Terminalia alata Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
Indian-laurel
Terminalia alata

Medical use

Economic importance of Terminalia alata

Invertebrate food silkworms
Materials wod

Gallery

Terminalia alata Terminalia alata Terminalia alata

Geografical distribution

  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Native
    • Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh; India
    • Indo-China: Cambodia; Laos; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam

Biological activities

Anthelmintic
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (130 ppm);found in Heart Wood
AntiHIV
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (130 ppm);found in Heart Wood
Antibacterial
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (130 ppm);found in Heart Wood
Anticancer
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (130 ppm);found in Heart Wood
Anticarcinomic
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (130 ppm);found in Heart Wood
Antiedemic
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (130 ppm);found in Heart Wood
Antiinflammatory
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (130 ppm);found in Heart Wood
Antileukemic
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (130 ppm);found in Heart Wood
Antimalarial
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (130 ppm);found in Heart Wood
Antimelanomic
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (130 ppm);found in Heart Wood
Antinociceptive
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (130 ppm);found in Heart Wood
Antiplasmodial
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (130 ppm);found in Heart Wood
Antitumor
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (130 ppm);found in Heart Wood
Antiviral
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (130 ppm);found in Heart Wood
Apoptotic
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (130 ppm);found in Heart Wood
Cytotoxic
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (130 ppm);found in Heart Wood
Phospholipase-A2-Inhibitor
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (130 ppm);found in Heart Wood
Prostaglandin-Synthesis-Inhibitor
Betulinic-acid found in Bark (130 ppm);found in Heart Wood

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
Betulinic-acid Bark 130
Heart Wood
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]