Name: Julman

Scientific name: Suaeda aegyptiaca

Type: Herb

Color: Green

Habitat: Coastal Areas,Irrigated Areas

Size: 60 cm

Conservation status:



Family: Amaranthaceae
Growth form: Perennial herb. Flowering. Sep–Oct. Status: Native. Common. Also recorded: Bahrain, Kuwait, E Saudi Arabia, UAE. Habitat & distribution: Occasional in coastal areas and wherever saline soils occur, including irrigated farmland. Uses: El Amin remarks that fresh leaves are sold in markets in Qatar for eating in salads. Stems and leaves are also used to treat tooth and gum infections. Ghazanfar mentions that the plant is used as snuff to alleviate dizziness, headaches and other ailments.