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


Cola nitida basic info
Scientific Name: Cola nitida (Vent.) Schott & Endl..
Family: Malvaceae.
Genus: Cola.
Common names in English: Gbanja kola, kola.
For common names of Cola nitida in different languages - See link
Description: Cola nitida is a tree native to the rainforests of tropical West Africa. The nuts and other parts of the tree have many uses of a ceremonial nature and in traditional medicine. The seeds contain caffeine and are chewed as a stimulant and used in the manufacture of soft drinks. Common names include kola nut, cola, kola and bitter kola. - for more info about Cola nitida See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Cola nitida
*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


Cola nitida in other websites
Cola nitida 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 Cola nitida - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Cola nitida - See link.


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