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

 

Cnidoscolus chayamansa basic info
Scientific Name: Cnidoscolus chayamansa McVaugh.
Family: Euphorbiaceae.
Genus: Cnidoscolus.
For common names of Cnidoscolus chayamansa in different languages - See link
Description: Cnidoscolus aconitifolius, commonly known as chaya or tree spinach, is a large, fast-growing leafy perennial shrub that is believed to have originated in the Yucatán Peninsula of Mexico. It is a popular leaf vegetable in Mexican and Central American cuisines, similar to spinach. The leaves must be cooked before being eaten, as the raw leaves are toxic, the raw leaves contain a glucoside that can release toxic cyanide. - for more info about Cnidoscolus chayamansa See link

 

 

Cnidoscolus chayamansa in other websites
Cnidoscolus chayamansa 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 Cnidoscolus chayamansa - See link.
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