Origanum syriacum L

Origanum syriacum L

Chamaephytes

  • Desert
  • Thermophilous plants
  • Majorana syriaca (L.) Kostel.
  • Lamiaceae
  • Biblical hyssop
  • Syrain oregano
  • Wild majoran
  • אֵזוֹב מָצוּי
  • ezov matzuy
  • زعتر
  • زعتر بري
  • سعتر
  • صعتر
  • sa'tar
  • za'tar
  • za'tar barri
Medicinal uses

Complaints treated by Origanum syriacum L

System/State Complaint / Use Actions Preparation and Administration Parts Used Source
Cardiovascular Swelling of legs / body Analgesic, Cardiac, Diuretic

Prepare tea from leaves/ non-woody parts of stems+ rosemary + sage (Admin. not specified)

Prepare tea from leaves/ non-woody parts of stems+ rosemary + sage (Admin. not specified)

Stem, leaf
Dermatology Scabies Anti-infective, Anti-scabies

Crush fresh aerial parts & rub over affected area

Crush fresh aerial parts & rub over affected area

Crush, Whole plant
Ear, Nose, Throat (ENT) Headache Analgesic

Mix leaves/ non-woody parts of stems + Ruta sp. + olive oil & apply as drops to ear

Mix leaves/ non-woody parts of stems + Ruta sp. + olive oil & apply as drops to ear

Stem, leaf
Gastrointestinal Abdominal pain /spasms of digestive tract Anti-spasmodic, Carminative

1 Decoc leaves & drink x3 cups /day

2. Boil in water leaves/ non-woody parts of stems + Salvia sp+, Matricaria sp+ Rosmarinus sp. & drink

1 Decoc leaves & drink x3 cups /day

2. Boil in water leaves/ non-woody parts of stems + Salvia sp+, Matricaria sp+ Rosmarinus sp. & drink

Stem, leaf
Gastrointestinal Dysentery Anti-diarrheal, Anti-infective

1. A: Grind aerial parts of plant & eat. B: after this, eat hardboiled egg

2. Cook overground parts of plant + Rhus fruits & eat

1. A: Grind aerial parts of plant & eat. B: after this, eat hardboiled egg

2. Cook overground parts of plant + Rhus fruits & eat

Whole plant
General Herpes infection Unspecified

Decoct leaves & drink instead of water for 40 days

Decoct leaves & drink instead of water for 40 days

leaf
General Swelling of legs / body Unspecified

Prepare tea from leaves & non-woody parts of stems+Rosmarinus (rosemary) + Salvia ( sage) (Admin. not specified)

Prepare tea from leaves & non-woody parts of stems+Rosmarinus (rosemary) + Salvia ( sage) (Admin. not specified)

Stem, leaf
Infection Herpes infection Anti-infective

Crush fresh aerial parts & rub over affected area

Crush fresh aerial parts & rub over affected area

leaf
Kidney & Urinary Tract Diuretic Diuretic

Decoction leaves / non-woody parts of stems & drink

Decoction leaves / non-woody parts of stems & drink

Stem, leaf
Mens Health Increase virility Aphrodisiac

Decoct leaves in water & drink x 3 cups/ day

Decoct leaves in water & drink x 3 cups/ day

leaf
Mental Health Insanity/ as tranquilizer Anti-psychotic, Sedative

Mix leaves and non woody parts of stems + Amygdalus +, Passulie (raisons)+ Juglans (walnut)+ Allium sativum, +Nigella, +Cinnamomum, +Piper nigrum, +Sesamum + olive oil
(Further details of Preperation /Admin. not specified)

Mix leaves and non woody parts of stems + Amygdalus +, Passulie (raisons)+ Juglans (walnut)+ Allium sativum, +Nigella, +Cinnamomum, +Piper nigrum, +Sesamum + olive oil
(Further details of Preperation /Admin. not specified)

Stem, leaf
Nervous system Headache Analgesic

1,Mix leaves/ non-woody parts of stems + Ruta sp + olive oil & apply to ear
2.Make extract / infusion of leaves / non-woody parts of stems & apply to ear

1,Mix leaves/ non-woody parts of stems + Ruta sp + olive oil & apply to ear
2.Make extract / infusion of leaves / non-woody parts of stems & apply to ear

Stem, leaf
None specified Dog bite Anti-infective, Vulnerary

.Mix whole plant with salt + mashed onion & apply to bite

.Mix whole plant with salt + mashed onion & apply to bite

Whole plant
Oral health Toothache Analgesic

1. Chew fresh, aerial parts
2. Cook aerial parts + vinegar+ cumin +olive oil & apply to tooth

1. Chew fresh, aerial parts
2. Cook aerial parts + vinegar+ cumin +olive oil & apply to tooth

Whole plant
Other use Condiment in cooking Nutritive

(Preparation/ Admin. not specified but ground leaves / stems commonly added to cooking)

(Preparation/ Admin. not specified but ground leaves / stems commonly added to cooking)

Stem, leaf
Respiratory Asthma Anti-allergy, Anti-tussive

Decoct leaves in water & drink x3 cups/ day or x1 large cup as needed

Decoct leaves in water & drink x3 cups/ day or x1 large cup as needed

leaf
Respiratory Asthma Bronchodilator

Decoct leaves in water & drink x3 cups/ day or x1 large cup as needed

Decoct leaves in water & drink x3 cups/ day or x1 large cup as needed

leaf
Respiratory Colds Anti-catarrhal, Anti-infective

Decoct leaves in water & drink x 2 cups/day

Decoct leaves in water & drink x 2 cups/day

leaf
Womens Health Antiseptic for female genitalia Anti-septic

Mix leaves/ non-woody parts of stems + Ruta sp,+ Pelargonium sp+ Rosmarinus sp, +Curcuma + salt (Admin. not specified but probably locally applied)

Mix leaves/ non-woody parts of stems + Ruta sp,+ Pelargonium sp+ Rosmarinus sp, +Curcuma + salt (Admin. not specified but probably locally applied)

Stem, leaf
Womens Health Ease labour pains Analgesic

1.Prepare tea from leaves/ non-woody parts of stems & drink 2. Decoct leaves /non-woody parts of stems & drink

1.Prepare tea from leaves/ non-woody parts of stems & drink 2. Decoct leaves /non-woody parts of stems & drink

Stem, leaf
Wound Healing Wound antiseptic Anti-septic

Grind leaves to fine powder & apply to wound

Grind leaves to fine powder & apply to wound

leaf