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

 

Gossypium barbadense basic info
Scientific Name: Gossypium barbadense L..
Family: Malvaceae.
Genus: Gossypium.
Common names in English: American-Egyptian cotton, Brazilian cotton, Egyptian cotton, Gallini cotton, kidney cotton, long-staple cotton, Peruvian cotton, Pima cotton, Sea Island cotton, upland cotton.
For common names of Gossypium barbadense in different languages - See link
Description: Gossypium barbadense is a species of cotton plant contains the chemical gossypol, which reduces its susceptibility to insect and fungal damage. In Suriname’s traditional medicine, the leaves of G. barbadense are used to treat hypertension and delayed/irregular menstruation. - for more info about Gossypium barbadense See link

 

Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Gossypium barbadense
*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

 

Gossypium barbadense in other websites
Gossypium barbadense 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 Gossypium barbadense - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Gossypium barbadense - See link.

 

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