Simaba cedron Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
cedron

Cedron is a member of the quassia family, Simaroubaceae, native to Colombia and Central America.

Simaba cedron

Medical use

Economic importance of Simaba cedron

Medicines folklore

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Geografical distribution

  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Native
    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Western South America: Bolivia
    Cultivated
    • Mesoamerica: Central America
    • South America

Biological activities

Absorbent
Starch found in Seed (360000 ppm)
Amebicide
Quassin found in Seed
Antinesidioblastosic
Starch found in Seed (360000 ppm)
Apertif
Quassin found in Seed
Emetic
Quassin found in Seed
Emollient
Starch found in Seed (360000 ppm)
Insecticide
Quassin found in Seed
Pesticide
Quassin found in Seed
Poultice
Starch found in Seed (360000 ppm)

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
Cedrin Seed
Cedronine Seed
Cedronoline Seed
Cedronyline Seed
Fat Seed 120,000
Quassin Seed
Starch Seed 360,000
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]