Chrozophora obliqua

Chrozophora obliqua (Vahl) A.Juss. ex Spreng.

Euphorbiaceae

  • Chrozophora verbascifolia (Willd.) A.Juss. ex Spreng.
  • عبد الشمس المقدسي
  • Abad el shamsel makdasi
  • לְשִׁישִׁית הַבּוּצִין
  • leshishit ha-butzin

Annual

  • Disturbed habitats
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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Chrozophora obliqua (Vahl) A.Juss. ex Spreng.

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

Parts Used

Source
General

Alterative

Alterative

Leaves, stalks & fruits used. (Preparation/ Admin. not specified.), (See NOTES)

Fruit, Leaf, StalkZ
Respiratory

Whooping cough

Anti-Infective

Leaves, stalks & fruits used. (Preparation/ Admin. not specified.)

Fruit, Leaf, StalkZ

Other Uses

Chrozophora obliqua (Vahl) A.Juss. ex Spreng.

System/StateComplaint / Use Activity / Interpretation Preparation and Administration
Parts Used

Source
Culinery

Butter substitute

Nutritive

Seeds are used. (Preparation/ Admin. not specified.) (See NOTES)

SeedsZ

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Z notes that the information on Chrozophora obliqua uses is derived from a published source ( J.C Uphof, Dictionary of Economic plants, 1968; p. 128.). Its use as a butter subsitute is from the Bedoin and as an Alterative and for whooping cough from Iran.