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


Corchorus olitorius basic info
Scientific Name: Corchorus olitorius L..
Family: Malvaceae.
Genus: Corchorus.
Common names in English: Nalta jute, tossa jute.
For common names of Corchorus olitorius in different languages - See link
Description: Corchorus olitorius, commonly known as Nalta jute, tossa jute, and Jew's mallow, is a shrub species which is the primary source of jute fibre. The leaves and young fruits are used as a vegetable, the dried leaves are used for tea and as a soup thickener, and the seeds are edible. - for more info about Corchorus olitorius See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Corchorus olitorius
*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


Corchorus olitorius in other websites
Corchorus olitorius 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 Corchorus olitorius - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Corchorus olitorius - See link.


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