Persicaria acuminata (Kunth) M.Gómez

Persicaria acuminata (Kunth) M.Gómez

Hemicryptophytes

  • Humid habitats
  • Polygonum acuminatum Kunth
  • Polygonaceae
  • Smartweed
  • Tapertip
  • אַרְכֻּבִּית מְחֻדֶּדֶת
  • arkubit mekhudedet
  • دويرات النعنع البري
  • dwirat el-na'na' el-barri
Medicinal uses

Complaints treated by Persicaria acuminata (Kunth) M.Gómez

System/State Complaint / Use Actions Preparation and Administration Parts Used Source
General Cold feet in winter Rubefacient

Whole plant inserted into shoes & walked on all day

Whole plant inserted into shoes & walked on all day

Whole plant
Respiratory Asthma /cough Anti-tussive, Bronchodilator

1.Decoct whole plant in water, cool, filter & drink 1 cup x3/day or inhale steam from decoction x2 /day

1.Decoct whole plant in water, cool, filter & drink 1 cup x3/day or inhale steam from decoction x2 /day

Whole plant
Respiratory Colds, runny nose Anti-catarrhal, Anti-infective

Decoct whole plant in water, cool, filter & drink 1 cup x3/day

Decoct whole plant in water, cool, filter & drink 1 cup x3/day

Whole plant