Arum dioscoridis

Arum dioscoridis Sm.

Araceae

  • Spotted Arum
  • لوف مبرقش
  • luf mubarqash
  • לוּף מְנֻמָּר
  • luf menumar

Geophyte

  • Batha
  • Phrygana

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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Arum dioscoridis Sm.

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

Parts Used

Source
Cancer

Cancer

Anti-carcinogenic

Eat cooked or raw leaves daily until recovery.

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Arum genus has some species containing calcium oxalte needles (raphides) causing an extremely unpleasant sensation in the mouth & tongue especially if eaten uncooked. Also contains glycosidic saponins & cyanide.