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


Allium chinense basic info
Scientific Name: Allium chinense G. Don.
Family: Amaryllidaceae.
Genus: Allium.
Common names in English: Chinese scallion, Japanese scallion, Oriental onion.
For common names of Allium chinense in different languages - See link
Description: Allium chinense (commonly known as, variously Chinese onion, It is known by these other names in other languages: in Japanese: ラッキョウ (rakkyō), also written as 辣韮, 辣韭, or 薤; in Chinese: 薤 (xiè) or 藠头 (jiàotou); in Vietnamese: củ kiệu. - for more info about Allium chinense See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Allium chinense
  • Intestinal tonic
  • Stomachic
*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 chinense in other websites
Allium chinense 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 chinense - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Allium chinense - See link.


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