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Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical databases facilitate in-depth plant, chemical, bioactivity, and ethnobotany searches using scientific or common names. Search results can be downloaded in PDF or spreadsheet form. Of interest to pharmaceutical, nutritional, and biomedical research, as well alternative therapies and herbal products.


Key: A= Biological Activity C= Chemical E= Ethnobotany Plant P= Plant S= Syndrome U= Ethnobotany Use
P Ipomoea purga (Jalap)
E Ipomoea purga (Calapa)
E Cytisus purgans (Piorno)
E Simethis planifolia (Purga De Pobres)
P Ipomoea aquatica (Swamp Cabbage; Water Spinach)
P Ipomoea batatas (Sweet Potato)
P Ipomoea violacea (Ololiuqui; Tlitlitzen)
E Ipomoea hederifolia (Bejuco De Tabaco; Cambustera)
E Ipomoea batatas (Batata; Batata Doce; Batata Hilwah; Camote; Kan Shu; Kan Shu Chiu; Keladi; Patate; Patate Des Jardins; Patate Douce; Sar)