Anemone coronaria

Anemone coronaria L.

Ranunculaceae

  • Crown Anemone
  • Poppy Anemone
  • دحنون
  • شقائق النعمان
  • dahnun
  • shaqa'iq an-nu'man
  • כַּלָּנִית מְצוּיָה
  • kalanit metzuya

Geophyte

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

Anemone coronaria L.

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

Parts Used

Source
Cardiovascular

Arteriosclerosis (blocked arteries)

Anti-atherosclerotic

Decoct aerial parts. (Admin. not specified.)

Aerial partsB
Dermatological

Skin inflammation

Anti-inflammatory

Decoct aerial parts & apply to skin.

Aerial partsB
Mental Health

Nervousness

Anxiolytic

Decoct aerial parts. (Admin. not specified.)

Aerial partsB

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Anemone genus has species that may contain protoanemonins in the fresh herb causing severe urethral, gastrointestinal & dermal irritation with diarrhea, colic etc. May depress central nervous system & heart. Avoid in pregnancy. Drying converts protoanemonin into non-toxic anemonine.