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


Cymbopogon citratus basic info
Scientific Name: Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf.
Family: Poaceae.
Genus: Cymbopogon.
Common names in English: West Indian lemongrass.
For common names of Cymbopogon citratus in different languages - See link
Description: Cymbopogon citratus is a tropical plant from South Asia and Southeast Asia. The leaves of Cymbopogon citratus have been used in traditional medicine and are often found in herbal supplements and teas. It also known as lemon grass or oil grass. - for more info about Cymbopogon citratus See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Cymbopogon citratus
*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


Cymbopogon citratus in other websites
Cymbopogon citratus 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 Cymbopogon citratus - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Cymbopogon citratus - See link.


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