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


Gymnema sylvestre basic info
Scientific Name: Gymnema sylvestre (Retz.) Schult..
Family: Apocynaceae.
Genus: Gymnema.
Common names in English: miracle-fruit, ram's-horn.
For common names of Gymnema sylvestre in different languages - See link
Description: Gymnema sylvestre is an herb native to the tropical forests of southern and central India and Sri Lanka. The plant contain a large number of chemicals, including triterpenoids, which may have pharmacological properties. - for more info about Gymnema sylvestre See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Gymnema sylvestre
*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


Gymnema sylvestre in other websites
Gymnema sylvestre 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 Gymnema sylvestre - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Gymnema sylvestre - See link.


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