Solenostemma arghel

Solenostemma arghel (Delile) Hayne

Apocynaceae

  • Solenostemma oleifolium (Nectoux) Bullock and E.A.Bruce ex Maire
  • Argel
  • Hargel
  • حرجل
  • hargal
  • hargel
  • חַרְגַּל הַמִּדְבָּר
  • khargal ha-midbar

Chamaephyte

  • Desert
  •  Thermophilous plants

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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Solenostemma arghel (Delile) Hayne

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

Parts Used

Source
Musculoskeletal/ joints

Back pain

Analgesic, Anti-inflammatory

Dry & grind leaves mix + garlic + Trigonella foenum-graecum + Alpinia officinalis & eat.

LeafZ

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Solenostemma argel contains acylated phenolic glycosides, choline, flavonoids, glycosides & triterpenoid saponin. Several isolated compounds are hepatotoxic.