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


Gossypium herbaceum basic info
Scientific Name: Gossypium herbaceum L..
Family: Malvaceae.
Genus: Gossypium.
Common names in English: Levant cotton, Maltese cotton, short-staple cotton, Syrian cotton.
For common names of Gossypium herbaceum in different languages - See link
Description: Gossypium herbaceum is a species of cotton, native to the semi-arid regions of sub-Saharan Africa and Arabia where it still grows in the wild as a perennial shrub. Cotton is usually used as a textile while making clothing and can be made into yarns and sheets of fabric. In the Levant seeds are often used for food. It has been cultivated for women's menstrual cycle pains and irregular bleeding, and it also has been used after birth to expel placenta afterbirth and to increase lactation. - for more info about Gossypium herbaceum See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Gossypium herbaceum
*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 herbaceum in other websites
Gossypium herbaceum 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 herbaceum - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Gossypium herbaceum - See link.


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