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


Agave americana basic info
Scientific Name: Agave americana L..
Family: Asparagaceae.
Genus: Agave.
Common names in English: American agave, American-aloe, century-plant, century-plant, spreading century-plant, wild century-plant.
Description: Agave americana, common names centuryplant, maguey, or American aloe, is a species of flowering plant in the family Agavaceae, originally native to Mexico, and the United States in Arizona and Texas. - for more info about Agave americana See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Agave americana
*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


Agave americana in other websites
Agave americana 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 Agave americana - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Agave americana - See link.


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