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


Galium aparine basic info
Scientific Name: Galium aparine L..
Family: Rubiaceae.
Genus: Galium.
Common names in English: cleavers, goose-grass, small goose-grass, stickywilly.
Description: Galium aparine, is a herbaceous annual plant, native to a wide region of Europe, North Africa and Asia from Britain and the Canary Islands to Japan. It is now naturalized throughout most of the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America, South America, Australia, some oceanic islands and scattered locations in Africa. It has many common names including cleavers, clivers, goosegrass, catchweed, stickyweed, robin-run-the-hedge, sticky willy, sticky willow, velcro weed, and grip grass. Skin contact with Galium aparine might causes an unpleasant localized rash known as contact dermatitis. - for more info about Galium aparine See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Galium aparine
*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


Galium aparine in other websites
Galium aparine 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 Galium aparine - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Galium aparine - See link.


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