Cynoglossum creticum

Cynoglossum creticum Mill.

Boraginaceae

  • Cynoglossum pictum Aiton
  • Blue Hound's-tongue
  • عشبة الجرح
  • غريف
  • لسان الكلب
  • `ishbet el-jurh
  • gharif
  • lisan el-kalb
  • לְשׁוֹן-כֶּלֶב כְּרֵתִית
  • leshon-kelev kretit

Hemicryptophyte

  • Batha
  • Phrygana

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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Cynoglossum creticum Mill.

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

Parts Used

Source
Wound healing

Bleeding wound

Haemostatic

1. Rub wound with leaves to stop bleeding.
2. Extract juice from leaves & apply to wound.

LeafB

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BERC notes that this information was obtained from a publsihed source (Crowfoot & Baldenberger 1932).

Cynoglossum genus has some species which may contain toxic unsaturated pyrrolizidine alkaloids causing liver & lung toxicity. Also haemoloytic, mutagenic carcinogenic & terratogenic effects.