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


Andrographis paniculata basic info
Scientific Name: Andrographis paniculata (Burm. f.) Wall. ex Nees.
Family: Acanthaceae.
Genus: Andrographis.
Common names in English: green chireta.
For common names of Andrographis paniculata in different languages - See link
Description: Andrographis paniculata is an annual herbaceous plant in the family Acanthaceae, native to India and Sri Lanka. - for more info about Andrographis paniculata See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Andrographis paniculata
*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


Andrographis paniculata in other websites
Andrographis paniculata 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 Andrographis paniculata - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Andrographis paniculata - See link.


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