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Does anybody know what are the medicinal uses or any other ethnobotanical uses of Heliotropium curassavicum?
If you know websites containing any information about Heliotropium curassavicum please link to them.
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Here is some basic information about Heliotropium curassavicum and a list of ethnobotanical uses which includes medicinal uses and other uses of Heliotropium curassavicum.

 

Heliotropium curassavicum basic info
Scientific Name: Heliotropium curassavicum L..
Family: Boraginaceae.
Genus: Heliotropium.
Common names in English: seashore heliotrope, seaside heliotrope, seaside heliotrope, smooth heliotrope.
Description: Heliotropium curassavicum is a species of heliotrope that is native to much of the Americas, from Canada to Argentina, and can be found on other continents as an introduced species. It is known by several common names, such as seaside heliotrope, salt heliotrope, monkey tail, quail plant and "Chinese parsley" (although this last name is also used for coriander). in Latin American Spanish it is known as cola de mico,cola de gama or rabo alacrán, and it is called kīpūkai in Hawaii. - for more info about Heliotropium curassavicum See link

 

Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Heliotropium curassavicum
*The information in this list is based on the ethnobotanical data in Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases.
Dr. Duke does not recommend using this information for self diagnosis or self medication. - See link

 

Heliotropium curassavicum in other websites
Heliotropium curassavicum common names, economics importance, distributional range and more in the USDA GRIN website - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for academic researches with the search term Heliotropium curassavicum - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Heliotropium curassavicum - See link.

 

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