Pycnanthemum loomisii Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
Loomis's mountain-mint
Pycnanthemum loomisii

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Pycnanthemum loomisii Pycnanthemum loomisii Pycnanthemum loomisii Pycnanthemum loomisii Pycnanthemum loomisii Pycnanthemum loomisii Pycnanthemum loomisii

Geografical distribution

  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Native
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - West Virginia
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Georgia , North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia

Biological activities

ACE-Inhibitor
Alpha-terpinene found in Shoot (168 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Shoot (1932 ppm)
Gamma-terpinene found in Shoot (420 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (756 ppm)
AChE-Inhibitor
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
Pulegone found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Acaricide
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Alpha-terpinene found in Shoot (168 ppm)
Gamma-terpinene found in Shoot (420 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
Alpha-terpinene found in Shoot (168 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Shoot (1932 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (672 ppm)
Gamma-terpinene found in Shoot (420 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (756 ppm)
Allelochemic
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (2646 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
Terpinolene found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Allelopathic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Shoot (1932 ppm)
Camphene found in Shoot (1260 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Shoot (714 ppm)
Allergenic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (2646 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (1218 ppm)
Carvone found in Shoot (42 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (672 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (756 ppm)
Analgesic
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (672 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (756 ppm)
P-cymene found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Anesthetic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Anthelmintic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Antiacetylcholinesterase
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Alpha-terpinene found in Shoot (168 ppm)
Carvone found in Shoot (42 ppm)
Elemol found in Shoot
Gamma-terpinene found in Shoot (420 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
P-cymene found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Pulegone found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Shoot (714 ppm)
Antiacne
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (2646 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Shoot (1932 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (672 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Shoot (714 ppm)
Antiadenomic
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
Antiallergic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Shoot (714 ppm)
Antiasthmatic
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (672 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Shoot (714 ppm)
Antibacillary
P-cymene found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Antibacterial
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (2646 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Shoot (1932 ppm)
Bornyl-acetate found in Shoot (42 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (672 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (756 ppm)
P-cymene found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Pulegone found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Sabinene found in Shoot (7224 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Shoot (714 ppm)
Antibronchitic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Anticancer
Alpha-terpineol found in Shoot (1932 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
Anticariogenic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Shoot (1932 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (672 ppm)
Anticatarrh
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Anticholinesterase
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Pulegone found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Anticonvulsant
Myrcene found in Shoot (756 ppm)
Antidermatitic
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (672 ppm)
Antiedemic
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (672 ppm)
Caryophyllene-oxide found in Shoot
Antiesophagitic
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
Antifatigue
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Antifeedant
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (2646 ppm)
Bornyl-acetate found in Shoot (42 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (672 ppm)
Caryophyllene-oxide found in Shoot
Gamma-terpinene found in Shoot (420 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
Terpinolene found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Antiflu
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (2646 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
P-cymene found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Antihalitosic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Antihelicobacter
Sabinene found in Shoot (7224 ppm)
Antihistaminic
Pulegone found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Antiinflammatory
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (2646 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Shoot (1932 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (1218 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (672 ppm)
Caryophyllene-oxide found in Shoot
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
Antilaryngitic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Antileishmanic
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (672 ppm)
Antilithic
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
Antilymphomic
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
Antimutagenic
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (756 ppm)
Antinitrosaminic
Alpha-terpinene found in Shoot (168 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (756 ppm)
Terpinolene found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Antinociceptive
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (756 ppm)
Antiobesity
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
Antionychyotic
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (672 ppm)
Antioxidant
Camphene found in Shoot (1260 ppm)
Gamma-terpinene found in Shoot (420 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (756 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Shoot (714 ppm)
Terpinolene found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Antipharyngitic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Antiplaque
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Antipneumonic
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (2646 ppm)
Antiproliferant
Alpha-terpineol found in Shoot (1932 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (672 ppm)
Antiproliferative
Carvone found in Shoot (42 ppm)
Antipyretic
Pulegone found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Antirheumatalgic
P-cymene found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Antirheumatic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Antirhinitic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Antiseptic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (2646 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Shoot (1932 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (1218 ppm)
Carvone found in Shoot (42 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
Sabinene found in Shoot (7224 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Shoot (714 ppm)
Antisinusitic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Antispasmodic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (2646 ppm)
Alpha-terpinene found in Shoot (168 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (1218 ppm)
Bornyl-acetate found in Shoot (42 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (672 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (756 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Shoot (714 ppm)
Antistaphylococcic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (2646 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (672 ppm)
Antistreptococcic
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (672 ppm)
Antitumor
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (672 ppm)
Caryophyllene-oxide found in Shoot
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
Antitussive
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Shoot (714 ppm)
Antiulcer
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (672 ppm)
Elemol found in Shoot
Sabinene found in Shoot (7224 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Shoot (714 ppm)
Antiviral
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (2646 ppm)
Bornyl-acetate found in Shoot (42 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
P-cymene found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Apoptotic
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
Avifuge
Pulegone found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Bacteriostatic
Terpinen-4-ol found in Shoot (714 ppm)
Bronchoprotectant
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
CNS-Stimulant
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Carvone found in Shoot (42 ppm)
Calcium-Antagonist
Caryophyllene-oxide found in Shoot
Cancer-Preventive
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (2646 ppm)
Carvone found in Shoot (42 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
Pulegone found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Candidicide
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (1218 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (672 ppm)
Pulegone found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Candidistat
Carvone found in Shoot (42 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
Carcinogenic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Carminative
Carvone found in Shoot (42 ppm)
Cerebrotoxic
Pulegone found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Chemopreventive
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (756 ppm)
Choleretic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Cholesterolytic
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
Cicatrizant
Alpha-terpineol found in Shoot (1932 ppm)
Coleoptophile
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (2646 ppm)
Convulsant
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Counterirritant
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Cytochrome-P450-Inducer
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Decongestant
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Degranulant
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Dentifrice
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Deodorant
Terpinolene found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Detoxicant
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
Diuretic
Terpinen-4-ol found in Shoot (714 ppm)
Edemagenic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Encephalopathic
Pulegone found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Enterocontractant
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
Expectorant
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (2646 ppm)
Bornyl-acetate found in Shoot (42 ppm)
Camphene found in Shoot (1260 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
FLavor
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (2646 ppm)
Alpha-terpinene found in Shoot (168 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Shoot (1932 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (1218 ppm)
Bornyl-acetate found in Shoot (42 ppm)
Camphene found in Shoot (1260 ppm)
Carvone found in Shoot (42 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (672 ppm)
Gamma-terpinene found in Shoot (420 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (756 ppm)
P-cymene found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Pulegone found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Terpinolene found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Fungicide
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (672 ppm)
Caryophyllene-oxide found in Shoot
Myrcene found in Shoot (756 ppm)
P-cymene found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Pulegone found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Shoot (714 ppm)
Terpinolene found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Fungiphilic
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
Fungistat
Carvone found in Shoot (42 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
GST-Inducer
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
Gastroprotective
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (672 ppm)
Glutathionalytic
Pulegone found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Hallucinogenic
Pulegone found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Hepatotonic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Hepatotoxic
Pulegone found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Herbicide
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (2646 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (1218 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
P-cymene found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Pulegone found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Shoot (714 ppm)
Histaminic
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
Hypotensive
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Hypothermic
Myrcene found in Shoot (756 ppm)
Immunomodulator
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
Inflammatory
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Insecticide
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (2646 ppm)
Alpha-terpinene found in Shoot (168 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Shoot (1932 ppm)
Carvone found in Shoot (42 ppm)
Caryophyllene-oxide found in Shoot
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
Pulegone found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Insectifuge
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (2646 ppm)
Alpha-terpinene found in Shoot (168 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (1218 ppm)
Bornyl-acetate found in Shoot (42 ppm)
Camphene found in Shoot (1260 ppm)
Carvone found in Shoot (42 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (672 ppm)
Gamma-terpinene found in Shoot (420 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (756 ppm)
P-cymene found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Pulegone found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Shoot (714 ppm)
Insectiphile
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (2646 ppm)
Interleukin-6-Inhibitor
Alpha-terpineol found in Shoot (1932 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
Irritant
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (2646 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (1218 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (672 ppm)
Gamma-terpinene found in Shoot (420 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (756 ppm)
P-cymene found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Shoot (714 ppm)
Larvicide
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (672 ppm)
Laxative
P-cymene found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Lipolytic
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
Mosquitocide
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (672 ppm)
Mosquitofuge
Alpha-terpineol found in Shoot (1932 ppm)
Motor-Depressant
Alpha-terpineol found in Shoot (1932 ppm)
Carvone found in Shoot (42 ppm)
Myorelaxant
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Bornyl-acetate found in Shoot (42 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (756 ppm)
NO-Genic
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
Nematicide
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Shoot (1932 ppm)
Carvone found in Shoot (42 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Shoot (714 ppm)
Nephrotoxic
Pulegone found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Neurotoxic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Pulegone found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Ornithine-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
Ozone-Scavenger
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
P450-2B1-Inhibitor
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (2646 ppm)
Alpha-terpinene found in Shoot (168 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (756 ppm)
P450-Inducer
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
Pediculicide
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Perfume
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Perfumery
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (2646 ppm)
Alpha-terpinene found in Shoot (168 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Shoot (1932 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (1218 ppm)
Carvone found in Shoot (42 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (672 ppm)
Gamma-terpinene found in Shoot (420 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (756 ppm)
Pulegone found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Sabinene found in Shoot (7224 ppm)
Terpinolene found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Peristaltic
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
Pesticide
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (2646 ppm)
Alpha-terpinene found in Shoot (168 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Shoot (1932 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (1218 ppm)
Bornyl-acetate found in Shoot (42 ppm)
Camphene found in Shoot (1260 ppm)
Carvone found in Shoot (42 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (672 ppm)
Caryophyllene-oxide found in Shoot
Gamma-terpinene found in Shoot (420 ppm)
Germacrene-d found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
Myrcene found in Shoot (756 ppm)
P-cymene found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Pulegone found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Shoot (714 ppm)
Terpinolene found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Pheromone
Germacrene-d found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Photosensitizer
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
Pulifuge
Pulegone found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Pulmonotoxic
Pulegone found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Renoirritant
Terpinen-4-ol found in Shoot (714 ppm)
Rubefacient
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Secretogogue
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Sedative
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (2646 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Shoot (1932 ppm)
Bornyl-acetate found in Shoot (42 ppm)
Carvone found in Shoot (42 ppm)
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (672 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
P-cymene found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Pulegone found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Spasmogenic
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (2646 ppm)
Alpha-terpinene found in Shoot (168 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (1218 ppm)
Camphene found in Shoot (1260 ppm)
Spermicide
Terpinen-4-ol found in Shoot (714 ppm)
Surfactant
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Termiticide
Alpha-terpineol found in Shoot (1932 ppm)
Termitifuge
Caryophyllene found in Shoot (672 ppm)
Testosterone-Hydroxylase-Inducer
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Tranquilizer
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (2646 ppm)
Transdermal
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Alpha-pinene found in Shoot (2646 ppm)
Alpha-terpineol found in Shoot (1932 ppm)
Beta-pinene found in Shoot (1218 ppm)
Limonene found in Shoot (2520 ppm)
Trichomonicide
1,8-cineole found in Shoot (26040 ppm)
Carvone found in Shoot (42 ppm)
P-cymene found in Shoot (84 ppm)
Vermicide
Carvone found in Shoot (42 ppm)
Vulnerary
Alpha-terpineol found in Shoot (1932 ppm)
Terpinen-4-ol found in Shoot (714 ppm)

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
1,8-cineole Shoot 17,853 26,040
Alpha-pinene Shoot 2,046 2,646
Alpha-terpinene Shoot 33 168
Alpha-terpineol Shoot 1,452 1,932
Beta-pinene Shoot 825 1,218
Bornyl-acetate Shoot 33 42
Camphene Shoot 330 1,260
Carvone Shoot 1 42
Caryophyllene Shoot 330 672
Caryophyllene-oxide Shoot
Cis-p-menth-2-en-1-ol Shoot 33 42
Delta-elemene Shoot 33 42
Delta-terpineol Shoot 33 84
Elemol Shoot
Eo Shoot 31,000 42,000
Gamma-terpinene Shoot 99 420
Germacrene-d Shoot 66 84
Limonene Shoot 330 2,520
Linalol Shoot 33 84
Myrcene Shoot 495 756
P-cymene Shoot 33 84
Pulegone Shoot 33 84
Sabinene Shoot 4,884 7,224
Terpinen-4-ol Shoot 396 714
Terpinolene Shoot 33 84
Trans-nerolidol Shoot
Trans-sabinene-hydrate Shoot 66 168
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]