(Lesser Celandine)

Other names: Lucerne

Scientific name: Ranunculus ficaria

Common names: Pilewort

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Arabic names:    ماميران ربيعي (mameraan rabi’i)

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Family: Ranunculaceae

Approximate number of species known:

Common parts used: Root

Collection: March to April

Annual/Perennial: Perennial

Height: 0.2 m

Actions: Astringent

Known Constituents: Anemonin, protoanemonin, tannin

Constituents Explained:


Traditional Use:

Used in cases of hemorroids or piles.  Used internally or externally.

Clinical Studies: