Liber Herbarum Minor (English)
The incomplete reference-guide to Herbal medicine


Christ’s spiny tree





Christ’s spiny tree, Christ’s thorn, Christ's-thorn, Jerusalem thorn, Jeruselem thorn, Jujubes, Syrian christ-thorn


Paliurus spina christi, Paliuris aculeatus Lam., Paliuris spina-christi Mill., Paliurus aculeatus, Ziziphus spina-christi (L.)Desf., Zizyphus spina-christi Willd.


Blossom, foliage, Fruit, Fruits, Leaf, Seed, Unspecified

Diseases & Uses

Ungrouped Diseases & Uses

Acute coryza, Acute viral nasopharyngitis, Adstringent, Alopecia, Anti-hypertensive, Arterial hypertension, Astrigent, Astringent, Baldness, chill, Chills, cholesterol, cholesterol in blood vessels, Cholesterol Reducer, Cholesterol reduction, Cold, colds, common cold, conjunctivitis, conjunctvitis, Constipation, Costive, Costiveness, diuretic, Dyschezia, Dyslipidemia, Dyssynergic defaecation, eye infections, eye inflammation, Hair loss, Head colds, Herbal tonic, high blood pressure, High cholesterol, High levels of cholesterol in the blood, Hypercholesterolemia, Hypertension, Hyper tensive, inflamed eyes, inflammation of the eyes, intestinal infection, intestinal infections, lack of sexual power, loss of hair, lower cholesterol levels in the blood, Lowers bloodpressure, Ophthalmia, reduce blood cholesterol, reduce blood fat level, reduce blood pressure, reduce high bloodpressure, septic opthalmitis, Sexual weakness, Sore and inflamed eyes, Sore eyes, Tonic


Anti-cancer, Anticancer (Lung), Anti-carciogenic, Anti-cariogenic, Cancer, Lung cancer, Lung carcinoma, Malignant neoplasm, Malignant tumor


Poison, Poisonous, Toxic

Local (Geographical) use

Phytomedical used in Israel, the Golan Heights and the West Bank region, Phytomedical used in the south of Kerman, Iran, Phytomedical used in West Bank, Palestine, Phytomedical use in Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao, Phytomedical use in Cyprus


 ascorbic acid, ash, Beta-Sitosterol, Betulinic acid, Calcium, Carbohydrates, fat, iron, Niacin, phosphorus, potassium, protein, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, water, Β-Carotene

Source: LiberHerbarum/Pn3855

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