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Does anybody know what are the medicinal uses or any other ethnobotanical uses of Avena abyssinica?
If you know websites containing any information about Avena abyssinica please link to them.
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I didn't find in Dr. Duke's database, any information about the uses of Avena abyssinica
Here is some basic information about Avena abyssinica.


Avena abyssinica basic info
Scientific Name: Avena abyssinica Hochst. ex A. Rich..
Family: Poaceae.
Genus: Avena.
Common names in English: Ethiopian oat.
For common names of Avena abyssinica in different languages - See link
Description: Avena abyssinica, also known as the Ethiopian oat and "Ajja" by Ethiopians, is a member of the family Poaceae. This grain has long been used in Ethiopia and is well adapted to the high elevations and other conditions there. Still a traditional food plant in Africa, this little-known grain has potential to improve nutrition, boost food security, foster rural development and support sustainable landcare. - for more info about Avena abyssinica See link



Avena abyssinica in other websites
Avena abyssinica 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 Avena abyssinica - See link.
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