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  Casuarina equisetifolia L.
 
Scientific Name  Casuarina equisetifolia L.
Family Name  Casuarinaceae
Common Name  She oak, Austrailian Pine, Pino
Photo link  http://www.dipbot.unict.it/orto/0144-1.html
Studies on Diabetes 
Other Uses  Folk uses include dysentary, diarrhea, stomach ache, and as an astringent. (http://geography.berkeley.edu/ProgramCourses/CoursePagesFA2002/geog148/Term%20Papers/Darin%20Jensen/uses.html; accessed 4/16/04).
Formulations used by  Informants  Commercially prepared hot infusion (13 Flores).
Phytochemistry  Asparagine, glutamine, and tannins (http://www.hort.purdue.edu/newcrop/duke_energy/Casuarina_equisetifolia.html#Uses; accessed 4/16/04).
Potential Adverse  Effects  No clinical adverse effects were found.
Potential Medication  Interactions  No clinical medication interactions were found.
References  http://www.itis.usda.gov/index.html

 

 

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