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

 

Cayaponia tayuya basic info
Scientific Name: Cayaponia tayuya (Vell.) Cogn..
Family: Cucurbitaceae.
Genus: Cayaponia.
Description: Cayaponia tayuya (tayuya) is a vine that grows in the Amazon region of South America, in the nations of Brazil, Bolivia and Peru. Its roots are used in herbal medicine. Studies in rodent models have shown that several cucurbitacins isolated from tayuya may have anti-inflammatory properties and reduce damage from arthritis. - for more info about Cayaponia tayuya See link

 

 

Cayaponia tayuya in other websites
Cayaponia tayuya 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 Cayaponia tayuya - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Cayaponia tayuya - See link.

 

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