Celtis australis

Celtis australis L.

Cannabaceae

  • European Nettle Tree
  • Honey-berry
  • Lote Tree
  • Mediterranean Hackberry
  • Nettle Tree
  • ميس
  • ميس الجنوب
  • mais
  • mais el-janub
  • מַיִשׁ דְּרוֹמִי
  • mayish dromi

Tree

  • Mediterranean maquis and forest

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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Celtis australis L.

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

Parts Used

Source
Dermatological

Warts

Anti-Infective

Burn plant twigs & apply to warts (cauterize).

Branch /twigB
Gastrointestinal

Diarrhea

Anti-Infective, Anti-diarrheal

Decoct leaves & drink x1 cup /day as needed.

LeafB
Gastrointestinal

Laxative

Laxative

Decoct leaves in water & drink evenings; for mild laxative effect x1 small teaspoon; for strong laxative effect x1 large tablespoon.

LeafZ

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Z recipe uses Celtis australis as a laxative , while B uses it against diarrhea