Ononis natrix

Ononis natrix L.

Leguminosae (Fabaceae)

  • Shrubby Restharrow
  • Yellow Restharrow
  • بسوى
  • وسبة
  • baswa
  • wasbeh
  • שַׁבְרָק מָצוּי
  • shav.rareaq matzuy


  • Batha
  • Phrygana
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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Ononis natrix L.

Activity / Interpretation Traditional

Parts Used

Musculoskeletal/ Joints

Rheumatic pain in muscles/ joints

Analgesic, Anti-arthritic, Anti-inflammatory

1.Decoct plant in water & apply as massage x2/day.
2. Add decoction to bath & sit for 30 min while being massaged or sit in a steam bath for 30 min/day.

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