A smaller species with round non-spiny leaves and the usual round heads of flowers surrounded by a collar of bracts that are as the name suggests flushed with. This investigation aimed to study the effect of different concentrations of essential oil of Eryngium caeruleum on the transdermal absorption of. Family. Umbelliferae; Apiaceae. Habitat. Kashmir and Western Himalayas. Folk. Pahaari Gaajar, Dudhali (Punjab), Saleli-misri. Action. Root—nervine, stimulant.

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Eryngium is a genus of flowering plants in the family Apiaceae. There are about species.

These are annual and perennial herbs with hairless and usually spiny leaves. The dome-shaped umbels of steely blue or white flowers have whorls of spiny basal bracts. Some erymgium are native to rocky and coastal areas, but the majority are grassland plants. In the language of flowersthey represent admiration.


Species are grown as ornamental plants in gardens. Numerous hybrids have been selected for garden use, of which E.

Many species of Eryngium have been used as food and medicine. Eryngium campestre is used as a folk medicine in Turkey.

Eryngium creticum is a herbal remedy for scorpion stings in Jordan. Native American peoples used many species for varied purposes.

Eryngium caeruleum M.Bieb.

Cultures worldwide have used Eryngium extracts as anti-inflammatory agents. Eryngium yields an essential oil and contains many kinds of terpenoidssaponinsflavonoidscoumarinsand steroids.

The roots have been used as vegetables or sweetmeats. Young shoots and leaves are sometimes used as vegetables like asparagus.

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It is similar to coriander or cilantro, and is sometimes mistaken for it. It may be called spiny coriander or culantro. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Eryngium Eryngium bourgatii Scientific classification Kingdom: Phytochemical constituents and pharmacological activities of Eryngium L. Archived at the Wayback Machine.


Pharmaceutical Crops 3 A much utilized, little understood herb. Perspectives on New Crops and New Uses. Retrieved from ” https: Eryngium Apiaceae genera Taxa named by Carl Linnaeus. Webarchive template wayback links Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata.

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