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

 

Chromolaena odorata basic info
Scientific Name: Chromolaena odorata (L.) R. M. King & H. Rob..
Family: Compositae.
Genus: Chromolaena.
Common names in English: butterfly-weed, Christmasbush, devilweed, hagonoy, jack-in-the-bush, paraffin-weed, Siamweed, triffidweed.
Description: Chromolaena odorata is a tropical and subtropical species of flowering shrub native to North America, from Florida and Texas to Mexico and the Caribbean, and has been introduced to South America, tropical Asia, west Africa, and parts of Australia. t is sometimes grown as a medicinal and ornamental plant. It is used as a traditional medicine in Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia and parts of Africa including Nigeria. Common names include Siam Weed, Christmas Bush, Devil Weed, Camfhur Grass, Common Floss Flower and Triffid. - for more info about Chromolaena odorata See link

 

 

Chromolaena odorata in other websites
Chromolaena odorata 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 Chromolaena odorata - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Chromolaena odorata - See link.

 

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