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Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical databases facilitate in-depth plant, chemical, bioactivity, and ethnobotany searches using scientific or common names. Search results can be downloaded in PDF or spreadsheet form. Of interest to pharmaceutical, nutritional, and biomedical research, as well alternative therapies and herbal products.


Key: A= Biological Activity C= Chemical E= Ethnobotany Plant P= Plant S= Syndrome U= Ethnobotany Use
P Mahonia repens (Creeping Barberry; Oregon Barberry; Oregon Grape; Oregon Grape-Holly)
P Berberis aquifolium (Blue Barberry; Holly Barberry; Holly Mahonia; Mountain Grape; Oregon Grape)
P Myrrhis odorata (Cicely; Garden Myrrh; Myrrh; Sweet Chervil; Sweet Cicely)
P Trilisa odoratissima (Carolina Vanilla; Deer's Tongue; Hound's Tongue; Vanilla Plant)
P Mahonia nervosa (Oregon Barberry; Oregon Grape; Oregon Grape-Holly; Water Holly)
P Aframomum melegueta (Alligator Pepper; Grains-of-Paradise; Guinea Grains; Malagettapfeffer (Ger.); Malagueta (Sp.); Melegueta Pepper)
P Ononis spinosa (Hauhechel (Ger.); Restharrow; Spiny Restharrow)
P Lycium barbarum (Barbary Matrimony Vine; Common Matrimony Vine; Duke of Argyll's Eta Tree; Matrimony Vine; Ning Xia Gou Qi (Chin.))
P Dianthus caryophyllus (Carnation; Clavel (Sp.); Clove Pink; Nelke (Ger.); Oeillet (Fr.))
P Eruca sativa (Achnef (Berber; BOU); Ackerrauke (Ger.; MAD); Ai'afein (Arab.; BOU); Ai'sha (Arab.; BOU); Aruca (Malta; KAB); Arugula (E)
P Bowiea volubilis (Climbing Onion; Zulu Potato)
P Origanum vulgare (Slender Turkish Oregano)
E Anemone cernua (Pai T'Ou Weng)
E Atractylis ovata (Shu Chiu; Ts'Ang Shu)
E Bupleurum octoradiatum (Ch'Ai Hu; Tz'U Hu)
E Calamus draco (K'O Liu)
E Citrus sinensis (Naranja De China; Naranjo Dulce; Orange; Oranger Doux; Portakal; Z'Orange Douce)
E Elephantopus scaber (Elefantenfuss; Go Jihva; Gobhi; Lengua De Vaca; Tabac Marron; Tapak leman; Tapak Liman; Ti Tan T'Ou; Tupak sulaiman (SDo)
E Jasminum officinale (Jessamine; So Hsing; Yasamin; Yasemin; Yeh Hsi Mi; Yeh Hsi Ming)