Smilax regelii Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
brown sarsaparilla Honduran sarsaparilla Jamaica sarsaparilla sarsaparilla
Smilax regelii

Medical use

Economic importance of Smilax regelii

Food additives flavoring
Environmental ornamental
Medicines folklore

Gallery

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Geografical distribution

  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Native
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas, Oaxaca
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Native
    • Mesoamerica: Belize; Honduras; Nicaragua

Biological activities

Androgenic
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Angiogenic
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Anorexic
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Antiadenomic
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Antiandrogenic
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Antibacterial
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Antiedemic
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Antiestrogenic
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Antifeedant
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Antifertility
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Antigonadotrophic
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Antihepatotoxic
Stigmasterol found in Root
Antihyperlipoproteinaemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antiinflammatory
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Stigmasterol found in Root
Antileukemic
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Antilymphomic
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Antimutagenic
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Antinociceptive
Stigmasterol found in Root
Antiophidic
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Antioxidant
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Antiprogestational
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Antiprostaglandin
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Antiprostatadenomic
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Antiprostatitic
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Antipyretic
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Antiviral
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Stigmasterol found in Root
Apoptotic
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Artemicide
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Cancer-Preventive
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Candidicide
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Caspase-8-Inducer
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Estrogenic
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Febrifuge
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Gonadotrophic
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Hepatoprotective
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Hypocholesterolemic
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Stigmasterol found in Root
Hypoglycemic
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Hypolipidemic
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Ovulant
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Pesticide
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Sedative
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Spermicide
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Ubiquiot
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Ulcerogenic
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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
Beta-sitosterol Root
Stigmasterol Root
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]