Diplotaxis erucoides

Diplotaxis erucoides (L.) DC.

Brassicaceae (Cruciferae)

  • Diplotaxis erucoides (L.) D C. var. valentina (Pau) O. E. Schulz
  • White Rocket
  • hewaireh حويرة
  • huwairna حويرنه
  • khafij خافج
  • shalweh beidha شلوة بيضاء
  • טוּרַיִם מְצוּיִים
  • turayim metzuyim


  • Batha
  • Phrygana

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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Diplotaxis erucoides (L.) DC.

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



Cook leaves & eat frequently.

Leaf B

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The pollen of Diplotaxis erucoides is an aero-allegen causing rhinoconjunctivitis &/or asthma in sensitive individuals.