Ballota undulata

Ballota undulata (Sieber ex Fresen.) Benth.

Lamiaceae (Labiatae)

  • Common Ballota
  • Horehound
  • قرطم
  • qurtum
  • בַּלּוּטָה גַּלּוֹנִית
  • גַּלּוֹנִית מְצוּיָה
  • baluta galonit
  • galonit metzuya

Chamaephyte

  • Batha
  • Phrygana
  •  Hard rock outcrops

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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Ballota undulata (Sieber ex Fresen.) Benth.

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

Parts Used

Source
Gastrointestinal

Inflammation stomach/ digestive tract

Anti-inflammatory, Demulcent

Decoct aerial parts in water & drink x3 cups/day.

Aerial partsZ
Kidney & Urinary Tract

Urinary tract inflammation

Anti-inflammatory, Demulcent

Decoct aerial parts in water & drink � cup x3/day.

Aerial partsZ

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Ballota genus has species which can affect the menstrual cycle & fertility. Should be avoided in pregnacy & lactation.