Thymelaea hirsuta

Thymelaea hirsuta ( L.) Endl.

Thymelaeaceae

  • Hairy Spurge Flax
  • Mitnam
  • Shaggy Sparrow-wort
  • متنان
  • metnan
  • מִתְנָן שָׂעִיר
  • mitnan sa'ir

Phanerophyte shrub

  • Batha
  • Phrygana
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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Thymelaea hirsuta ( L.) Endl.

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

Parts Used

Source
Wound Healing

Wound

Vulnerary

Use aerial parts as poultice & apply to affected area.

Aerial partsB

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Thymelaea hirsuta contains alkaloids, steroids, saponins & coumarins in leaves, flowers & stems which may be toxic orally.