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


Alhagi maurorum basic info
Scientific Name: Alhagi maurorum Medik..
Family: Leguminosae.
Genus: Alhagi.
Common names in English: camelthorn-bush, Caspian manna, Persian mannaplant.
Description: Alhagi maurorum is a species of legume commonly known, variously, as camelthorn, This shrub is native to the region extending from the Mediterranean to Russia, but has been introduced to many other areas of the world, including Australia, southern Africa, and the western United States. The perennial plant grows from a massive rhizome system which may extend over six feet into the ground. New shoots can appear over 20 feet from the parent plant. Above the ground, the plant rarely reaches four feet in height. It is a heavily branched, gray-green thicket with long spines along the branches. It bears small, bright pink to maroon pea flowers and small legume pods, which are brown or reddish and constricted between the seeds. The seeds are mottled brown beans. - for more info about Alhagi maurorum See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Alhagi maurorum
*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


Alhagi maurorum in other websites
Alhagi maurorum 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 Alhagi maurorum - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Alhagi maurorum - See link.


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