Epilobium hirsutum

Epilobium hirsutum L.

Onagraceae

  • Great Willow-herb
  • درة النعنع البري
  • ورد الماء
  • durat el-na'na' el-barri
  • ward el-ma'
  • עֲרַבְרַבָּה שְׂעִירָה
  • arav.rareaba se'ira

Hemicryptophyte

  • Humid habitats

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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Epilobium hirsutum L.

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

Parts Used

Source
Respiratory

Asthma

Anti-asthmatic

Decoct plant in water, cool, filter & drink 1 glass x3/day.

Clove (Bulb)B
Respiratory

Cough/ colds/ runny nose

Anti-Infective, Anti-catarrhal, Anti-tussive

Decoct plant in water, cool, filter, add + sugar & drink 1 glass x3/day.

Aerial parts, Clove (Bulb)Z, B

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Epilobium hirsutum leaves might be poisonous & associated with convulsions according to some reports.