Rubia tinctorium L.

Rubia tinctorium L.

Chamaephytes, Geophytes, Hemicryptophytes

  • Batha
  • Phrygana
  • Rubiaceae
  • Dyers Madder
  • Madder
  • פּוּאַת הַצַּבָּעִים
  • pu'at ha-tzaba'im
  • فوة
  • fuwwa
Medicinal uses

Complaints treated by Rubia tinctorium L.

System/State Complaint / Use Actions Preparation and Administration Parts Used Source
Dermatology Leprosy Ant-infective

Use root + vinegar (Preperation /Admin not specified)

Use root + vinegar (Preperation /Admin not specified)

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Dermatology Skin diseases/ skin inflammation Anti-inflammatory

Decoct root in water, mix with vinegar & spread over affected skin

Decoct root in water, mix with vinegar & spread over affected skin

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Ear, Nose, Throat (ENT) Nosebleed Haemostatic

Decoct root in water & drink x3 tablespoons / day

Decoct root in water & drink x3 tablespoons / day

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Gastrointestinal Jaundice Hepatic

Decoct root in water & drink x 3 cups/day

Decoct root in water & drink x 3 cups/day

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Gastrointestinal Liver/ spleen cleanser Alterative, Hepatic

Cook root in water & drink

Cook root in water & drink

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Kidney & Urinary Tract Increase urine output Diuretic

Cook root in water & drink until there is much blood in the urine (SEE NOTES)

Cook root in water & drink until there is much blood in the urine (SEE NOTES)

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Musculoskeletal/ Joints Rheumatic pain muscles & joints Analgesic, Anti-arthritic, Anti-inflammatory

1.Decoct root in water & drink
2.Can also use decoction externally to
massage affected area

1.Decoct root in water & drink
2.Can also use decoction externally to
massage affected area

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Womens Health Excress menstruation Unspecified

Decoct root in water & drink x 3 small cups /day

Decoct root in water & drink x 3 small cups /day

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Womens Health Inflammation of uterus Anti-inflammatory

Cook root in water +asa-foetida ( Ferula sp.) + chamomile (Admin. not specified)

Cook root in water +asa-foetida ( Ferula sp.) + chamomile (Admin. not specified)

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Womens Health Uterine rinse (washout) Unspecified

Cook root + chamomile in water (Admin. not specified)

Cook root + chamomile in water (Admin. not specified)

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