Alcea setosa

Alcea setosa (Boiss.) Alef.

Malvaceae

  • Althea setosa Boiss
  • Bristly Hollyhock
  • خبيزة زهور
  • ختميه
  • خف الجمل
  • ورد الحصاد
  • ورد الحصان
  • khatmiyeh
  • khubbeizet zuhur
  • khuff el-jamal
  • ward el-hasad
  • ward el-hisan
  • חָטְמִית זִיפָנִית
  • khotmit zifanit

Hemicryptophyte

  • Batha
  • Phrygana

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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Alcea setosa (Boiss.) Alef.

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

Parts Used

Source
Respiratory

Cough

Anti-tussive

Cook flowers in water + (if desired) "babunej" (Matricaria chamomilla) + "bizr kittan" (Linum sp.) & drink (sugar can be added).

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Wound Healing

Burn

Vulnerary

Decoct flowers, mix + olive oil + bee`s wax & apply to burn.

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Alcea genus contains species that may lower blood sugar levels . Therefore caution in diabetic patients