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Garcinia atroviridis information about medicinal uses and other uses of the plant

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Does anybody know what are the medicinal uses or any other ethnobotanical uses of Garcinia atroviridis?
If you know websites containing any information about Garcinia atroviridis please link to them.
asked Nov 28, 2015 in Ethnobotany by Things That Matter (64,080 points)

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Here is some basic information about Garcinia atroviridis and a list of ethnobotanical uses which includes medicinal uses and other uses of Garcinia atroviridis.

 

Garcinia atroviridis basic info
Scientific Name: Garcinia atroviridis Griff. ex T. Anderson.
Family: Clusiaceae.
Genus: Garcinia.
For common names of Garcinia atroviridis in different languages - See link
Description: Garcinia atroviridis is a large rainforest tree, native to peninsular Malaysia. Known as Asam Gelugur, asam gelugo, or asam keping in Malay. The fruit contains citric acid, tartaric acid, malic acid and ascorbic acid, hydroxycitric acid, and flavonoids. - for more info about Garcinia atroviridis See link

 

Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Garcinia atroviridis
*The information in this list is based on the ethnobotanical data in Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases.
Dr. Duke does not recommend using this information for self diagnosis or self medication. - See link

 

Garcinia atroviridis in other websites
Garcinia atroviridis common names, economics importance, distributional range and more in the USDA GRIN website - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for academic researches with the search term Garcinia atroviridis - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Garcinia atroviridis - See link.

 

answered Nov 28, 2015 by herbal medicine info (164,060 points)
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