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Heliotropium ellipticum is a perennial plant that can grow up to 0.30 metres tall.
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine..
The seeds are toxic[
E. Asia - Himalayas.
Stony slopes in semi-desert and semi-steppe belts, rarely in steppes. Often a weed in oases, river gravel and sand[
A vicariant of H. europaeum[
Used in the treatment of boils, ulcers and the bites of snakes and mad dogs[