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





Water-mint, Marsh mint, Mentha aquatica, Mint, Spearmint


Mentha aquatica Müll., Mentha aquatica var. aquatica, Mentha hirsuta L.


foliage, Grass, Oil

Diseases & Uses

Ungrouped Diseases & Uses

abdominal pain, Abdominal trouble, Ache, Aches, Acute coryza, Acute viral nasopharyngitis, Adstringent, Affections of the liver, Aids digestion, analgesic, Anodyne, Anorexia, Anorexy, Antalgic, Anti-bacterial, Antibacterial Agent, Anti-diarrheic, Anti-diarrhoeal, Antidiarrhoeic, Anti-inflammatory, Antiseptic, Anti-spasmodic, Appetite stimulant, Appetizer, Appetizing, Asthenia of liver, Astrigent, astringent, Bactericidal, Bactericide, Bacteriostatic, baktericidal, benificial effect on the digestion, biliary disorders, Bilious affection, Biliousness, Carminative, Carminativum, Cephalagia, Cephalalgia, chill, Chills, cholagogic, Cholagogue, Choleretic, Clears gas, Cold, Colds, common cold, complaints of the stomach, convulsive state, Coolant, cooling, cramp, Cramps, diaorrhea, Diaphoretic, diarrhea, Diarrhoea, Digestive, Digestive disorders, digestive problems, digestive trouble, Digestive weakness, Disdorders of the bile, disease of the digestive organs, disease of the gall, disease of the liver, disease of the stomach, disinfectant, disorders of the digestive system, disorders of the liver, dispepsia, dyspepsia, Emetic, Eupeptic, Expellant of bile, Fart, feeling of nausea, Flatulence, flatulency, Flatus, Gall-bladder complaints, gallbladder disorders, Gall-bladder problems, Gall complaints, Gas, gastralgia, Gastroenteritis, Good for digestion, good for the stomach, headache, Headaches, Head colds, head pains, hepatic disease, Herbal tonic, hidrotic, improves appetite, improves digestion, Increases the appetite, increase the bile secretion, indigestion, Induce sweating, induce vomiting, Inflammation, Insomnia, Intestinal affections, intestinal complaints, intestinal diseases, intestinal disorders, intestinal gas, intestinal problems, lack of appetite, Liver ailments, liver complaints, liver diseases, Liver disorders, Liverishness, liver problems, Loss of appetite, mildly anaesthetic, nausea, No medical use, no medicinal use, Pain, painful disorders, Painkiller, pain relief, pain-relieving, Pains, pain stilling, Pick-me-up, Poor appetite, Poor digestion, Promotes digestion, Psychostimulants, Refrigerant, Refrigerent, relax spasms, sleeplessness, soothes headaches, Spasm, Spasmolytic, Stimulant, Stimulants, Stimulant to increase appetite, stimulates digestion, Stimulates the flow of bile, Stimulates the gallbladder, stimulate the appetite, stimulating, stomach ache, stomach atony, stomach complaints, stomach debility, Stomach disease, stomach disorders, Stomachic, stomach lassitude, Stomach pain, stomach pains, stomach problems, stomach tonic, stomach trouble, sudorific, sweat-inducing, Tonic, Vasodilator, vomitive, Warming digestive, weak stomach, wind

Women's diseases

Dysmennorhoea, Dysmenorrhea, Dysmenorrhoea, Menstrual cramps, Menstrual pain, Pain during menstruation, Painful periods, Period pain


Aromatic, Condiment, Culinary herb, Flavor, flavouring, spice, tea substitute

Local (Geographical) use

Phytomedical use in Cyprus


 (-)-Limonene, 1,8-Cineol, 2-N-Amylfuran, Acacetin, Acetone, Alpha-Pinene, Apigenin, Beta Caryophyllene, Beta-Farnesene, Beta-Myrcene, Beta-Pinene, bitter essence, Bourbonene, Camphene, carvone, Caryophyllene, Caryophyllene Oxide, Cis-Beta-Ocimene, Elemol, enzyme, essential oil, eucalyptol, formic acid, Furfural, Gamma-Terpinene, limonene, linalool, Linalyl acetate, Melissic-Acid, menthofuran, menthol, menthone, Menthyl-Acetate, myrcene, Nerolidol, Nonanoic acid, Octan-3-ol, Octan-3-Ol-Acetate, P-Cymene, P-Cymol, pinene, Piperitone, pulegone, Rosmarinic-Acid, Sabinene, Tannic acid, tannin, Tanning agents, terpinene, Terpinolene

Source: LiberHerbarum/Pn0414

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