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Hodgsonia macrocarpa 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 Hodgsonia macrocarpa?
If you know websites containing any information about Hodgsonia macrocarpa 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 Hodgsonia macrocarpa and a list of ethnobotanical uses which includes medicinal uses and other uses of Hodgsonia macrocarpa.

 

Hodgsonia macrocarpa basic info
Scientific Name: Hodgsonia macrocarpa (Blume) Cogn..
Family: Cucurbitaceae.
Genus: Hodgsonia.
Description: Hodgsonia is a small genus of fruit-bearing vines, although the flesh of Hodgsonia fruit is inedible and considered worthless, its large, oil-rich seeds are an important source of food. The medicinal importance of Hodgsonia is mostly in its leaves. In Malaya and java, native physicians report several uses for the nose. - for more info about Hodgsonia macrocarpa See link

 

Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Hodgsonia macrocarpa
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*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

 

Hodgsonia macrocarpa in other websites
Hodgsonia macrocarpa 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 Hodgsonia macrocarpa - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Hodgsonia macrocarpa - See link.

 

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