BEDOUIN REMEDIES

 
 
HANDAL
(Citrullus colocynthis): poisonous, abortions, rheumatism, diabetes, insecticides, tumours and elephentiasis
 
TARFA
(Tamarix mannifera) :
eye infections, pains, snake bites, tooth polish, 
haemmorhage and dysentry
SAMWA
(Cleome droserifola):
diabetes
 
SAYAL
(Acacia gerradii):
burns, skin lesions, dentifrice, diarrhea, cough and eye medications

BA'THARAN
(Artemesia judaica):
stomach aches, worms and diabetes
 
LASAF
(Capparis cartilaginea):
arthritis, disorders of liver and spleen, backaches and rheumatism
USHAR
(Calotropis procera): poisonous , sap used to fill aching tooth cavities,  dentifrice, for lengthening the hair and in a formula for exterminating worms and purifying the air during epidemics
 
SHIH
(Artemesia herba-alba): toothpaste, breath, headache and to flavour and preserve dates
ZAATAR
(Majorana syrica): colds and stomach aches
 
KINA
(Eucalyptus):
for sterile women, fever and hair fallout

ABAL
(Calligonum polygonoides):
mouth freshener and as a balm for skin 
ailments
 
HALTITA
(Ferula assa-foetida): pain relief, cough medicine, rheumatism, nervous conditions and also as an aphrodisiac
KHARWA'
(Ricinus communis): poisonous, castor oil laxative, epilepsy and to lengthen hair
 
HENNA
(Lawsonia inermis):
headache, jaundice and leprosy
JA'DAH
(Teucrium polium): fevers, malaria, cholera, rheumatism and an insect repellant
 
NEHEIDA
(Vartemia iphionoides):
aches and influenza
NABAQ
(Ziziphus): shampoo, dandruff, an appetizer, cough and eye bath
 
ALAGAN
(Cocculus pendulus):
kidney stones
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