Arum dioscoridis

Arum dioscoridis Sm.


  • Spotted Arum
  • luf mubarqash لوف مبرقش
  • לוּף מְנֻמָּר
  • luf menumar


  • Batha
  • Phrygana

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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Arum dioscoridis Sm.

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



Eat cooked or raw leaves daily until recovery.

Leaf B

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Arum genus has some species containing calcium oxalte needles (raphides) causing an extremely unpleasant sensation in the mouth & tongue especially if eaten uncooked. Also contains glycosidic saponins & cyanide.