Cedrela odorata information

Does anybody know what are the medicinal uses or any other ethnobotanical uses of Cedrela odorata?

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


Cedrela odorata basic info
Scientific Name: Cedrela odorata L..
Family: Meliaceae.
Genus: Cedrela.
Common names in English: cigar-box-cedar, Mexican-cedar, Spanish-cedar, West Indian-cedar.
For common names of Cedrela odorata in different languages – See link
Description: Cedrela odorata is a commercially important species of tree, commonly known as Spanish cedar or Cuban cedar. Cedrela odorata is the most commercially important and widely distributed species in the genus Cedrela. Known as Spanish cedar in English commerce, the aromatic wood is in high demand in the American tropics because it is naturally termite- and rot-resistant. An attractive, moderately lightweight wood, its primary use is in household articles used to store clothing. Cedro heartwood contains an aromatic and insect-repelling resin. – for more info about Cedrela odorata See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Cedrela odorata
*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


Cedrela odorata in other websites
Cedrela odorata 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 Cedrela odorata – See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Cedrela odorata – See link.