Scorpiurus muricatus

Scorpiurus muricatus L.

Leguminosae (Fabaceae)

  • Caterpillar-plant
  • Many-flowered Scorpiurus
  • قطينة
  • quteineh
  • זְנַב-עַקְרָב שִׂכָּנִי
  • zenav-'aqrav sikani

Annual

  • Batha
  • Phrygana

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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Scorpiurus muricatus L.

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

Parts Used

Source
General

Fever

Anti-pyretic

Decoct plant in water & drink x3 cups/day.

Aerial partsZ
General

Internal inflammation

Anti-inflammatory

Decoct plant in water & drink x3 cups/day.

Aerial partsZ
Pain Relief

Pain

Analgesic

Decoct plant in water & drink x3 cups/day.

Aerial partsZ
Respiratory

Respiratory tract inflammation

Anti-Infective, Demulcent

Decoct plant in water & drink x3 cups/day.

Aerial partsZ

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