Styrax officinalis

Styrax officinalis L.


  • Drug Snowbell
  • Friar's Balsam
  • Storax
  • `abhar عبهر
  • לִבְנֶה רְפוּאִי
  • livne refu'i


  • Mediterranean maquis and forest

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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Styrax officinalis L.

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

Rash & skin swelling


Decoct fruit in water & spread over skin.

Fruit Z
Musculoskeletal/ Joints

Rheumatism in back/ legs/ hands

Analgesic, Anti-arthritic, Anti-inflammatory

Decoct fruit in water & massage affected area.

Fruit Z

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