Daucus broteri

Daucus broteri Ten.

Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)

  • جزر الصيف
  • نويعمة
  • jazar el-seif
  • nuwei'meh
  • גֶּזֶר מָצוּי
  • gezer matzuy

Annual

  • Batha
  • Phrygana

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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Daucus broteri Ten.

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

Parts Used

Source
Gastrointestinal

Constipation

Laxative

Decoct aerial parts & drink x1 full cup evenings.

Aerial partsZ
Gastrointestinal

Inflammation of stomach & intestines/ gastroenteritis

Anti-Infective, Anti-inflammatory, Demulcent

Decoct aerial parts & drink x3 cups/day.

Aerial partsZ
Opthalmic

Eye inflammation

Anti-inflammatory

Decoct aerial parts in distilled water, cool, filter & use filtrate as eye drops.

Aerial partsZ
Respiratory

Cough

Anti-tussive

Decoct aerial parts & drink 1 cup x 3/day.

Aerial partsZ

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

Daucus genus has species whose seeds may contain furanocoumarins which are phototoxic causing dermatosis. Large doses may interfere with blood pressure cardiac & hormone medications. Estrogenic activity & potentially toxic, irritant volatile oil. Above ground aerial parts may cause uterine contraction & miscarriage. Unsuitable in preganacy & lacatation.