Ononis spinosa

Ononis spinosa L.

Leguminosae (Fabaceae)

  • Ononis leiosperma Boiss. Ononis antiquorum L.
  • Spiny Restharrow
  • شبرج
  • شبرق
  • shabraj
  • shabraq
  • שַׁבְרָק קוֹצָנִי
  • shav.rareaq qotzani

Hemicryptophyte

  • Batha
  • Phrygana
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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Ononis spinosa L.

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

Parts Used

Source
Cancer

Cancer

Anti-carcinogenic

Preparation/ Admin. & plant part not specified.

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Kidney & Urinary tract

Disinfect urinary tract

Anti-septic

Decoct whole plant & root & drink upto x3 small cups/day.

Fruit, LeafB
Kidney & Urinary Tract

Diuretic

Diuretic

1. Decoct root & whole plant & drink upto x3 small cups/day.
2. Decoct root. (Admin not specified.)

LeafB
Kidney & Urinary Tract

Kidney inflammation

Anti-inflammatory

Decoct root. (Admin not specified.)

LeafB
Kidney & Urinary Tract

Kidney stones

Anti-lithic

1. Decoct root & whole plant & drink upto x3 small cups/day.
2. Decoct root (Admin not specified.)

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