Hydnocarpus kurzii Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
chaulmoogra

Hydnocarpus kurzii is a species of plant in the Achariaceae family. It is found in India and Myanmar.

Hydnocarpus kurzii

Medical use

Economic importance of Hydnocarpus kurzii

Medicines folklore

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Geografical distribution

  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Native
    • Indian Subcontinent: India - Assam, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura
    • Indo-China: Laos; Myanmar; Vietnam

Biological activities

5-Alpha-Reductase-Inhibitor
Oleic-acid found in Seed (73000 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Seed (20000 ppm)
Allergenic
Oleic-acid found in Seed (73000 ppm)
Alpha-Reductase-Inhibitor
Oleic-acid found in Seed (73000 ppm)
Anemiagenic
Oleic-acid found in Seed (73000 ppm)
Anthelmintic
Tannin found in Seed
AntiHIV
Tannin found in Seed
Antialopecic
Oleic-acid found in Seed (73000 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Seed (20000 ppm)
Antiandrogenic
Oleic-acid found in Seed (73000 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Seed (20000 ppm)
Antiasthmatic
Hcn found in Seed (400 ppm)
Antibacterial
Chaulmoogric-acid found in Seed (112500 ppm)
Hydnocarpic-acid found in Seed (174500 ppm)
Tannin found in Seed
Anticancer
Tannin found in Seed
Anticariogenic
Tannin found in Seed
Antidiarrheic
Tannin found in Seed
Antidote
Hcn found in Seed (400 ppm)
Antidysenteric
Tannin found in Seed
Antifibrinolytic
Palmitic-acid found in Seed (20000 ppm)
Antihepatotoxic
Tannin found in Seed
Antihypertensive
Tannin found in Seed
Antiinflammatory
Oleic-acid found in Seed (73000 ppm)
Antilepric
Chaulmoogric-acid found in Seed (112500 ppm)
Hydnocarpic-acid found in Seed (174500 ppm)
Antileukotriene-D4
Oleic-acid found in Seed (73000 ppm)
Antilipolytic
Tannin found in Seed
Antimutagenic
Tannin found in Seed
Antinephritic
Tannin found in Seed
Antiophidic
Tannin found in Seed
Antioxidant
Palmitic-acid found in Seed (20000 ppm)
Tannin found in Seed
Antiradicular
Tannin found in Seed
Antirenitic
Tannin found in Seed
Antisarcoidosic
Chaulmoogric-acid found in Seed (112500 ppm)
Antitumor-Promoter
Tannin found in Seed
Antitumor
Tannin found in Seed
Antitussive
Hcn found in Seed (400 ppm)
Antiulcer
Tannin found in Seed
Antiviral
Tannin found in Seed
Bronchosedative
Hcn found in Seed (400 ppm)
Cancer-Preventive
Oleic-acid found in Seed (73000 ppm)
Tannin found in Seed
Carcinogenic
Tannin found in Seed
Chelator
Tannin found in Seed
Choleretic
Oleic-acid found in Seed (73000 ppm)
Cyclooxygenase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Seed
Dermatitigenic
Oleic-acid found in Seed (73000 ppm)
FLavor
Oleic-acid found in Seed (73000 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Seed (20000 ppm)
Glucosyl-Transferase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Seed
Hemolytic
Palmitic-acid found in Seed (20000 ppm)
Hepatoprotective
Tannin found in Seed
Hypercholesterolemic
Palmitic-acid found in Seed (20000 ppm)
Hypocholesterolemic
Oleic-acid found in Seed (73000 ppm)
Immunosuppressant
Tannin found in Seed
Insecticide
Hcn found in Seed (400 ppm)
Insectifuge
Oleic-acid found in Seed (73000 ppm)
Irritant
Oleic-acid found in Seed (73000 ppm)
Lipoxygenase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Seed
Lubricant
Palmitic-acid found in Seed (20000 ppm)
MAO-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Seed
Nematicide
Palmitic-acid found in Seed (20000 ppm)
Ornithine-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Seed
Percutaneostimulant
Oleic-acid found in Seed (73000 ppm)
Perfumery
Oleic-acid found in Seed (73000 ppm)
Pesticide
Hcn found in Seed (400 ppm)
Hydnocarpic-acid found in Seed (174500 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Seed (20000 ppm)
Tannin found in Seed
Propecic
Oleic-acid found in Seed (73000 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Seed (20000 ppm)
Psychotropic
Tannin found in Seed
Respirastimulant
Hcn found in Seed (400 ppm)
Rodenticide
Hcn found in Seed (400 ppm)
Soap
Palmitic-acid found in Seed (20000 ppm)
Vasomotor-Stimulant
Hcn found in Seed (400 ppm)
Xanthine-Oxidase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Seed

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
Arachnic-acid Seed
Ash Seed 49,300
Chaulmoogric-acid Seed 67,500 112,500
Dihydrochaulmoogric-acid Seed
Dihydrohydnocarpic-acid Seed
Fat Seed 300,000 550,000
Gorlic-acid Seed 67,800 113,000
Hcn Seed 400
Hydnocarpic-acid Seed 104,700 174,500
Isogaleic-acid Seed
Oleic-acid Seed 43,800 73,000
Palmitic-acid Seed 12,000 20,000
Protein Seed 240,000 242,000
Tannin Seed
Taraktogenic-acid Seed
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]