Salvia hierosolymitana

Salvia hierosolymitana Boiss.

Lamiaceae (Labiatae)

  • Salvia hierosolymitana Boiss. var. chlorocalycina (Bornm.)Feinbr.
  • Jerusalem Sage
  • لسان الثور
  • لسينة
  • ناعمه
  • ورق اللسان
  • lisan el-thor
  • lisseineh
  • na'imeh
  • waraq el-lisan
  • מַרְוַת יְרוּשָׁלַיִם
  • marvat Yerushalayim

Chamaephyte

  • Batha
  • Phrygana

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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Salvia hierosolymitana Boiss.

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

Parts Used

Source
Cardiovascular

Arteriosclerosis

Anti-atherosclerotic

Cook leaves + rice + meat & eat x1/week for 2 mth.

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Cardiovascular

High blood pressure (Hypertension)

Hypotensive

Cook leaves + rice + meat & eat x1/week for 2 mth.

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Gastrointestinal

Jaundice

Hepatic

Decoct leaves & drink 1 cup x3/day for 2 weeks.

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Kidney & Urinary Tract

Urinary retention

Deobstruent

Decoct leaves & drink 1 cup x3/day for 1 mth.

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Salvia genus has species which can be toxic due to thujone & camphor in essential oil if used in excess or taken for extended periods. Can interfere with drugs for epilepsy, hypoglcaemia & sedatives. Symptoms include restlessness, vomiting, vertigo, tremors, seizures, hot flushes, dizziness, tachycardia. Contraindicated in pregnancy, epilepsy.