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

 

Gomphocarpus fruticosus subsp. fruticos basic info
Scientific Name: Gomphocarpus fruticosus subsp. fruticosus.
Family: Apocynaceae.
Genus: Gomphocarpus.
Common names in English: bristle-fruit silkweed, Cape-cotton, cottonbush, duckbush, gooseplant, mobydick, narrow-leaf cottonbush, swanplant, wild cotton.
Description: Gomphocarpus fruticosus is a species of milkweed native to South Africa. The plant's tissues contain sufficient cardenolides that consumption of significant quantities of the plant's leaves, stems, or fruit may lead to death in livestock and humans. - for more info about Gomphocarpus fruticosus subsp. fruticos See link

 

Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Gomphocarpus fruticosus subsp. fruticos
*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

 

Gomphocarpus fruticosus subsp. fruticos in other websites
Gomphocarpus fruticosus subsp. fruticos 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 Gomphocarpus fruticosus subsp. fruticos - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Gomphocarpus fruticosus subsp. fruticos - See link.

 

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