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Does anybody know what are the medicinal uses or any other ethnobotanical uses of Gleditsia triacanthos?
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Here is some basic information about Gleditsia triacanthos and a list of ethnobotanical uses which includes medicinal uses and other uses of Gleditsia triacanthos.


Gleditsia triacanthos basic info
Scientific Name: Gleditsia triacanthos L..
Family: Leguminosae.
Genus: Gleditsia.
Common names in English: sweet-bean, sweet-locust, thornless honey-locust, three-thorn-acacia.
Description: Gleditsia triacanthos, also known as The honey locust or the thorny locust, is a deciduous tree native to central North America. The tree has been used in traditional Native American medicine. Extracts of Gleditsia possess important pharmacological activities in treating rheumatoid arthritis, as anti-mutagenic, anticancer and have significant cytotoxic activity against different cell lines. - for more info about Gleditsia triacanthos See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Gleditsia triacanthos
*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


Gleditsia triacanthos in other websites
Gleditsia triacanthos 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 Gleditsia triacanthos - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Gleditsia triacanthos - See link.


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