Valeriana jatamansi Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
Indian valerian
Valeriana jatamansi

Medical use

Economic importance of Valeriana jatamansi

Food additives flavoring
Materials esential oils
Medicines folklore

Gallery

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Geografical distribution

  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Native
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan
    • China: China - Gansu, Guizhou, Henan, Hubei , Hunan, Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Native
    • Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India - Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Sikkim, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal; Pakistan
    • Indo-China: Myanmar

Biological activities

5-Alpha-Reductase-Inhibitor
Arachidonic-acid found in Root
Linoleic-acid found in Root
Oleic-acid found in Root
Palmitic-acid found in Root
Acaricide
Formic-acid found in Root
Acidulant
Acetic-acid found in Root
Allergenic
Oleic-acid found in Root
Alpha-Reductase-Inhibitor
Oleic-acid found in Root
Androgenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Anemiagenic
Oleic-acid found in Root
Angiogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Anorexic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
AntiMS
Linoleic-acid found in Root
Antiacne
Linoleic-acid found in Root
Antiadenomic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antialopecic
Linoleic-acid found in Root
Oleic-acid found in Root
Palmitic-acid found in Root
Antianaphylactic
Linoleic-acid found in Root
Antiandrogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Linoleic-acid found in Root
Oleic-acid found in Root
Palmitic-acid found in Root
Antiarrhythmic
Valepotriates found in Root (50000 ppm)
Antiarteriosclerotic
Linoleic-acid found in Root
Antiarthritic
Linoleic-acid found in Root
Antiatherosclerotic
Malic-acid found in Root
Antibacterial
Acetic-acid found in Root
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Malic-acid found in Root
Patchouli-alcohol found in Root
Anticancer
Butyric-acid found in Root
Anticoronary
Linoleic-acid found in Root
Antidermatitic
Arachidonic-acid found in Root
Antieczemic
Arachidonic-acid found in Root
Linoleic-acid found in Root
Antiedemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antiestrogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antifeedant
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antifertility
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antifibrinolytic
Linoleic-acid found in Root
Palmitic-acid found in Root
Antifibromyalgic
Malic-acid found in Root
Antigonadotrophic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antigranular
Linoleic-acid found in Root
Antihistaminic
Linoleic-acid found in Root
Antihyperlipoproteinaemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antiinflammatory
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Linoleic-acid found in Root
Oleic-acid found in Root
Antileukemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antileukotriene-B4
Arachidonic-acid found in Root
Antileukotriene-D4
Linoleic-acid found in Root
Oleic-acid found in Root
Antilithic
Cryptomeridol found in Root
Antilymphomic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antimenorrhagic
Linoleic-acid found in Root
Antimutagenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antiophidic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antiotitic
Acetic-acid found in Root
Antioxidant
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Palmitic-acid found in Root
Antiplaque
Patchouli-alcohol found in Root
Antiprogestational
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antiprostaglandin
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antiprostatadenomic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antiprostatitic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Linoleic-acid found in Root
Antipsoriatic
Arachidonic-acid found in Root
Antipyretic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Antirhinoviral
Ar-curcumene found in Root
Antisalmonella
Acetic-acid found in Root
Antiseborrheic
Malic-acid found in Root
Antiseptic
Formic-acid found in Root
Malic-acid found in Root
Antispasmodic
Cryptomeridol found in Root
Antisyncopic
Formic-acid found in Root
Antitubercular
Malic-acid found in Root
Antitumor
Butyric-acid found in Root
Malic-acid found in Root
Valepotriates found in Root (50000 ppm)
Antiulcer
Ar-curcumene found in Root
Antivaginitic
Acetic-acid found in Root
Antiviral
Ar-curcumene found in Root
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Apoptotic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Butyric-acid found in Root
Artemicide
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Astringent
Formic-acid found in Root
Bacteristat
Malic-acid found in Root
Bruchifuge
Butyric-acid found in Root
Bruchiphobe
Malic-acid found in Root
CNS-Depressant
Valepotriates found in Root (50000 ppm)
Cancer-Preventive
Arachidonic-acid found in Root
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Linoleic-acid found in Root
Oleic-acid found in Root
Candidicide
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Carcinogenic
Linoleic-acid found in Root
Caspase-8-Inducer
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Choleretic
Oleic-acid found in Root
Coagulant
Arachidonic-acid found in Root
Comedolytic
Linoleic-acid found in Root
Coronary-Dilator
Cryptomeridol found in Root
Valepotriates found in Root (50000 ppm)
Corrosive
Formic-acid found in Root
Counterirritant
Formic-acid found in Root
Cytotoxic
Valepotriates found in Root (50000 ppm)
Dermatitigenic
Oleic-acid found in Root
Estrogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Expectorant
Acetic-acid found in Root
FLavor
Formic-acid found in Root
Isovaleric-acid found in Root
Oleic-acid found in Root
Palmitic-acid found in Root
Propionic-acid found in Root
Febrifuge
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Fungicide
Acetic-acid found in Root
Patchouli-alcohol found in Root
Propionic-acid found in Root
Fungistat
Formic-acid found in Root
Fungitoxic
Formic-acid found in Root
Gonadotrophic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Hemolytic
Palmitic-acid found in Root
Hemopoietic
Malic-acid found in Root
Hepatoprotective
Arachidonic-acid found in Root
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Linoleic-acid found in Root
Hypercholesterolemic
Palmitic-acid found in Root
Hypocholesterolemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Linoleic-acid found in Root
Oleic-acid found in Root
Hypoglycemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Hypolipidemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Immunomodulator
Linoleic-acid found in Root
Immunostimulant
Arachidonic-acid found in Root
Insectifuge
Linoleic-acid found in Root
Oleic-acid found in Root
Insulinogenic
Arachidonic-acid found in Root
Irritant
Formic-acid found in Root
Isovaleric-acid found in Root
Oleic-acid found in Root
Propionic-acid found in Root
Keratitigenic
Acetic-acid found in Root
Lubricant
Palmitic-acid found in Root
Metastatic
Linoleic-acid found in Root
Mucolytic
Acetic-acid found in Root
Mycobactericide
Malic-acid found in Root
Myocontractant
Arachidonic-acid found in Root
Nematicide
Linoleic-acid found in Root
Palmitic-acid found in Root
Nematistat
Butyric-acid found in Root
Osteolytic
Acetic-acid found in Root
Percutaneostimulant
Oleic-acid found in Root
Perfumery
Acetic-acid found in Root
Isovaleric-acid found in Root
Oleic-acid found in Root
Propionic-acid found in Root
Pesticide
Acetic-acid found in Root
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Butyric-acid found in Root
Formic-acid found in Root
Malic-acid found in Root
Palmitic-acid found in Root
Patchouli-alcohol found in Root
Propionic-acid found in Root
Preservative
Formic-acid found in Root
Propecic
Linoleic-acid found in Root
Oleic-acid found in Root
Palmitic-acid found in Root
Protisticide
Acetic-acid found in Root
Pyrogenic
Arachidonic-acid found in Root
Rubefacient
Propionic-acid found in Root
Sedative
Isovaleric-acid found in Root
Valepotriates found in Root (50000 ppm)
Sialogogue
Malic-acid found in Root
Soap
Palmitic-acid found in Root
Spermicide
Acetic-acid found in Root
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Thymoleptic
Acevaltrate found in Plant
Toxic
Formic-acid found in Root
Tranquilizer
Isovaleric-acid found in Root
Ubiquiot
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Ulcerogenic
Acetic-acid found in Root
Beta-sitosterol found in Root
Verrucolytic
Acetic-acid found in Root

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Chemicals detected

Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]