Micromeria fruticosa

Micromeria fruticosa (L.) Druce

Lamiaceae (Labiatae)

  • Micromeria serpyllifolia (M.Bieb.) Boiss. (See NOTES)
  • White Micromeria
  • White Savory
  • White-leaved Savory
  • زعتر بلاط
  • زوفا بيضاء
  • شاي اعراق
  • shai a'raq
  • za'tar balat
  • zufa beida'
  • זוּטָה לְבָנָה
  • zuta levana

Chamaephyte

  •  Hard rock outcrops

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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Micromeria fruticosa (L.) Druce

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

Parts Used

Source
Gastrointestinal

Abdominal/ intestinal pain & inflammation

Anti-inflammatory, Carminative, Demulcent

1. Prepare infusion of aerial parts & drink x1-3 cups/day until improvement.
2. Prepare infusion of leaves & drink x1-3 cups/day as needed.

FruitZ
Oral Health

Toothache/ gum inflammation

Analgesic, Anti-gum disease

Decoct aerial parts & rinse mouth with filtrate.

FlowerZ
Respiratory

Asthma

Anti-asthmatic

Prepare infusion of aerial parts in boiling water & drink x1-3 cups/day until improvement.

SapB
Respiratory

Cough

Anti-tussive

Prepare infusion of aerial parts & drink x1-3 cups/day until improvement.

Flower, StemZ
Womens Health

Promote lactation

Galactagogue

Prepare infusion of leaves & drink x2-3 cups/day after delivery.

LatexZ

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