Elsholtzia cristata Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
crested late-summer-mint
Elsholtzia cristata

Medical use

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Elsholtzia cristata

Biological activities

ACE-Inhibitor
Myrcene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Acaricide
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (38 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Allelochemic
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Allelopathic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Camphene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Camphor found in Shoot (4 ppm)
Allergenic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (38 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Analgesic
Camphor found in Shoot (4 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (38 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Anesthetic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Camphor found in Shoot (4 ppm)
Anthelmintic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Antiacetylcholinesterase
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Antiacne
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Camphor found in Shoot (4 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (38 ppm)
Antiallergic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Antiasthmatic
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (38 ppm)
Antibacterial
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Acetophenone found in Shoot (8 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (38 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Sabinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Antibronchitic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Anticariogenic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (38 ppm)
Anticatarrh
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Anticholinesterase
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Anticonvulsant
Myrcene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Antidermatitic
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (38 ppm)
Antidiarrheic
Camphor found in Shoot (4 ppm)
Antidysenteric
Camphor found in Shoot (4 ppm)
Antiedemic
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (38 ppm)
Antiemetic
Camphor found in Shoot (4 ppm)
Antifatigue
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Antifeedant
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Camphor found in Shoot (4 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (38 ppm)
Antifibrositic
Camphor found in Shoot (4 ppm)
Antiflu
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Antihalitosic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Antihelicobacter
Sabinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Antiinflammatory
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (38 ppm)
Antilaryngitic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Antileishmanic
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (38 ppm)
Antimalarial
Humulene found in Shoot (55 ppm)
Antimutagenic
Myrcene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Antineuralgic
Camphor found in Shoot (4 ppm)
Antinitrosaminic
Myrcene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Antinociceptive
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Antionychyotic
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (38 ppm)
Antioxidant
Camphene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Antipharyngitic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Antiplaque
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Antiplasmodial
Humulene found in Shoot (55 ppm)
Antipneumonic
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Antiproliferant
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (38 ppm)
Antipruritic
Camphor found in Shoot (4 ppm)
Antirheumatic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Antirhinitic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Antiseptic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Camphor found in Shoot (4 ppm)
Sabinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Antisinusitic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Antispasmodic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Camphor found in Shoot (4 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (38 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Antistaphylococcic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (38 ppm)
Antistreptococcic
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (38 ppm)
Antitumor
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (38 ppm)
Antitussive
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Antiulcer
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (38 ppm)
Sabinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Antiviral
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
CNS-Stimulant
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Camphor found in Shoot (4 ppm)
Cancer-Preventive
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Camphor found in Shoot (4 ppm)
Candidicide
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (38 ppm)
Carcinogenic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Carminative
Camphor found in Shoot (4 ppm)
Chemopreventive
Myrcene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Choleretic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Coleoptophile
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Convulsant
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Camphor found in Shoot (4 ppm)
Cosmetic
Camphor found in Shoot (4 ppm)
Counterirritant
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Camphor found in Shoot (4 ppm)
Cytochrome-P450-Inducer
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Decongestant
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Camphor found in Shoot (4 ppm)
Degranulant
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Deliriant
Camphor found in Shoot (4 ppm)
Dentifrice
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Ecbolic
Camphor found in Shoot (4 ppm)
Edemagenic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Emetic
Camphor found in Shoot (4 ppm)
Encephalopathic
Toluene found in Shoot (0 ppm)
Epileptigenic
Camphor found in Shoot (4 ppm)
Expectorant
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Camphene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Camphor found in Shoot (4 ppm)
FLavor
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Camphene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (38 ppm)
Methyl-acetate found in Shoot (0 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Fungicide
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Acetophenone found in Shoot (8 ppm)
Camphor found in Shoot (4 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (38 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Gastroprotective
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (38 ppm)
Hepatotonic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Herbicide
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Camphor found in Shoot (4 ppm)
Hypnotic
Acetophenone found in Shoot (8 ppm)
Hypotensive
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Hypothermic
Myrcene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Inflammatory
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Insect-Repellent
Camphor found in Shoot (4 ppm)
Insecticide
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Benzene found in Shoot (0 ppm)
Insectifuge
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Camphene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Camphor found in Shoot (4 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (38 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Insectiphile
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Irritant
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Camphor found in Shoot (4 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (38 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Larvicide
Benzene found in Shoot (0 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (38 ppm)
Mosquitocide
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (38 ppm)
Myorelaxant
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Nematicide
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Camphor found in Shoot (4 ppm)
Neurotoxic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Occuloirritant
Camphor found in Shoot (4 ppm)
P450-2B1-Inhibitor
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Camphor found in Shoot (4 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
P450-Inducer
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Pediculicide
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Perfume
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Perfumery
Acetophenone found in Shoot (8 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (38 ppm)
Methyl-acetate found in Shoot (0 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Sabinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Pesticide
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Acetophenone found in Shoot (8 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Benzene found in Shoot (0 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Camphene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Camphor found in Shoot (4 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (38 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Respirainhibitor
Camphor found in Shoot (4 ppm)
Respirastimulant
Camphor found in Shoot (4 ppm)
Rubefacient
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Camphor found in Shoot (4 ppm)
Secretogogue
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Sedative
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (38 ppm)
Soporific
Acetophenone found in Shoot (8 ppm)
Spasmogenic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Camphene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Stimulant
Camphor found in Shoot (4 ppm)
Surfactant
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Termitifuge
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (38 ppm)
Testosterone-Hydroxylase-Inducer
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Tranquilizer
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Transdermal
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (0.1 ppm)
Camphor found in Shoot (4 ppm)
Trichomonicide
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (5 ppm)
Trypsin-Enhancer
Methyl-acetate found in Shoot (0 ppm)
Verrucolytic
Camphor found in Shoot (4 ppm)
Vibriocide
Camphor found in Shoot (4 ppm)

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
(e,e)-alpha-farnesene Shoot 8
1,8-cineole Shoot 5
1-octen-3-ol Shoot 26
2-isovaleryl-3-methylfuran Shoot 6
3-methyl-2(3-methylbut-2-enoyl)-furan Shoot 3,550
3-methyl-2(3-methylbut-3-enoyl)-furan Shoot 36
Acetophenone Shoot 8
Alpha-bergamotene Shoot 8
Alpha-pinene Shoot 0.1
Benzene Shoot 0
Beta-pinene Shoot 0.1
Bourbonene Shoot 11
Camphene Shoot 0.1
Camphor Shoot 4
Caryophyllene Shoot 38
Eo Shoot 4,000
Humulene Shoot 55
Methyl-acetate Shoot 0
Myrcene Shoot 0.1
Sabinene Shoot 0.1
Toluene Shoot 0
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]