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


Dieffenbachia seguine basic info
Scientific Name: Dieffenbachia seguine (Jacq.) Schott.
Family: Araceae.
Genus: Dieffenbachia.
Common names in English: dumbplant, mother-in-law-plant.
Description: Dieffenbachia seguine is an herbaceous perennial plant native to the tropical Americas —from Southern Mexico, through Central America, to northern South America and Brazil and to several Caribbean islands, including Puerto Rico. Like other Dieffenbachias, the sap is toxic. It has showy white flowers. - for more info about Dieffenbachia seguine See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Dieffenbachia seguine
*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


Dieffenbachia seguine in other websites
Dieffenbachia seguine 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 Dieffenbachia seguine - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Dieffenbachia seguine - See link.


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