Epilobium hirsutum

Epilobium hirsutum L.


  • Great Willow-herb
  • durat el-na'na' el-barri درة النعنع البري
  • ward el-ma' ورد الماء
  • עֲרַבְרַבָּה שְׂעִירָה
  • aravraba se'ira


  • Humid habitats

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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Epilobium hirsutum L.

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



Decoct plant in water, cool, filter & drink 1 glass x3/day.

Aerial parts Z

Cough/ colds/ runny nose

Anti-Infective, Anti-catarrhal, Anti-tussive

Decoct plant in water, cool, filter, add + sugar & drink 1 glass x3/day.

Aerial parts Z

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Epilobium hirsutum leaves might be poisonous & associated with convulsions according to some reports.