Maranta arundinacea Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
arrowroot maranta West Indian arrowroot
Maranta arundinacea

Medical use

Economic importance of Maranta arundinacea

Environmental ornamental
Human food starch
Materials gum/resin
Medicines folklore

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Geografical distribution

  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Native
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Tamaulipas
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Morelos, Oaxaca, Puebla, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Native
    • Caribbean: Cuba; Dominican Republic; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Haiti; Martinique; Puerto Rico; St. Vincent and Grenadines; Virgin Islands (U.S.) - St. Croix
    • Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Western South America: Colombia; Ecuador

Biological activities

11B-HSD-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
5-Lipoxygenase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
ATPase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
Absorbent
Starch found in Rhizome (695000 ppm)
Acidulant
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Aldehyde-Oxidase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Leaf
Vanillic-acid found in Leaf
Allelochemic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Leaf
Allelopathic
Syringic-acid found in Leaf
Vanillic-acid found in Leaf
Allergenic
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Lignans found in Leaf
Niacin found in Root (16 ppm)
Protocatechuic-acid found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Leaf
Alpha-Glucosidase-Inhibitor
Protocatechuic-acid found in Leaf
Analgesic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Leaf
Thiamin found in Root (4 ppm)
Angiotensin-Receptor-Blocker
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Fiber found in Root (61000 ppm)
Anthelmintic
Vanillic-acid found in Leaf
AntiAGE
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
AntiCFS
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
AntiCTS
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
AntiEBV
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
AntiGTF
Quercetin found in Leaf
AntiHIV
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Leaf
AntiLegionella
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Protocatechuic-acid found in Leaf
AntiLyme
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Niacin found in Root (16 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Root (0.7 ppm)
Thiamin found in Root (4 ppm)
AntiPMS
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
Calcium found in Root (467 ppm)
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antiacne
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
Antiacrodynic
Niacin found in Root (16 ppm)
Antiaflatoxin
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antiaggregant
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Quercetin found in Leaf
Salicylates found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Antiaging
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antiakathisic
Iron found in Root (75 ppm)
Antialcoholic
Thiamin found in Root (4 ppm)
Antiallergic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Calcium found in Root (467 ppm)
Niacin found in Root (16 ppm)
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antialzheimeran
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Niacin found in Root (16 ppm)
Quercetin found in Leaf
Thiamin found in Root (4 ppm)
Antiamblyopic
Niacin found in Root (16 ppm)
Antianaphylactic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antianemic
Iron found in Root (75 ppm)
Antianginal
Niacin found in Root (16 ppm)
Antiangiogenic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antianorectic
Thiamin found in Root (4 ppm)
Antianxiety
Calcium found in Root (467 ppm)
Antiarabiflavinotic
Riboflavin found in Root (0.7 ppm)
Antiarrhythmic
Calcium found in Root (467 ppm)
Protocatechuic-acid found in Leaf
Antiarthritic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
Calcium found in Root (467 ppm)
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antiasthmatic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
Protocatechuic-acid found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antiatherosclerotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Calcium found in Root (467 ppm)
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antibackache
Thiamin found in Root (4 ppm)
Antibacterial
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
P-hydroxy-benzoic-acid found in Leaf
Protocatechuic-acid found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Leaf
Vanillic-acid found in Leaf
Antiberiberi
Thiamin found in Root (4 ppm)
Anticancer
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
Vanillic-acid found in Leaf
Anticanker
Iron found in Root (75 ppm)
Thiamin found in Root (4 ppm)
Anticarcinogenic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Anticarcinomic
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
Anticardiospasmic
Thiamin found in Root (4 ppm)
Anticariogenic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Anticarpal-Tunnel
Riboflavin found in Root (0.7 ppm)
Anticataract
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Niacin found in Root (16 ppm)
Quercetin found in Leaf
Riboflavin found in Root (0.7 ppm)
Thiamin found in Root (4 ppm)
Anticephalagic
Riboflavin found in Root (0.7 ppm)
Anticervicaldysplasic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Root (0.7 ppm)
Anticheilitic
Iron found in Root (75 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Root (0.7 ppm)
Antichilblain
Niacin found in Root (16 ppm)
Anticlastogen
Protocatechuic-acid found in Leaf
Anticlimacteric
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Calcium found in Root (467 ppm)
Anticold
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Anticolitic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Thiamin found in Root (4 ppm)
Anticomplementary
Quercetin found in Leaf
Anticonvulsant
Niacin found in Root (16 ppm)
Anticoronary
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
Anticystitic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antidecubitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Root (0.7 ppm)
Thiamin found in Root (4 ppm)
Antideliriant
Thiamin found in Root (4 ppm)
Antidementia
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Niacin found in Root (16 ppm)
Thiamin found in Root (4 ppm)
Antidepressant
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Calcium found in Root (467 ppm)
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antidermatitic
Niacin found in Root (16 ppm)
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antidiabetic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Fiber found in Root (61000 ppm)
Niacin found in Root (16 ppm)
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antidyspeptic
Thiamin found in Root (4 ppm)
Antidysphagic
Niacin found in Root (16 ppm)
Antieczemic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Antiedemic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Antielastase
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antiencephalitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antiencephalopathic
Thiamin found in Root (4 ppm)
Antiendometriotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Antiepileptic
Niacin found in Root (16 ppm)
Antiescherichic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antiestrogenic
Lignans found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antifatigue
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Thiamin found in Root (4 ppm)
Vanillic-acid found in Leaf
Antifeedant
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antifibrosarcomic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antifibrotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Antiflu
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antigallstone
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Antigastric
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antigastritic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Thiamin found in Root (4 ppm)
Antigenotoxic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Antigingivitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Antiglaucomic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Antiglossitic
Riboflavin found in Root (0.7 ppm)
Antigonadotropic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antihangover
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Niacin found in Root (16 ppm)
Thiamin found in Root (4 ppm)
Antiheartburn
Thiamin found in Root (4 ppm)
Antihemolytic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Antihemorrhagic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Antihepatitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Antihepatotoxic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Protocatechuic-acid found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antiherpetic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Protocatechuic-acid found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Leaf
Thiamin found in Root (4 ppm)
Antihistaminic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Niacin found in Root (16 ppm)
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antihydrophobic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antihyperactivity
Niacin found in Root (16 ppm)
Antihypercholesterolemic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Antihyperkeratotic
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
Antihyperkinetic
Calcium found in Root (467 ppm)
Antihypertensive
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Calcium found in Root (467 ppm)
Fiber found in Root (61000 ppm)
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antihyperthyroid
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Antiichythyotic
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
Antiinfertility
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Antiinflammatory
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Protocatechuic-acid found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Leaf
Salicylates found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Vanillic-acid found in Leaf
Antiinsomniac
Calcium found in Root (467 ppm)
Antiinsomnic
Niacin found in Root (16 ppm)
Antiischemic
Protocatechuic-acid found in Leaf
Antikeratitic
Riboflavin found in Root (0.7 ppm)
Antileishmanic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antilepric
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Antileukemic
Protocatechuic-acid found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Leaf
Vanillic-acid found in Leaf
Antileukoplakic
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
Antileukotriene
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antilipoperoxidant
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antilithic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Antilupus
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
Antimaculitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
Antimalarial
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antimastitic
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
Antimeasles
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Antimelanogenic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Protocatechuic-acid found in Leaf
Antimelanomic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antimenopausal
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Calcium found in Root (467 ppm)
Antimenorrhagic
Iron found in Root (75 ppm)
Antimetastatic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antimigraine
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Root (0.7 ppm)
Thiamin found in Root (4 ppm)
Antimutagenic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Lignans found in Leaf
P-hydroxy-benzoic-acid found in Leaf
Protocatechuic-acid found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antimycotic
Lignans found in Leaf
Antimyocarditic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Thiamin found in Root (4 ppm)
Antinesidioblastosic
Starch found in Rhizome (695000 ppm)
Antineuralgic
Niacin found in Root (16 ppm)
Thiamin found in Root (4 ppm)
Antineuramidase
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Antineurasthenic
Thiamin found in Root (4 ppm)
Antineuritic
Thiamin found in Root (4 ppm)
Antineuropathic
Thiamin found in Root (4 ppm)
Antinitrosaminic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antinitrosic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Antinociceptive
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antiobesity
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Calcium found in Root (467 ppm)
Fiber found in Root (61000 ppm)
Antiophidic
Protocatechuic-acid found in Leaf
Antiorchitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Antiosteoarthritic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Antiosteoporotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Calcium found in Root (467 ppm)
Phosphorus found in Root (561 ppm)
Antioxidant
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Lignans found in Leaf
P-hydroxy-benzoic-acid found in Leaf
Protocatechuic-acid found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Leaf
Riboflavin found in Root (0.7 ppm)
Syringic-acid found in Leaf
Vanillic-acid found in Leaf
Antiozenic
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
Antipancreatitic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antipapillomic
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
Antiparkinsonian
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Niacin found in Root (16 ppm)
Antiparotitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Antipellagric
Niacin found in Root (16 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Root (0.7 ppm)
Antiperiodontal
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antiperiodontitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Calcium found in Root (467 ppm)
Antiperistaltic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antipermeability
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antiperoxidant
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Protocatechuic-acid found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Leaf
Syringic-acid found in Leaf
Vanillic-acid found in Leaf
Antipharyngitic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antiphotophobic
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Root (0.7 ppm)
Antipityriasic
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
Antiplaque
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antiplasmodial
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antipneumonic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Antipodriac
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antipolio
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antipoliomyelitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Thiamin found in Root (4 ppm)
Antiporphyric
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
Antiproliferant
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antiprostanoid
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antiprostatitic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antipsoriac
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antipyretic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Salicylates found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Antiradicular
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
P-hydroxy-benzoic-acid found in Leaf
Protocatechuic-acid found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Leaf
Syringic-acid found in Leaf
Vanillic-acid found in Leaf
Antiretinotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Antirheumatic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
Calcium found in Root (467 ppm)
Antirhinitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Antiscorbutic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Antiscotomic
Niacin found in Root (16 ppm)
Antiseptic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Protocatechuic-acid found in Leaf
Vanillic-acid found in Leaf
Antishingles
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Antisickling
P-hydroxy-benzoic-acid found in Leaf
Vanillic-acid found in Leaf
Antispasmodic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Niacin found in Root (16 ppm)
Protocatechuic-acid found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antistreptococcic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antistress
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
Calcium found in Root (467 ppm)
Antisunburn
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Antisyndrome-X
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Antithiamin
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antithrombic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antithyroid
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Antitic
Calcium found in Root (467 ppm)
Antitrypanosomic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antitumor-Promoter
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Leaf
Vanillic-acid found in Leaf
Antitumor
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Fiber found in Root (61000 ppm)
Lignans found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Leaf
Vanillic-acid found in Leaf
Antitussive
Protocatechuic-acid found in Leaf
Antiulcer
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Fiber found in Root (61000 ppm)
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antiuricosuric
Salicylates found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Antivertigo
Niacin found in Root (16 ppm)
Antiviral
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Lignans found in Leaf
Protocatechuic-acid found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Leaf
Antixerophthalmic
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
Anxiolytic
Calcium found in Root (467 ppm)
Phosphorus found in Root (561 ppm)
Apoptotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Protocatechuic-acid found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Leaf
Ascaricide
Vanillic-acid found in Leaf
Asthma-preventive
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Autotoxic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Bacteristat
Quercetin found in Leaf
Beta-Blocker
Fiber found in Root (61000 ppm)
Beta-Glucuronidase-Inhibitor
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Bradycardiac
Quercetin found in Leaf
CNS-Active
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
CNS-Stimulant
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
COMT-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
COX-1-Inhibitor
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
COX-2-Inhibitor
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
Quercetin found in Leaf
Calcium-Antagonist
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Calcium-Channel-Blocker
Calcium found in Root (467 ppm)
Calmodulin-Antagonist
Quercetin found in Leaf
Cancer-Preventive
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Fiber found in Root (61000 ppm)
Lignans found in Leaf
Niacin found in Root (16 ppm)
P-hydroxy-benzoic-acid found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Leaf
Riboflavin found in Root (0.7 ppm)
Vanillic-acid found in Leaf
Candidicide
Quercetin found in Leaf
Capillariprotective
Quercetin found in Leaf
Carcinogenic
Protocatechuic-acid found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Leaf
Cardioprotective
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Fiber found in Root (61000 ppm)
Niacin found in Root (16 ppm)
Protocatechuic-acid found in Leaf
Cardiovascular
Lignans found in Leaf
Catabolic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Cathartic
Lignans found in Leaf
Chemopreventive
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Protocatechuic-acid found in Leaf
Cholagogue
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Choleretic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Vanillic-acid found in Leaf
Circulotonic
Niacin found in Root (16 ppm)
Clastogenic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Cold-preventive
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Collagen-Sparing
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Collagenic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Colorant
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
Copper-Chelator
Quercetin found in Leaf
Cyclooxygenase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
Cytochrome-P450-1A2-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
Cytotoxic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Deiodinase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
Detoxicant
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Differentiator
Quercetin found in Leaf
Diuretic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Calcium found in Root (467 ppm)
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Fiber found in Root (61000 ppm)
Emollient
Starch found in Rhizome (695000 ppm)
Estrogenic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Fibrinolytic
Niacin found in Root (16 ppm)
Fistula-Preventive
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Fungicide
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Protocatechuic-acid found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Leaf
Vanillic-acid found in Leaf
Fungistat
P-hydroxy-benzoic-acid found in Leaf
Gastroprotective
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
Glucosyl-Transferase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
Glutathione-Depleting
Protocatechuic-acid found in Leaf
HIV-RT-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
Hemostat
Quercetin found in Leaf
Hepatomagenic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Hepatoprotective
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Niacin found in Root (16 ppm)
Quercetin found in Leaf
Hepatotoxic
Niacin found in Root (16 ppm)
Protocatechuic-acid found in Leaf
Histamine-Inhibitor
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Hyperglycemic
Salicylates found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Hypocholesterolemic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Calcium found in Root (467 ppm)
Fiber found in Root (61000 ppm)
Niacin found in Root (16 ppm)
Hypoglycemic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Niacin found in Root (16 ppm)
Quercetin found in Leaf
Salicylates found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Hypolipidemic
Niacin found in Root (16 ppm)
Hypotensive
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Calcium found in Root (467 ppm)
Fiber found in Root (61000 ppm)
Hypouricemic
Fiber found in Root (61000 ppm)
Immunomodulator
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Immunostimulant
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Phosphorus found in Root (561 ppm)
Protocatechuic-acid found in Leaf
Immunosuppressant
P-hydroxy-benzoic-acid found in Leaf
Vanillic-acid found in Leaf
Inotropic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Insectifuge
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Thiamin found in Root (4 ppm)
Insulinogenic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Interferon-Synergist
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
Interferonogenic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Juvabional
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Leaf
Larvistat
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Leaf
Laxative
Calcium found in Root (467 ppm)
Fiber found in Root (61000 ppm)
Vanillic-acid found in Leaf
Leukotriene-Inhibitor
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Lipoxygenase-Inhibitor
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Leaf
Lithogenic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
MAO-A-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
MMP-9-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
Mast-Cell-Stabilizer
Quercetin found in Leaf
Metal-Chelator
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Metalloproteinase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
Mucogenic
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
Mucolytic
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Mutagenic
Quercetin found in Leaf
NADH-Oxidase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
NEP-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
NF-kB-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
NO-Genic
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
NO-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
NO-Synthase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
Nephrotoxic
Protocatechuic-acid found in Leaf
Neuroprotective
Quercetin found in Leaf
Thiamin found in Root (4 ppm)
Ornithine-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Leaf
Osteogenic
Phosphorus found in Root (561 ppm)
Oviposition-Stimulant
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
P450-Inducer
Quercetin found in Leaf
P450-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
PGE2-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
PTK-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
Pesticide
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
P-hydroxy-benzoic-acid found in Leaf
Protocatechuic-acid found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Leaf
Thiamin found in Root (4 ppm)
Vanillic-acid found in Leaf
Phagocytotic
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
Protocatechuic-acid found in Leaf
Phospholipase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
Phytoalexin
P-hydroxy-benzoic-acid found in Leaf
Plasmodicide
Quercetin found in Leaf
Poultice
Starch found in Rhizome (695000 ppm)
Proliferant
Quercetin found in Leaf
Prooxidant
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
Iron found in Root (75 ppm)
Prostaglandigenic
P-hydroxy-benzoic-acid found in Leaf
Protocatechuic-acid found in Leaf
Prostaglandin-Synthesis-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
Protein-Kinase-C-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
Quinone-Reductase-Inducer
Quercetin found in Leaf
Secretogogue
P-hydroxy-benzoic-acid found in Leaf
Protocatechuic-acid found in Leaf
Sedative
Niacin found in Root (16 ppm)
Serotoninergic
Niacin found in Root (16 ppm)
Sunscreen
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Sweetener
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
TNF-alpha-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
Teratologic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Thymoprotective
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
Topoisomerase-I-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
Topoisomerase-II-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
Tranquilizer
Calcium found in Root (467 ppm)
Tumorigenic
Quercetin found in Leaf
Tyrosinase-Inhibitor
Protocatechuic-acid found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Leaf
Tyrosine-Kinase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
Ubiquiot
Beta-carotene found in Root (0 ppm)
P-hydroxy-benzoic-acid found in Leaf
Protocatechuic-acid found in Leaf
Syringic-acid found in Leaf
Vanillic-acid found in Leaf
Uricosuric
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Salicylates found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Urinary-Acidulant
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
VEGF-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
Vasodilator
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Calcium found in Root (467 ppm)
Fiber found in Root (61000 ppm)
Niacin found in Root (16 ppm)
Quercetin found in Leaf
Vulnerary
Ascorbic-acid found in Root (215 ppm)
Chlorogenic-acid found in Leaf
Xanthine-Oxidase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
cAMP-Phosphodiesterase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf
iNOS-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Leaf

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
Ascorbic-acid Root 70 215
Ash Root 9,000 37,000
Beta-carotene Root 0
Calcium Root 150 467
Carbohydrates Root 295,000 911,000
Chlorogenic-acid Leaf
Fat Root 1,000 6,000
Fiber Root 19,000 61,000
Iron Root 19 75
Kilocalories Root 1,250 3,830
Lignans Leaf
Niacin Root 5 16
P-hydroxy-benzoic-acid Leaf
Phloretic-acid Leaf
Phosphorus Root 180 561
Protein Root 16,000 56,000
Protocatechuic-acid Leaf
Quercetin Leaf
Riboflavin Root 0.2 0.7
Salicylates Fruit 0
Starch Rhizome 250,000 695,000
Sugars Root 21,000 63,000
Syringic-acid Leaf
Thiamin Root 0.8 4
Vanillic-acid Leaf
Water Root 572,000 674,000
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]