Echium angustifolium

Echium angustifolium Mill.


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


  • Batha
  • Phrygana

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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Echium angustifolium Mill.

Medicinal Complaints / Uses
System/State Traditional
Activity / Interpretation Traditional
Preparation/ Administration
Parts Used Source
Kidney & Urinary Tract



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

Aerial parts Z

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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.