Cota tinctoria

Cota tinctoria (L.) J.Gay

Asteraceae (Compositae)

  • Anthemis tinctoria L.
  • Dyer's Chamomile
  • Golden Chamomile
  • Golden Marguerite
  • Yellow Chamomile
  • أقحوان أصفر
  • بهار الصباغين
  • bahar al-sabbaghin
  • uqhwan asfar
  • קַחְוַן הַצַּבָּעִים
  • qakhvan ha-tzaba'im

Hemicryptophytes

  • Batha
  • Phrygana
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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Cota tinctoria (L.) J.Gay

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

Parts Used

Source
Dermatological

Scabies

Scabicide

1. Immerse flowers in olive oil in closed bottle & leave in sunshine for 2 weeks; apply to affected area x2/day.
2. Crush & squeeze juice from leaves, filter juice & apply to affected area.

Flower, LeafB
Dermatological

Skin ulcer

Vulnerary

1. Immerse flowers in olive oil in closed bottle, place it in sunshine for 2 weeks & apply on affected area x2/day.
2. Crush & squeeze juice from leaves, filter juice & apply to affected area.

Flower. LeafB

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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.