Glaucium aleppicum

Glaucium aleppicum Boiss. et Hausskn.

Papaveraceae (Fumariaceae)

  • Aleppo Horned-poppy
  • المرزاق العربي
  • خشخاش أبو قران
  • نعمان حلب
  • al-mirzaq al-'arabi
  • khushkhash abuqran
  • nu'man halab
  • פְּרֵגַת אֲרַם-צוֹבָא
  • pregat Aram-Tzova

Hemicryptophyte

  • Batha
  • Phrygana
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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Glaucium aleppicum Boiss. et Hausskn.

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

Parts Used

Source
Gastrointestinal

Gallbladder stones

Anti-lithic

Cook plant in water, filter & drink.

LeafZ
Kidney & Urinary Tract

Kidney stones

Anti-lithic

Cook plant in water, filter & drink.

Thorns (spines)Z

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Glaucium genus (see also Glaucium. corniculatum) has species containing aporphine alkaloid some of which are toxic with antagonistic effects to dopamine. Many have anticonvulsant activity or induce convulsions in animals & cytotoxic activity.