Adenium obesum information

Does anybody know what are the medicinal uses or any other ethnobotanical uses of Adenium obesum?

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Here is some basic information about Adenium obesum and a list of ethnobotanical uses which includes medicinal uses and other uses of Adenium obesum.


Adenium obesum basic info
Scientific Name: Adenium obesum (Forssk.) Roem. & Schult..
Family: Apocynaceae.
Genus: Adenium.
Common names in English: impala-lily, mock azalea.
Description: Adenium coetaneum Stapf##Adenium honghel A.DC.##Nerium obesum Forssk. – for more info about Adenium obesum See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Adenium obesum
  • Piscicide
  • Poison
  • Poison(Arrow)
*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


Adenium obesum in other websites
Adenium obesum 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 Adenium obesum – See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Adenium obesum – See link.


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