Gagea chlorantha

Gagea chlorantha (M.Bieb.) Schult. & Schult.f.

Liliaceae

  • Damascus Gagea
  • بطيط دمشق
  • زعيتمان
  • batit dimashq
  • zi'itman
  • זְהָבִית דַּמַּשְׂקָאִית
  • zehavit damasqa'it

Geophyte

  • Batha
  • Desert
  • Phrygana
  • Shrub-steppes
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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Gagea chlorantha (M.Bieb.) Schult. & Schult.f.

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

Parts Used

Source
Dermatological

Skin inflammation

Anti-inflammatory

Grind aerial parts & apply to affected skin.

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Gastrointestinal

Abdominal pain

Carminative

Decoct aerial parts & drink 1 cup x2/day until recovery.

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Helminth infections

Intestinal worms

Anthelmintic, Vermifuge

Decoct aerial parts & drink 1 cup x2/day for 3-4 days until recovery.

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Other Uses

Gagea chlorantha (M.Bieb.) Schult. & Schult.f.

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

Source
Veterinary

Improve appetite/ treat parasites & intestinal poisoning in animals

Anthelmintic, Anti-Infective, Stomachic, Vermifuge

Boil 50 gm aerial parts in 1L water & add to drinking water of animals (cows, sheep, goats).

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