Carlina hispanica

Flora Palaestina Ethnobotany

Carlina hispanica Lam.

Asteraceae (Compositae)

  • Carline Thistle (genus)
  • zand el-'abd زند العبد
  • qeitzanit tzefufat-'alim
  • קֵיצָנִית צְפוּפַת-עָלִים


  • Batha
  • Phrygana
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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Carlina hispanica Lam.

System/State Traditional
Activity / Interpretation
Preparation/ Administration
Parts Used
Musculoskeletal/ Joints

Rheumatic pain/ rheumatism

Analgesic, Anti-arthritic, Anti-inflammatory

Preparation/ Admin/ Plant Part not specified.

Not specified B

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Carlina genus contains species which contain diterpene glycosides that can be toxic. May cause allergies in people sensitive to the Asteracea family.