found in Rhizome (17 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Immunostimulant
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Immunosuppressant
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Inotropic
Palmatine found in Rhizome
Insectifuge
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Insulinogenic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Lachrymatory
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Larvicide
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Laxative
Calcium found in Rhizome (3410 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Leptingenic
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Leucocytogenic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Lipase-Inhibitor
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Lipoxygenase-Inhibitor
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Litholytic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Metal-Chelator
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Mucogenic
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Mutagenic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Mycobactericide
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Mydriatic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Myocardiodepressant
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Myocontractant
Coptisine found in Rhizome
Myorelaxant
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
NF-kB-Inhibitor
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Neurotransmitter
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Ornithine-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
PAF-Inhibitor
Magnoflorine found in Rhizome
Paralytic
Magnoflorine found in Rhizome
Pesticide
Arsenic found in Rhizome (0.11 ppm)
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Columbamine found in Rhizome
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Magnoflorine found in Rhizome
Palmatine found in Rhizome
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Phagocytotic
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Phototoxic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Plasmodicide
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Preservative
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Prooxidant
Iron found in Rhizome (320 ppm)
Prostaglandigenic
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Prostaglandin-Synthesis-Inhibitor
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Protisticide
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
RNA-Depressant
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
RT-Inhibitor
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Respiradepressant
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Palmatine found in Rhizome
Schizophrenigenic
Copper found in Rhizome (17 ppm)
Sedative
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Spermigenic
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Stomachic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Sunscreen
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Testosteronigenic
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Topoisomerase-II-Inhibitor
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Toxic
Magnoflorine found in Rhizome
Tranquilizer
Calcium found in Rhizome (3410 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Trichomonicide
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)
Trypanocide
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Uterocontractant
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Uterorelaxant
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Uterosedative
Ferulic-acid found in Rhizome
Uterotonic
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Palmatine found in Rhizome
Vagostimulant
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Vasoconstrictor
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Vasodilator
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Calcium found in Rhizome (3410 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2420 ppm)
Magnoflorine found in Rhizome
Potassium found in Rhizome (6840 ppm)
Vermifuge
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Vibriofuge
Berberine found in Rhizome (90000 ppm)
Vulnerary
Zinc found in Rhizome (600 ppm)

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
Arsenic Rhizome 0.11
Berberine Rhizome 40,000 90,000
Caeruleic-acid Rhizome
Calcium Rhizome 1,620 3,410
Columbamine Rhizome
Copper Rhizome 11 17
Coptisine Rhizome
Ferulic-acid Rhizome
Iron Rhizome 210 320
Jateorrhizine Rhizome
Magnesium Rhizome 2,240 2,420
Magnoflorine Rhizome
Manganese Rhizome 260 398
Palmatine Rhizome
Potassium Rhizome 3,550 6,840
Sodium Rhizome 54 296
Worenine Rhizome
Zinc Rhizome 90 600
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]