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Arnebia euchroma  (Royle) I. M. Johnst.


Botanical Name


Arnebia euchroma (Royle) I. M. Johnst.



Macrotomia euchroma Royle., Lithospermum euchromon Royle





General Info


A perennial herb. Roots stout, to 2 cm in diam., containing copious purple dye. Stems usually 1 or 2, erect, branched above, sheathed with remaining bases of leaves, 15-40 cm tall, spreading white or pale yellow hirsute. Leaves sessile, sparsely semiappressed hirsute. Basal leaves linear to linear-lanceolate, 7-20 × 0.5-1.5 cm, base sheathlike, apex short acuminate; stem leaves lanceolate to linear-lanceolate, smaller without sheathlike base. Cymes terminal, 2-6 cm at anthesis, many flowered; bracts lanceolate. Flowers heterostylous. Calyx lobes linear, 1.2-1.6 cm, to 3 cm in fruit, densely pale yellow hirsute on both sides, apex subacute; corolla dark purple, sometimes pale yellow and purple-red tinged, tubular-campanulate, glabrous or sparsely short pubescent outside; tube straight, 1-1.4 cm; limb 6-10 mm wide; lobes spreading, ovate. Anthers ca. 2.5 mm. Style apex 2-lobed; stigmas 2, obovate. Nutlets black-brown, broadly ovate, ca. 3.5 × 3 mm, scabrous reticulate lined, with few tubercles, adaxially almost flat, center line prominent, abaxially convex, apex subacute; attachment scar somewhat triangular.

Herb Effects

Antipyretic, cancer, contraceptive, antitumour, bactericidal, emollient and vulnerary (roots).


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Medicinal Use

Roots are used in the treatment of measles, mild constipation, burns, frostbite, eczema, dermatitis etc., and promotes the healing of wounds on topical application.


Contraindicated in patients with deficiency of the spleen with diarrhea.


Jing-Nuan Wu. An Illustrated Chinese Materia Medica. P: 104, Oxford University Press, Inc.2005.



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