Arundo donax

Arundo donax L.

Poaceae (Gramineae)

  • Giant Reed
  • بوص فارسي
  • قصب عمودي
  • قصيب
  • bus farisi
  • qasab 'amudi
  • qasib
  • עַבְקָנֶה שָׁכִיחַ
  • avqane shakhiakh

Geophyte,  Phanerophyte shrub

  • Humid habitats
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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Arundo donax L.

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

Parts Used

Source
Cancer

Cancer

Anti-carcinogenic

Decoct roots & rhizomes. (Admin. not specified.)

Rhizome, RootB
Womens Health

Dysmenorrhoea

Analgesic

Decoct roots & rhizomes. (Admin. not specified.)

Rhizome, RootB

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Arundo donax contains indole alkaloids which can have toxic effects in humans & livestock.