Ruscus aculeatus L.

Ruscus aculeatus L.

Chamaephytes, Parasite

  • Humid habitats
  • Asparagaceae
  • Butcher's Broom
  • Jew's Myrtle
  • Knee Holly
  • Piaranthus
  • עֶצְבּוֹנִית הַחֹרֶשׁ
  • etzbonit ha-khoresh
  • سفندر
  • عجرم
  • عرف الديك
  • مكنسة الجزار
  • mikneset el-jazzar
  • safandar
  • xajram
  • xurf ad-dik
Medicinal uses

Complaints treated by Ruscus aculeatus L.

System/State Complaint / Use Actions Preparation and Administration Parts Used Source
Gastrointestinal Kidney stones/ urinary obstruction Laxative

Boil plant in water alone or with sharashib el-dura (Zea stigmata maydis) & drink

Boil plant in water alone or with sharashib el-dura (Zea stigmata maydis) & drink

Kidney & Urinary Tract Kidney stones/ urinary obstruction Anti-lithic

Cook plant in water alone or + stigma of sharashib el-dura (Zea mays) & drink

Cook plant in water alone or + stigma of sharashib el-dura (Zea mays) & drink