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Hesperoyucca whipplei 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 Hesperoyucca whipplei?
If you know websites containing any information about Hesperoyucca whipplei please link to them.
asked Nov 28, 2015 in Ethnobotany by Things That Matter (64,080 points)

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I didn't find in Dr. Duke's database, any information about the uses of Hesperoyucca whipplei
Here is some basic information about Hesperoyucca whipplei.


Hesperoyucca whipplei basic info
Scientific Name: Hesperoyucca whipplei (Torr.) Trel..
Family: Asparagaceae.
Genus: Hesperoyucca.
Common names in English: Our Lord's-candle, quixote yucca.
Description: Hesperoyucca whipplei is a flowering plant, native to southern California, United States and Baja California, Mexico. The plant was used extensively by Native Americans, They use fiber from the leaves for sandals, cloth, and ropes. The young flowers are edible but may be bitter. The Kumeyaay of San Diego County boil them in water and then pour off the water three times before eating them. The stalk of the plant can be eaten. Fruits can be eaten raw, roasted, or pounded into meal. Seeds were roasted and eaten whole or ground into flour. - for more info about Hesperoyucca whipplei See link



Hesperoyucca whipplei in other websites
Hesperoyucca whipplei 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 Hesperoyucca whipplei - See link.
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answered Nov 28, 2015 by herbal medicine info (164,060 points)