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Useful Temperate Plants

Ononis natrix

L.

Fabaceae

+ Synonyms

Ononis ambigua Lange

Ononis angustissima Lam.

Ononis arganietorum Maire

Ononis candeliana Maire

Ononis falcata Viv.

Ononis foliosa Willk. & Costa

Ononis hispanica L.f.

Ononis pyrenaica Willk. & Costa

Ononis ramosissima Desf.

Common Name:

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General Information

Ononis natrix is a

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Southern Europe - Portugal to southern Germany, east to Greece; N. Africa - Morocco to Egypt; W. Asia - Turkey to Israel, east to Iraq

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 potent 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[
1278
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/Ononis+natrix>

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