Schinus terebinthifolius Health effects and herbal facts

Schinus terebinthifolius is a species of flowering plant in the cashew family, Anacardiaceae, that is native to subtropical and tropical South America. It is found in the following states of Brazil: Alagoas, Bahia, Espírito Santo, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Pernambuco, Paraná, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Norte, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, São Paulo and Sergipe. Common names include Brazilian pepper, aroeira, rose pepper, and Christmasberry.

Schinus terebinthifolius

Medical use

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Biological activities

11B-HSD-Inhibitor
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
ATPase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Plant
Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Allelochemic
Myricetin found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Allergenic
Quercetin found in Plant
Analgesic
Quercetin found in Plant
Androgenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Angiogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Anorexic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Anthelmintic
Tannin found in Bark
AntiHIV
Myricetin found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Tannin found in Bark
AntiPMS
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiadenomic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Antiaflatoxin
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiaggregant
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiaging
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiallergenic
Myricetin found in Leaf
Antiallergic
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Antialzheimeran
Quercetin found in Plant
Antianaphylactic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiandrogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Antiangiogenic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiarthritic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiasthmatic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiatherosclerotic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antibacterial
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Myricetin found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Tannin found in Bark
Anticariogenic
Quercetin found in Plant
Tannin found in Bark
Anticataract
Quercetin found in Plant
Anticolitic
Quercetin found in Plant
Anticomplementary
Quercetin found in Plant
Anticystitic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antidepressant
Quercetin found in Plant
Antidermatitic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antidiabetic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antidiarrheic
Tannin found in Bark
Antidysenteric
Tannin found in Bark
Antiedemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Antielastase
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiencephalitic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiescherichic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiestrogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Antifeedant
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Myricetin found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Antifertility
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Antifibrosarcomic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antifilarial
Cardol found in Resin, Exudate, Sap
Antiflu
Quercetin found in Plant
Antigastric
Myricetin found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Antigingivitic
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Myricetin found in Leaf
Antigonadotrophic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Myricetin found in Leaf
Antigonadotropic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antihepatotoxic
Quercetin found in Plant
Tannin found in Bark
Antiherpetic
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Antihistaminic
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Myricetin found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Antihydrophobic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antihyperlipoproteinaemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Antihypertensive
Quercetin found in Plant
Tannin found in Bark
Antiimplantation
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Antiinflammatory
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Myricetin found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Antileishmanic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antileukemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Antileukotriene
Quercetin found in Plant
Antilipolytic
Tannin found in Bark
Antilipoperoxidant
Quercetin found in Plant
Antilymphocytic
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Antilymphomic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Antimalarial
Quercetin found in Plant
Antimelanomic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antimetastatic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antimutagenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Myricetin found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Tannin found in Bark
Antimyocarditic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antinephritic
Tannin found in Bark
Antinitrosaminic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antinociceptive
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiophidic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Tannin found in Bark
Antioxidant
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Myricetin found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Tannin found in Bark
Antipancreatitic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiperiodontal
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiperiodontic
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Myricetin found in Leaf
Antiperistaltic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antipermeability
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiperoxidant
Quercetin found in Plant
Antipharyngitic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiplaque
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Myricetin found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiplasmodial
Quercetin found in Plant
Antipodriac
Quercetin found in Plant
Antipolio
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiprogestational
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Antiproliferant
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiprostaglandin
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Antiprostanoid
Quercetin found in Plant
Antiprostatadenomic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Antiprostatitic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Antipsoriac
Quercetin found in Plant
Antipyretic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Antiradicular
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Tannin found in Bark
Antirenitic
Tannin found in Bark
Antiseptic
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Myricetin found in Leaf
Antiserotonin
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Antispasmodic
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Antistaphylococcic
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Antistreptococcic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antithiamin
Quercetin found in Plant
Antithrombic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antitrypanosomic
Quercetin found in Plant
Antitumor-Promoter
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Tannin found in Bark
Antitumor
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Tannin found in Bark
Antiulcer
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Tannin found in Bark
Antiviral
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Myricetin found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Tannin found in Bark
Apoptotic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Myricetin found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Aromatase-Inhibitor
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Artemicide
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Bacteristat
Quercetin found in Plant
Bradycardiac
Quercetin found in Plant
COMP-Inhibitor
Myricetin found in Leaf
COMT-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Plant
COX-2-Inhibitor
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Calmodulin-Antagonist
Quercetin found in Plant
Cancer-Preventive
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Myricetin found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Tannin found in Bark
Candidicide
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Myricetin found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Capillariprotective
Leucocyanidin found in Plant
Quercetin found in Plant
Carcinogenic
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Tannin found in Bark
Caspase-8-Inducer
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Catabolic
Quercetin found in Plant
Chelator
Tannin found in Bark
Choleretic
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Copper-Chelator
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Cyclooxygenase-Inhibitor
Cardol found in Resin, Exudate, Sap
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Tannin found in Bark
Cytochrome-P450-1A2-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Plant
Cytotoxic
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Deiodinase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Plant
Differentiator
Quercetin found in Plant
Diuretic
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Myricetin found in Leaf
Estrogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Febrifuge
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Fungicide
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Glucosyl-Transferase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Plant
Tannin found in Bark
Gonadotrophic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
HIV-RT-Inhibitor
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Hemostat
Quercetin found in Plant
Hepatomagenic
Quercetin found in Plant
Hepatoprotective
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Tannin found in Bark
Hyperthermic
Phellandrene found in Seed
Hypocholesterolemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Hypoglycemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Myricetin found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Hypolipidemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Hypotensive
Kaempferol found in Leaf
ICAM-1-Inhibitor
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Immunosuppressant
Tannin found in Bark
Inotropic
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Insulinogenic
Quercetin found in Plant
Iodothyronine-Deiodinase-Inhibitor
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Irritant
Phellandrene found in Seed
JNK-Inhibitor
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Juvabional
Quercetin found in Plant
Larvistat
Myricetin found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Lipoxygenase-Inhibitor
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Myricetin found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Tannin found in Bark
MAO-A-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Plant
MAO-Inhibitor
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Tannin found in Bark
MMP-9-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Plant
Mast-Cell-Stabilizer
Quercetin found in Plant
Metalloproteinase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Plant
Molluscicide
Cardol found in Resin, Exudate, Sap
Mutagenic
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Myricetin found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
NADH-Oxidase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Plant
NEP-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Plant
NF-kB-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Plant
NO-Inhibitor
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
NO-Synthase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Plant
Natriuretic
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Neuroprotective
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Ornithine-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Plant
Tannin found in Bark
Oxidase-Inhibitor
Myricetin found in Leaf
P450-Inducer
Quercetin found in Plant
P450-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Plant
PAF-Inhibitor
Kaempferol found in Leaf
PGE2-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Plant
Pesticide
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Cardol found in Resin, Exudate, Sap
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Myricetin found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Tannin found in Bark
Phospholipase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Plant
Plasmodicide
Quercetin found in Plant
Proliferant
Quercetin found in Plant
Prostaglandin-Synthesis-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Plant
Protein-Kinase-C-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Plant
Psychotropic
Tannin found in Bark
Quinone-Reductase-Inducer
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Myricetin found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Spasmogenic
Phellandrene found in Seed
Spermicide
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
TNF-alpha-Inhibitor
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Teratologic
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Topoisomerase-I-Inhibitor
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Myricetin found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Topoisomerase-II-Inhibitor
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Myricetin found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Tumor-Promoter
Phellandrene found in Seed
Tumorigenic
Quercetin found in Plant
Tyrosinase-Inhibitor
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Tyrosine-Kinase-Inhibitor
Myricetin found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Ubiquiot
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Ulcerogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Leaf
Uterotrophic
Kaempferol found in Leaf
VEGF-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Plant
Vasodilator
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Myricetin found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
Xanthine-Oxidase-Inhibitor
Quercetin found in Plant
Tannin found in Bark
cAMP-Phosphodiesterase-Inhibitor
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant
iNOS-Inhibitor
Kaempferol found in Leaf
Quercetin found in Plant

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
3-alpha-hydroxymasticodienonic-acid Leaf
Baurenone Plant
Beta-sitosterol Leaf
Cardol Resin, Exudate, Sap
Eo Seed 250,000 450,000
Fat Seed 80,000 322,000
Kaempferol Leaf
Leucocyanidin Plant
Masticodienonic-acid Leaf
Myricetin Leaf
Phellandrene Seed
Protein Seed 108,000
Quercetin Plant
Resin Bark
Schinol Fruit
Tannin Bark
Terebinthifolic-acid Plant
Terebinthone Fruit
Triacontane Leaf
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]