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


Euphorbia pulcherrima basic info
Scientific Name: Euphorbia pulcherrima Willd. ex Klotzsch.
Family: Euphorbiaceae.
Genus: Euphorbia.
Common names in English: Christmas-star, lobsterplant, Mexican flameleaf, paintedleaf, poinsettia.
For common names of Euphorbia pulcherrima in different languages - See link
Description: Euphorbia pulcherrima (poinsettia) is a shrub or small tree, indigenous to Mexico and Central America. - for more info about Euphorbia pulcherrima See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Euphorbia pulcherrima
*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


Euphorbia pulcherrima in other websites
Euphorbia pulcherrima 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 Euphorbia pulcherrima - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Euphorbia pulcherrima - See link.


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