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


Crescentia cujete basic info
Scientific Name: Crescentia cujete L..
Family: Bignoniaceae.
Genus: Crescentia.
Common names in English: calabash-tree.
Description: Crescentia cujete, commonly known as the Calabash Tree, is species of flowering plant that is native to Central and South America. Its fruit, called Jícara, Bule, Tecomate, Guaje, Morro or Huacal in Mexico, is used to make small vessels for serving or drinking. - for more info about Crescentia cujete See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Crescentia cujete
*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


Crescentia cujete in other websites
Crescentia cujete 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 Crescentia cujete - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Crescentia cujete - See link.


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