Species (Family) : Boraginaceae
Synonym(s) : Echium amoenum Fisch.
Part(s) Used : Flowers
Constituents : Bioactive antioxidant components, rosmarinic acid and flavonoids.
Food Use : Echium amoenum species are used as food plants by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species including Coleophora onosmella and orange swift.
Form of product : Dried flowerhead
Herbal Use : Demulcent, anti-inflammatory and analgesic, especially for common cold, anxiolytic and sedative.