Ammi majus

Ammi majus L.

Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)

  • Bishop's Weed
  • Bullwort
  • False Bishop`s Weed
  • Greater Ammi
  • Lady'`s Lace
  • خيزران
  • خِلِّة شيطاني
  • khaizuran
  • khilleh shaitani
  • אַמִּיתָה גְּדוֹלָה
  • amita gedola

Annual

  • Cultivated areas (weeds)
  • Disturbed habitats
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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Ammi majus L.

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

Parts Used

Source
Dermatological

Psoriasis

Anti-inflammatory

Prepare infusion of seeds & apply to affected skin.

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Other Uses

Ammi majus L.

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

Source
Veterinary

Urinary tract infection in animals

Anti-Infective

Boil leaves + fruit in water & add to animals`s drinking water x2/day.

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Ammi majus contains furocoumarins associated with photosensitizing dermatitis. Unsafe in high doses or over long periods. Other side effects  include liver problems, nausea, dizziness, constipation, lack of appetite, headache, itching, trouble sleeping, ocular toxicity, fatigue, vertigo & jaundice.