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


Cannabis sativa basic info
Scientific Name: Cannabis sativa L..
Family: Cannabaceae.
Genus: Cannabis.
Common names in English: hemp, hemp, Indian hemp, marihuana.
For common names of Cannabis sativa in different languages - See link
Description: Cannabis sativa is an annual herbaceous plant that People have cultivated throughout recorded history as a source of industrial fibre, seed oil, food, recreation, religious and spiritual moods, and medicine. Its seeds are chiefly used to make hempseed oil which can be used for cooking, lamps, lacquers, or paints. They can also be used as caged-bird feed, as they provide a moderate source of nutrients for most birds. The flowers (and to a lesser extent the leaves, stems, and seeds) contain psychoactive chemical compounds known as cannabinoids that are consumed for recreational, medicinal, and spiritual purposes. - for more info about Cannabis sativa See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Cannabis sativa
*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


Cannabis sativa in other websites
Cannabis sativa 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 Cannabis sativa - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Cannabis sativa - See link.


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