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


Glycine max basic info
Scientific Name: Glycine max (L.) Merr..
Family: Leguminosae.
Genus: Glycine.
Common names in English: soya, soya-bean, soybean.
For common names of Glycine max in different languages - See link
Description: The soybean (US) or soya bean (UK, AU) (Glycine max) is a species of legume native to East Asia, widely grown for its edible bean which has numerous uses. The plant is classed as an oilseed rather than a pulse by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Traditional nonfermented food uses of soybeans include soy milk, and from the latter tofu and tofu skin. - for more info about Glycine max See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Glycine max
*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


Glycine max in other websites
Glycine max 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 Glycine max - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Glycine max - See link.


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