Lens culinaris Medik.

Lens culinaris Medik.

Chamaephyte

  • Shrub-steppes
  • Leguminosae (Fabaceae)
  • Lentil
  • עֲדָשָׁה תַּרְבּוּתִית
  • adasha tarbutit
  • عدس
  • xadas
Medicinal uses

Complaints treated by Lens culinaris Medik.

System/State Complaint / Use Actions Preparation and Administration Parts Used Source
Dermatology Itch/ pruritis Anti-pruritic

Cook lentil seeds in water briefly & use watery extract.to wash affected area

Cook lentil seeds in water briefly & use watery extract.to wash affected area

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Gastrointestinal Diarrhoea Anti-diarrheal, Anti-infective

Prepare soup from seeds

Prepare soup from seeds

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Gastrointestinal Heartburn/ acid reflux Antacid

1. Grind dried roasted seeds & eat.

2. Cook seeds in water & eat

1. Grind dried roasted seeds & eat.

2. Cook seeds in water & eat

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Gastrointestinal Jaundice Hepatic

Prepare soup from seeds

Prepare soup from seeds

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Infections Chicken pox Ant-infective

Prepare soup from seeds

Prepare soup from seeds

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Infections Chicken pox Ant-infective

Cook seeds & drink water; constantly eat sweet foods.

Cook seeds & drink water; constantly eat sweet foods.

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Ophthalmology Eye pain Analgesic

Cook lentils in water & sprinkle water on cotton wool; apply to painful eye

Cook lentils in water & sprinkle water on cotton wool; apply to painful eye

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Oral health Strengthen teeth/ gums/ prevents bleeding Anti-infective, Anti-inflammatory

1.Prepare flour from lentil seeds + flour made from crushed eggshells. (Administartion not specified)
2. Cook seeds in water + dried rose petals +young vine leaves+ Myrtus leaves & use as gargle.

1.Prepare flour from lentil seeds + flour made from crushed eggshells. (Administartion not specified)
2. Cook seeds in water + dried rose petals +young vine leaves+ Myrtus leaves & use as gargle.

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Wound Healing Burns Vulnerary

Mix roasted ground seeds + olive or castor oil & apply to burn.

Mix roasted ground seeds + olive or castor oil & apply to burn.

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Wound Healing Stop wound bleeding/ prevents infection Anti-infective, Haemostatic

Grind roasted seeds & apply to wound.

Grind roasted seeds & apply to wound.

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