Corylus avellana Linn.

Primary Characteristics

Primary Characteristics

Corylus avellana Linn.belongs to Betulaceae, Corylaceae, family.
The Arabic Names for this herb are Ailawish, Bandaq.
The English Names for this herb are Filber Fruit, Filbert Hazel Nut.
The Urdu Names for this herb are Bindaq, Findaq, Jaluz, Urni.

Pharmacological Actions


  • Aphrodisiac
  • Brain Expectorant
  • Expectorant
  • Fattening
  • Intestinal Tonic

  • Indications

    The Indications of Nut of Corylus avellana Linn. are Cough, Bronchitis, Nasal Catarrh, Asthma, Catarrhal Affections, Flu, Cold Affections in brain, Cold Affections in kidney, Cold Affections in lungs.

    No Contra Indication information is available for Corylus avellana Linn..


    The Temperament of Nut of Corylus avellana Linn. is 1st order, warm and dry.

    Available Brands

    BrandManufacturer/Mnf. Representative
    HABB-E-MUMSIK TILAIHamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan
    LABOOB-E-KABIR MUQQUAWIE BAHHamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan
    MAJUN MUQAWWI MUMSIKHamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan
    MAJUN SHABAB AWARHamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan

    Compound Preparations

    Corylus avellana Linn. is used in the preparation of Hab Mumsik Tilai, Halwa-i-Gazar Maghz Sar-i-Kunjashkwala, Halwai-S'alab, Lubub Kabir, Lubub Mo'tadil, Lubub Saghir, Ma'jun Kalan, Ma'jun Muqawwi Wa Mumsik, Ma'jun Murraweh ul-Arwah, Ma'jun Nisyan compounds.



    Herb's Description

    Corylus avellana Linn.. Bush c 3-5 m tall. Nuts c 1.5-2 cm long. Female flowers c 3-4 mm across. Male catkins c 3-7 cm long when fully open. A shrub or small tree that normally has several trunks arising from base. Male flowers are in catkins and consist of a bract which has beneath it 4 divided stamens each bearing 2 yellow anthers. Female flowers arise from normal-looking buds and are in clusters of 6, each with 2 red styles.

    Taste Odor & Occurrence

    Occurence: It is native of Europe. It occurs in Asia Minor.


    No information regarding Corylus avellana Linn.'s substitute is currently available.

    Active Constituents

    Corylus avellana Linn.'s Active constituents:


    No information regarding Corylus avellana Linn.'s antidot is currently available.

    Warning & Precautions

    Large quantities consumption or continous use may cause headache.


    Currently no Toxicity information is available for Corylus avellana Linn.. (work in progress)