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Does anybody know what are the medicinal uses or any other ethnobotanical uses of Calea ternifolia?
If you know websites containing any information about Calea ternifolia please link to them.
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I didn't find in Dr. Duke's database, any information about the uses of Calea ternifolia
Here is some basic information about Calea ternifolia.

 

Calea ternifolia basic info
Scientific Name: Calea ternifolia Kunth.
Family: Compositae.
Genus: Calea.
Common names in English: dog-grass, Mexican calea.
Description: Calea ternifolia is a species of flowering plant native to Mexico and Central America. In Mexico the plant is used as an herbal remedy for dysentery and fever. The Zoque Popoluca people call the plant tam huñi ("bitter gum") and use it to treat diarrhea and asthma, and the Mixe people know it as poop taam ujts ("white bitter herb") and use it for stomachache and fever. Its English language common names include Thepelakano (leaves of god), bitter-grass, Mexican calea, and dream herb. - for more info about Calea ternifolia See link

 

 

Calea ternifolia in other websites
Calea ternifolia 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 Calea ternifolia - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Calea ternifolia - See link.

 

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