Lupinus pilosus

Lupinus pilosus L.

Leguminosae

  • Lupinus varius L.
  • Blue Lupin
  • ترمس أزرق
  • ترمس بري
  • جول بري
  • فول أبو حمار
  • ful abu himar
  • jul barri
  • turmus azraq
  • turmus barri
  • תֻּרְמוּס הֶהָרִים
  • turmus he-harim

Annual

  • Disturbed habitats
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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Lupinus pilosus L.

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

Parts Used

Source
Cardiovascular

Arteriosclerosis

Anti-atherosclerotic

Decoct seeds & drink x1 cup/day.

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Dermatological

Acne

Anti-Infective

Grind seeds finely, mix + olive oil & apply to affected area x2/ day.

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Dermatological

Hair loss

Hair restorer

Grind seeds finely, mix + olive oil & apply to affected area.

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Kidney & Urinary Tract

Kidney stones

Anti-lithic

Boil seeds in water & drink 1 cup x2/day.

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Lupinus genus has some species which may contain quinolizidine alkaloids which can be teratogenic. Seeds may cause vomiting in adults & intoxication in children with cardiac arrythmias, diarrhea, difficulty swallowing, double vision, headache, salivation & prickling sensations. Toxicity reported as being reduced by soaking seeds overnight, discarding water & changing water during cooking.