Ajuga chamaepitys

Ajuga chamaepitys subsp. chia (Schreb.) Arcang.

Lamiaceae (Labiatae)

  • Ajuga chia Schreb.
  • Chian Bugle
  • Ground pine
  • Yellow Bugle
  • شندقور
  • عشبة الدزنطريا
  • `ishbet el-dizintarya
  • shandaqur
  • חַד-שָׂפָה מָצוּי
  • khad-safa matzuy

Hemicryptophyte

  • Batha
  • Phrygana
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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Ajuga chamaepitys subsp. chia (Schreb.) Arcang.

System/StateTraditional
Complaint/Use
Activity / Interpretation Traditional
Preparation/Administration

Parts Used

Source
Gastrointestinal

Abdominal pain & spasms

Anti-spasmodic, Carminative

Decoct plant in water, cool, strain & drink when needed.

Aerial partsZ
Gastrointestinal

Diarrhea/dysentery

Anti-Infective, Anti-diarrheal

Decoct plant in water, cool, strain & drink 1 cup x3/day + sugar.

Aerial partsZ
Reproductive Health

Infertility

Fertility

Grate/crush plant, mix + honey & use as vaginal tampon.

Aerial partsZ

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Z quotes another source for an Arab use of this plant treating paralysis in animals & hysteria in horses. (Flowers of the Mediterranean; O. Polunin, A. Huxley, Chatto & Windus, 1965)