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

 

Guazuma ulmifolia basic info
Scientific Name: Guazuma ulmifolia Lam..
Family: Malvaceae.
Genus: Guazuma.
Common names in English: West Indian-elm.
For common names of Guazuma ulmifolia in different languages - See link
Description: Guazuma ulmifolia Lam. is a small to medium sized tree, widely found in areas such as the Caribbean, South American, Central America and Mexico. Its Seeds soaked in water are used to treat diarrhea, dysentery, colds, coughs, contusions, and venereal disease. It is also used as a diuretic and astringent. - for more info about Guazuma ulmifolia See link

 

Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Guazuma ulmifolia
*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

 

Guazuma ulmifolia in other websites
Guazuma ulmifolia 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 Guazuma ulmifolia - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Guazuma ulmifolia - See link.

 

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