Krameria triandra Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
rhatany rhatany-root
Krameria triandra

Medical use

Economic importance of Krameria triandra

Medicines folklore

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Geografical distribution

  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Native
    • Western South America: Bolivia; Ecuador; Peru
    • Southern South America: Argentina; Chile

Biological activities

ACE-Inhibitor
Procyanidins found in Root
Absorbent
Starch found in Root
Allelochemic
Epicatechin found in Root
Allergenic
Protocatechuic-acid found in Root
Alpha-Glucosidase-Inhibitor
Protocatechuic-acid found in Root
Anabolic
Epicatechin found in Root
Anthelmintic
Tannin found in Root
AntiCVI
Proanthocyanidins found in Root
AntiEBV
Epicatechin found in Root
AntiHIV
Epicatechin found in Root
Procyanidins found in Root
Tannin found in Root
AntiLegionella
Protocatechuic-acid found in Root
Antiaggregant
Epicatechin found in Root
Antiallergic
Procyanidins found in Root
Antialopecic
Proanthocyanidins found in Root
Antianaphylactic
Epicatechin found in Root
Procyanidins found in Root
Antiarrhythmic
Protocatechuic-acid found in Root
Antiasthmatic
Protocatechuic-acid found in Root
Antiatherosclerotic
Proanthocyanidins found in Root
Antibacterial
Epicatechin found in Root
Proanthocyanidins found in Root
Procyanidins found in Root
Protocatechuic-acid found in Root
Tannin found in Root
Antibiotic
Procyanidins found in Root
Anticancer
Tannin found in Root
Anticariogenic
Tannin found in Root
Anticlastogen
Protocatechuic-acid found in Root
Anticoagulant
D-catechin found in Root
Anticomplementary
Epicatechin found in Root
Antidiabetic
Epicatechin found in Root
Proanthocyanidins found in Root
Antidiarrheic
Tannin found in Root
Antidysenteric
Tannin found in Root
Antiedemic
Proanthocyanidins found in Root
Procyanidins found in Root
Antierythemic
Procyanidins found in Root
Antiexudative
Procyanidins found in Root
Antifeedant
Epicatechin found in Root
Antigastritic
Procyanidins found in Root
Antihepatitic
Epicatechin found in Root
Antihepatotoxic
Protocatechuic-acid found in Root
Tannin found in Root
Antiherpetic
Procyanidins found in Root
Protocatechuic-acid found in Root
Antihistaminic
Proanthocyanidins found in Root
Procyanidins found in Root
Antihyperglycemic
Epicatechin found in Root
Antihypertensive
Tannin found in Root
Antiinflammatory
Epicatechin found in Root
Protocatechuic-acid found in Root
Antiischemic
Proanthocyanidins found in Root
Protocatechuic-acid found in Root
Antileukemic
Epicatechin found in Root
Protocatechuic-acid found in Root
Antilipolytic
Tannin found in Root
Antilipoperoxidant
Epicatechin found in Root
Antimelanogenic
Protocatechuic-acid found in Root
Antimutagenic
Epicatechin found in Root
Protocatechuic-acid found in Root
Tannin found in Root
Antinephritic
Tannin found in Root
Antinesidioblastosic
Starch found in Root
Antiophidic
Protocatechuic-acid found in Root
Tannin found in Root
Antioxidant
Epicatechin found in Root
Proanthocyanidins found in Root
Procyanidins found in Root
Protocatechuic-acid found in Root
Tannin found in Root
Antiperiodontal
Proanthocyanidins found in Root
Antiperoxidant
Epicatechin found in Root
Protocatechuic-acid found in Root
Antiplaque
Proanthocyanidins found in Root
Antiproliferant
Proanthocyanidins found in Root
Antiradicular
Procyanidins found in Root
Protocatechuic-acid found in Root
Tannin found in Root
Antirenitic
Tannin found in Root
Antiretinopathic
Proanthocyanidins found in Root
Antiseptic
Proanthocyanidins found in Root
Protocatechuic-acid found in Root
Antispasmodic
Protocatechuic-acid found in Root
Antistroke
Proanthocyanidins found in Root
Antitumor-Promoter
Tannin found in Root
Antitumor
Proanthocyanidins found in Root
Tannin found in Root
Antitussive
Protocatechuic-acid found in Root
Antiulcer
Tannin found in Root
Antiviral
Epicatechin found in Root
Proanthocyanidins found in Root
Procyanidins found in Root
Protocatechuic-acid found in Root
Tannin found in Root
Apoptotic
Protocatechuic-acid found in Root
Beta-Glucuronidase-Inhibitor
Proanthocyanidins found in Root
Procyanidins found in Root
Cancer-Preventive
D-catechin found in Root
Epicatechin found in Root
Tannin found in Root
Capillariprotective
Proanthocyanidins found in Root
Procyanidins found in Root
Capillaritonic
Procyanidins found in Root
Carcinogenic
Protocatechuic-acid found in Root
Tannin found in Root
Cardioprotective
Proanthocyanidins found in Root
Protocatechuic-acid found in Root
Cardiotonic
D-catechin found in Root
Epicatechin found in Root
Chelator
Tannin found in Root
Chemopreventive
Protocatechuic-acid found in Root
Choline-Sparing
Epicatechin found in Root
Collagenase-Inhibitor
Proanthocyanidins found in Root
Procyanidins found in Root
Collagenic
Proanthocyanidins found in Root
Cyclooxygenase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Root
Deodorant
Proanthocyanidins found in Root
Procyanidins found in Root
Elastase-Inhibitor
Proanthocyanidins found in Root
Procyanidins found in Root
Emollient
Starch found in Root
Fungicide
Protocatechuic-acid found in Root
Glucosyl-Transferase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Root
Glutathione-Depleting
Protocatechuic-acid found in Root
Hepatoprotective
Proanthocyanidins found in Root
Tannin found in Root
Hepatotoxic
Protocatechuic-acid found in Root
Hepatotropic
Epicatechin found in Root
Hyaluronidase-Inhibitor
Proanthocyanidins found in Root
Procyanidins found in Root
Hypocholesterolemic
Epicatechin found in Root
Hypoglycemic
Epicatechin found in Root
Proanthocyanidins found in Root
Immunostimulant
Protocatechuic-acid found in Root
Immunosuppressant
Tannin found in Root
Insulinogenic
Epicatechin found in Root
Interleukin-1-alpha-Inhibitor
Epicatechin found in Root
Interleukin-6-mRNA-Inhibitor
Epicatechin found in Root
Lipoxygenase-Inhibitor
Epicatechin found in Root
Tannin found in Root
MAO-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Root
NO-Inhibitor
Epicatechin found in Root
Nephrotoxic
Protocatechuic-acid found in Root
Ornithine-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Proanthocyanidins found in Root
Tannin found in Root
Pancreatogenic
Epicatechin found in Root
Peroxynitrite-Scavenger
Epicatechin found in Root
Pesticide
Epicatechin found in Root
Procyanidins found in Root
Protocatechuic-acid found in Root
Tannin found in Root
Phagocytotic
Protocatechuic-acid found in Root
Poultice
Starch found in Root
Propecic
Epicatechin found in Root
Proanthocyanidins found in Root
Prostaglandigenic
Protocatechuic-acid found in Root
Psychotropic
Tannin found in Root
Secretogogue
Protocatechuic-acid found in Root
Sunscreen
Procyanidins found in Root
TNF-alpha-Inhibitor
Epicatechin found in Root
Tyrosinase-Inhibitor
Protocatechuic-acid found in Root
Ubiquiot
Protocatechuic-acid found in Root
Vasoconstrictor
D-catechin found in Root
Vasodilator
Proanthocyanidins found in Root
Vasorelaxant
Proanthocyanidins found in Root
Xanthine-Oxidase-Inhibitor
Epicatechin found in Root
Procyanidins found in Root
Tannin found in Root

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
D,l-catechin Root
D-catechin Root
Epicatechin Root
Gambir-catechin Root
Geoffroyine Plant
Gum Root
N-methyl-tyrosine Root
Phlobaphene Root
Phloroglucin Root
Proanthocyanidins Root
Procyanidins Root
Propelargonidin Root
Protocatechuic-acid Root
Ratanine Plant
Rhatany-tannic-acid Root Bark 420,000
Root 80,000 180,000
Starch Root
Sugar Root
Tannin Root
Wax Root
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]