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


Gomphocarpus physocarpus basic info
Scientific Name: Gomphocarpus physocarpus E. Mey..
Family: Apocynaceae.
Genus: Gomphocarpus.
Common names in English: bladderbush, cottonbush, narrow-leaf cottonbush, swanplant, wild cotton.
Description: Gomphocarpus physocarpus plant is plant, native to southeast Africa, but it has been widely naturalized. The plant is popular in traditional medicine to cure various ailments. - for more info about Gomphocarpus physocarpus See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Gomphocarpus physocarpus
  • Poison
*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 physocarpus in other websites
Gomphocarpus physocarpus 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 physocarpus - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Gomphocarpus physocarpus - See link.


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