Tamarix aphylla

Tamarix aphylla (L.) H.Karst.

Tamaricaceae

  • Tamarix articulata Vahl
  • Athel Pine
  • Athel Tamarisk
  • Athel tree
  • أثل
  • طرفاء
  • athl
  • tarfa
  • אֵשֶׁל הַפְּרָקִים
  • eshel ha-praqim

Tree

  • Desert
  • Thermophilous

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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Tamarix aphylla (L.) H.Karst.

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

Parts Used

Source
Oral Health

Clean teeth

Dentifrice

Wash & peel branches & use to clean teeth daily after meals.

Branch /twigB

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Tamarix aphylla stem & bark contains saponins, coumarins & alkaloids which may be toxic. Leaves also contain cardiac glycosides.