Ononis natrix

Flora Palaestina Ethnobotany


Ononis natrix L.

Leguminosae (Fabaceae)

  • Shrubby Restharrow
  • Yellow Restharrow
  • baswa بسوى
  • wasbeh وسبة
  • shavraq matzuy
  • שַׁבְרָק מָצוּי


  • Batha
  • Phrygana
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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Ononis natrix L.

System/State Traditional
Activity / Interpretation
Preparation/ Administration
Parts Used
Musculoskeletal/ Joints

Rheumatic pain in muscles/ joints

Analgesic, Anti-arthritic, Anti-inflammatory

1.Decoct plant in water & apply as massage x2/day.
2. Add decoction to bath & sit for 30 min while being massaged or sit in a steam bath for 30 min/day.

Aerial parts Z

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