Liber Herbarum Minor (English)
The incomplete reference-guide to Herbal medicine





Myrtle family (Myrtaceae)


Cajuput, Cajeput, Cajeput tree, Cajuput tree, Kajeputbaum, Paper bark tree, Swamp tea tree, Vietnamese cajuput oil, Weeping paperbark, Weeping tea tree, White samet, White tea tree


Melaleuca cajuputi Roxb., Melaleuca cuninghami Schau., Melaleuca leucadendra (L.)L., Melaleuca leucadendron Linn, Melaleuca minor Sm., Melaleuca saligna Bl.


Essential oil

Diseases & Uses

Ungrouped Diseases & Uses

Ache, Aches, Acute coryza, Acute viral nasopharyngitis, Analgesic, Anodyne, Antalgic, Anti-bacterial, Antibacterial Agent, Anti-neuralgic, Anti-Rheumatic, antiseptic, Anti-spasmodic, arthritis, Bactericidal, Bactericide, Bacteriostatic, baktericidal, Carminative, Carminativum, chill, Chills, Clears gas, Cold, Colds, Common cold, convulsive state, Cough, Coughs, Cramp, Cramps, disinfectant, expectorant, Expellant of phlegm, Fart, flatulence, flatulency, flatus, Gas, Head colds, Herbal tonic, inflammation of the ear, intestinal gas, Mucolytic agent, Nerve pains, neuralgia, otitis, Pain, painful disorders, painkiller, pain relief, pain relieving, Pains, pain stilling, Pick-me-up, Psychostimulants, relax spasms, Rheumatic disorder, rheumatism, spasm, Spasmolytic, stimulant, Stimulants, stimulating, Tonic, wind

Other uses

deters insects, Insecticide, Insectifuge, Insect repellent, repels insects

Local (Geographical) use

Phytomedical use in Brazil, Phytomedical use in Vietnam


 (-)-Terpinen-4-Ol, 1,8-Cineol, Alpha-Pinene, Alpha-Terpineol, Amino acid, azulene, Benzaldehyde, Beta Caryophyllene, Beta-Pinene, betulin, Betulinic-Acid, Camphene, Dipentene, essential oil, eucalyptol, Friedelin, gallic acid, Gamma-Terpinene, Guaiol, Isoquercetin, isovaleric acid, Kaempferol, limonene, Nerolidol, Oleanolic acid, P-Cymene, saponin, Silicon dioxide, tannin, terpineol, Terpinolene, Ursolic acid

Source: LiberHerbarum/Pn0922

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