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


Hamelia patens basic info
Scientific Name: Hamelia patens Jacq..
Family: Rubiaceae.
Genus: Hamelia.
Description: Hamelia patens is a large perennial shrub or small tree, native to the American subtropics and tropics. It is used in folk medicine against a range of ailments. Common names include firebush, hummingbird bush, scarlet bush and redhead. - for more info about Hamelia patens See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Hamelia patens
*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


Hamelia patens in other websites
Hamelia patens 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 Hamelia patens - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Hamelia patens - See link.


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