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


Ceratonia siliqua basic info
Scientific Name: Ceratonia siliqua L..
Family: Leguminosae.
Genus: Ceratonia.
Common names in English: locust-bean, St. John's-bread.
For common names of Ceratonia siliqua in different languages - See link
Description: Ceratonia siliqua, commonly known as the carob tree, St John's-bread, or locust bean is a species of flowering evergreen shrub or tree, native to the Mediterranean region, including Southern Europe, Northern Africa, the larger Mediterranean islands; to the Levant and Middle-East of Western Asia into Iran; and to the Canary Islands and Macaronesia. Carob consumed by humans is the dried (and sometimes roasted) pod. The pod consists of two main parts: the pulp accounts for 90% and the seeds for 10% of the pod weight. - for more info about Ceratonia siliqua See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Ceratonia siliqua
*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


Ceratonia siliqua in other websites
Ceratonia siliqua 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 Ceratonia siliqua - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Ceratonia siliqua - See link.


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