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


Croton eluteria basic info
Scientific Name: Croton eluteria (L.) W. Wright.
Family: Euphorbiaceae.
Genus: Croton.
For common names of Croton eluteria in different languages - See link
Description: Croton eluteria, known as Cascarilla, is a plant species of the genus Croton, that is native to the Caribbean. Tincture from the bark is used as a tonic and stimulant, and a fever reducer. Cascarilla bark is also used to flavour the liqueurs Campari and Vermouth. - for more info about Croton eluteria See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Croton eluteria
*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


Croton eluteria in other websites
Croton eluteria 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 Croton eluteria - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Croton eluteria - See link.


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