Porophyllum ruderale Health effects and herbal facts

Porophyllum ruderale

Medical use

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Geografical distribution

  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Native
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico , Texas
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja Sur, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tamaulipas
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro, Veracruz, Yucatan
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Native
    • Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda - Antigua; Bahamas; Cayman Islands; Cuba; Dominica; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Hispaniola; Jamaica; Martinique; Montserrat; Netherlands Antilles; Puerto Rico; St. Kitts and Nevis - St. Kitts; St. Lucia; St. Vincent and Grenadines
    • Mesoamerica: Costa Rica; Guatemala; Honduras; Panama
    • Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    • Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador ; Peru
    • Southern South America: Argentina; Paraguay; Uruguay

Biological activities

ACE-Inhibitor
Alpha-terpinene found in Plant (85 ppm)
Gamma-terpinene found in Plant (155 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (55 ppm)
AChE-Inhibitor
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Acaricide
Alpha-terpinene found in Plant (85 ppm)
Gamma-terpinene found in Plant (155 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
Alpha-terpinene found in Plant (85 ppm)
Gamma-terpinene found in Plant (155 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (55 ppm)
Allelochemic
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (40 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Allergenic
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (40 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (4 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (55 ppm)
Analgesic
Myrcene found in Plant (55 ppm)
P-cymene found in Plant (65 ppm)
Antiacetylcholinesterase
Alpha-terpinene found in Plant (85 ppm)
Gamma-terpinene found in Plant (155 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
P-cymene found in Plant (65 ppm)
Antiacne
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (40 ppm)
Antiadenomic
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Antiasthmatic
4-terpineol found in Plant (465 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Antibacillary
P-cymene found in Plant (65 ppm)
Antibacterial
Alpha-phellandrene found in Plant (4 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (40 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (55 ppm)
P-cymene found in Plant (65 ppm)
Sabinene found in Plant (2885 ppm)
Anticancer
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Anticonvulsant
Myrcene found in Plant (55 ppm)
Antiesophagitic
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Antifeedant
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (40 ppm)
Gamma-terpinene found in Plant (155 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Antiflu
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (40 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
P-cymene found in Plant (65 ppm)
Antihelicobacter
Sabinene found in Plant (2885 ppm)
Antiinflammatory
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (40 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (4 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Antilithic
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Antilymphomic
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Antimutagenic
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (55 ppm)
Antinitrosaminic
Alpha-terpinene found in Plant (85 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (55 ppm)
Antinociceptive
Myrcene found in Plant (55 ppm)
Antiobesity
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Antioxidant
4-terpineol found in Plant (465 ppm)
Gamma-terpinene found in Plant (155 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (55 ppm)
Antipneumonic
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (40 ppm)
Antiradicular
4-terpineol found in Plant (465 ppm)
Antirheumatalgic
P-cymene found in Plant (65 ppm)
Antiseptic
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (40 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (4 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Sabinene found in Plant (2885 ppm)
Antispasmodic
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (40 ppm)
Alpha-terpinene found in Plant (85 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (4 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (55 ppm)
Antistaphylococcic
Alpha-phellandrene found in Plant (4 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (40 ppm)
Antitumor
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Antiulcer
Sabinene found in Plant (2885 ppm)
Antiviral
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (40 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
P-cymene found in Plant (65 ppm)
Apoptotic
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Bronchoprotectant
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Cancer-Preventive
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (40 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Candidicide
Beta-pinene found in Plant (4 ppm)
Candidistat
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Chemopreventive
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (55 ppm)
Cholesterolytic
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Coleoptophile
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (40 ppm)
Dermal
Alpha-phellandrene found in Plant (4 ppm)
Detoxicant
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Diuretic
4-terpineol found in Plant (465 ppm)
Emetic
Alpha-phellandrene found in Plant (4 ppm)
Enterocontractant
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Expectorant
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (40 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
FLavor
4-terpineol found in Plant (465 ppm)
Alpha-phellandrene found in Plant (4 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (40 ppm)
Alpha-terpinene found in Plant (85 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (4 ppm)
Gamma-terpinene found in Plant (155 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (55 ppm)
N-decanal found in Plant (55 ppm)
P-cymene found in Plant (65 ppm)
Fungicide
Alpha-phellandrene found in Plant (4 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (55 ppm)
P-cymene found in Plant (65 ppm)
Fungiphilic
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Fungistat
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
GST-Inducer
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Herbicide
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (40 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (4 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
P-cymene found in Plant (65 ppm)
Histaminic
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Hypothermic
Myrcene found in Plant (55 ppm)
Immunomodulator
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Insecticide
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (40 ppm)
Alpha-terpinene found in Plant (85 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Insectifuge
4-terpineol found in Plant (465 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (40 ppm)
Alpha-terpinene found in Plant (85 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (4 ppm)
Gamma-terpinene found in Plant (155 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (55 ppm)
P-cymene found in Plant (65 ppm)
Insectiphile
Alpha-phellandrene found in Plant (4 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (40 ppm)
Interleukin-6-Inhibitor
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Irritant
Alpha-phellandrene found in Plant (4 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (40 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (4 ppm)
Gamma-terpinene found in Plant (155 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (55 ppm)
P-cymene found in Plant (65 ppm)
Laxative
Alpha-phellandrene found in Plant (4 ppm)
P-cymene found in Plant (65 ppm)
Lipolytic
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Myorelaxant
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (55 ppm)
NO-Genic
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Nematicide
Decanol found in Plant (4 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Ornithine-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Ozone-Scavenger
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
P450-2B1-Inhibitor
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (40 ppm)
Alpha-terpinene found in Plant (85 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (55 ppm)
P450-Inducer
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Perfumery
4-terpineol found in Plant (465 ppm)
Alpha-phellandrene found in Plant (4 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (40 ppm)
Alpha-terpinene found in Plant (85 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (4 ppm)
Gamma-terpinene found in Plant (155 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (55 ppm)
Sabinene found in Plant (2885 ppm)
Peristaltic
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Pesticide
4-terpineol found in Plant (465 ppm)
Alpha-phellandrene found in Plant (4 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (40 ppm)
Alpha-terpinene found in Plant (85 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (4 ppm)
Decanol found in Plant (4 ppm)
Gamma-terpinene found in Plant (155 ppm)
Germacrene-d found in Plant
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Myrcene found in Plant (55 ppm)
P-cymene found in Plant (65 ppm)
Pheromone
Germacrene-d found in Plant
Photosensitizer
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Sedative
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (40 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
P-cymene found in Plant (65 ppm)
Spasmogenic
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (40 ppm)
Alpha-terpinene found in Plant (85 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (4 ppm)
Tranquilizer
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (40 ppm)
Transdermal
Alpha-pinene found in Plant (40 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Plant (4 ppm)
Limonene found in Plant (13 ppm)
Trichomonicide
P-cymene found in Plant (65 ppm)

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
(e)-anethole Plant 6 9
(e)-beta-ocimene Plant 3 4
(e)-caryophyllene Plant 15 22
(e)-nerolidiol Plant 3 4
(z)-beta-ocimene Plant 80 120
4-terpineol Plant 310 465
Alpha-phellandrene Plant 3 4
Alpha-pinene Plant 27 40
Alpha-terpinene Plant 55 85
Alpha-terpinolene Plant 24 36
Alpha-thujene Plant 15
Beta-pinene Plant 3 4
Cis-pinene-hydrate Plant 12 18
Decanol Plant 3 4
Eo Plant 3,000 4,500
Gamma-terpinene Plant 100 155
Germacrene-d Plant
Limonene Plant 9 13
Myrcene Plant 35 55
N-decanal Plant 38 55
P-cymene Plant 40 65
Sabinene Plant 1,925 2,885
Thymol-methyl-ether Plant 3 4
Trans-pinene-hydrate Plant 9 14
Undecene Plant 65 100
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]