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

 

Achyranthes aspera basic info
Scientific Name: Achyranthes aspera L..
Family: Amaranthaceae.
Genus: Achyranthes.
Common names in English: chaff-flower, chaffbur, devil's horsewhip, prickly chaff-flower.
For common names of Achyranthes aspera in different languages - See link
Description: Achyranthes aspera (common name: prickly chaff flower, - for more info about Achyranthes aspera See link

 

Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Achyranthes aspera
*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

 

Achyranthes aspera in other websites
Achyranthes aspera 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 Achyranthes aspera - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Achyranthes aspera - See link.

 

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