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Does anybody know what are the medicinal uses or any other ethnobotanical uses of Celosia argentea?
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Here is some basic information about Celosia argentea and a list of ethnobotanical uses which includes medicinal uses and other uses of Celosia argentea.


Celosia argentea basic info
Scientific Name: Celosia argentea L..
Family: Amaranthaceae.
Genus: Celosia.
Common names in English: feather cockscomb, Lagos-spinach, plumeflower, quail-grass, red-fox, red-spinach, silver cockscomb.
Description: Celosia argentea, commonly known as plumed cockscomb, or the silver cock's comb, is a herbaceous plant of tropical origin, and is known for its very bright colors. In India and China it is known as a troublesome weed. It is used in Africa to help control growth of the parasitic Striga plant. It can also be used in soaps. - for more info about Celosia argentea See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Celosia argentea
*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


Celosia argentea in other websites
Celosia argentea 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 Celosia argentea - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Celosia argentea - See link.


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