Asphodelus ramosus L.

Asphodelus ramosus L.

Annual

  • Batha
  • Phrygana
  • Asphodelus microcarpus Salzm &Viv.
  • Asphodelaceae
  • Common Asphodel
  • עִירִית גְּדוֹלָה
  • irit gedola
  • بوسيل
  • شرش العوصلان
  • عوصلان
  • buseil
  • shirsh al-'osalan
  • xosalan
Medicinal uses

Complaints treated by Asphodelus ramosus L.

System/State Complaint / Use Actions Preparation and Administration Parts Used Source
Dermatology Acne on head /skin Anti-infective

Spread fresh root/ bulb juice onto skin.

Spread fresh root/ bulb juice onto skin.

Bulb, root
Dermatology Eczema Unspecified

Rub affected area with crushed bulb of root

Rub affected area with crushed bulb of root

Bulb, root
Dermatology Tinea infection Ant-infective

Grate fresh root & bandage affected area after rubbing it with rough cloth

Grate fresh root & bandage affected area after rubbing it with rough cloth

Bulb, root
Gastrointestinal Haemorrhoids Anti-haemorrhoidal

Grind bulb/root to powder, mix with olive oil (1:1) for ointment & apply evenings after bath. Repeat daily until healed.

Grind bulb/root to powder, mix with olive oil (1:1) for ointment & apply evenings after bath. Repeat daily until healed.

Bulb, root
Nervous system Central nerve palsy Nervine

Prepare drink of bulb/root, mix with pure honey (3:1) & eat x 3 large tablespoons/day.

Prepare drink of bulb/root, mix with pure honey (3:1) & eat x 3 large tablespoons/day.

Bulb, root