Portulaca oleracea L.

Portulaca oleracea L.

Hemicryptophytes

  • Batha
  • Phrygana
  • Portulacaceae
  • Common purslane
  • Garden Purslane
  • Green Purslane
  • Little hogweed
  • Pigface
  • Pigweed
  • Purslane
  • Pusley
  • רְגֵלַת הַגִּנָּה
  • ragelet ha-gina
  • regelat ha-gina
  • أرجيلة
  • بقلة
  • حماض
  • رجلة
  • رجلية
  • فرفحينا
  • baqleh
  • farfahina
  • hummad
  • irjeleh
  • rijla
  • rijliyeh
Medicinal uses

Complaints treated by Portulaca oleracea L.

System/State Complaint / Use Actions Preparation and Administration Parts Used Source
Cardiovascular Chest/ heart pain Cardiac

Prepare infusion of seeds & drink

Prepare infusion of seeds & drink

seed
Dermatology Strengthens hair against loss Unspecified

Fry seeds + wheat grains + barhang (Plantago sp. seeds), grind mixture+ sugar & eat

Fry seeds + wheat grains + barhang (Plantago sp. seeds), grind mixture+ sugar & eat

seed
Endocrine/ Metabolism Diabetes mellitus Hypoglycemic

Preperation / Admin. not specified

Preperation / Admin. not specified

Whole plant
Gastrointestinal Diarrhea Anti-diarrheal, Anti-infective

Warm seeds in almond oil,+ barhang (Plantago sp. seeds) & drink

Warm seeds in almond oil,+ barhang (Plantago sp. seeds) & drink

seed
Gastrointestinal Heartburn Anti-ulcer

Eat whole plant (Preparation not specified)

Eat whole plant (Preparation not specified)

Whole plant
Gastrointestinal Heartburn Antacid

Eat whole plant (Preparation not specified)

Eat whole plant (Preparation not specified)

Whole plant
Gastrointestinal Liver congestion Hepatic

Use whole plant (Praparation /Admin. not specified)

Use whole plant (Praparation /Admin. not specified)

Whole plant
Kidney & Urinary Tract Urinary obstruction/ kidney inflammation/ diuretic Anti-inflammatory, Diuretic

Cook plant in water + chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla) & drink

Cook plant in water + chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla) & drink

Whole plant