Uselwa: 1 definition
Uselwa 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)
Uselwa in South Africa is the name of a plant defined with Lagenaria sphaerica in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Sphaerosicyos sphaericus (Sond.) Cogn. (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Annales des Sciences Naturelles; Botanique (1862)
· Flora Capensis (1862)
· Flora of Tropical Africa (1871)
· Mémoires de la Société de Physique et d’Histoire Naturelle de Genève (1825)
· Monographiae Phanerogamarum (1881)
· Journal of Botany, being a second series of the Botanical Miscellany (1841)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Uselwa, for example chemical composition, diet and recipes, health benefits, pregnancy safety, side effects, extract dosage, have a look at these references.
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