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


Allium cepa basic info
Scientific Name: Allium cepa L..
Family: Amaryllidaceae.
Genus: Allium.
Common names in English: ever-ready onion, multiplier onion, onion, onion, potato onion, shallot, shallot, Spanish onion, spring onion.
For common names of Allium cepa in different languages - See link
Description: The onion (Allium cepa L.) (Latin 'cepa' = onion), also known as the bulb onion or common onion, is a vegetable and is the most widely cultivated species of the genus Allium. - for more info about Allium cepa See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Allium cepa
*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


Allium cepa in other websites
Allium cepa 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 Allium cepa - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Allium cepa - See link.


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