Khella is an old medicinal plant very well documented in Ebers papyrus from ancient Egypt. Its fruit has been used in a lot of treatments and is now taken in food supplement all over the world or also as tea.
Bishop’s wort, toothpick-plant, toothpickweed, bisnaga.
Used plant parts
Fruit & Seed.
Main use: Diuretic.
- Kidney stones
- Angina pectoris
- Spastic bronchitis
Borrowed from Arabic خِلَّة (ḵilla).
- The plant Visnaga daucoides (syn. Ammi visnaga).
- Ammi visnaga; bisnaga, bishop's weed, lesser bishop's weed, toothpick ami, toothpickweed