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Dr Duke's list of Chemicals and their Biological Activities in: Rivea corymbosa HALL. f. (Convolvulaceae) -- Snakeplant

Identifier

018381

Type of Spiritual Experience

Background

There is a lot of healing potential in this plant, lost somewhat because of its hallucinogenic activity, principally provided by Tryptophan

A description of the experience

Chemicals and their Biological Activities in: Rivea corymbosa HALL. f. (Convolvulaceae) -- Snakeplant


Chemicals

1,7-DIMETHYLPHENANTHRENE Seed: DUKE1992A

No activity reported.

ALKALOIDS Seed 560 ppm; DUKE1992A

No activity reported.

CHANOCLAVINE Seed 40 ppm; DUKE1992A

No activity reported.

ELYMOICLAVINE Seed 15 ppm; DUKE1992A

No activity reported.

ERGINE Seed 100 ppm; DUKE1992A

No activity reported.

ERGOMETRINE Seed 20 ppm; DUKE1992A

Abortifacient DUKE1992B ; Antiimplantation JBH ; Hemostat CRC ; Lactafuge JBH ; Oxytocic JBH ; Prolactin-Inhibitor JBH ; Uterotonic CRC

ERGOMETRININE Seed 20 ppm; DUKE1992A

No activity reported.

ISOERGINE Seed 190 ppm; DUKE1992A

Hallucinogen 2 mg/man/day/orl CRC

LYSERGOL Seed: DUKE1992A

No activity reported.

PENNICLAVINE Seed: DUKE1992A

No activity reported.

PHENANTHRENE Seed: DUKE1992A

No activity reported.

TRYPTOPHAN Seed: DUKE1992A

Analgesic 750 mg/4x/day/orl/man M29 ; Antianxiety 500-1,000 mg/meal WER ; Antidementia 3 g/day WER ; Antidepressant 1-3 g/3x/day/orl/man M29 ; Antidyskinetic 2-8 g/orl/wmn/day M29 ; Antihypertensive JAF36:1079 ; Antiinsomniac 1-3 g/day WER ; Antimanic 12 g/man/day/orl PAM ; Antimenopausal 6 g/day WER ; Antimigraine 500 mg/man/4x/day M29 ; Antioxidant 125 ug/ml; Antiparkinsonian 2 g 3 x/day WER ; Antiphenylketonuric M29 ; Antiprostaglandin 250 pg/ml X12120812 ; Antipsychotic 12 g/man/day M29 ; Antirheumatic M29 ; Antiscoliotic ACS791:267 ; Carcinogenic CRC ; Essential JBH ; Hypnotic M29 ; Hypoglycemic EMP6:157 ; Hypotensive 3 g/day WER ; Insulinase-Inhibitor EMP6:157 ; Insulinotonic JAF36:1079 ; Monoamine-Precursor PAM ; Prolactinogenic PAM ; Sedative 3-10 g/man/day; Serotoninergic 6-12 g/day/orl/man MAR ; Tumor-Promoter JAF36:1079

TUBICORYNE Plant: DUKE1992A

No activity reported.

 

The source of the experience

Dr Dukes plant database

Concepts, symbols and science items

Concepts

Symbols

Science Items

Activities and commonsteps

Activities

Suppressions

Rivea corymbosa

Commonsteps

References

ACS791:267: Jim Duke's personal files

CRC: CRC Handbook of Medicinal Herbs and/or CRC Handbook of Proximate Analyses

DUKE1992A: Duke, James A. 1992. Handbook of phytochemical constituents of GRAS herbs and other economic plants. Boca Raton, FL. CRC Press.

DUKE1992B: Duke, James A. 1992. Handbook of biologically active phytochemicals and their activities. Boca Raton, FL. CRC Press.

EMP6:157: Economic & Medicinal Plant Research, 6: 157.

JAF36:1079: J. Agri. & Food Chemistry, 36: 1079.

JBH: Jeffery B. Harborne and H. Baxter, eds. 1983. Phytochemical Dictionary. A Handbook of Bioactive Compounds from Plants. Taylor & Frost, London. 791 pp.

M29: Martindale's 29th

MAR: Martindale's 28th

PAM: Pizzorno, J.E. and Murray, M.T. 1985. A Textbook of Natural Medicine. John Bastyr College Publications, Seattle, Washington (Looseleaf).

WER: Werbach, M. 1993. Healing with Food. Harper Collins, New York, 443 pp.

X12120812: Jim Duke's personal files

ppm = parts per million
tr = trace