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


Cedrus deodara basic info
Scientific Name: Cedrus deodara (Roxb. ex D. Don) G. Don.
Family: Meliaceae.
Genus: Cedrus.
Common names in English: deodar cedar, Himalayan cedar.
For common names of Cedrus deodara in different languages - See link
Description: Cedrus deodara is a species of cedar native to the western Himalayas in eastern Afghanistan, northern Pakistan, north Republic of India, southwesternmost Tibet in (China) and western Nepal. Its inner wood is aromatic and used to make incense. Inner wood is distilled into essential oil. As insects avoid this tree, the essential oil is used as insect repellent on the feet of horses, cattle and camels. It also has anti-fungal properties and has some potential for control of fungal deterioration of spices during storage. The outer bark and stem are astringent. - for more info about Cedrus deodara See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Cedrus deodara
*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


Cedrus deodara in other websites
Cedrus deodara 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 Cedrus deodara - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Cedrus deodara - See link.


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