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

 

Bombax ceiba basic info
Scientific Name: Bombax ceiba L..
Family: Malvaceae.
Genus: Bombax.
Common names in English: kapoktree, northern-cottonwood, red cottontree, red silk cottontree, red silk-cotton, silk cottontree, simal.
For common names of Bombax ceiba in different languages - See link
Description: Bombax ceiba, like other trees of the genus Bombax, is commonly known as cotton tree. More specifically, it is sometimes known as Red Silk-Cotton; Red Cotton Tree; or ambiguously as silk-cotton or kapok, both of which may also refer to Ceiba pentandra. - for more info about Bombax ceiba See link

 

Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Bombax ceiba
*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

 

Bombax ceiba in other websites
Bombax ceiba 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 Bombax ceiba - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Bombax ceiba - See link.

 

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