Rhus coriaria L.

Rhus coriaria L.

Chamaephytes

  • Desert
  • Thermophilous plants
  • Anacardiaceae
  • Elm-leaved sumach
  • Sicilian sumach
  • Tanners sumach
  • אוֹג הַבֻּרְסְקָאִים
  • og ha-burseqa'im
  • سماق
  • summaq
Medicinal uses

Complaints treated by Rhus coriaria L.

System/State Complaint / Use Actions Preparation and Administration Parts Used Source
Endocrine/ Metabolism Diabetes Hypoglycemic

Mix fruit + few coffee beans + hilba (Trigonella foenum graecum) + Cinchona bark. Roast mixture, grind to fine powder & add small amount of luban (See NOTES). Prepare a drink without sugar & take x1 full cup /day for 40 days

Mix fruit + few coffee beans + hilba (Trigonella foenum graecum) + Cinchona bark. Roast mixture, grind to fine powder & add small amount of luban (See NOTES). Prepare a drink without sugar & take x1 full cup /day for 40 days

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Gastrointestinal Diarrhea & dysentery Anti-diarrhoeal, Anti-infective

1. Steep fruit in warm water & drink on empty stomach

2. Cook fruits in water +Majorana syriaca or gallnuts from oak (Quercus sp.) & eat

3. Cook red meat from goat's neck in water in which fruits have been steeped & eat

4. Boil fresh or dried fruits in water for 15 min, cool, filter through gauze, mix with egg yolk & drink 1 cup x3/day for 3 days (can also be drunk without egg & sugar )

5. Add x1 small teaspoon Rhus fruit to 3 crushed garlic cloves, + few karshina seeds (Vicia ervilia )steeped overnight, boiled for 15 min, cooled & filtered. Drink mixture every morning for 3-7 days

1. Steep fruit in warm water & drink on empty stomach

2. Cook fruits in water +Majorana syriaca or gallnuts from oak (Quercus sp.) & eat

3. Cook red meat from goat's neck in water in which fruits have been steeped & eat

4. Boil fresh or dried fruits in water for 15 min, cool, filter through gauze, mix with egg yolk & drink 1 cup x3/day for 3 days (can also be drunk without egg & sugar )

5. Add x1 small teaspoon Rhus fruit to 3 crushed garlic cloves, + few karshina seeds (Vicia ervilia )steeped overnight, boiled for 15 min, cooled & filtered. Drink mixture every morning for 3-7 days

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Gastrointestinal Diarrhea following a cold Anti-diarrheal, Anti-infective

Decoct leaves & drink

Decoct leaves & drink

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General Reduce swelling Unspecified

Grind fruits to powder & cook +honey;spread on cloth & apply to swollen area

Grind fruits to powder & cook +honey;spread on cloth & apply to swollen area

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Infections White gonorrhea (i.e. with white discharge) Ant-infective

Decoct flowers & drink

Decoct flowers & drink

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Kidney & Urinary Tract Kidney inflammation (nephritis) Anti-inflammatory

Decoct flowers & drink

Decoct flowers & drink

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Ophthalmology Excess tearing Unspecified

Steep fruit in cold water: apply as eye drops & drink the water frequently

Steep fruit in cold water: apply as eye drops & drink the water frequently

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Other use Spice Nutritive

Mix fruits + za'atar (Origanum sp.) & add to food

Mix fruits + za'atar (Origanum sp.) & add to food

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Womens Health Increase milk production during lacatation Galactagogue

Eat fruits + honey

Eat fruits + honey

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Wound Healing Cleans wounds /burns Anti-septic

Prepare infusion of fruit & wash affected area with it.

Prepare infusion of fruit & wash affected area with it.

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