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

 

Heliotropium indicum basic info
Scientific Name: Heliotropium indicum L..
Family: Boraginaceae.
Genus: Heliotropium.
Common names in English: turnsole.
Description: Heliotropium indicum is an annual, hirsute plant, native to Asia. Commonly known as Indian heliotrope. The extracted juice from the pounded leaves of the plants is used on wounds, skin ulcers and furuncles. The juice is also used as an eye drop for conjunctivitis. The pounded leaves are used as poultice. - for more info about Heliotropium indicum See link

 

Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Heliotropium indicum
*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 indicum in other websites
Heliotropium indicum 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 indicum - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Heliotropium indicum - See link.

 

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