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


Desmostachya bipinnata basic info
Scientific Name: Desmostachya bipinnata (L.) Stapf.
Family: Poaceae.
Genus: Desmostachya.
Description: Desmostachya bipinnata is a native plant to northeast and west tropical, and northern Africa and countries in the Middle East, and temperate and tropical Asia. In folk medicine, it has been used variously to treat dysentery and menorrhagia, and as a diuretic. commonly known in English by the names Halfa grass, Big cordgrass, and Salt reed-grass. - for more info about Desmostachya bipinnata See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Desmostachya bipinnata
*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


Desmostachya bipinnata in other websites
Desmostachya bipinnata 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 Desmostachya bipinnata - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Desmostachya bipinnata - See link.


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