Teucrium capitatum L.

Teucrium capitatum L.

hemicryptophyte

  • Shady rocks
  • Walls
  • . Teucrium polium subsp. capitatum (L.)
  • Lamiaceae
  • Felty Germander
  • גַּעֲדָה מְצוּיָה
  • ga'ada metzuya
  • جعدة
  • جعدة الصبيان
  • قدحة
  • ja'da
  • ja'det el-sibyan
  • qadheh
Medicinal uses

Complaints treated by Teucrium capitatum L.

System/State Complaint / Use Actions Preparation and Administration Parts Used Source
Drugs/Toxins Scorpion bite Anti-venom

Preparation/ Admin. not specified

Preparation/ Admin. not specified

Whole plant
Endocrine/ Metabolism Diabetes mellitus Hypoglycemic

Decoct whole plant & drink + saccharine (because very bitter)

Decoct whole plant & drink + saccharine (because very bitter)

Whole plant
Gastrointestinal Inflammation digestive tract/ abdominal cramps/ pain Antacid, Anti-ulcer

Decoct whole plant & drink x1 full cup before each meal or x 2/day

Decoct whole plant & drink x1 full cup before each meal or x 2/day

Whole plant
Gastrointestinal Inflammation digestive tract/ abdominal cramps/ pain Anti-inflammatory, Anti-spasmodic, Carminative

1. Decoct whole plant & drink x1 full cup before each meal or x 2/day

2. Boil plant + chamomile in water & drink

1. Decoct whole plant & drink x1 full cup before each meal or x 2/day

2. Boil plant + chamomile in water & drink

Whole plant
Gastrointestinal Laxative Laxative

Decoct whole plant & drink x1 full cup +sugar before sleeping

Decoct whole plant & drink x1 full cup +sugar before sleeping

Whole plant
Gastrointestinal Spleen pain Analgesic

Use whole plant (Preparation/ Admin. not specified)

Use whole plant (Preparation/ Admin. not specified)

Whole plant
General Swelling Unspecified

(Preparation/ Admin. not specified)

(Preparation/ Admin. not specified)

Whole plant
Infections Worms Anti-parasitic, Vermifuge

1. Cook whole plant + pumpkin seeds
(Admin. not specified)
2. Mix whole plant + pomegranate peel + cinnamon bark (Admin. not specified)

1. Cook whole plant + pumpkin seeds
(Admin. not specified)
2. Mix whole plant + pomegranate peel + cinnamon bark (Admin. not specified)

Whole plant
Kidney & Urinary Tract Diuretic (flushes urinary tract) Diuretic

Prepare infusion of whole plant & drink

Prepare infusion of whole plant & drink

Whole plant
Kidney & Urinary Tract Urinary tract inflammation/ kidney stones Anti-inflammatory, Anti-lithic

Boil plant in water, cool, filter & drink 1 cup x3/day

Boil plant in water, cool, filter & drink 1 cup x3/day

Whole plant
Nervous system Headache Analgesic

Grind whole plant into fine powder, roll into cigarette & smoke

Grind whole plant into fine powder, roll into cigarette & smoke

Whole plant
Nervous system Strengthen eyesight Anti-ageing, Nervine

Mix whole plant + honey (Administartion not specified)

Mix whole plant + honey (Administartion not specified)

Whole plant
Ophthalmology Strengthen eyesight Unspecified

Mix plant + honey (Admin. not specified)

Mix plant + honey (Admin. not specified)

Whole plant
Respiratory Asthma Bronchodilator

Immerse plant in bowl of hot water & inhale steam

Immerse plant in bowl of hot water & inhale steam

Whole plant
Respiratory Respiratory tract inflammation Anti-infective, Anti-inflammatory

Use whole plant; (Preparation/ Admin. not specified

Use whole plant; (Preparation/ Admin. not specified

Whole plant
Surgery/ Trauma Subdermal hemorrhage caused by blunt trauma Haemostatic

Apply compresses of whole plant to affected area

Apply compresses of whole plant to affected area

Whole plant
Womens Health Increase female libido Aphrodisiac

Prepare vaginal tampon from whole plant +Althaea acaulis + Pimpinella anisum + honey & apply internally

Prepare vaginal tampon from whole plant +Althaea acaulis + Pimpinella anisum + honey & apply internally

Whole plant
Womens Health Pregnency prevention Contraceptive

1.Mix whole plant + Eugenia caryophyllus + honey & eat for 3 days (starting on last day of menstration standing over steam bath of Inula viscosa) 2.Decoct whole plant & drink

1.Mix whole plant + Eugenia caryophyllus + honey & eat for 3 days (starting on last day of menstration standing over steam bath of Inula viscosa) 2.Decoct whole plant & drink

Whole plant
Womens Health Promote menstruation Emmenagogue

Decoct whole plant & drink

Decoct whole plant & drink

Whole plant