Alhagi graecorum Boiss.

Alhagi graecorum Boiss.

Annual

  • Batha
  • Phrygana
  • Alhagi mannifera
  • Leguminosae(Fabaceae)
  • Camel Thorn
  • Manna Tree
  • Persian Manna Plant
  • הָגָה מְצוּיָה
  • haga metzuya
  • العاقول
  • شرش العاقول
  • شوك الجمال
  • el-'aqul
  • shirsh el-'aqul
  • shok el-jimal
Medicinal uses

Complaints treated by Alhagi graecorum Boiss.

System/State Complaint / Use Actions Preparation and Administration Parts Used Source
Endocrine/ Metabolism Diabetes Hypoglycemic

Decoct root in water & drink.

Decoct root in water & drink.

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Gastrointestinal Dysentery Anti-diarroeal, Anti-infective

Decoct root in water & drink

Decoct root in water & drink

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Gastrointestinal Kidney stones Anti-lithic, Cholagogue

Decoct pieces of root in water, cool, strain & drink instead of water

Decoct pieces of root in water, cool, strain & drink instead of water

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Kidney & Urinary Tract Diuretic Diuretic

Decoct pieces of root in water; cool, strain& drink instead of water

Decoct pieces of root in water; cool, strain& drink instead of water

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Kidney & Urinary Tract Kidney stones Anti-lithic

Decoct pieces of root in water, cool, filter & drink instead of water

Decoct pieces of root in water, cool, filter & drink instead of water

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Kidney & Urinary Tract Inflammation of Reproductive system Anti-inflammatory

Decoct pieces of root in water, cool, strain & drink instead of water.

Decoct pieces of root in water, cool, strain & drink instead of water.

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Musculoskeletal/ Joints Rheumatism & muscle cramps Analgesic, Anti-arthritic, Anti-inflammatory, Anti-spasmodic

Cook root with tayun (Inula viscosa)+ olive branches,+maryameyeh (salvia triloba)+ shiba (Artemisia arborescens); store in closed pot. Patient must stand in loose clothing over steam rising from pot as long as possible and then get in bed, avoid getting cold.

Cook root with tayun (Inula viscosa)+ olive branches,+maryameyeh (salvia triloba)+ shiba (Artemisia arborescens); store in closed pot. Patient must stand in loose clothing over steam rising from pot as long as possible and then get in bed, avoid getting cold.

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Musculoskeletal/ Joints Rheumatism & muscle cramps Analgesic, Anti-arthritic, Anti-inflammatory, Anti-spasmodic

Cook root in closed pot +Tayun (Inula viscosa)+ olive branches+ Miramia (Salvia triloba),+ Sheba (Artemisia arborescens). Patient stands in loose clothing over steam from pot as long as possible, then goes to bed & avoids getting cold.

Cook root in closed pot +Tayun (Inula viscosa)+ olive branches+ Miramia (Salvia triloba),+ Sheba (Artemisia arborescens). Patient stands in loose clothing over steam from pot as long as possible, then goes to bed & avoids getting cold.

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Nervous system Facial nerve paralysis Nervine

Decoct root & massage affected area.

Decoct root & massage affected area.

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Oral health Mouth sores Anti-septic root
Oral health Bad breath/ mouth sores/strengthens gums & teeth/prevents tooth decay Anti-infective

1.Cook root in 1 liter water; add alum, coarse salt; mix. (Color of solution changes from green to yellow.) Strain, cool & gargle x1 spoonful for 2 min. (becomes frothy in mouth with bitter-salty taste)

2. Boil root in water with Sheba (Artemisia arborescens) + cooking salt; store in bottle; gargle daily morning & evening.

1.Cook root in 1 liter water; add alum, coarse salt; mix. (Color of solution changes from green to yellow.) Strain, cool & gargle x1 spoonful for 2 min. (becomes frothy in mouth with bitter-salty taste)

2. Boil root in water with Sheba (Artemisia arborescens) + cooking salt; store in bottle; gargle daily morning & evening.

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Oral health Toothache Anti-infective, Anti-inflammatory

Prepare root decoction & gargle

Prepare root decoction & gargle

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Oral health Mouth sores Anti-septic

Cook root in 1 litre of water; add alum, coarse salt; mix,(color of solution changes from green to yellow.) Strain; cool & gargle x1 spoonful for 2 mins. (In the mouth it becomes frothy & tastes bitter-salty.)

Cook root in 1 litre of water; add alum, coarse salt; mix,(color of solution changes from green to yellow.) Strain; cool & gargle x1 spoonful for 2 mins. (In the mouth it becomes frothy & tastes bitter-salty.)

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Oral health Toothache Analgesic, Anti-infective, Anti-inflammatory

Prepare root decoction & gargle

Prepare root decoction & gargle

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Womens Health Inflammation of Reproductive system Anti-inflammatory

Decoct pieces of root in water, cool, strain & drink instead of water.

Decoct pieces of root in water, cool, strain & drink instead of water.

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