Mositsane: 1 definition

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

1) Mositsane in Southern Africa is the name of a plant defined with Elephantorrhiza elephantina in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Prosopis elephantorrhiza (DC.) Spreng. (among others).

2) Mositsane is also identified with Euphorbia striata It has the synonym Tithymalus striatus (Thunb.) Klotzsch & Garcke (etc.).

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

· Journal of the South Africa Veterinary Association (2001)
· Acacia. (1754)
· The Gardeners Dictionary
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2006)
· South African Journal of Science (2001)
· Commentariorum de Plantis Africae Australioris (1836)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Mositsane, for example chemical composition, health benefits, pregnancy safety, diet and recipes, extract dosage, 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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