Artedia squamata

Artedia squamata L.

Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)

  • Crown Flower
  • حسكة
  • hasakeh
  • שַׁפְרִירָה קַשְׂקְשָׂנִית
  • shafrira qasqesanit

Annual

  • Batha
  • Phrygana

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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Artedia squamata L.

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

Parts Used

Source
Gastrointestinal

Chronic constipation

Laxative

Decoct plant & drink before sleeping.

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Gastrointestinal

Gastroenteritis/ inflammation of stomach & intestines

Anti-inflammatory, Demulcent Anti-infective

Prepare drink of plant & drink hot. (Preparation further details not specified.)

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General

Fever

Anti-pyretic

Decoct plant in water & drink hot + sugar.

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Opthalmic

Eye antiseptic

Anti-septic

Decoct plant in distilled water, cool, strain & use as eye drops.

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Respiratory

Cough & inflammation of respiratory tract & lungs

Anti-Infective, Anti-tussive Demulcent

Prepare drink of plant & drink hot. (Preparation further details not specified.)

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