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Primulaceae




Description

This item is from "Some Common Medicinal And Poisonous Plants Used In Ethiopian Folk Medicine" work, by Amare Getahun.

Primulaceae

Anagalis arvensis

Small annual herb: useful in home remedies.

Runica granatum L.

roman (A, GH, Adaric)

Pomegranate is not grown as a commercial fruit tree and, as a rule, the fruit does not appear on the market, but many dwelling houses have a tree or two in the yard.

The fruit is astringent, and is taken for diarrhea and other similar ailments. The leaves are used as a vermifuge and sometimes consumed as a vegetable. Branches are made into brooms for general duty cleaning.

 

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