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


Cynoglossum officinale basic info
Scientific Name: Cynoglossum officinale L..
Family: Boraginaceae.
Genus: Cynoglossum.
Common names in English: hound's-tongue, rats-and-mice.
Description: Cynoglossum officinale is a herbaceous plant found in most parts of Europe, and also North America where it was accidentally introduced. Herbalists use the plant as a treatment for piles, lung diseases and persistent coughs. Houndstongue ointment is said to cure baldness and be used for sores and ulcers. - for more info about Cynoglossum officinale See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Cynoglossum officinale
*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


Cynoglossum officinale in other websites
Cynoglossum officinale 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 Cynoglossum officinale - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Cynoglossum officinale - See link.


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