Notobasis syriaca

Notobasis syriaca (L.) Cass.

Asteraceae (Compositae)

  • Syrian Thistle
  • khurfesh 'adi خرفيش عادي
  • khurfesh el-kebir خرفيش الكبير
  • khurfesh jimal خرفيش جمال
  • khurfesh خرفيش
  • בַּרְקָן סוּרִי
  • barqan suri


  • Batha
  • Disturbed habitats
  • Phrygana

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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Notobasis syriaca (L.) Cass.

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

High blood pressure (Hypertension)


Eat fresh raw aerial parts.

Aerial parts B
Mental Health



Eat fresh raw aerial parts.

Aerial parts B
Wound Healing

Burn/skin lesions/ wounds


Apply powder of dried plant or juice of fresh plant to affected area.

Aerial parts Z

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