Dianthus strictus

Dianthus strictus Banks & Sol.

Caryophyllaceae

  • Wild Pink
  • إسليسلح
  • قرنفل بري
  • قرنفل منقط
  • islasleh
  • qrunful barri
  • qrunful munaqqat
  • צִפֹּרֶן נָקוּד
  • tziporen naqud

Hemicryptophyte

  • Batha
  • Phrygana
  • Shrub-steppes

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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Dianthus strictus Banks & Sol.

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

Parts Used

Source
Gastrointestinal

Abdominal pain/ stomach ache

Carminative

1. Mix seeds + honey or boil seeds first in water then mix + honey; eat 1 tablespoon x3/day for 21 days.
2. Mix 15 gm flowers +150 gm broccoli seeds +50 gm sesame + 15 gm chyrsanthenum (Glebionis coronaria) + 10 gm table salt + 10 gm ginger +10 gm mastic + 15 gm rosemary + 250 gm honey; eat 1 teaspoon x2/day until well.
3. Grind 2 tablespoons flowers & sprouts + 5 tablespoons cinnamon +3 tablespoons ginger; crush 10 tablespoons of black raisins & mix together until becomes like dough; eat x1 teaspoon/mornings for 15 days.

Flower, Seed, SproutsB
Gastrointestinal

Diarrhea

Anti-Infective, Anti-diarrheal

Mix seeds + equal amounts anise + black cumin seeds; grind, soak in 1 glass of water, filter & drink 1 cup x3/day before meals.

SeedB
Gastrointestinal

Flatulence

Carminative

Decoct flowers & drink x1/day.

FlowerB
Gastrointestinal

Haemorrhoids

Anti-haemorrhoidal

Prepare infusion of roots & drink x1-2 teaspoons/day.

RootB
Gastrointestinal

Improve appetite

Stomachic

Decoct flowers & drink x1 cup as needed.

FlowerB
Gastrointestinal

Nausea

Anti-emetic

1. Decoct whole plant (Aerial parts + root) & drink x3/day.
2. Grind whole plant (Aerial parts + root), add + black cumin oil (Nigella sativa) & add mixture to decoction of mint; drink 1 cup x3/day until recovery.

Whole plant (? aerial parts + root)B
General

Hyperthermia

Anti-pyretic, Refigerant

1. Decoct flower petals & drink x1-2 cups/day.
2. Decoct leaves in water for 10 min & drink 1 cup x2/day.

Flower, LeafB
Mental Health

Nervousness

Anxiolytic

1. Decoct flowers (optionally + cinnamon) & drink x1-2 cups/day.
2. Eat flowers raw or as condiment.

FlowerB
Musculoskeletal/ Joints

Muscle spasm

Anti-spasmodic, Muscle relaxant

Mix flower oil + pumpkin oil + thyme oil & spread on cloth; apply to affected area x1-2/day, alternating position by twisting cloth.

FlowerB
Nervous system

Headache

Analgesic

Decoct flowers & drink 1 cup x1/day.

FlowerB
Oral Health

Toothache

Analgesic

Grind seeds to powder & apply to affected area.

SeedB
Reproductive Health

Sterility

Fertility

Grind flowers, add � teaspoon to 1 cup of milk + honey & drink x1/day mornings.

FlowerB
Respiratory

Asthma

Anti-asthmatic

1. Decoct flowers (optionally + cinnamon) & drink 1-2 cups/day as needed.
2. Eat flowers raw or as condiment.

FlowerB
Womens Health

Delay menstruation

Contraceptive

1.Prepare infusion of flower oil, mix + honey & eat.
2. Dry leaves, grind & add 1 teaspooon to 1 cup of water & drink

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

Dianthus genus has some species which contain triterpene saponins which can be toxic. Plant may also be irritant causing dermatitis.