Teucrium divaricatum

Teucrium divaricatum Sieber ex Heldr.

Lamiaceae (Labiatae)

  • Aegean Sage Germander
  • Astride Germander
  • Hedge Germander
  • كمندرا
  • kamendra
  • גַּעֲדָה מְפֻשֶּׂקֶת
  • ga'ada mefuseqet

Chamaephyte

  • Batha
  • Phrygana
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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Teucrium divaricatum Sieber ex Heldr.

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

Parts Used

Source
Gastrointestinal

Diarrhea

Anti-Infective, Anti-diarrheal

Decoct plant in water & drink x2 small cups morning & evening.

Aerial partsZ
Gastrointestinal

Digestive tract inflammation & cramps

Anti-inflammatory, Anti-spasmodic, Demulcent

Decoct plant in water & drink x2 small cups morning & evening.

Aerial partsZ
Gastrointestinal

Stomachic (stimulates appetite & digestion)

Stomachic

Decoct plant in water & drink x1 small cup before meals.

Aerial partsZ

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Teucrium genus has some species which contain furanoneoclerodane diterpenoids e.g. teucrine, associated with hepatotoxicity causing liver damage.