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


Cordia myxa basic info
Scientific Name: Cordia myxa L..
Family: Boraginaceae.
Genus: Cordia.
Common names in English: clammy-cherry, glueberry, Indian-cherry, sapistan, sapistan-tree, sebastan-tree, sebesten-plum, selu, small cordia, Sudan-teak.
For common names of Cordia myxa in different languages - See link
Description: Cordia myxa is a species of flowering plant found growing primarily in Asia, as well as, across the globe especially in tropical regions having the right type of geophysical environment. In the Indian subcontinent, it is seen coming up naturally and growing abundantly from Myanmar in the East to Afghanistan in the West. The half ripe lasura fruit makes a tasty broth which is hot in effect as per Ayurveda practitioners. The fruit makes an excellent pickle too which is not so hot. In fact the preserve is quite affective against indigestion. - for more info about Cordia myxa See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Cordia myxa
*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


Cordia myxa in other websites
Cordia myxa 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 Cordia myxa - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Cordia myxa - See link.


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