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


Cirsium mexicanum basic info
Scientific Name: Cirsium mexicanum DC..
Family: Compositae.
Genus: Cirsium.
Description: Cirsium mexicanum is a Mesoamerican and Caribbean species of plants in the thistle tribe within the sunflower family. Common name is Mexican thistle. It is widespread across Mexico (Tamaulipas, Durango, Jalisco, Puebla, Hidalgo, Veracruz, Tabasco, Oaxaca, Chiapas, Yucatán Peninsula), Central America (all 7 countries) and the West Indies (Cuba, Hispaniola, Puerto Rico). - for more info about Cirsium mexicanum See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Cirsium mexicanum
  • Lung
*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


Cirsium mexicanum in other websites
Cirsium mexicanum 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 Cirsium mexicanum - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Cirsium mexicanum - See link.


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