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

 

Alkanna tinctoria basic info
Scientific Name: Alkanna tinctoria Tausch.
Family: Boraginaceae.
Genus: Alkanna.
Common names in English: alkanna, dyer's-alkanet, dyer's-bugloss, Spanish-bugloss.
Description: Alkanet or dyers' bugloss (Alkanna tinctoria) is a plant in the borage family whose roots are used as a red dye. The plant is also known as orchanet, Spanish bugloss or Languedoc bugloss. It is native in the Mediterranean region. - for more info about Alkanna tinctoria See link

 

Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Alkanna tinctoria
*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

 

Alkanna tinctoria in other websites
Alkanna tinctoria 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 Alkanna tinctoria - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Alkanna tinctoria - See link.

 

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