Parietaria lusitanica

Parietaria lusitanica L.

Urticaceae

  • Mediterranean Pellitory-of-the-wall
  • Southern Pellitory-of-the-Wall
  • عشبة الجرح
  • `ishbet el-jurh
  • כָּתְלִית פּוֹרְטוּגָלִית
  • kotlit portugalit

Annual

  • Shady rocks

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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Parietaria lusitanica L.

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

Parts Used

Source
Opthalmic

Eye pain & swelling

Analgesic

Mash plant, squeeze out juice & apply as drops to eye.

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Wound Healing

Wound healing & prevent infection

Anti-septic Vulnerary

Grind dried plant into powder & sprinkle over wound.

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