Phlomis viscosa

Phlomis viscosa Poir.

Lamiaceae (Labiatae)

  • Shrubby Jerusalem Sage
  • Shrubby Phlomis
  • `awarwar عورور
  • meramiyet hamir ميرمية حمير
  • rekkab el-jamal ركاب الجمل
  • שַׁלְהָבִית דְּבִיקָה
  • shalhavit deviqa


  • Batha
  • Phrygana

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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Phlomis viscosa Poir.

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



Preparation/ Admin. not specified.

Not specified B

Diarrhea/ dysentery

Anti-Infective, Anti-diarrheal

Decoct plant in water & drink x3 cups/day.

Aerial parts Z

Swelling of limbs & body


Decoct plant in water: 1. Massage over swollen area. or
2. Add to bath & massage locally.

Aerial parts Z

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Z notes that an Arabic name for this species "awarwar" usually refers to Verbascum sp.