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

 

Alchornea cordifolia basic info
Scientific Name: Alchornea cordifolia (Schumach.) Mull. Arg..
Family: Euphorbiaceae.
Genus: Alchornea.
Description: Alchornea cordifolia is a shrub or small tree distributed throughout tropical Africa. The plant is used in traditional African medicine. The leaves, roots and stem bark contain terpenoids, steroid glycosides, flavonoids, tannins, saponins, carbohydrates and the imidazopyrimidine alkaloids alchorneine, alchornidine, and several guanidine alkaloids. - for more info about Alchornea cordifolia See link

 

Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Alchornea cordifolia
*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

 

Alchornea cordifolia in other websites
Alchornea cordifolia 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 Alchornea cordifolia - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Alchornea cordifolia - See link.

 

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