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


Abelmoschus moschatus basic info
Scientific Name: Abelmoschus moschatus Medik..
Family: Malvaceae.
Genus: Abelmoschus.
Common names in English: musk okra, musk-mallow, musk-mallow, tropical jewel-hibiscus, tropical jewel-hibiscus.
For common names of Abelmoschus moschatus in different languages - See link
Description: Abelmoschus moschatus (Abelmosk, ambrette seeds, annual hibiscus, Bamia Moschata, Galu Gasturi, muskdana, musk mallow, Yorka okra) is an aromatic and medicinal plant native to India in the Malvaceae family. - for more info about Abelmoschus moschatus See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Abelmoschus moschatus
*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


Abelmoschus moschatus in other websites
Abelmoschus moschatus 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 Abelmoschus moschatus - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Abelmoschus moschatus - See link.


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