Plumbago europaea L.

Plumbago europaea L.

Hemicryptophytes

  • Humid habitats
  • Plumbaginaceae
  • European Leadwort
  • European Plumbago
  • Matarrabiosa
  • עָפְרִית אֵירוֹפִּית
  • ofrit eiropit
  • حَمشي
  • خامشة
  • رصاصية
  • hamshi
  • khamshi
  • rasasiya
Medicinal uses

Complaints treated by Plumbago europaea L.

System/State Complaint / Use Actions Preparation and Administration Parts Used Source
Dermatology Cleaning skin and wounds Anti-septic

Decoct in water leaves/ branches & apply externally

Decoct in water leaves/ branches & apply externally

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Dermatology Hair loss Unspecified

Cook leaves in water & spread over head

Cook leaves in water & spread over head

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Dermatology Warts Ant-infective

Mash fresh leaves & apply to affected area

Mash fresh leaves & apply to affected area

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Dermatology Warts Ant-infective

Mash fresh leaves & apply to afflected area

Mash fresh leaves & apply to afflected area

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Gastrointestinal Haemorrhoids Anti-haemorrhoidal

1. Boil grated small pieces of root in water for 1 hr until concentrated decoction formed; filter through gauze & drink filtrate x 3 cups/day

2. Prepare suppository from fresh leaves + henna (Lawsonia inermis) & apply locally

1. Boil grated small pieces of root in water for 1 hr until concentrated decoction formed; filter through gauze & drink filtrate x 3 cups/day

2. Prepare suppository from fresh leaves + henna (Lawsonia inermis) & apply locally

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Musculoskeletal/ Joints Rheumatic pain. Analgesic, Anti-arthritic, Anti-inflammatory

1.Crush fresh leaves/ branches into fine powder, roll into cigarette & burn skin. (See NOTES). 2 Apply leaves to skin where burn is intended & tie well. When burn wound opens, insert chickpea (Cicer arieta.),then cover with large leaf (grape, mulberry or cyclamen) & tie. (This ensures induced wound stays open for prolonged period)

1.Crush fresh leaves/ branches into fine powder, roll into cigarette & burn skin. (See NOTES). 2 Apply leaves to skin where burn is intended & tie well. When burn wound opens, insert chickpea (Cicer arieta.),then cover with large leaf (grape, mulberry or cyclamen) & tie. (This ensures induced wound stays open for prolonged period)

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