Allium erdelii

Allium erdelii Zucc.


  • Erdel's Garlic
  • thum erdel ثوم أردل
  • thum shaffaf ثوم شفاف
  • שׁוּם אֶרְדֵּל
  • shum erdel


  • Batha
  • Phrygana

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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Allium erdelii Zucc.

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



Eat fresh cloves in morning until recovery.

Clove B

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Allium genus has species containing compounds that can cause acantholysis (loss of cohesion between keratinocytes in skin epidermis e.g. in pemphigus vulgaris). Large amounts (> 5 cloves/day) can cause flatulence, flatus, hearburn & potentiate effects of many drugs including anticoagulants, hypertensive medications, NSAIDs, valium etc. Contraindicated in hyperthroidism. May cause allergies & irritate gastrointestinal tract causing nausea, vomiting & diarrhea.