Clinopodium insulare

Clinopodium insulare (Candargy) Govaerts

Lamiaceae (Labiatae)

  • Calamintha incana (Sm.) Heldr.
  • Grey Calamint
  • زعتر سيدنا موسى
  • za'tar sidna Musa
  • כָּלָמִינְתָּה אֲפֹרָה
  • kalaminta afora

Chamaephyte

  • Batha
  • Phrygana

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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Clinopodium insulare (Candargy) Govaerts

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

Parts Used

Source
Gastrointestinal

Carminative (relieves flatulence etc.)

Carminative

Decoct plant & drink as a tea few x/day.

Aerial partsZ
Gastrointestinal

Inflammation stomach & intestines

Anti-inflammatory, Demulcent

Decoct plant & drink as a tea few x /day.

Aerial partsZ
Gastrointestinal

Stomach ulcer

Anti-ulcer

Decoct aerial parts + nettle, filter & drink 1 cup x2/day.

Aerial partsB
Musculoskeletal/ Joints

Rheumatic pain

Analgesic, Anti-arthritic, Anti-inflammatory

Prepare drink from plant + "za'tar" (thyme /Thymbra capitata) & drink.

Aerial partsZ
Respiratory

Cough

Anti-tussive

Decoct aerial parts & drink 1 cup x2/day until well.

Aerial partsB
Respiratory

Expectorant for asthma, chest pain & cough.

Expectorant

Prepare tea (infusion) of plant. (Admin. not specified.)

Aerial partsZ

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