Euphrasia rostkoviana

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Euphrasia rostkoviana
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Orobanchaceae
Genus: Euphrasia
E. officinalis
Binomial name
Euphrasia officinalis
  • Euphrasia rostkoviana Hayne
  • Euphrasia fennica Kihlm.[1]

Euphrasia rostkoviana (synonym Euphrasia officinalis),[2] also known as eyebright or eyewort, is a plant from the genus Euphrasia, in the family Orobanchaceae.

Euphrasia rostkoviana herb has been used in the traditional Austrian medicine internally as tea, or externally as compresses, for treatment of disorders of the eyes and the gastrointestinal tract.


  1. ^ "Euphrasia fennica Kihlm. | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science". Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 15 February 2021.
  2. ^ Euphrasia rostkoviana in BoDD – Botanical Dermatology Database