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

 

Cajanus cajan basic info
Scientific Name: Cajanus cajan (L.) Huth.
Family: Leguminosae.
Genus: Cajanus.
Common names in English: pigeon-pea, red gram, yellow dhal.
For common names of Cajanus cajan in different languages - See link
Description: The pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan) is a perennial legume that's peas are both a food crop (dried peas, flour, or green vegetable peas) and a forage/cover crop. - for more info about Cajanus cajan See link

 

Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Cajanus cajan
*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

 

Cajanus cajan in other websites
Cajanus cajan 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 Cajanus cajan - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Cajanus cajan - See link.

 

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