Cota palaestina

Cota palaestina Reut. ex Unger & Kotschy

Asteraceae (Compositae)

  • Anthemis palaestina (Kotschy) Reut. ex Boiss.
  • Palestinian Chamomile
  • أقحوان فلسطيني
  • uqhwan falastini
  • קַחְוָן אֶרֶץ-יִשְׂרְאֵלִי
  • qakhvan eretz-isre'eli

Annual

  • Batha
  • Phrygana
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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Cota palaestina Reut. ex Unger & Kotschy

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

Parts Used

Source
Musculoskeletal/ Joints

Joint pain

Analgesic, Anti-inflammatory

Prepare poultice of leaves & flowers & apply to affected area or use in massage.

Flower, LeafB
Musculoskeletal/ Joints

Muscle contraction/ spasm

Anti-spasmodic, Muscle relaxant

Prepare poultice of leaves+ flowers & apply to affected area or use in massage.

Flower, LeafB

The authors of the Flora Palaestina Ethnobotany (FPE) web site do not take responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of the plants described here. Always seek advice from a health professional before using a plant medicinally or for other purposes

Cota genus contains species reported as potentially toxic to dogs, cats, horses & guinea pigs causing contact dermatitis, vomiting, diarrhea, anorexia & allergic reactions. Long term use can lead to bleeding tendencies. Foliage may cause skin irritation.