Carlina libanotica

Carlina libanotica Boiss

Asteraceae (Compositae)

  • Carlina hispanica subsp.galilaea Meusal & Kastner
  • Carline Thistle (genus)
  • زند العبد
  • zand el-'abd
  • קֵיצָנִית צְפוּפַת-עָלִים
  • qeitzanit tzefufat-'alim


  • Batha
  • Phrygana
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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Carlina libanotica Boiss

Activity / Interpretation Traditional

Parts Used

Musculoskeletal/ Joints

Rheumatic pain/ rheumatism

Analgesic, Anti-arthritic, Anti-inflammatory

Preparation/ Admin/ Plant Part not specified.

Not specifiedB

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Carlina genus contains species which contain diterpene glycosides that can be toxic. May cause allergies in people sensitive to the Asteracea family.