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Does anybody know what are the medicinal uses or any other ethnobotanical uses of Acmella oleracea?
If you know websites containing any information about Acmella oleracea please link to them.
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I didn't find in Dr. Duke's database, any information about the uses of Acmella oleracea
Here is some basic information about Acmella oleracea.


Acmella oleracea basic info
Scientific Name: Acmella oleracea (L.) R. K. Jansen.
Family: Compositae.
Genus: Acmella.
Common names in English: Para cress, toothacheplant.
For common names of Acmella oleracea in different languages - See link
Description: Acmella oleracea is a species of flowering herb in the family Asteraceae. Common names include toothache plant and paracress. In Brazil it is called jambu. Its native distribution is unclear, but it is likely derived from a Brazilian Acmella species. It is grown as an ornamental and it is used as a medicinal remedy in various parts of the world. A small, erect plant, it grows quickly and bears gold and red inflorescences. It is frost-sensitive but perennial in warmer climates. - for more info about Acmella oleracea See link



Acmella oleracea in other websites
Acmella oleracea 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 Acmella oleracea - See link.
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