Vaccaria hispanica

Vaccaria hispanica (Mill.) Rauschert


  • Vaccaria segetalis L.
  • Bladder Soapwort
  • Cowherb
  • Field Vaccaria
  • `ishbet el-sukar عشبة السكر
  • סַבּוֹנִית הַשָּׂדֶה
  • sabonit ha-sade


  • Cultivated areas (weeds)

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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Vaccaria hispanica (Mill.) Rauschert

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



Cook plant in water & drink.

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Vaccaria genus contains species (e.g. Vaccaria segetalis) that contains triterpenoid saponins, which in large quantities can be irritating to the gastrointestinal tract causing vomiting & diarrhea.