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


Evolvulus alsinoides basic info
Scientific Name: Evolvulus alsinoides (L.) L..
Family: Convolvulaceae.
Genus: Evolvulus.
Common names in English: tropical-speedwell.
For common names of Evolvulus alsinoides in different languages - See link
Description: Evolvulus alsinoides is flowering plant which has a natural pantropical distribution encompassing tropical and warm-temperate regions of Australasia, Indomalaya, Polynesia, Sub-Saharan Africa and the Americas. It is used in traditional medicine of East Asia for its purported psychotropic and nootropic properties (not medically verified). - for more info about Evolvulus alsinoides See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Evolvulus alsinoides
*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


Evolvulus alsinoides in other websites
Evolvulus alsinoides 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 Evolvulus alsinoides - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Evolvulus alsinoides - See link.


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