Styrax officinalis

Styrax officinalis L.

Styracaceae

  • Drug Snowbell
  • Friar's Balsam
  • Storax
  • عبهر
  • `abhar
  • לִבְנֶה רְפוּאִי
  • livne refu'i

Tree

  • Mediterranean maquis and forest

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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Styrax officinalis L.

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

Parts Used

Source
Dermatological

Rash & skin swelling

Vulnerary

Decoct fruit in water & spread over skin.

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Musculoskeletal/ Joints

Rheumatism in back/ legs/ hands

Analgesic, Anti-arthritic, Anti-inflammatory

Decoct fruit in water & massage affected area.

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