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Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases

Chemicals and their Biological Activities in: Physalis angulata L. (Solanaceae) -- Bolsa Mullaca, Winter Cherry


ASH Fruit 20,000 - 200,000 ppm CRC
No activity reported.

CALCIUM Fruit 810 - 8,100 ppm CRC
Antiallergic 500 mg/day; Antianxiety DAS ; Antiatherosclerotic WER ; Antidepressant DAS ; Antidote (Aluminum) DAS ; Antidote (Lead) DAS ; Antihyperkinetic DAS ; Antiinsomniac DAS ; Antiosteoporotic 500 mg day WER ; Antiperiodontitic 750 mg day WER ; AntiPMS 1 g day WER ; Antitic DAS ; Hypocholesterolemic 500 mg day WER ; Hypotensive 1 g/day WER

CARBOHYDRATES Fruit 45,000 - 450,000 ppm CRC
No activity reported.

FAT Fruit 4,000 - 40,000 ppm CRC
No activity reported.

FIBER Fruit 14,000 - 140,000 ppm CRC
Antidiabetic DUKE1992B ; Antiobesity DUKE1992B ; Antitumor PAM ; Antiulcer PAM ; Cancer-Preventive 525 ; Cardioprotective DUKE1992B ; Hypocholesterolemic DUKE1992B ; Hypotensive 10 g/man/day/orl PAM ; Laxative DUKE1992B

KILOCALORIES Fruit 27 - 2,700 /kg CRC
No activity reported.

PHOSPHORUS Fruit 1,350 - 13,500 ppm CRC
Antiosteoporotic DAS ; Immunostimulant DAS ; Osteogenic DAS

PROTEIN Fruit 32,000 - 320,000 ppm CRC
No activity reported.

WATER Fruit 900,000 ppm; CRC
No activity reported.


525: Stitt, P. A. Why George Should Eat Broccoli. Dougherty Co, Milwaukee, WI, 1990, 399 pp.
CRC: CRC Handbook of Medicinal Herbs and/or CRC Handbook of Proximate Analyses
DAS: Davies, S., and Stewart, A. 1990. Nutritional Medicine. Avon Books, New York. 509pp.
DUKE1992B: Duke, James A. 1992. Handbook of biologically active phytochemicals and their activities. Boca Raton, FL. CRC Press.
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.

ppm = parts per million
tr = trace

Phytochemical Database, USDA - ARS - NGRL, Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, Beltsville, Maryland
Thu May 16 16:34:10 EDT 2002

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