Prelude Medicinal Plants Database

Search |  Practical Guide |  Contact |  Authors |  Disclaimer

Official name : Linum usitatissimum L.
Family : Linaceae

19 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference B7 Nord
Author(s) : Bellakhdar, J., R. Claisse, J. Fleurentin & C. Younos
Title : Repertory of standard herbal drugs in the Moroccan pharmacopoea Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 35, pp. 123 - 143 (1991) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/037887419190064K
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) laxative, emollient,H(037) cough, seeds of Linum usitatissimum, RNS., (cultivated plant)
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco
Vernacular name : zerrî'at l-kettân
Reference E5 Nord
Author(s) : El Azzouzi, F. & Zidane, L.
Title : La flore médicinale traditionnelle de la région de Béni-Mellal (Maroc) Journal of Applied Biosciences 91:8493 – 8502 (2015) http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jab.v91i1.8
Symptoms : H(006) + H(104), H(060), H(091)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104) gastrointestinal diseases, seeds of in powder Linum usitatissimum, mélangées au honey, VO.
H(006) + H(104) gastrointestinal diseases, infusion of the seeds of Carum carvi of fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) green anise (Pimpinella anisum) of star anise (Illicium verum) of cultivated linen (Linum usitatissimum) of thyme (Thymus satureioides) of camomille (Chamaemelum nobile), VO.
H(060) seeds in powder, mixed with honey, used to lower the level of cholesterol
H(091) to be overweight, seeds of Colchicum autumnale associated with fennel (Foeniculum vulgare), with green anise (Pimpinella anisum), with cultivated flax (Linum usitatissimum) and gum tragacanth (Astragalus gummifera)
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco (region of Béni-Mellal)
Vernacular name : zeri’t el kettan (Arabic), lin cultivé (French)
Reference HA 53
Author(s) : Amenu, E.
Title : Use and management of medicinal plants by indigenous people of Ejaji area (Chelya woreda) West Shoa, Ethopia: An Ethnobotanical Approach A Thesis submited to the school of graduate studies, Addis Ababan, Ethiopia, 104 p. June 2007
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vb(030) retained placenta, seed of Linum usitatissimum is powdered and half a glass of the powder is dissolved in water and given to cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Ethiopia, Oromya Region, West Shoa Zone in Chelya woreda.
Vernacular name : talbaa (Afaan Oromoo)
Reference HA 55
Author(s) : Avigdor, E., H Wohlmuth, Z. Asfaw, T. Awas
Title : The current status of knowledge of herbal medicine and medicinal plants in Fiche, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 10:38 (2014) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/38
Symptoms : H(193)
Recipes : H(193) demulcent, protective against gastritis when used with Allium sativum in treatment for asthma (Found on sale in Fiche market)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (City of Fiche, Oromia region)
Vernacular name : talba (Amharic)
Reference HB 66
Author(s) : Bouayyadi L., M. El Hafian, L. Zidane
Title : Étude floristique et ethnobotanique de la flore médicinale dans la région du Gharb, Maroc Journal of Applied Biosciences 93:8760 (September 2015) http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jab.v93i1.10
Symptoms : H(060), H(080), H(104), H(108), H(171)
Recipes : H(060) regulator of cholesterol, powder of dried and grilled seeds of Linum usitatissimum is used with water, VO.
H(171) diabetes, dried seed, VO. twice a week
H(080) various allergies, powder of seeds, VO. with honey or milk
H(104) intestinal pain, H(108) cooling, powder of associated seeds of Linum usitatissimum of Foeniculum vulgare of Nigella sativa and of Pimpinella anisum, mixed with honey, VO.
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco
Vernacular name : zariât lkatan (Arabic), lin (French)
Reference HC 31
Author(s) : Chekole, G., Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in the environs of Tara-gedam and Amba remnant forests of Libo Kemkem District, northwest Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 11:4 (2015) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/11/1/4
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, dried roots of Linum usitatissimum, écraser, mix with honey then cream, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : telba (Amharic)
Reference HD 38
Author(s) : Daruty, C. (Dr)
Title : Plantes Médicinales de l'Ile Maurice et des Pays Intertropicaux (p. 215) General Steam Printing Company, 6, rue du Gouvernement - Maurice (1886) https://archive.org/details/b24400270
Symptoms : H(037), H(038), H(094), H(097y), H(193)
Recipes : H(037) pulmonary consumption, infusion of 125 gr of seeds of Linum usitatissimum (lin) in 1 l H2O during 2 h, sieved, let cool in jelly juice add 1 juice of Citrus medica (citron) VO. 1 cup per day
Linum usitatissimum used for the treatment of : H(037) bronchitis, H(038) bladder, H(094) hemorrhoids, H(097y) inflamation of muqueuses, H(193) emollient huileux, softener
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : lin (Creole) , allivery (Tamoul)
Reference HK 78
Author(s) : Kidane, L. , G, Gebremedhin & T, Beyene
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Ganta Afeshum District, Eastern Zone of Tigray, Northern Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine,14:64 (2018) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-018-0266-z
Symptoms : H(006), H(068)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, dry seeds of Linum usitatissimum are powdered, mixed with water, boil and drink
H(068) amoeba, dry seed is soaked in water for three days and then swallow
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Eastern Zone of Tigray
Vernacular name : entatie (Tigrigna)
Reference HK 78
Author(s) : Kidane, L. , G, Gebremedhin & T, Beyene
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Ganta Afeshum District, Eastern Zone of Tigray, Northern Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine,14:64 (2018) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-018-0266-z
Symptoms : V(022)
Recipes : Vb(022) porolonged delivery, dry seed of Linum usitatissimum is soak in water for three days and allowed to eat at the delivery time
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Eastern Zone of Tigray
Vernacular name : entatie (Tigrigna)
Reference HL 24
Author(s) : Lulekal, E., Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa, P. Van Damme
Title : Ethnomedicinal study of plants used for human ailments in Ankober District, North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 9:63 ( 2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/63 + Additional fil
Symptoms : H(030)
Recipes : H(030) retained placenta, fresh or dried seeds of Linum usitatissimum, crush, homogenize with cold water and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : telba (Amharic)
Reference HL 30
Author(s) : Lemordant, D.
Title : Histoire et ethnobotanique du Kosso. Journal d'agriculture tropicale et de botanique appliquée, vol. 19, n°12, pp. 560-582; (1972) http://www.persee.fr/doc/jatba_0021-7662_1972_num_19_12_3131
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) tapeworm, associations aims taeniafuge: general recipe of Hagenia abyssinica with seeds of Linum usitatissimum. This recipe is used to decrease oral irritation at absorption, and rectal to evacuation.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : tâlbav (amharique)
Reference HM 56
Author(s) : Megersa, M., Z.Asfaw , E. Kelbessa, A. Beyene and B. Woldeab
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Wayu Tuka District, East Welega Zone of Oromia Regional State, West Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 9:68 ( 2013) doi:10.1186/1746-4269-9-68 http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/68
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) dandruff, hair washed by seeds of Linum usitatissimum and used as a soap
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : talbaa (Afaan Oromo)
Reference HM 56
Author(s) : Megersa, M., Z.Asfaw , E. Kelbessa, A. Beyene and B. Woldeab
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Wayu Tuka District, East Welega Zone of Oromia Regional State, West Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 9:68 ( 2013) doi:10.1186/1746-4269-9-68 http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/68
Symptoms : V(013)
Recipes : Vb(013) breast ulcer, seeds of Linum usitatissimum powdered and given by mixing in water
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : talbaa (Afaan Oromo)
Reference HM 72
Author(s) : Mahomoodally, M. F.
Title : A quantitative ethnobotanical study of common herbal remedies used against 13 human ailments catergories in Mauritus African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines,11(6):1-32 (2014)
Symptoms : H(060), H(113)
Recipes : H(060) hypercholesterolemia, crush the seeds of Hordeum vulgare and VO. with water or eat with honey.
H(113) inflammation, decoction of Linum usitatissimum, Hordeum vulgare seeds and Illicium verum fruits. VO. 2 to 3 times
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : graine de lin (local language), flaxseed (English)
Reference HS 42
Author(s) : Suroowan,S., M. F. Mahomoodally
Title : A comparative ethnopharmacological analysis of traditional medicine used against respiratory trac tdiseases in Mauritius Journal of Ethnopharmacology 177, 61–80, (2016)
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 3) respiratory tract diseases as: H(108) cold, H(108) flu. Prepare an infusion of the seeds of Linum usitatissimum by soaking them in water for 24h. Pour the infusion in a bottle. Administer orally in small portions throughout the day until symptoms disappear.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : grain de lin (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), flaxseed (Common English Name)
Reference HZ 02
Author(s) : Zerabruk, S., G. Yirga
Title : Traditional knowledge of medicinal plants in Gindeberet district, Western Ethiopia South African Journal of Botany 78, 165–169 (2012) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0254629911000962
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) dandruff, seeds of Linum usitatissimum, RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Ethiopia (Gindeberet district)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference L2 Nord
Author(s) : Lahsissene, H., A. Kahouadjia, M. Tijane & S. Hseini
Title : Catalogue des plantes médicinales utilisées dans la région de Zaër (Maroc occidental) LEJEUNIA, Revue de Botanique, Nouvelle série N° 186_2, Décembre 2009 http://www.scribd.com/doc/57709703/Lejeunia-186-2
Symptoms : H(037), H(038), H(075), H(082)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(038) urinary inflammations, H(075) apperitive, H(082) asthma, seeds powder of Linum usitatissimum mixed with honey for cough, l'asthma, urinary inflammations and as apperitive.
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco (Western)
Vernacular name : zerî’atl-kettân (Arabic), lin (French)
Reference S1 Nord
Author(s) : Sarri, M., N. Hendel, A. Boudjelal and D. Sarri
Title : Inventory of medicinal plants used for traditional treatment of eczema in the region of Hodna (M'Sila-Algeria) GJRMI, Volume 1, Issue4, 97 - 100 ( 2012) http://www.gjrmi.com/Upload/Issue4/Madani%20Sari%20et%20al.%20GJRMI%201%284%29%2097-100.pdf
Symptoms : H(006), H(082)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, infusion of Linum usitatissimum
H(082) asthma, 250 gr of each, powder of Linum usitatissinum (lin), licorice of Glycyrrhiza glabra, seeds of Foeniculum vulgare (fenouil), of Nigella sativa (nigelle) mix with ½ liter of honey, 1 teaspoon every morning for two months
Region : North Africa
Country : Marocco, Kenitra town
Vernacular name : lin (French) zariât lkatan (Arabic)
Reference S3 Nord
Author(s) : Salhi, S.,M. Fadli, L. Zidane & A. Douira
Title : Etudes floristique et ethnobotanique des plantes médicinales de la ville de Kénitra (Maroc) Lazaroa 31: 133-146 (2010).
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, powder of Linum usitatissimum of licorice "Glycyrrhiza glabra", of seeds of fennel "Foeniculum vulgar" and of Nigelle "Nigella sativa", ¼ kg of each plant) mixed with ½ litre of honey, a little spoon each morning (for a period of two months).
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco (Kenitra town)
Vernacular name : zariât lkatan