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


Helianthus annuus basic info
Scientific Name: Helianthus annuus L..
Family: Compositae.
Genus: Helianthus.
For common names of Helianthus annuus in different languages - See link
Description: Helianthus annuus or common sunflower, is a large annual forb of the genus Helianthus. Sunflower oil, extracted from the seeds, is used for cooking, as a carrier oil and to produce margarine and biodiesel, as it is cheaper than olive oil. American Indians had multiple uses for sunflowers in the past, such as in bread, medical ointments, dyes and body paints. - for more info about Helianthus annuus See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Helianthus annuus
*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


Helianthus annuus in other websites
Helianthus annuus 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 Helianthus annuus - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Helianthus annuus - See link.


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