Anchusa aegyptiaca

Anchusa aegyptiaca (L.) DC.

Boraginaceae

  • Aegyptian Alkanet
  • Aegyptian Bugloss
  • حمحم مصري
  • دبون
  • دهون
  • شبيط
  • daboun
  • dhoun
  • himhim misri
  • shabeet
  • לְשׁוֹן-פַּר מִצְרִית
  • leshon-par mitzrit

Annual

  • Batha
  • Desert
  • Phrygana
  • Shrub-steppes
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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Anchusa aegyptiaca (L.) DC.

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

Parts Used

Source
Gastrointestinal

Stomach ulcer

Anti-ulcer

Decoct leaves & drink x1 cup/day.

LeafB

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Anchusa genus has species that can contain toxic pyrrolizidine alkaloids potentially hazardous for humans & animals with mutagenic, teratogenic, cancerogenic & fetotoxic properties. Therefore caution using internally.