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


Cicuta virosa basic info
Scientific Name: Cicuta virosa L..
Family: Apiaceae.
Genus: Cicuta.
Common names in English: European water-hemlock, water-hemlock.
Description: Cicuta virosa (cowbane or northern water hemlock) is a species of Cicuta, native to northern and central Europe, northern Asia and northwestern North America. - for more info about Cicuta virosa See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Cicuta virosa
  • Cancer
  • Fatality
  • Homeopathy
  • Poison
*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


Cicuta virosa in other websites
Cicuta virosa 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 Cicuta virosa - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Cicuta virosa - See link.


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