Gagea chlorantha

Gagea chlorantha (M.Bieb.) Schult. & Schult.f.


  • Damascus Gagea
  • batit dimashq بطيط دمشق
  • zi'itman زعيتمان
  • זְהָבִית דַּמַּשְׂקָאִית
  • zehavit damasqa'it


  • Batha
  • Desert
  • Phrygana
  • Shrub-steppes
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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Gagea chlorantha (M.Bieb.) Schult. & Schult.f.

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

Skin inflammation


Grind aerial parts & apply to affected skin.

Aerial parts B

Abdominal pain


Decoct aerial parts & drink 1 cup x2/day until recovery.

Aerial parts B
Helminth infections

Intestinal worms

Anthelmintic, Vermifuge

Decoct aerial parts & drink 1 cup x2/day for 3-4 days until recovery.

Aerial parts B

Other Uses

Gagea chlorantha (M.Bieb.) Schult. & Schult.f.

Other Uses
System/State Complaint / Use Activity / Interpretation Traditional
Parts Used Source

Improve appetite/ treat parasites & intestinal poisoning in animals

Anthelmintic, Anti-Infective, Stomachic, Vermifuge

Boil 50 gm aerial parts in 1L water & add to drinking water of animals (cows, sheep, goats).

Aerial parts B

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