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


Acalypha fruticosa basic info
Scientific Name: Acalypha fruticosa Forssk..
Family: Euphorbiaceae.
Genus: Acalypha.
Description: Acalypha fruticosa is a species in the botanical family Euphorbiaceae. It occurs widely in East and southern Africa where it is eaten as a vegetable. It is also an important browse plant for sheep. In East Africa and southern Africa it is used as a medicinal plant. In northern Kenya arrow shafts and beehive lids are made from the stem. From the dried leaves a tea is made in Ethiopia. - for more info about Acalypha fruticosa See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Acalypha fruticosa
*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


Acalypha fruticosa in other websites
Acalypha fruticosa 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 Acalypha fruticosa - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Acalypha fruticosa - See link.


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