Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.

Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.

Chamaephytes

  • Desert
  • Thermophilous plants
  • Poaceae
  • Bermuda Grass
  • יַבְּלִית מְצוּיָה
  • yablit metzuya
  • انجيل
  • ثيل
  • نِجيل (نَجِيل) بلدي
  • enjil
  • nijil (najil) baladi
  • theel
Medicinal uses

Complaints treated by Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.

System/State Complaint / Use Actions Preparation and Administration Parts Used Source
Dermatology Dandruff /hair loss Unspecified

Decoct whole plant in water, cool, filter & wash head x1 x/day

Decoct whole plant in water, cool, filter & wash head x1 x/day

Whole plant
Gastrointestinal Urinary disturbances Anti-lithic

Prepare tea from rhizome & drink

Prepare tea from rhizome & drink

Rhizome
Gastrointestinal Digestive tract inflammation Carminative

Decoct rhizome in water & drink x3 cups/day

Decoct rhizome in water & drink x3 cups/day

Rhizome
Gastrointestinal Digestive tract inflammation Anti-inflammatory

Decoct rhizome in water & drinkx 3 cups/day

Decoct rhizome in water & drinkx 3 cups/day

Rhizome
Gastrointestinal Rheumatism in stomach (unclear but possiblly stomach inflammation) Anti-inflammatory

Cook rhizomes +barley grains in water & drink

Cook rhizomes +barley grains in water & drink

Rhizome
Gastrointestinal Stomach, intestinal pain / spasms (babies) Anti-spasmodic, Carminative

Decoct rhizome in water & drink x 2 small teaspoons/day as needed

Decoct rhizome in water & drink x 2 small teaspoons/day as needed

Rhizome
Gastrointestinal Vomiting Anti-emetic

Prepare tea from rhizome (Admin. Not specified)

Prepare tea from rhizome (Admin. Not specified)

Rhizome
Kidney & Urinary Tract Renal ascites Diuretic

1.Decoct rhizome & drink instead of water

2. Two preperations are used (A+B): A. Boil rhizome in water + barley grains (Hordeum) & drink x1 cup mornings

B. At noon after A Drink infusion of Boswellia + fennel (Foeniculum) +Piper cubeba (Tailed Pepper)

1.Decoct rhizome & drink instead of water

2. Two preperations are used (A+B): A. Boil rhizome in water + barley grains (Hordeum) & drink x1 cup mornings

B. At noon after A Drink infusion of Boswellia + fennel (Foeniculum) +Piper cubeba (Tailed Pepper)

Rhizome
Kidney & Urinary Tract Genito-urinary tract inflammation Anti-inflammatory

1.Decoct rhizome & drink instead of water

1.Decoct rhizome & drink instead of water

Rhizome
Kidney & Urinary Tract Kidney diseases / conditions including real ascites& proteinurea Unspecified

Decoct rhizome in water +barley grains> (Admin. Not specified)

Decoct rhizome in water +barley grains> (Admin. Not specified)

Rhizome
Kidney & Urinary Tract Kidney/ urinary tract stones Anti-lithic

Prepare tea from rhizome, & drink alone or + barley grains, instead of water

Prepare tea from rhizome, & drink alone or + barley grains, instead of water

Rhizome
Kidney & Urinary Tract Proteinuria Unspecified

Drink decoction of rhizome with barley grains

Drink decoction of rhizome with barley grains

Rhizome
Kidney & Urinary Tract Renal ascites Unspecified

Drink decoction of rhizome with barley grains

Drink decoction of rhizome with barley grains

Rhizome
Kidney & Urinary Tract Urinary disturbances Unspecified

Prepare tea from rhizome (Admin. not specified)

Prepare tea from rhizome (Admin. not specified)

Rhizome
Wound Healing Heal open wounds Vulnerary

Prepare compresses of rhizome & apply

Prepare compresses of rhizome & apply

Rhizome