Makhobeli (Cephalaria syriaca)

Annual
Scabiosa syriaca.
Common Name Latin Name Plant Family
Makhobeli
Cephalaria syriaca
Dipsacaceae

The seed contains 22.6% oil, it is used as a fuel[74].

  • Medicinal Use

    None known

  • Edible Use

    Seed – ground into a powder and used with wheat to make bread, cakes etc. It adds a nice flavour but quickly goes rancid[74].

  • Cautionary Notes

    None known

Cultivation & Habitat

Seed – we have no details but suggest sowing the seed in situ in March or April. It might also be worth experimenting with a September/October sowing.
Succeeds in an ordinary garden soil[1]. This plant is often encouraged to grow in wheatfields in Russia so that its edible seed will be mixed with the wheat grain when this is harvested[74].
Europe – Spain to W. Asia.

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