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Grewia tenax (Frosk.) Fiori.- A TRADITIONAL MEDICINAL PLANT WITH ENORMOUS ECONOMIC PROSPECTIVES

@inproceedings{Sharma2012GrewiaT,
  title={Grewia tenax (Frosk.) Fiori.- A TRADITIONAL MEDICINAL PLANT WITH ENORMOUS ECONOMIC PROSPECTIVES},
  author={N. Sharma and Vidya Patni},
  year={2012}
}
The plant Grewia tenax (Frosk.) Fiori. belonging to the family Tiliaceae, is an example of multipurpose plant species which is the source of food, fodder, fiber, fuelwood, timber and a range of traditional medicines that cure various perilous diseases and have mild antibiotic properties. The plant preparations are used for the treatment of bone fracture and for bone strengthening and tissue healing. The fruits are used for promoting fertility in females and are considered in special diets for… Expand
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