Glebionis coronaria

Glebionis coronaria (L.) Cass. ex Spach

Asteraceae (Compositae)

  • Chrysanthemum coronarium L.
  • Chrysanthemum Greens
  • Crown Daisy
  • Edible Chrysanthemum
  • Garland Chrysanthemum
  • أقحوان ذهبي
  • بسباس
  • busbas
  • uqhwan dahabi
  • חַרְצִית עֲטוּרָה
  • khartzit 'atura

Annual

  • Nutrient-rich soils
  • ruderal

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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Glebionis coronaria (L.) Cass. ex Spach

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

Parts Used

Source
Dermatological

Scabies

Scabicide

Add yellow flowers to olive oil in air tight bottle & leave in sunlight for 2 weeks, shaking periodically; filter with cloth & apply filtrate to affected area x2/day.

Flower, FruitZ
Gastrointestinal

As a stomachic & carminative (Z) ; Flatulence (B)

Carminative, Stomachic

1.Stomachic & carminative: decoct plant in water, cool, filter & drink x1 cup + sugar after every meal. (Z)
2. Flatulence: decoct x3 teaspoons of flowers in lL water, filter & drink x1-2 cups /day until recovery. (B)

Flower, FruitZ
Gastrointestinal

Bile sand & stones

Anti-lithic

Decoct plant in water, cool, filter & drink all day instead of water.

FlowerZ
General

Ascites

Anti-hydropic

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

Flower, FruitZ
Helminth infections

Intestinal worms

Anthelmintic, Vermifuge

Add yellow flowers to olive oil in air-tight bottle & leave in sunlight for 2 weeks shaking periodically; filter with cloth & take the oil orally.

Flower, FruitZ
Kidney & Urinary Tract

Diuretic

Diuretic

Decoct plant in water, cool, strain & drink x4 cups/day.

FlowerZ
Kidney & Urinary Tract

Kidney stones

Anti-lithic

1. Prepare infusion 2 gm of flowers to 1 cup boiling water, steep 5 min, filter & drink x1 cup /day until well. (B)
2. Decoct plant in water, cool, filter & drink instead of water all day.(Z)

RootZ
Mental Health

Nervousness

Anxiolytic

Prepare infusion 2 gm flowers to 1 cup boiling water, steep 5 min, filter & drink 1 cup x3/day for 1 mth.

? Whole plant, RootZ
Musculoskeletal/ Joints

Muscle spasms

Antispasmodic, Muscle relaxant

Decoct flowers, leaves, fruit & use for external massage as needed.

FruitZ
Musculoskeletal/ Joints

Rheumatism/ joint pain

Analgesic, Anti-arthritic, Anti-inflammatory

1. Add yellow flowers to olive oil in air tight bottle & leave in sunlight for 2 weeks, shaking periodically; filter through cloth & apply to affected area x2/day.
2. Mix 50gm flowers + 250 gm black cumin (Nigella sativa) seeds + 10 gm senna (Senna alexandrina)+ 10 gm cloves (Syzygium aromaticum)+10 gm rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) leaves +10gm "mahaleb" (Prunus mahaleb) + 10 gm almond (Prunus dulcus) + 10 gm "harmala" (Peganum harmala) + 800 gm honey; eat 1 teaspoon x2/day.

RootB
Oral Health

Toothache

Analgesic

Decoct flowers & gargle x3 /day as needed.

RootZ
Respiratory

Cough & cold

Anti-Infective, Anti-tussive

Prepare infusion of 1 handful of flowers in boiling water, steep for 15 min, filter & drink 1 cup x2/day.

LeafZ

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Glebionis coronaria may cause allergic reactions & interact with certain drugs e.g. warfarin.