Huwa ghanam


Name: Huwa ghanam

Scientific name: Launaea nudicaulis

Type: Herb

Color: Green,Yellow

Habitat: Sandy Areas

Size: 30 - 150 cm

Conservation status:



Growth form: Biennial or perennial herb. Flowering. Feb–Apr. Status: Native. Very common. Also recorded: Bahrain, Kuwait, E Saudi Arabia, UAE. Habitat & distribution: Frequent in sandy habitats. Uses: ‘The leaves are used to treat fevers and to stop excessive bleeding after childbirth’ (Ghazanfar). Rizk & El-Ghazaly also state that they are put on the heads of children to cure fever.

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