Lycium shawii

Lycium shawii Roem. & Schult.

Solanaceae

  • Lycium arabicum Schweinf.ex Boiss.
  • Arabian Box-Thorn
  • Desert Thorn(genus)  
  • عوسج
  • `uwsaj
  • אָטָד עֲרָבִי
  • atad 'aravi

Phanerophyte shrub

  • Desert
  •  Thermophilous plants
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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Lycium shawii Roem. & Schult.

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

Parts Used

Source
Opthalmic

Eye drops

Eye drops

Pick leaves early in morning, crush, extract juice & use as eye drops.

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Lycium genus has some species which may contain tropane alkaloids including the edible leaves which can be toxic