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


Astragalus gummifer basic info
Scientific Name: Astragalus gummifer Labill..
Family: Leguminosae.
Genus: Astragalus.
Common names in English: tragacanth, tragacanth milk-vetch.
Description: Astragalus gummifer (tragacanth, gum tragacanth milkvetch), is indigenous to western Asia, specifically Iraq and Kurdistan. It has many medical, culinary, and material uses. - for more info about Astragalus gummifer See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Astragalus gummifer
*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


Astragalus gummifer in other websites
Astragalus gummifer 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 Astragalus gummifer - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Astragalus gummifer - See link.


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