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


Ambrosia artemisiifolia basic info
Scientific Name: Ambrosia artemisiifolia L..
Family: Compositae.
Genus: Ambrosia.
Common names in English: bitterweed, common ragweed, ragweed, Roman-wormwood, short ragweed.
Description: Ambrosia artemisiifolia, common ragweed, is the most widespread plant of the genus Ambrosia in North America. It has also been called annual ragweed, bitterweed, blackweed, carrot weed, hay fever weed, Roman wormwood, stammerwort, stickweed, tassel weed, and American wormwood. It is native to North America but a widespread and common invasive weed in much of South America, Australia, and Eurasia. - for more info about Ambrosia artemisiifolia See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Ambrosia artemisiifolia
*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


Ambrosia artemisiifolia in other websites
Ambrosia artemisiifolia 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 Ambrosia artemisiifolia - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Ambrosia artemisiifolia - See link.


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