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Crescentia cujete


Crescentia cujete
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Lamiales
Family: Bignoniaceae
Genus: Crescentia
Species: C. cujete
Binomial name
Crescentia cujete

Crescentia cujete, also known as the calabash tree is a plant native to Central and South America.

  • Is a dicotyledonous plant with tripinnate leaves.

Ethnomedical Uses

  • The parts used include the fruit and seeds.
  • A fruit decoction is taken orally to treat diarrhea, stomachache, colds, bronchitis, cough, asthma, and urethritis.
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