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

 

Cucumis melo subsp. melo basic info
Scientific Name: Cucumis melo subsp. melo.
Family: Cucurbitaceae.
Genus: Cucumis.
Common names in English: cantaloupe, casaba melon, honeydew melon, melon, muskmelon, netted melon, nutmeg melon, Persian melon, serpent melon, snake melon, winter melon.
For common names of Cucumis melo subsp. melo in different languages - See link
Description: Muskmelon (Cucumis melo) is a species of melon that has been developed into many cultivated varieties. These include smooth-skinned varieties such as honeydew, Crenshaw, and casaba, and different netted cultivars (cantaloupe, Persian melon, and Santa Claus or Christmas melon). Muskmelon is native to Iran, Anatolia and Armenia, with a secondary center including northwest India and Afghanistan. - for more info about Cucumis melo subsp. melo See link

 

Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Cucumis melo subsp. melo
*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

 

Cucumis melo subsp. melo in other websites
Cucumis melo subsp. melo 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 Cucumis melo subsp. melo - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Cucumis melo subsp. melo - See link.

 

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