Phlomis viscosa

Phlomis viscosa Poir.

Lamiaceae (Labiatae)

  • Shrubby Jerusalem Sage
  • Shrubby Phlomis
  • ركاب الجمل
  • عورور
  • ميرمية حمير
  • `awarwar
  • meramiyet hamir
  • rekkab el-jamal
  • שַׁלְהָבִית דְּבִיקָה
  • shalhavit deviqa

Chamaephyte

  • Batha
  • Phrygana

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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Phlomis viscosa Poir.

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

Parts Used

Source
Cancer

Cancer

Anti-carcinogenic

Preparation/ Admin. not specified.

Not specifiedZ
Gastrointestinal

Diarrhea/ dysentery

Anti-Infective, Anti-diarrheal

Decoct plant in water & drink x3 cups/day.

LeafB
General

Swelling of limbs & body

Anti-hydropic

Decoct plant in water: 1. Massage over swollen area. or
2. Add to bath & massage locally.

LeafZ

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Z notes that an Arabic name for this species "awarwar" usually refers to Verbascum sp.