Cynanchum acutum

Cynanchum acutum L.


  • Climbing-vine
  • Strangle-vine
  • Stranglewort
  • Swallowwort (genus)
  • bandoret el-hayya بندورة الحية
  • muddid مديد
  • חַנָּק מְחֻדָּד
  • khanaq mekhudad

Vines, Phanerophyte shrub

  • Humid habitats

Click to view:

Click Flora of Israel Online to view
distribution and other botanical details.

Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Cynanchum acutum L.

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



Preparation/ Admin/ Plant Part not specified

Not specified B

The authors of FLORAPALE, (Flora Palaestina Ethnobotanical) web site do not take responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of the plants described here. Always seek advice from a health professional before using a plant medicinally or for other purposes. See DISCLAIMER.

Cynanchum genus has species which contain cardiac glycosides that can effect the heart.