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

 

Diospyros virginiana basic info
Scientific Name: Diospyros virginiana L..
Family: Ebenaceae.
Genus: Diospyros.
Common names in English: persimmon.
For common names of Diospyros virginiana in different languages - See link
Description: Diospyros virginiana is a persimmon species that has been cultivated for its fruit and wood since prehistoric times by Native Americans. commonly called the American Persimmon, Common Persimmon, Eastern Persimmon, "'Simmon", "Possumwood", or "Sugar-plum". - for more info about Diospyros virginiana See link

 

Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Diospyros virginiana
*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 virginiana in other websites
Diospyros virginiana 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 virginiana - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Diospyros virginiana - See link.

 

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