Micromeria nervosa

Micromeria nervosa (Desf.) Benth.

Lamiaceae (Labiatae)

  • Veined Savory
  • زعتر عراق
  • زعتر ناعم
  • زوفا
  • شاي اعراق معرق
  • shai a'raq mu'arraq
  • za'tar 'iraq
  • za'tar na'im
  • zufa
  • זוּטָה מְעֹרֶקֶת
  • zuta me'oreqet

Chamaephyte

  •  Hard rock outcrops
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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Micromeria nervosa (Desf.) Benth.

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

Parts Used

Source
Child Health

Abdominal cramps (especially in babies)

Carminative

Decoct plant (gathered during flowering) & drink.

LatexZ
Child Health

Expectorant (especially for babies)

Expectorant

Decoct plant (gathered during flowering) & drink.

LeafZ
Kidney & Urinary Tract

Kidney inflammation

Anti-inflammatory, Demulcent

Decoct plant (gathered during flowering) & drink.

Aerial parts, Fruit, LatexZ
Nervous system

Headache

Analgesic

Decoct aerial parts, filter & drink x1 cup as needed.

Aerial parts, Fruit, LatexZ
Respiratory

Asthma

Anti-asthmatic

Decoct leaves or leaves + flowers & drink x1 cup/day as needed. Can also inhale the steam from decoction.

Aerial parts, Fruit, LatexZ
Respiratory

Cough

Anti-tussive

1. Add leaves to boiling water, boil 5 min, steep until color darkens & drink 1 cup/day for 2 mth. (B)
2. Decoct leaves & drink 1 cup/day for 2 mth. (B)
3. Decoct aerial parts (gathered during flowering). (Admin not specified.) (Z)

Aerial parts, Branch /twig, Fruit, Latex, Stem (milky sap)Z, B
Respiratory

Runny nose

Anti-catarrhal

Decoct plant (gathered during flowering) & inhale steam.

LeafB

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