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

 

Caesalpinia sappan basic info
Scientific Name: Caesalpinia sappan L..
Family: Leguminosae.
Genus: Caesalpinia.
Common names in English: sappanwood.
For common names of Caesalpinia sappan in different languages - See link
Description: Caesalpinia sappan is a species of flowering tree native to Southeast Asia and the Malay archipelago. Common names include Sappanwood, Sapanwood, Patanga-Chekke Sappanga (Kannada), Pathimukham (Malayalam), and Suō (Japanese). - for more info about Caesalpinia sappan See link

 

Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Caesalpinia sappan
*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

 

Caesalpinia sappan in other websites
Caesalpinia sappan 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 Caesalpinia sappan - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Caesalpinia sappan - See link.

 

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