Alcea setosa

Alcea setosa (Boiss.) Alef.


  • Althea setosa Boiss
  • Bristly Hollyhock
  • khatmiyeh ختميه
  • khubbeizet zuhur خبيزة زهور
  • khuff el-jamal خف الجمل
  • ward el-hasad ورد الحصاد
  • ward el-hisan ورد الحصان
  • חָטְמִית זִיפָנִית
  • khotmit zifanit


  • Batha
  • Phrygana

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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Alcea setosa (Boiss.) Alef.

Medicinal Complaints / Uses
System/State Traditional
Activity / Interpretation Traditional
Preparation/ Administration
Parts Used Source



Cook flowers in water + (if desired) "babunej" (Matricaria chamomilla) + "bizr kittan" (Linum sp.) & drink (sugar can be added).

Flower Z
Wound Healing



Decoct flowers, mix + olive oil + bee`s wax & apply to burn.

Flower B

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Alcea genus contains species that may lower blood sugar levels . Therefore caution in diabetic patients