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

 

Citrullus lanatus basic info
Scientific Name: Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai.
Family: Cucurbitaceae.
Genus: Citrullus.
Common names in English: bastard-melon, dessert watermelon, egusi melon, egusi watermelon, watermelon, watermelon, West African watermelon.
For common names of Citrullus lanatus in different languages - See link
Description: Citrullus lanatus is a vine-like (scrambler and trailer) flowering plant originally from West Africa. - for more info about Citrullus lanatus See link

 

Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Citrullus lanatus
*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

 

Citrullus lanatus in other websites
Citrullus lanatus 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 Citrullus lanatus - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Citrullus lanatus - See link.

 

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