Chrozophora plicata

Chrozophora plicata (Vahl) A.Juss. ex Spreng.

Euphorbiaceae

  • Nili (Egypt)
  • التنوم المطوي
  • el-tannum el-matwi
  • לְשִׁישִׁית מְקֻמֶּטֶת
  • leshishit mequmetet

Annual

  • Disturbed habitats
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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Chrozophora plicata (Vahl) A.Juss. ex Spreng.

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

Parts Used

Source
Gastrointestinal

Purgative

Purgaive

Seeds & leaves used (Preparation/ Admin. not specified.) (See NOTES.)

Leaf, SeedZ

Other Uses

Chrozophora plicata (Vahl) A.Juss. ex Spreng.

System/StateComplaint / Use Activity / Interpretation Preparation and Administration
Parts Used

Source
Industrial

Prepare dye (bluish)

Dye

Fruits are used. (Preparation/ Admin. not specified.)(See NOTES.)

FruitZ

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Z quotes information on uses of Chrozophora plicata from J.C Uphof, Dictionary of Economic plants (1968) p. 128.