Name: Ra’al

Scientific name: Salvia aegyptiaca

Type: Shrub

Color: Blue,Green,Violet

Habitat: Rocky Areas,Sandy Areas

Size: 10 - 25 cm

Conservation status:



Growth form: Shrublet or small shrub. Flowering. Mar–May. Status: Native. Common. Also recorded: Bahrain, Kuwait, E Saudi Arabia, UAE. Habitat & distribution: Occasional in shallow silty or sandy soils, in rocky areas, also in depressions with coarse soils. Uses: The plant is used in the treatment of diarrhoea, gonorhoea, haemorhoids and eye diseases (Rizk & El-Ghazaly, Ghazanfar).

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