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

 

Dryas octopetala basic info
Scientific Name: Dryas octopetala L..
Family: Rosaceae.
Genus: Dryas.
Common names in English: mountain dryas, white mountain-avens.
Description: Dryas octopetala is an Arctic–alpine flowering plant. Its common names include mountain avens, eightpetal mountain-avens, white dryas, and white dryad. It is cultivated in temperate regions as groundcover, or as an alpine or rock garden plant. Its leaves are occasionally used as a herbal tea. - for more info about Dryas octopetala See link

 

Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Dryas octopetala
*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

 

Dryas octopetala in other websites
Dryas octopetala 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 Dryas octopetala - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Dryas octopetala - See link.

 

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