Cordia sebestena information

Does anybody know what are the medicinal uses or any other ethnobotanical uses of Cordia sebestena?

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


Cordia sebestena basic info
Scientific Name: Cordia sebestena L..
Family: Boraginaceae.
Genus: Cordia.
Common names in English: geranium-tree, large-leaf geigertree.
For common names of Cordia sebestena in different languages – See link
Description: Cordia sebestena is a species of flowering plant that is native to the American tropics. It ranges from southern Florida in the United States and The Bahamas southwards throughout Central America and the Greater Antilles. Common names include siricote or koptֳ© (Mayan), scarlet cordia on Jamaica and Geiger Tree (after Key West wrecker John Geiger) in Florida. – for more info about Cordia sebestena See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Cordia sebestena
*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


Cordia sebestena in other websites
Cordia sebestena 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 Cordia sebestena – See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Cordia sebestena – See link.