Achillea arabica

Flora Palaestina Ethnobotany

Achillea arabica Kotschy

Asteraceae (Compositae)

  • Achillea biebersteinii Afan
  • Yellow Milfoil
  • akhiliya أخيليا
  • b'eithran بعيثران
  • qaisum قيصوم
  • zakzakat al-'usfur زقزقة العصفور
  • akhile'a qetanat-perakhim
  • אָכִילֵאָה קְטַנַּת-פְּרָחִים


  • Batha
  • Phrygana
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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Achillea arabica Kotschy

System/State Traditional
Activity / Interpretation
Preparation/ Administration
Parts Used
Kidney & Urinary Tract

Kidney stones


Decoct seeds & drink 1 cup x3/day as needed.

Seed B

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Achillea genus has species that contain estragole & thujone in the essentail oil. Therefore contraindicated in pregnancy & lactataion. Sesquiterpene lactones are associateded with hypersensitivity & allergic dermatosis.