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


Grewia asiatica basic info
Scientific Name: Grewia asiatica L..
Family: Malvaceae.
Genus: Grewia.
For common names of Grewia asiatica in different languages - See link
Description: Grewia asiatica is a shrub or small tree native to southern Asia from Pakistan, India east to Cambodia, and widely cultivated in other tropical countries. It is extensively cultivated for its sweet and sour acidic fruits and its root bark is used by Santhal tribals for rheumatism. - for more info about Grewia asiatica See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Grewia asiatica
*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


Grewia asiatica in other websites
Grewia asiatica 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 Grewia asiatica - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Grewia asiatica - See link.


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