Diplotaxis erucoides

Diplotaxis erucoides (L.) DC.

Brassicaceae (Cruciferae)

  • Diplotaxis erucoides (L.) D C. var. valentina (Pau) O. E. Schulz
  • White Rocket
  • حويرة
  • حويرنه
  • خافج
  • شلوة بيضاء
  • hewaireh
  • huwairna
  • khafij
  • shalweh beidha
  • טוּרַיִם מְצוּיִים
  • turayim metzuyim

Annual

  • Batha
  • Phrygana
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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Diplotaxis erucoides (L.) DC.

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

Parts Used

Source
Endocrine/ Metabolic

Diabetes

Hypoglycemic

Cook leaves & eat frequently.

LeafB

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The pollen of Diplotaxis erucoides is an aero-allegen causing rhinoconjunctivitis &/or asthma in sensitive individuals.