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, Essential oil distilld from leaf, foliage, Oil, Unspecified, Volatile oil distilld from twigs, Volatitile oil

Diseases & Uses

Ungrouped Diseases & Uses

Ache, Aches, Acute coryza, Acute viral nasopharyngitis, analgesic, Anodyne, Antalgic, Anthelmintic, Anthelmintics, Anti-bacterial, Antibacterial Agent, Anti-helminthic, Antihelminthics, Anti-helmintic, Anti-neuralgic, Anti-Rheumatic, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, arthritis, Bactericidal, Bactericide, Bacteriostatic, baktericidal, Carminative, Carminativum, chill, Chills, Chronic pain, Circulatory stimulant, Clears gas, Cold, colds, common cold, convulsive state, cough, Coughing, Coughs, cramp, cramps, Diaphoretic, Disinfectant, dispel worms, Ear infection, Ear infections, expectorant, Expellant of phlegm, expel worms, Fart, Flatulence, flatulency, flatus, Gas, Head colds, helmint, Herbal tonic, hidrotic, Induce sweating, inflammation of the ear, intestinal gas, Mucolytic agent, Nerve pains, Neuralgia, Otitis, Pain, painful disorders, Painkiller, pain relief, pain relieving, Pains, pains in general, pain stilling, Pick-me-up, Psychostimulants, relax spasms, Rheumatic disorder, rheumatism, Spasm, Spasmolytic, Stimulant, Stimulants, Stimulate circulation, stimulating, sudorific, sweat-inducing, Tonic, treatment for worms, Vermicide, vermifugal, vermifuge, wind, worm, worms

Other uses

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

TCM - Traditional Chinese medicine

TCM MERIDIAN: NA, Traditional Chinese medicine, Used in traditional Chinese medicin

Local (Geographical) use

Phytomedical use in Brazil, Phytomedical use in Vietnam


 (-)-Terpinen-4-Ol, 3-Methylbutanoic acid, Alpha-Pinene, Alpha-Terpineol, Amino acid, Astragalin, azulene, Benzaldehyde, Beta-Pinene, betulin, Betulinic acid, Butyraldehyde, Camphene, Caryophyllene, essential oil, eucalyptol, Friedelin, gallic acid, Guaiol, Isoquercetin, Kaempferol, limonene, Monoterpene, Nerolidol, Oleanolic acid, Oxide, P-Cymene, Racemic limonene, saponin, Silicon dioxide, tannin, terpineol, Terpinolene, Ursolic acid, Γ-Terpinene

Source: LiberHerbarum/Pn0922

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