Eryngium caeruleum M. Bieb.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 9

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

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scientific name

Eryngium caeruleum M. Bieb.
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Eryngium caeruleum M. Bieb. 

Name.

English: sea holly.

Range.

Southern Europe to West Asia.

Uses.

Root: Used to treat paralysis and as a tonic.

Notes.

The chemicals in this plant have been shown to be effective in the treatment of piles, and as a tonic and aphrodisiac ( Duke 2009). The root is used as an aphrodisiac and as a nervine ( Chopra et al. 1986).

Reference.

Nordal (1963).