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


Funtumia elastica basic info
Scientific Name: Funtumia elastica (P. Preuss) Stapf.
Family: Apocynaceae.
Genus: Funtumia.
Common names in English: Ive-rubber, Lagos silk rubbertree, Lagos-rubber, West African rubbertree.
Description: Funtumia elastica is a medium-sized African rubber tree used in the traditional medicine of tropical Africa. Crude extracts of F. elastica inhibit growth of many molds, including Aspergillus, Penicillium, and Candida, as well as the fungi that cause ringworm. - for more info about Funtumia elastica See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Funtumia elastica
*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


Funtumia elastica in other websites
Funtumia elastica 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 Funtumia elastica - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Funtumia elastica - See link.


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