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

 

Abrus precatorius basic info
Scientific Name: Abrus precatorius L..
Family: Leguminosae.
Genus: Abrus.
Common names in English: crab's-eye, gidee-gidee, Indian-licorice, Indian-liquorice, jequirity, jequirity-bean, licorice-vine, love-bean, lucky-bean, minnie-minnies, prayer-beads, precatory, precatory-bean, red-beadvine, rosary-pea, weatherplant, weathervine.
For common names of Abrus precatorius in different languages - See link
Description: Abrus precatorius, known commonly as jequirity, is a slender, perennial climber that twines around trees, shrubs, and hedges. It is a legume with long, pinnate-leafleted leaves. - for more info about Abrus precatorius See link

 

Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Abrus precatorius
*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

 

Abrus precatorius in other websites
Abrus precatorius 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 Abrus precatorius - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Abrus precatorius - See link.

 

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