Cotton-weed: 1 definition
Cotton-weed means something in biology. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
Biology (plants and animals)Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)
1) Cotton-weed in English is the name of a plant defined with Abutilon theophrasti in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Sida tiliifolia Fisch. (among others).
2) Cotton-weed is also identified with Anaphalis margaritacea It has the synonym Gnaphalium margaritaceum L. (etc.).
3) Cotton-weed is also identified with Asclepias syriaca It has the synonym Asclepias pubigera Dumort. (etc.).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Chinese Traditional and Herbal Drugs (1992)
· Ueber einige künstliche Geschlechter aus der Malvenfamilie (1787)
· Fitologija (1993)
· Allg. Bot. Z. Syst. (1906)
· Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden (1935)
· Botanicheskii Zhurnal
If you are looking for specific details regarding Cotton-weed, for example pregnancy safety, extract dosage, health benefits, diet and recipes, side effects, chemical composition, have a look at these references.
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Partial matches: Cotton.
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