Cistus creticus

Cistus creticus L

Cistaceae

  • Cistus villosus L.
  • Cretan Rockrose
  • قريضة كريتية
  • قريضه
  • لاذن كريتي
  • لبـاد أحمر
  • ladan kiriti
  • lubbad ahmar
  • qurreida
  • qurreida kiritiya
  • לֹטֶם שָׂעִיר
  • lotem sa'ir

Chamaephyte

  • Batha
  • Phrygana
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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Cistus creticus L

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

Parts Used

Source
Gastrointestinal

Inflammation of stomach & intestines

Anti-inflammatory, Demulcent

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

Aerial partsZ
General

Reduce fever

Anti-pyretic

Decoct aerial parts in water & drink x1 small cup.

Aerial partsZ
Pain Relief

Pain

Analgesic

Decoct aerial parts in water & drink x1 cup as necessary.

Aerial partsZ
Respiratory

Runny nose & respiratory tract pain

Analgesic, Anti-Infective, Anti-catarrhal

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

Aerial partsZ

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Cistus genus contains species whose gum resin (labdane) obtained from leaves & twigs contains thujone & eucalyptol in the essential oil which can be toxic. Not recommended in preganacy.