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


Dipsacus fullonum basic info
Scientific Name: Dipsacus fullonum L..
Family: Caprifoliaceae.
Genus: Dipsacus.
Common names in English: wild teasel.
Description: Dipsacus fullonum, syn. Dipsacus sylvestris, is a species of flowering plant, native to Eurasia and North Africa, but it is known in the Americas, southern Africa, Australia and New Zealand as an introduced species and often a noxious weed. It is known by the common names wild teasel or fuller's teasel, although the latter name is usually applied to the cultivated species Dipsacus sativus. - for more info about Dipsacus fullonum See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Dipsacus fullonum
*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


Dipsacus fullonum in other websites
Dipsacus fullonum 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 Dipsacus fullonum - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Dipsacus fullonum - See link.


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