Lagenaria siceraria Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
bottle gourd calabash calabash gourd white-flower gourd
Lagenaria siceraria

Medical use

Economic importance of Lagenaria siceraria

Human food vegetable
Gene sources graft stock relative for watermelon
Materials carved material
Medicines folklore
Vertebrate poisons mamals

Gallery

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Geografical distribution

  • AFRICA
    Native
    • South Tropical Africa: Zimbabwe

Biological activities

5-Alpha-Reductase-Inhibitor
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (2465 ppm);found in Seed (336250 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Fruit (1435 ppm);found in Seed (95625 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit (225 ppm)
Stearic-acid found in Fruit
ACE-Inhibitor
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Acidulant
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Acnegenic
Iodine found in Fruit (1.12 ppm)
Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Allergenic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
Niacin found in Fruit (72 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Fruit (1435 ppm);found in Seed (95625 ppm)
Alpha-Reductase-Inhibitor
Oleic-acid found in Fruit (1435 ppm);found in Seed (95625 ppm)
Analgesic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (6.5 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Fruit (675 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Anemiagenic
Oleic-acid found in Fruit (1435 ppm);found in Seed (95625 ppm)
Angiotensin-Receptor-Blocker
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (12550 ppm);found in Seed (15800 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (33635 ppm)
AntiADD
Phenylalanine found in Fruit (3365 ppm)
AntiAGE
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
AntiBPH
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
AntiCFS
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
AntiCTS
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
AntiHIV
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
AntiLyme
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (72 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (4.9 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (6.5 ppm)
AntiMS
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (2465 ppm);found in Seed (336250 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
AntiPMS
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
Calcium found in Fruit (5830 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
AntiSpina-Bifida
Folacin found in Fruit (1.3 ppm)
Antiacne
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (2465 ppm);found in Seed (336250 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Antiacrodermatitic
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Antiacrodynic
Niacin found in Fruit (72 ppm)
Antiaggregant
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Antiaging
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
Antiakathisic
Iron found in Fruit (45 ppm)
Antialcoholic
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (6.5 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Antialkalotic
Lysine found in Fruit (4700 ppm)
Antiallergic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (5830 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (72 ppm)
Antialopecic
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (2465 ppm);found in Seed (336250 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Fruit (1435 ppm);found in Seed (95625 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit (225 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Antialzheimeran
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Choline found in Fruit (16020 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (72 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (6.5 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Antiamblyopic
Niacin found in Fruit (72 ppm)
Antianaphylactic
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (2465 ppm);found in Seed (336250 ppm)
Antiandrogenic
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (2465 ppm);found in Seed (336250 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Fruit (1435 ppm);found in Seed (95625 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit (225 ppm)
Antianemic
Folacin found in Fruit (1.3 ppm)
Iron found in Fruit (45 ppm)
Antianginal
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (72 ppm)
Antiangiogenic
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Antianorectic
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (6.5 ppm)
Antianorexic
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Antianxiety
Calcium found in Fruit (5830 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Fruit (675 ppm)
Antiarabiflavinotic
Riboflavin found in Fruit (4.9 ppm)
Antiarrhythmic
Calcium found in Fruit (5830 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (33635 ppm)
Antiarteriosclerotic
Histidine found in Fruit (900 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (2465 ppm);found in Seed (336250 ppm)
Antiarthritic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
Calcium found in Fruit (5830 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (2465 ppm);found in Seed (336250 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Antiasthmatic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Antiatheromic
Pectin found in Fruit (210000 ppm)
Antiatherosclerotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (5830 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Antibackache
Thiamin found in Fruit (6.5 ppm)
Antibacterial
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Iodine found in Fruit (1.12 ppm)
Pectin found in Fruit (210000 ppm)
Antiberiberi
Thiamin found in Fruit (6.5 ppm)
Anticancer
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
Anticanker
Iron found in Fruit (45 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (6.5 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Anticarcinomic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
Anticardiospasmic
Thiamin found in Fruit (6.5 ppm)
Anticarpal-Tunnel
Riboflavin found in Fruit (4.9 ppm)
Anticataract
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Methionine found in Fruit (900 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (72 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (4.9 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (6.5 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Anticephalagic
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (4.9 ppm)
Anticervicaldysplasic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
Folacin found in Fruit (1.3 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (4.9 ppm)
Anticheilitic
Folacin found in Fruit (1.3 ppm)
Iron found in Fruit (45 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (4.9 ppm)
Antichilblain
Niacin found in Fruit (72 ppm)
Antichoreic
Choline found in Fruit (16020 ppm)
Anticirrhotic
Choline found in Fruit (16020 ppm)
Anticlimacteric
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (5830 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Anticoeliac
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Anticold
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Anticolitic
Thiamin found in Fruit (6.5 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Anticonvulsant
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (72 ppm)
Anticoronary
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (2465 ppm);found in Seed (336250 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Anticystinuric
Choline found in Fruit (16020 ppm)
Antidandruff
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Antidecubitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (4.9 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (6.5 ppm)
Antideliriant
Thiamin found in Fruit (6.5 ppm)
Antidementia
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Choline found in Fruit (16020 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (72 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (6.5 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Fruit (675 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Antidepressant
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (5830 ppm)
Folacin found in Fruit (1.3 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Phenylalanine found in Fruit (3365 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (33635 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Fruit (675 ppm)
Antidermatitic
Niacin found in Fruit (72 ppm)
Antidiabetic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Choline found in Fruit (16020 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (12550 ppm);found in Seed (15800 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (72 ppm)
Pectin found in Fruit (210000 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Antidiarrheic
Pectin found in Fruit (210000 ppm)
Antidysgeuzic
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Antidyskinetic
Choline found in Fruit (16020 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Fruit (675 ppm)
Antidysmenorrheic
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Antidyspeptic
Thiamin found in Fruit (6.5 ppm)
Antidysphagic
Niacin found in Fruit (72 ppm)
Antieczemic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (2465 ppm);found in Seed (336250 ppm)
Methionine found in Fruit (900 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Antiedemic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Antiencephalitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Antiencephalopathic
Arginine found in Fruit (3140 ppm)
Leucine found in Fruit (8070 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (6.5 ppm)
Valine found in Fruit (6055 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Antiendometriotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Antienteritic
Pectin found in Fruit (210000 ppm)
Antienterotic
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Antiepileptic
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (72 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Antifatigue
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (33635 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (6.5 ppm)
Antifibrinolytic
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (2465 ppm);found in Seed (336250 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit (225 ppm)
Antifibromyalgic
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Antifibrotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Antifuruncular
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Antigallstone
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Pectin found in Fruit (210000 ppm)
Antigastritic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Pectin found in Fruit (210000 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (6.5 ppm)
Antigastrotic
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Antigibberellin
Cucurbitacin-b found in Fruit
Antigingivitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Folacin found in Fruit (1.3 ppm)
Antiglaucomic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Antiglossitic
Folacin found in Fruit (1.3 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (4.9 ppm)
Antigoiter
Iodine found in Fruit (1.12 ppm)
Antigranular
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (2465 ppm);found in Seed (336250 ppm)
Antihangover
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (72 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (6.5 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Antiheartburn
Thiamin found in Fruit (6.5 ppm)
Antihemorrhagic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Antihepatitic
Arginine found in Fruit (3140 ppm)
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Antihepatotic
Methionine found in Fruit (900 ppm)
Antihepatotoxic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Cucurbitacin-b found in Fruit
Antiherpetic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Lysine found in Fruit (4700 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (6.5 ppm)
Antihistaminic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (2465 ppm);found in Seed (336250 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (72 ppm)
Antihomocysteine
Choline found in Fruit (16020 ppm)
Antihyperactivity
Niacin found in Fruit (72 ppm)
Antihyperkeratotic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
Antihyperkinetic
Calcium found in Fruit (5830 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Antihypertensive
Arginine found in Fruit (3140 ppm)
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (5830 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (12550 ppm);found in Seed (15800 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (33635 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Fruit (675 ppm)
Antihypoglycemic
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Antiichythyotic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
Antiimpotence
Arginine found in Fruit (3140 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Antiinfective
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Antiinfertility
Arginine found in Fruit (3140 ppm)
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Antiinflammatory
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Cucurbitacin-b found in Fruit
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (2465 ppm);found in Seed (336250 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Fruit (1435 ppm);found in Seed (95625 ppm)
Antiinsomniac
Calcium found in Fruit (5830 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Fruit (675 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Antiinsomnic
Niacin found in Fruit (72 ppm)
Antikeratitic
Riboflavin found in Fruit (4.9 ppm)
Antilepric
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Antileukonychic
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Antileukoplakic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
Antileukotriene-D4
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (2465 ppm);found in Seed (336250 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Fruit (1435 ppm);found in Seed (95625 ppm)
Antilipoperoxidant
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
Antilithic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Pectin found in Fruit (210000 ppm)
Antilupus
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
Antilymphomic
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Antimaculitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Antimanic
Choline found in Fruit (16020 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Fruit (675 ppm)
Antimastalgic
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Antimastitic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
Antimeasles
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Antimenopausal
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (5830 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Fruit (675 ppm)
Antimenorrhagic
Iron found in Fruit (45 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (2465 ppm);found in Seed (336250 ppm)
Antimetastatic
Pectin found in Fruit (210000 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Antimigraine
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (4.9 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (6.5 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Fruit (675 ppm)
Antimitral-valve-prolapse
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Antimutagenic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
Pectin found in Fruit (210000 ppm)
Antimyelotoxic
Folacin found in Fruit (1.3 ppm)
Antimyocarditic
Thiamin found in Fruit (6.5 ppm)
Antinephritic
Histidine found in Fruit (900 ppm)
Antinephrolytic
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Antineuralgic
Niacin found in Fruit (72 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (6.5 ppm)
Antineuramidase
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Antineurasthenic
Thiamin found in Fruit (6.5 ppm)
Antineuritic
Thiamin found in Fruit (6.5 ppm)
Antineuropathic
Folacin found in Fruit (1.3 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (6.5 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Antineurotic
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Antinitrosic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Antinociceptive
Choline found in Fruit (16020 ppm)
Antinyctalopic
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Antiobesity
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (5830 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (12550 ppm);found in Seed (15800 ppm)
Pectin found in Fruit (210000 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Antiorchitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Antiosteoarthritic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Antiosteoporotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (5830 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Phosphorus found in Fruit (2915 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Antioxidant
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
Histidine found in Fruit (900 ppm)
Methionine found in Fruit (900 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit (225 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (4.9 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Fruit (675 ppm)
Antiozenic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
Antipapillomic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
Antiparkinsonian
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Methionine found in Fruit (900 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (72 ppm)
Phenylalanine found in Fruit (3365 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Fruit (675 ppm)
Antiparotitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Antipellagric
Isoleucine found in Fruit (7400 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (72 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (4.9 ppm)
Antiperiodontitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (5830 ppm)
Folacin found in Fruit (1.3 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Antiphenylketonuric
Tryptophan found in Fruit (675 ppm)
Antiphotophobic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
Riboflavin found in Fruit (4.9 ppm)
Antipityriasic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
Antiplaque
Folacin found in Fruit (1.3 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Antipneumonic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Antipodriac
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Antipoliomyelitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (6.5 ppm)
Antiporphyric
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
Antiprolactin
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Antiproliferant
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
Antiprostaglandin
Tryptophan found in Fruit (675 ppm)
Antiprostatitic
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (2465 ppm);found in Seed (336250 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Antiprostatotic
Phytosterols found in Leaf (1300 ppm)
Antipsoriac
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
Antipsychotic
Folacin found in Fruit (1.3 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Fruit (675 ppm)
Antipyretic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Antiradicular
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
Antiretinopathic
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Antiretinotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Antirheumatic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
Calcium found in Fruit (5830 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Fruit (675 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Antirhinitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Antiscoliotic
Tryptophan found in Fruit (675 ppm)
Antiscorbutic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Antiscotomic
Niacin found in Fruit (72 ppm)
Antiseptic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Iodine found in Fruit (1.12 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Antishingles
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Antisickling
Phenylalanine found in Fruit (3365 ppm)
Antispare-Tire
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Antispasmodic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (72 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (33635 ppm)
Antispasmophilic
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Antisteatotic
Choline found in Fruit (16020 ppm)
Antistomatitic
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Antistress
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
Calcium found in Fruit (5830 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Antistroke
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (33635 ppm)
Antisyndrome-X
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Antithyrotoxic
Iodine found in Fruit (1.12 ppm)
Antitic
Calcium found in Fruit (5830 ppm)
Antitinnitic
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Antitriglyceride
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Antitumor
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
Cucurbitacin-b found in Fruit
Cucurbitacin-d found in Fruit
Fiber found in Fruit (12550 ppm);found in Seed (15800 ppm)
Antitussive
Pectin found in Fruit (210000 ppm)
Antiulcer
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
Fiber found in Fruit (12550 ppm);found in Seed (15800 ppm)
Histidine found in Fruit (900 ppm)
Pectin found in Fruit (210000 ppm)
Threonine found in Fruit (4035 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Antiuremic
Histidine found in Fruit (900 ppm)
Antivertigo
Niacin found in Fruit (72 ppm)
Antiviral
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Iodine found in Fruit (1.12 ppm)
Antivitiligic
Phenylalanine found in Fruit (3365 ppm)
Antixerophthalmic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
Anxiolytic
Calcium found in Fruit (5830 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Phosphorus found in Fruit (2915 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (33635 ppm)
Aphrodisiac
Arginine found in Fruit (3140 ppm)
Apoptotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Asthma-preventive
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Astringent
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Beta-Blocker
Fiber found in Fruit (12550 ppm);found in Seed (15800 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (33635 ppm)
Beta-Glucuronidase-Inhibitor
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
CNS-Depressant
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
COX-1-Inhibitor
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
COX-2-Inhibitor
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
Calcium-Antagonist
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Calcium-Channel-Blocker
Calcium found in Fruit (5830 ppm)
Cancer-Preventive
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
Cucurbitacin-b found in Fruit
Fiber found in Fruit (12550 ppm);found in Seed (15800 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (2465 ppm);found in Seed (336250 ppm)
Methionine found in Fruit (900 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (72 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Fruit (1435 ppm);found in Seed (95625 ppm)
Pectin found in Fruit (210000 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (4.9 ppm)
Carcinogenic
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (2465 ppm);found in Seed (336250 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Fruit (675 ppm)
Cardiodepressant
Choline found in Fruit (16020 ppm)
Cardioprotective
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (12550 ppm);found in Seed (15800 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (72 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (33635 ppm)
Cardiotoxic
Potassium found in Fruit (33635 ppm)
Cerebrotonic
Choline found in Fruit (16020 ppm)
Chemopreventive
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
Pectin found in Fruit (210000 ppm)
Choleretic
Oleic-acid found in Fruit (1435 ppm);found in Seed (95625 ppm)
Cholinergic
Choline found in Fruit (16020 ppm)
Circulotonic
Niacin found in Fruit (72 ppm)
Cold-preventive
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Collagenic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Colorant
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
Comedolytic
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (2465 ppm);found in Seed (336250 ppm)
Copper-Antagonist
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Cosmetic
Stearic-acid found in Fruit
Cytotoxic
Cucurbitacin-b found in Fruit
Cucurbitacin-d found in Fruit
Demulcent
Pectin found in Fruit (210000 ppm)
Deodorant
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Dermatitigenic
Iodine found in Fruit (1.12 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Fruit (1435 ppm);found in Seed (95625 ppm)
Detoxicant
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Diuretic
Arginine found in Fruit (3140 ppm)
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (5830 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (12550 ppm);found in Seed (15800 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (33635 ppm)
Emetic
Methionine found in Fruit (900 ppm)
Ergogenic
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Essential
Histidine found in Fruit (900 ppm)
Isoleucine found in Fruit (7400 ppm)
Leucine found in Fruit (8070 ppm)
Lysine found in Fruit (4700 ppm)
Methionine found in Fruit (900 ppm)
Threonine found in Fruit (4035 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Fruit (675 ppm)
Valine found in Fruit (6055 ppm)
FLavor
Oleic-acid found in Fruit (1435 ppm);found in Seed (95625 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit (225 ppm)
Stearic-acid found in Fruit
Threonine found in Fruit (4035 ppm)
Valine found in Fruit (6055 ppm)
Fibrinolytic
Niacin found in Fruit (72 ppm)
Fistula-Preventive
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Fungicide
Iodine found in Fruit (1.12 ppm)
Pectin found in Fruit (210000 ppm)
Gastroprotective
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
Glutathionigenic
Methionine found in Fruit (900 ppm)
Goitrogenic
Iodine found in Fruit (1.12 ppm)
Hematopoietic
Folacin found in Fruit (1.3 ppm)
Hemolytic
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit (225 ppm)
Hemostat
Pectin found in Fruit (210000 ppm)
Hepatoprotective
Choline found in Fruit (16020 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (2465 ppm);found in Seed (336250 ppm)
Methionine found in Fruit (900 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (72 ppm)
Hepatotoxic
Niacin found in Fruit (72 ppm)
Hypercholesterolemic
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit (225 ppm)
Hypertensive
Sodium found in Fruit (450 ppm)
Hyperthyroid
Iodine found in Fruit (1.12 ppm)
Hypnotic
Tryptophan found in Fruit (675 ppm)
Hypoammonemic
Arginine found in Fruit (3140 ppm)
Hypoarginanemic
Lysine found in Fruit (4700 ppm)
Hypocholesterolemic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (5830 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (12550 ppm);found in Seed (15800 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (2465 ppm);found in Seed (336250 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (72 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Fruit (1435 ppm);found in Seed (95625 ppm)
Pectin found in Fruit (210000 ppm)
Phytosterols found in Leaf (1300 ppm)
Stearic-acid found in Fruit
Hypoglycemic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (72 ppm)
Pectin found in Fruit (210000 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Fruit (675 ppm)
Hypolipidemic
Niacin found in Fruit (72 ppm)
Hypotensive
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (5830 ppm)
Choline found in Fruit (16020 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (12550 ppm);found in Seed (15800 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (33635 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Fruit (675 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Hypouricemic
Fiber found in Fruit (12550 ppm);found in Seed (15800 ppm)
Ileorelaxant
Choline found in Fruit (16020 ppm)
Immunomodulator
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (2465 ppm);found in Seed (336250 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Immunostimulant
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
Phosphorus found in Fruit (2915 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Immunosuppressant
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Insectifuge
Cucurbitacin-b found in Fruit
Cucurbitacin-d found in Fruit
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (2465 ppm);found in Seed (336250 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Fruit (1435 ppm);found in Seed (95625 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (6.5 ppm)
Insectiphile
Cucurbitacin-b found in Fruit
Cucurbitacin-d found in Fruit
Insulinase-Inhibitor
Tryptophan found in Fruit (675 ppm)
Insulinogenic
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Insulinotonic
Tryptophan found in Fruit (675 ppm)
Interferon-Synergist
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
Interferonogenic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Irritant
Oleic-acid found in Fruit (1435 ppm);found in Seed (95625 ppm)
Laxative
Calcium found in Fruit (5830 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (12550 ppm);found in Seed (15800 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Leptingenic
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Lipotropic
Choline found in Fruit (16020 ppm)
Methionine found in Fruit (900 ppm)
Lithogenic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Litholytic
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Lubricant
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit (225 ppm)
Stearic-acid found in Fruit
Memorigenic
Choline found in Fruit (16020 ppm)
Metastatic
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (2465 ppm);found in Seed (336250 ppm)
Monoamine-Precursor
Phenylalanine found in Fruit (3365 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Fruit (675 ppm)
Mucogenic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Mucolytic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Myorelaxant
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
NF-kB-Inhibitor
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
NO-Genic
Arginine found in Fruit (3140 ppm)
Nematicide
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (2465 ppm);found in Seed (336250 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit (225 ppm)
Neuroprotective
Thiamin found in Fruit (6.5 ppm)
Neurotransmitter
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Osteogenic
Phosphorus found in Fruit (2915 ppm)
Oxidant
Histidine found in Fruit (900 ppm)
Parasympathomimetic
Choline found in Fruit (16020 ppm)
Percutaneostimulant
Oleic-acid found in Fruit (1435 ppm);found in Seed (95625 ppm)
Perfumery
Oleic-acid found in Fruit (1435 ppm);found in Seed (95625 ppm)
Stearic-acid found in Fruit
Peristaltic
Pectin found in Fruit (210000 ppm)
Pesticide
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit (225 ppm)
Pectin found in Fruit (210000 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (6.5 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Phagocytotic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
Pituitary-Stimulant
Arginine found in Fruit (3140 ppm)
Prolactinogenic
Tryptophan found in Fruit (675 ppm)
Prooxidant
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
Iron found in Fruit (45 ppm)
Propecic
Linoleic-acid found in Fruit (2465 ppm);found in Seed (336250 ppm)
Oleic-acid found in Fruit (1435 ppm);found in Seed (95625 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit (225 ppm)
Stearic-acid found in Fruit
Protisticide
Iodine found in Fruit (1.12 ppm)
Sedative
Niacin found in Fruit (72 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Fruit (675 ppm)
Serotoninergic
Niacin found in Fruit (72 ppm)
Tryptophan found in Fruit (675 ppm)
Soap
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit (225 ppm)
Spermigenic
Arginine found in Fruit (3140 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Suppository
Stearic-acid found in Fruit
Testosteronigenic
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Thymoprotective
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
Thyrotropic
Iodine found in Fruit (1.12 ppm)
Tranquilizer
Calcium found in Fruit (5830 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Tremorigenic
Phenylalanine found in Fruit (3365 ppm)
Trichomonicide
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Tumor-Promoter
Tryptophan found in Fruit (675 ppm)
Ubiquiot
Beta-carotene found in Fruit
Uricosuric
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Folacin found in Fruit (1.3 ppm)
Urinary-Acidulant
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Urine-Acidifier
Methionine found in Fruit (900 ppm)
Urine-Deodorant
Methionine found in Fruit (900 ppm)
Uterorelaxant
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Vasodilator
Arginine found in Fruit (3140 ppm)
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (5830 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (12550 ppm);found in Seed (15800 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2465 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (72 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (33635 ppm)
Vulnerary
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (2265 ppm);found in Leaf (330 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (157 ppm)
Xanthine-Oxidase-Inhibitor
Folacin found in Fruit (1.3 ppm)

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
22-deoxocucurbitacin-d Plant
Arginine Fruit 140 3,140
Ascorbic-acid Fruit 101 2,265
Leaf 50 330
Ash Fruit 4,300 96,400
Seed 44,300
Beta-carotene Fruit
Beta-glycosidase Fruit
Calcium Fruit 200 5,830
Calcium-oxide Seed 1,100
Carbohydrates Fruit 29,000 760,000
Seed 83,000
Choline Fruit 640 16,020
Cucurbitacin-b Fruit
Cucurbitacin-d Fruit
Cucurbitacin-g Fruit
Cucurbitacin-h Fruit
Cucurbitacins Fruit 0 130
Fat Fruit 200 4,485
Seed 450,000 525,400
Fiber Fruit 5,600 12,550
Seed 15,800
Folacin Fruit 0.059 1.3
Fufural Fruit 1,740 43,512
Gibberellin-a50 Plant
Gibberellin-a52 Plant
Histidine Fruit 40 900
Iodine Fruit 0.005 1.12
Iron Fruit 2 45
Isoleucine Fruit 330 7,400
Kilocalories Fruit 140 3,140
Leucine Fruit 360 8,070
Linoleic-acid Fruit 90 2,465
Seed 288,000 336,250
Lysine Fruit 210 4,700
Magnesium Fruit 110 2,465
Methionine Fruit 40 900
Niacin Fruit 3.2 72
Oleic-acid Fruit 40 1,435
Seed 81,900 95,625
Palmitic-acid Fruit 10 225
Pectin Fruit 8,400 210,000
Phenylalanine Fruit 150 3,365
Phosphorus Fruit 130 2,915
Phosphorus-oxide Seed 24,600
Phytosterols Leaf 1,300
Potassium Fruit 860 33,635
Protein Fruit 2,000 139,000
Seed 307,200
Riboflavin Fruit 0.2 4.9
Saponin Seed
Sodium Fruit 20 450
Stearic-acid Fruit
Thiamin Fruit 0.3 6.5
Threonine Fruit 180 4,035
Tryptophan Fruit 30 675
Uronic-anhydride Fruit 4,900 122,800
Valine Fruit 270 6,055
Vit-b-6 Fruit 0.4 9
Water Fruit 955,400 963,000
Seed 24,700
Zinc Fruit 7 157
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]