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Useful Temperate Plants

Fagonia arabica

L.

Zygophyllaceae

+ Synonyms

Fagonia boulosii Hadidi

Fagonia thebaica Boiss.

Fagonia tilhoana Maire

Common Name:

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General Information

Fagonia arabica is a

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Africa - Morocco to Egypt (absent from Tunisia), Eritrea; W. Asia - Jordan

Habitat

Not known

Properties

Height0.00 m

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

The aerial parts of the plant have been shown to have a strong inhibitory effect on the production of pancreatic lipase, thus helping to lower lipid levels in the body. It could, therefore, have a role to play in the treatment of obesity[
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Title
Screening of Some Medicinal Plants for their Pancreatic Lipase Inhibitory Potential
Publication
Jordan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Volume 4, No. 2, pp 81-88; 2011
Author
Yasser Bustanji; Mohammad Mohammad; Mohammad Hudaib; Khaled
Publisher
 
Year
2011
ISBN
 
Description
 
].

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -
Cite as: Temperate Plants Database, Ken Fern. temperate.theferns.info. 2018-10-19. <temperate.theferns.info/plant/Fagonia+arabica>

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