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Red Feathers (Iranian Echium)


Plant names

Scientific name: Echium amoenum Fisch. & C.A.Mey.
Syn: Echium orientale Mey.
English names: Red Feathers, Vipers bugloss, Oxtongue flower.
Farsi names: Gol-e gawzaban, Gol-e gawzaban irani
Arabic names: Lesan al-soor.


Plant specification

Plant family: Boraginaceae.
Organs Used: Flowers.
Type of active substance: The active ingredients of echium is mucilage, phenolic compounds, sugar substances, flavonoids, and a small amount of alkaloids. Echium is one of the richest sources of essential fatty acids, gamma-linolenic acid (omega-6).

Echium health benefits: Echium is a five-sensory and heart enhancer. Iranian echium is effective in treatment of colds symptoms and it is a defeat of depression, it reduces hypertension, funeral, anxiety eliminator and eliminates cardiac palpation. Other effects include, pain relief, anti-inflammation, anti-rheumatism, a gastric cancer preventer, anti-diabetes and pulmonary and renal diseases eliminator.
Since this plant contains essential fatty acids such as gamma-linolenic acid, it is useful for rheumatoid arthritis patients.

Geographic Distribution: Echium amoenum is indigenous to the northern part of Iran and Caucasus.


Red Feathers (Iranian Echium) export

Red Feathers (Iranian Echium) export are easily done by us. contact us.

Exporter of Medicinal Plants in IranMaleki Commercial Co
Phone 989025791893+