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


Alnus glutinosa basic info
Scientific Name: Alnus glutinosa (L.) Gaertn..
Family: Betulaceae.
Genus: Alnus.
Common names in English: black alder, European alder.
Description: Alnus glutinosa, the common alder, black alder, European alder or just alder, is a species of tree in the family Betulaceae, native to most of Europe, southwest Asia and northern Africa. It thrives in wet locations where its association with the bacterium Frankia alni enables it to grow in poor quality soils. It is a medium size, short-lived tree growing to a height of up to 30 metres (100 ft). It has short-stalked rounded leaves and separate male and female flower in the form of catkins. The small, rounded fruits are cone-like and the seeds are dispersed by wind and water. - for more info about Alnus glutinosa See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Alnus glutinosa
*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


Alnus glutinosa in other websites
Alnus glutinosa 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 Alnus glutinosa - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Alnus glutinosa - See link.


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