Asphodelus ramosus

Asphodelus ramosus L.

Asphodelaceae

  • Asphodelus microcarpus Salzm andViv. Asphodelus aestivus Brot.
  • Common Asphodel
  • Silver Rod
  • الشرش البصلي
  • بصليان
  • بصول
  • بوسيل
  • شرش العوصلان
  • عوصلان
  • غوصلان
  • غيصلان
  • 'osalan
  • basaliyan
  • basul
  • buseil
  • el-shirsh el-basali
  • gheisalan
  • ghosalan
  • shirsh al-'osalan
  • עִירִית גְּדוֹלָה
  • irit gedola

Hemicryptophyte

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

Asphodelus ramosus L.

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

Parts Used

Source
Dermatological

Acne on head /skin

Anti-Infective

Spread fresh root/ bulb juice onto skin x2/day.

Bulb, RootZ
Dermatological

Eczema

Anti-inflammatory

Rub affected area with crushed bulb/ root.

Bulb, RootZ
Dermatological

Tinea infection (ringworm)

Anti-fungal

Grate fresh bulb/ root & bandage affected area after rubbing it with a rough cloth.

Bulb, RootZ
Gastrointestinal

Haemorrhoids

Anti-haemorrhoidal

Grind bulb/ root into powder, mix + olive oil (1:1) for ointment & apply evenings after bath. Repeat daily until healed.

Bulb, RootZ
Nervous System

Central nerve palsy

Nervine

Prepare drink of bulb/ root, mix + pure honey (3:1) & eat x3 large tablespoons /day.

Bulb, RootZ
Wound Healing

Wound

Vulnerary

Dry roots & apply as poultice to affected skin.

RootB

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