Anthemis pseudocotula

Anthemis pseudocotula Boiss.

Asteraceae (Compositae)

  • Common Chammomile
  • quhwan قحوان
  • uqhwan اقحوان
  • קַחְוָן מָצוּי
  • qakhvan matzuy


  • Batha
  • Phrygana
  • desert shrub-steppes

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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Anthemis pseudocotula Boiss.

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

Induce sleep in children


Cook plant in water & drink.

Aerial parts Z

Cough/runny nose

Anti-catarrhal, Anti-tussive

Cook plant in water & drink.

Aerial parts Z
Wound Healing



Mash fresh plant & apply to skin as a bandage (tied on).

Aerial parts Z

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Anthemis genus contains species potentially toxic to dogs, cats, horses & guinea pigs. Clinical signs include contact dermatitis, vomiting, diarrhea, anorexia, allergic reactions. Long term use can lead to bleeding tendencies. Foliage may cause skin irritation.