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Does anybody know what are the medicinal uses or any other ethnobotanical uses of Diospyros kaki?
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Here is some basic information about Diospyros kaki and a list of ethnobotanical uses which includes medicinal uses and other uses of Diospyros kaki.


Diospyros kaki basic info
Scientific Name: Diospyros kaki Thunb..
Family: Ebenaceae.
Genus: Diospyros.
Common names in English: Japanese persimmon, kaki, kaki persimmon, Oriental persimmon.
For common names of Diospyros kaki in different languages - See link
Description: Diospyros kaki, also known as the Japanese persimmon, kaki persimmon or Asian persimmon in North America. The kaki is among the oldest plants in cultivation, known for its use in China for more than 2000 years. its fruit is seen as having a great mystical power that can be harnessed to solve headaches, back pains and foot ache. - for more info about Diospyros kaki See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Diospyros kaki
*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


Diospyros kaki in other websites
Diospyros kaki 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 Diospyros kaki - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Diospyros kaki - See link.


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