Sophora secundiflora Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
mescal-bean Texas-mountain-laurel
Sophora secundiflora

Medical use

Economic importance of Sophora secundiflora

Environmental ornamental
Materials beads
Medicines folklore
Vertebrate poisons mamals

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Geografical distribution

  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Native
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico , Texas
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Hidalgo, Puebla, Queretaro

Biological activities

Abortifacient
Sparteine found in Plant
Angiotensin-Receptor-Blocker
Fiber found in Seed (311000 ppm)
Potassium found in Seed (1150 ppm)
AntiPMS
Calcium found in Seed (1900 ppm)
Antiallergic
Calcium found in Seed (1900 ppm)
Antianxiety
Calcium found in Seed (1900 ppm)
Antiarrhythmic
Calcium found in Seed (1900 ppm)
Potassium found in Seed (1150 ppm)
Sparteine found in Plant
Antiarthritic
Calcium found in Seed (1900 ppm)
Antiatherosclerotic
Calcium found in Seed (1900 ppm)
Antidepressant
Calcium found in Seed (1900 ppm)
Potassium found in Seed (1150 ppm)
Antidiabetic
Fiber found in Seed (311000 ppm)
Antifatigue
Potassium found in Seed (1150 ppm)
Antiganglionic
Sparteine found in Plant
Antihyperkinetic
Calcium found in Seed (1900 ppm)
Antihypertensive
Calcium found in Seed (1900 ppm)
Fiber found in Seed (311000 ppm)
Potassium found in Seed (1150 ppm)
Antiinflammatory
Cytisine found in Seed
Sparteine found in Plant
Antiinsomniac
Calcium found in Seed (1900 ppm)
Antimenopausal
Calcium found in Seed (1900 ppm)
Antiobesity
Calcium found in Seed (1900 ppm)
Fiber found in Seed (311000 ppm)
Antiosteoporotic
Calcium found in Seed (1900 ppm)
Phosphorus found in Seed (140 ppm)
Antioxidant
Sparteine found in Plant
Antiperiodontitic
Calcium found in Seed (1900 ppm)
Antiperoxidant
Sparteine found in Plant
Antirheumatic
Calcium found in Seed (1900 ppm)
Antispasmodic
Potassium found in Seed (1150 ppm)
Antistress
Calcium found in Seed (1900 ppm)
Antistroke
Potassium found in Seed (1150 ppm)
Antitachycardic
Sparteine found in Plant
Antitic
Calcium found in Seed (1900 ppm)
Antitumor
Fiber found in Seed (311000 ppm)
Antiulcer
Fiber found in Seed (311000 ppm)
Anxiolytic
Calcium found in Seed (1900 ppm)
Phosphorus found in Seed (140 ppm)
Potassium found in Seed (1150 ppm)
Beta-Blocker
Fiber found in Seed (311000 ppm)
Potassium found in Seed (1150 ppm)
Bradycardic
Sparteine found in Plant
Calcium-Channel-Blocker
Calcium found in Seed (1900 ppm)
Cancer-Preventive
Fiber found in Seed (311000 ppm)
Cardiodepressant
Sparteine found in Plant
Cardioprotective
Fiber found in Seed (311000 ppm)
Potassium found in Seed (1150 ppm)
Cardiotoxic
Potassium found in Seed (1150 ppm)
Cathartic
Sparteine found in Plant
Curaroid
Sparteine found in Plant
Diuretic
Calcium found in Seed (1900 ppm)
Fiber found in Seed (311000 ppm)
Potassium found in Seed (1150 ppm)
Sparteine found in Plant
Hallucinogenic
Cytisine found in Seed
Hypocholesterolemic
Calcium found in Seed (1900 ppm)
Fiber found in Seed (311000 ppm)
Hypoglycemic
Sparteine found in Plant
Hypotensive
Calcium found in Seed (1900 ppm)
Fiber found in Seed (311000 ppm)
Potassium found in Seed (1150 ppm)
Hypouricemic
Fiber found in Seed (311000 ppm)
Immunostimulant
Phosphorus found in Seed (140 ppm)
Insecticide
Sparteine found in Plant
Laxative
Calcium found in Seed (1900 ppm)
Fiber found in Seed (311000 ppm)
Molluscicide
Cytisine found in Seed
Sparteine found in Plant
Nematistat
Cytisine found in Seed
Osteogenic
Phosphorus found in Seed (140 ppm)
Oxytocic
Sparteine found in Plant
Pesticide
Cytisine found in Seed
Sparteine found in Plant
Pressor
Cytisine found in Seed
Psychoactive
Cytisine found in Seed
Respiradepressant
Sparteine found in Plant
Respirastimulant
Cytisine found in Seed
Tachycardiagenic
Sparteine found in Plant
Teratogenic
Cytisine found in Seed
Toxic
Cytisine found in Seed
Tranquilizer
Calcium found in Seed (1900 ppm)
Uterocontractant
Sparteine found in Plant
Vasodilator
Calcium found in Seed (1900 ppm)
Fiber found in Seed (311000 ppm)
Potassium found in Seed (1150 ppm)

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
11-allyl-cytisine Plant
Ash Seed 32,000
Calcium Seed 500 1,900
Carbohydrates Seed 731,000 780,000
Cytisine Seed
Fat Seed 134,000 252,000
Fiber Seed 151,000 311,000
N-methyl-cytisine Plant
Phosphorus Seed 140
Potassium Seed 1,150
Protein Seed 156,000 224,000
Sparteine Plant
Unanisoflavone Plant
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]