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


Epimedium grandiflorum basic info
Scientific Name: Epimedium grandiflorum C. Morren.
Family: Berberidaceae.
Genus: Epimedium.
Description: Epimedium grandiflorum is a deciduous perennial plant, native to China, Japan and Korea. Known as large flowered barrenwort, bishop's hat. this herb has been used for aphrodisiac purpose in traditional Chinese medicine and is a common ingredient of herbal remedies for impotence. It is commonly packed in a capsule with other ingredients or sold as herbal flakes or powder with the name "horny goat weed". - for more info about Epimedium grandiflorum See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Epimedium grandiflorum
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*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


Epimedium grandiflorum in other websites
Epimedium grandiflorum 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 Epimedium grandiflorum - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Epimedium grandiflorum - See link.


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