Convolvulus althaeoides

Convolvulus althaeoides L.


  • Mallow-leaved Bindweed
  • مداد وردي
  • مديدة
  • madad wardi
  • muddeida
  • חֲבַלְבַּל כַּפָּנִי
  • khavalbal kapani

Geophytes, Vines

  • Batha
  • Phrygana
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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Convolvulus althaeoides L.

Activity / Interpretation Traditional

Parts Used


Abdominal pain


Decoct aerial parts & drink x1-2 cups/day.

Aerial partsB

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Convolvulus genus has species which may contain tropane alkaloids (pseudotropine) with atropine like activity on the autonomic nervous system. Present in all parts of the plant but seeds are especially toxic. Species in this genus can have a strong laxative effect & in large amounts can cause stomach pain.