Eucalyptus tetraptera Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
four-wing mallee square-fruit mallee

Eucalyptus tetraptera, Square-fruited mallee,also Four-winged mallee is a low, straggly mallee with smooth, grey or whitish-grey bark. Juvenile leaves are stalked, ovate to broadly elliptical, to 12 x 7 cm. Adult leaves are stalked, elliptical to lanceolate, thick, to 25 x 7 cm, concolorous and glossy green. Flowers are pink in late winter to mid summer. Fruit is red, sessile, oblong and winged along corners to 5 x 4.2 cm. The distribution is limited to coastal sandplains of southern Western Australia, from the Stirling Ranges east to Israelite Bay. E. tetraptera is one of the most bizarre of the eucalypts with its spectacular, large, red buds and fruit. A popular ornamental.

Eucalyptus tetraptera

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Geografical distribution

  • AUSTRALASIA
    Native
    • Australia: Australia - Western Australia

Biological activities

ACE-Inhibitor
Alpha-terpineol found in Leaf (145 ppm)
Gamma-terpinene found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Myrcene found in Leaf (65 ppm)
AChE-Inhibitor
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
Acaricide
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Gamma-terpinene found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
Alpha-terpineol found in Leaf (145 ppm)
Delta-cadinene found in Leaf (90 ppm)
Gamma-terpinene found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Myrcene found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Allelochemic
Alpha-pinene found in Leaf (4355 ppm)
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
Terpinolene found in Leaf (29 ppm)
Allelopathic
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Leaf (145 ppm)
Allergenic
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Leaf (4355 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Leaf (100 ppm)
Geraniol found in Leaf (27 ppm)
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
Myrcene found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Analgesic
Myrcene found in Leaf (65 ppm)
P-cymene found in Leaf (630 ppm)
Anesthetic
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Anthelmintic
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Geraniol found in Leaf (27 ppm)
AntiEBV
Beta-eudesmol found in Leaf (35 ppm)
Antiacetylcholinesterase
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Gamma-terpinene found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
P-cymene found in Leaf (630 ppm)
Viridiflorol found in Leaf (210 ppm)
Antiacne
Alpha-pinene found in Leaf (4355 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Leaf (145 ppm)
Delta-cadinene found in Leaf (90 ppm)
Antiadenomic
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
Antiallergic
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Antianoxic
Beta-eudesmol found in Leaf (35 ppm)
Antiasthmatic
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
Antibacillary
P-cymene found in Leaf (630 ppm)
Antibacterial
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Alpha-phellandrene found in Leaf (110 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Leaf (4355 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Leaf (145 ppm)
Delta-cadinene found in Leaf (90 ppm)
Geraniol found in Leaf (27 ppm)
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
Myrcene found in Leaf (65 ppm)
P-cymene found in Leaf (630 ppm)
Sabinene found in Leaf (10 ppm)
Antibronchitic
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Anticancer
Alpha-terpineol found in Leaf (145 ppm)
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
Anticariogenic
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Leaf (145 ppm)
Delta-cadinene found in Leaf (90 ppm)
Geraniol found in Leaf (27 ppm)
Anticatarrh
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Anticholinesterase
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Anticonvulsant
Myrcene found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Antiedemic
Caryophyllene-oxide found in Leaf (95 ppm)
Antiesophagitic
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
Antifatigue
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Antifeedant
Alpha-pinene found in Leaf (4355 ppm)
Caryophyllene-oxide found in Leaf (95 ppm)
Gamma-terpinene found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
Terpinolene found in Leaf (29 ppm)
Antiflu
Alpha-pinene found in Leaf (4355 ppm)
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
P-cymene found in Leaf (630 ppm)
Antigliomic
Beta-elemene found in Leaf (120 ppm)
Antihalitosic
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Antihelicobacter
Sabinene found in Leaf (10 ppm)
Antiinflammatory
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Leaf (4355 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Leaf (145 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Leaf (100 ppm)
Caryophyllene-oxide found in Leaf (95 ppm)
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
Antilaryngitic
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Antilithic
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
Antilymphomic
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
Antimalarial
Alpha-selinene found in Leaf (55 ppm)
Beta-selinene found in Leaf (75 ppm)
Trans-pinocarveol found in Leaf (155 ppm)
Antimelanomic
Geraniol found in Leaf (27 ppm)
Antimutagenic
Beta-eudesmol found in Leaf (35 ppm)
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
Myrcene found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Antinitrosaminic
Myrcene found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Terpinolene found in Leaf (29 ppm)
Antinociceptive
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Myrcene found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Antiobesity
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
Antioxidant
Gamma-terpinene found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Myrcene found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Terpinolene found in Leaf (29 ppm)
Antipeptic
Beta-eudesmol found in Leaf (35 ppm)
Antipharyngitic
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Antiplaque
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Antiplasmodial
Alpha-selinene found in Leaf (55 ppm)
Beta-selinene found in Leaf (75 ppm)
Trans-pinocarveol found in Leaf (155 ppm)
Antipneumonic
Alpha-pinene found in Leaf (4355 ppm)
Antiproliferant
Alpha-terpineol found in Leaf (145 ppm)
Beta-elemene found in Leaf (120 ppm)
Antirheumatalgic
P-cymene found in Leaf (630 ppm)
Antirheumatic
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Antirhinitic
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Antisalmonella
Beta-eudesmol found in Leaf (35 ppm)
Geraniol found in Leaf (27 ppm)
Antiseptic
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Leaf (4355 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Leaf (145 ppm)
Aromadendrene found in Leaf (2670 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Leaf (100 ppm)
Geraniol found in Leaf (27 ppm)
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
Sabinene found in Leaf (10 ppm)
Antisinusitic
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Antispasmodic
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Leaf (4355 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Leaf (100 ppm)
Geraniol found in Leaf (27 ppm)
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
Myrcene found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Antistaphylococcic
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Alpha-phellandrene found in Leaf (110 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Leaf (4355 ppm)
Antistreptococcic
Delta-cadinene found in Leaf (90 ppm)
Antitubercular
Geraniol found in Leaf (27 ppm)
Antitumor
Caryophyllene-oxide found in Leaf (95 ppm)
Geraniol found in Leaf (27 ppm)
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
Antitussive
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Antiulcer
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Beta-eudesmol found in Leaf (35 ppm)
Sabinene found in Leaf (10 ppm)
Antiviral
Alpha-pinene found in Leaf (4355 ppm)
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
P-cymene found in Leaf (630 ppm)
Apoptotic
Beta-elemene found in Leaf (120 ppm)
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
Ascaricide
Geraniol found in Leaf (27 ppm)
Bronchoprotectant
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
CNS-Inhibitor
Beta-eudesmol found in Leaf (35 ppm)
CNS-Stimulant
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Geraniol found in Leaf (27 ppm)
Calcium-Antagonist
Beta-eudesmol found in Leaf (35 ppm)
Caryophyllene-oxide found in Leaf (95 ppm)
Cancer-Preventive
Alpha-pinene found in Leaf (4355 ppm)
Aromadendrene found in Leaf (2670 ppm)
Geraniol found in Leaf (27 ppm)
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
Candidicide
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Leaf (100 ppm)
Geraniol found in Leaf (27 ppm)
Candidistat
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
Carcinogenic
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Chemopreventive
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
Myrcene found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Choleretic
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Cholesterolytic
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
Cicatrizant
Alpha-terpineol found in Leaf (145 ppm)
Coleoptophile
Alpha-pinene found in Leaf (4355 ppm)
Convulsant
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Counterirritant
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Cytochrome-P450-Inducer
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Delta-cadinene found in Leaf (90 ppm)
Decongestant
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Degranulant
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Dentifrice
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Deodorant
Terpinolene found in Leaf (29 ppm)
Dermal
Alpha-phellandrene found in Leaf (110 ppm)
Detoxicant
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
Edemagenic
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Embryotoxic
Geraniol found in Leaf (27 ppm)
Emetic
Alpha-phellandrene found in Leaf (110 ppm)
Geraniol found in Leaf (27 ppm)
Enterocontractant
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
Expectorant
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Leaf (4355 ppm)
Beta-phellandrene found in Leaf (100 ppm)
Geraniol found in Leaf (27 ppm)
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
FLavor
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Alpha-phellandrene found in Leaf (110 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Leaf (4355 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Leaf (145 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Leaf (100 ppm)
Gamma-terpinene found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Geraniol found in Leaf (27 ppm)
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
Myrcene found in Leaf (65 ppm)
P-cymene found in Leaf (630 ppm)
Terpinolene found in Leaf (29 ppm)
Fungicide
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Alpha-phellandrene found in Leaf (110 ppm)
Beta-phellandrene found in Leaf (100 ppm)
Caryophyllene-oxide found in Leaf (95 ppm)
Geraniol found in Leaf (27 ppm)
Myrcene found in Leaf (65 ppm)
P-cymene found in Leaf (630 ppm)
Terpinolene found in Leaf (29 ppm)
Fungiphilic
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
Fungistat
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
GST-Inducer
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
Gastroprotective
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Hepatoprotective
Beta-eudesmol found in Leaf (35 ppm)
Hepatotonic
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Herbicide
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Leaf (4355 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Leaf (100 ppm)
Geraniol found in Leaf (27 ppm)
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
P-cymene found in Leaf (630 ppm)
Histaminic
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
Hypotensive
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Hypothermic
Myrcene found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Immunomodulator
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
Inflammatory
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Insecticide
Alpha-pinene found in Leaf (4355 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Leaf (145 ppm)
Caryophyllene-oxide found in Leaf (95 ppm)
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
Insectifuge
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Leaf (4355 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Leaf (100 ppm)
Gamma-terpinene found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Geraniol found in Leaf (27 ppm)
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
Myrcene found in Leaf (65 ppm)
P-cymene found in Leaf (630 ppm)
Insectiphile
Alpha-phellandrene found in Leaf (110 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Leaf (4355 ppm)
Geraniol found in Leaf (27 ppm)
Interleukin-6-Inhibitor
Alpha-terpineol found in Leaf (145 ppm)
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
Irritant
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Alpha-phellandrene found in Leaf (110 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Leaf (4355 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Leaf (100 ppm)
Gamma-terpinene found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
Myrcene found in Leaf (65 ppm)
P-cymene found in Leaf (630 ppm)
Laxative
Alpha-phellandrene found in Leaf (110 ppm)
P-cymene found in Leaf (630 ppm)
Lipolytic
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
Mosquitofuge
Alpha-terpineol found in Leaf (145 ppm)
Motor-Depressant
Alpha-terpineol found in Leaf (145 ppm)
Mycobactericide
Geraniol found in Leaf (27 ppm)
Myorelaxant
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
Myrcene found in Leaf (65 ppm)
NO-Genic
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
Nematicide
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Leaf (145 ppm)
Geraniol found in Leaf (27 ppm)
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
Neurogenic
Beta-eudesmol found in Leaf (35 ppm)
Neurotoxic
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Ornithine-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
Ozone-Scavenger
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
P450-2B1-Inhibitor
Alpha-pinene found in Leaf (4355 ppm)
Myrcene found in Leaf (65 ppm)
P450-Inducer
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Delta-cadinene found in Leaf (90 ppm)
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
Pediculicide
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Perfume
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Perfumery
Alpha-phellandrene found in Leaf (110 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Leaf (4355 ppm)
Alpha-selinene found in Leaf (55 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Leaf (145 ppm)
Beta-phellandrene found in Leaf (100 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Leaf (100 ppm)
Beta-selinene found in Leaf (75 ppm)
Gamma-terpinene found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Geraniol found in Leaf (27 ppm)
Myrcene found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Pinocarvone found in Leaf (50 ppm)
Sabinene found in Leaf (10 ppm)
Terpinolene found in Leaf (29 ppm)
Peristaltic
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
Pesticide
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Alpha-phellandrene found in Leaf (110 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Leaf (4355 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Leaf (145 ppm)
Aromadendrene found in Leaf (2670 ppm)
Beta-eudesmol found in Leaf (35 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Leaf (100 ppm)
Caryophyllene-oxide found in Leaf (95 ppm)
Delta-cadinene found in Leaf (90 ppm)
Gamma-terpinene found in Leaf (65 ppm)
Geraniol found in Leaf (27 ppm)
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
Myrcene found in Leaf (65 ppm)
P-cymene found in Leaf (630 ppm)
Terpinolene found in Leaf (29 ppm)
Photosensitizer
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
Rubefacient
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Secretogogue
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Sedative
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Leaf (4355 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Leaf (145 ppm)
Beta-eudesmol found in Leaf (35 ppm)
Geraniol found in Leaf (27 ppm)
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
P-cymene found in Leaf (630 ppm)
Spasmogenic
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Leaf (4355 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Leaf (100 ppm)
Surfactant
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Termiticide
Alpha-terpineol found in Leaf (145 ppm)
Testosterone-Hydroxylase-Inducer
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Testosterone-Inducer
Delta-cadinene found in Leaf (90 ppm)
Tranquilizer
Alpha-pinene found in Leaf (4355 ppm)
Transdermal
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Leaf (4355 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Leaf (145 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Leaf (100 ppm)
Limonene found in Leaf (565 ppm)
Trichomonicide
1,8-cineole found in Leaf (4890 ppm)
Geraniol found in Leaf (27 ppm)
P-cymene found in Leaf (630 ppm)
Vulnerary
Alpha-terpineol found in Leaf (145 ppm)

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
1,8-cineole Leaf 4,890
Allo-aromadendrene Leaf 440
Alpha-bulnesene Leaf 60
Alpha-campholenic-aldehyde Leaf 12
Alpha-copaene Leaf 20
Alpha-cubebene Leaf 47
Alpha-eudesmol Leaf 27
Alpha-fenchene Leaf 10
Alpha-gurjunene Leaf 120
Alpha-phellandrene Leaf 110
Alpha-pinene Leaf 4,355
Alpha-selinene Leaf 55
Alpha-terpineol Leaf 145
Aromadendrene Leaf 2,670
Beta-caryophyllene Leaf 2,670
Beta-cis-ocimene Leaf 10
Beta-cubebene Leaf 10
Beta-elemene Leaf 120
Beta-eudesmol Leaf 35
Beta-phellandrene Leaf 100
Beta-pinene Leaf 100
Beta-selinene Leaf 75
Beta-trans-ocimene Leaf 10
Bicycloelemene Leaf 10
Bicyclogermacrene Leaf 455
Cadina-1,4-diene Leaf 43
Calacorene Leaf 25
Calamenene Leaf 10
Caryophyllene-oxide Leaf 95
Cis-p-menth-1,8-dien-6-ol Leaf 10
Cryptone Leaf 10
Delta-cadinene Leaf 90
Delta-elemene Leaf 10
Eo Leaf 20,400
Fenchol Leaf 10
Gamma-eudesmol Leaf 29
Gamma-terpinene Leaf 65
Geraniol Leaf 27
Globulol Leaf 955
Isoamyl-isovalerate Leaf 10
Isobutyl-isovalerate Leaf 10
Limonene Leaf 565
Myrcene Leaf 65
P-cymen-8-ol Leaf 20
P-cymene Leaf 630
Palustrol Leaf 10
Pinocarvone Leaf 50
Sabinene Leaf 10
Spathulenol Leaf 520
Terpinolene Leaf 29
Torquatone Leaf 55
Trans-p-menth-1,8-dien-6-ol Leaf 10
Trans-p-menth-2-en-1-ol Leaf 20
Trans-p-mentha-1(7),8-dien-2-ol Leaf 16 18
Trans-pinocarveol Leaf 155
Trans-piperitol Leaf 27
Viridiflorene Leaf 49
Viridiflorol Leaf 210
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]