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Cajanus cajan (L.)HUTH (FABACEAE)

Cough Burkill,1966; Dermatosis Burkill,1966; Diarrhea Burkill,1966; Earache Burkill,1966; Enteritis Burkill,1966; Sore Burkill,1966

Cajanus cajan (FABACEAE)

Abdomen Eb22: 98; Antidote* Eb30: 126, Wong, Bliss, Eb30: 126, Wong; Antidote(Fish) Eb29: 317; Antidote(Manihot) Liogier; Astringent Standley; Bite(Bat) Duke,1972, Eb24: 355; Bronchitis Eb22: 98; Ciguatera Eb29: 317; Cold Eb22: 98; Colic Eb24: 247; Convulsion Eb24: 247; Cough Eb22: 98; Detersive Standley; Diarrhea Eb22: 98; Diuretic Standley; Dysentery Standley; Expectorant Bliss; Flu Eb30: 126, Wong; Gargle Liogier; Jaundice Liogier; Laxative Standley; Leprosy Eb24: 247; Pectoral Liogier; Sedative Bliss; Soporific Woi.2; Sore Altschul; Sore(Throat) Liogier; Stroke Eb30: 126, Wong; Swelling Altschul; Tumor Hartwell; Tumor(Abdomen) Hartwell; Urticaria Liogier; Vermifuge Bliss; Vertigo Eb22: 98; Vulnerary Bliss, Brutus, Liogier, Standley; Witchcraft Eb30: 126, Wong

* = Chemical(s) found in plant shown to be effective for the ailment medicated
** = Plant itself shown to be effective for the ailment medicated

Phytochemical Database, USDA - ARS - NGRL, Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, Beltsville, Maryland
Mon May 20 15:31:27 EDT 2002

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