Anthemis pseudocotula

Anthemis pseudocotula Boiss.

Asteraceae (Compositae)

  • Common Chammomile
  • اقحوان
  • قحوان
  • quhwan
  • uqhwan
  • קַחְוָן מָצוּי
  • qakhvan matzuy

Annual

  • Batha
  • Phrygana
  • desert shrub-steppes
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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Anthemis pseudocotula Boiss.

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

Parts Used

Source
Child Health

Induce sleep in children

Hypnotic

Cook plant in water & drink.

Aerial partsZ
Respiratory

Cough/runny nose

Anti-catarrhal, Anti-tussive

Cook plant in water & drink.

Aerial partsZ
Wound Healing

Burn

Vulnerary

Mash fresh plant & apply to skin as a bandage (tied on).

Aerial partsZ

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Anthemis genus contains species potentially toxic to dogs, cats, horses & guinea pigs. Clinical signs include contact dermatitis, vomiting, diarrhea, anorexia, allergic reactions. Long term use can lead to bleeding tendencies. Foliage may cause skin irritation.