Convolvulus althaeoides

Convolvulus althaeoides L.


  • Mallow-leaved Bindweed
  • madad wardi مداد وردي
  • muddeida مديدة
  • חֲבַלְבַּל כַּפָּנִי
  • khavalbal kapani

Geophytes, Vines

  • Batha
  • Phrygana

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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Convolvulus althaeoides L.

Medicinal Complaints / Uses
System/State Traditional
Activity / Interpretation Traditional
Preparation/ Administration
Parts Used Source

Abdominal pain


Decoct aerial parts & drink x1-2 cups/day.

Aerial parts B

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Convolvulus genus has species which may contain tropane alkaloids (pseudotropine) with atropine like activity on the autonomic nervous system. Present in all parts of the plant but seeds are especially toxic. Species in this genus can have a strong laxative effect & in large amounts can cause stomach pain.