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Does anybody know what are the medicinal uses or any other ethnobotanical uses of Ficus carica?
If you know websites containing any information about Ficus carica please link to them.
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Here is some basic information about Ficus carica and a list of ethnobotanical uses which includes medicinal uses and other uses of Ficus carica.


Ficus carica basic info
Scientific Name: Ficus carica L..
Family: Moraceae.
Genus: Ficus.
Common names in English: fig.
For common names of Ficus carica in different languages - See link
Description: Ficus carica is an Asian species of flowering plants, known as the common fig (or just the fig), Native to the Middle East and western Asia and is now widely grown throughout the temperate world, both for its fruit and as an ornamental plant. It is the source of the fruit also called the fig, and as such is an important crop in those areas where it is grown commercially. - for more info about Ficus carica See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Ficus carica
*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


Ficus carica in other websites
Ficus carica 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 Ficus carica - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Ficus carica - See link.


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