Hirschfeldia incana

Hirschfeldia incana (L.) Lagr.-Foss

Brassicaceae (Cruciferae)

  • Buchanweed
  • Hoary Mustard
  • Mediterranean Mustard
  • Shortpod Mustard
  • سلجم
  • saljam
  • לְפָתִית מְצוּיָה
  • lefatit metzuya

Annual

  • Batha
  • Disturbed habitats
  • Phrygana

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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Hirschfeldia incana (L.) Lagr.-Foss

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

Parts Used

Source
Respiratory

Asthma

Anti-asthmatic

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

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Hirschfeldia incana has been repoted as able to accumulate lead. Therefore caution on where plant is harvested from.