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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Masamba in Congo is the name of a plant defined with Cissampelos mucronata in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Cissampelos pareira var. senensis (Klotzsch) T. Durand & Schinz (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie (1899)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (1995)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2005)
· Das Pflanzenreich (1910)
· Flora (1844)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (1987)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Masamba, for example chemical composition, pregnancy safety, extract dosage, diet and recipes, health benefits, side effects, have a look at these references.

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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