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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 Hemsleya amabilis (Luo Guo)
P Heracleum laciniatum (Laciniate Cow-parsnip)
P Hippeastrum vittatum (Barbados lily)
P Humulus lupulus (Hops)
P Hyptis emoryi (Desert Lavender)
P Kalmia latifolia (Calico Bush; Mountain Laurel; Spoonwood)
P Lablab purpureus (Bonavist Bean; Hyacinth Bean; Lablab Bean)
P Laburnum anagyroides (Golden Chain Tree)
P Lachnanthes tinctoria (Redroot)
P Lactuca sativa (Lettuce)
P Lactuca scariola (Prickly Lettuce)
P Lactuca virosa (Bitter Lettuce)
P Lagenaria siceraria (Calabash Gourd; White-Flowered Gourd)
P Lagerstroemia indica (Crape Myrtle)
P Lagochilus inebrians (Intoxicating Mint)
P Lantana camara (Lantana; Wild Sage)
P Larrea tridentata (Chaparral; Creosote Bush)