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


Cinnamomum tamala basic info
Scientific Name: Cinnamomum tamala (Buch.-Ham.) T. Nees & Eberm..
Family: Lauraceae.
Genus: Cinnamomum.
Common names in English: Indian-cassia.
For common names of Cinnamomum tamala in different languages - See link
Description: Cinnamomum tamala, Indian bay leaf, is a tree native to India, Nepal, Bhutan, and China. It has aromatic leaves which are used for culinary and medicinal purposes. It is thought to have been one of the major sources of the medicinal plant leaves known in classic and medieval times as malabathrum (or malobathrum). Also known as tejpat, Malabar leaf, Indian bark, Indian cassia, or malabathrum. - for more info about Cinnamomum tamala See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Cinnamomum tamala
*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


Cinnamomum tamala in other websites
Cinnamomum tamala 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 Cinnamomum tamala - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Cinnamomum tamala - See link.


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