Echium angustifolium

Echium angustifolium Mill.

Boraginaceae

  • Hispid (bristly) Viper's Bugloss
  • Narrow-leaved Bugloss
  • مسماس
  • masmas
  • עַכְנַאי שָׂרוּעַ
  • akhna'i sarua'

Chamaephyte

  • Batha
  • Phrygana

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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Echium angustifolium Mill.

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

Parts Used

Source
Kidney & Urinary Tract

Diuretic

Diuretic

Decoct plant in water & drink 1 full glass x3/day.

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The authors of the Flora Palaestina Ethnobotany (FPE) web site do not take responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of the plants described here. Always seek advice from a health professional before using a plant medicinally or for other purposes

Echium genus has some species which may contain toxic unsaturated pyrrolizidine alkaloids causing liver damage. Leaves are poisonous & together with stems can cause severe dermatitis.