Evolvulus alsinoides (L.) L.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 54

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/phytokeys.102.24380

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scientific name

Evolvulus alsinoides (L.) L.
status

 

Evolvulus alsinoides (L.) L. 

Names.

Myanmar: kyauk-hkwe-pin. English: slender dwarf morning-glory, speedwell.

Range.

Florida, tropical America. In Myanmar, found in Mandalay and Yangon.

Uses.

Leaf, Root: Used as a tonic, anthelmintic, and antiasthmatic.

Notes.

In India the whole plant is used as a febrifuge and vermifuge; the leaf is used to treat asthma and bronchitis ( Jain and DeFilipps 1991). In the Philippines an infusion of the species is used to treat certain bowl irregularities; it is also used as a vermifuge and febrifuge ( Perry 1980).

Reference.

Nordal (1963).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Evolvulus