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

 

Helianthus tuberosus basic info
Scientific Name: Helianthus tuberosus L..
Family: Compositae.
Genus: Helianthus.
Common names in English: Jerusalem-artichoke, sunchoke, topinambur.
For common names of Helianthus tuberosus in different languages - See link
Description: Helianthus tuberosus, also called Jerusalem artichoke, sunroot, sunchoke, earth apple or topinambour, is a species of sunflower native to eastern North America, and found from eastern Canada and Maine west to North Dakota, and south to northern Florida and Texas.[2] It is also cultivated widely across the temperate zone for its tuber, which is used as a root vegetable. - for more info about Helianthus tuberosus See link

 

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

 

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