Heliotropium rotundifolium

Heliotropium rotundifolium Sieber ex Lehm.

Boraginaceae

  • Round-leaved Heliotrope
  • غبيرة
  • ghubeira
  • עֹקֶץ-עַקְרָב עֲגֹל-עָלִים
  • oqetz-'aqrav 'agol-'alim

Chamaephyte

  • Batha
  • Phrygana
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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Heliotropium rotundifolium Sieber ex Lehm.

System/StateTraditional
Complaint/Use
Activity / Interpretation Traditional
Preparation/Administration

Parts Used

Source
Womens Health

Prevent pregnancy

Contraceptive

Cook plant in water & use as a vaginal rinse.

Leaf Z

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Heliotropium genus has some species which may contain unsaturated pyrrolizidine alkaloids that can be toxic to the liver.