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


Cretan oregano



Cretan oregano, French marjoram, Oregano, Pot marjoram, Rίgani, Rigani, Turkish oregano, White marjoram


Origanum onites L.

Diseases & Uses

Ungrouped Diseases & Uses

100-day cough, Aids digestion, Anorexia, Anorexy, Anti-asthmatic, Anti-bacterial, Antibacterial Agent, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Appetite stimulant, Appetizer, Appetizing, Asthma, Bactericidal, Bactericide, Bacteriostatic, bad digestion, baktericidal, benificial effect on the digestion, Calmative, Calming of nerves, Carminative, Carminativum, Cephalagia, Cephalalgia, Choleretic, Clears gas, convulsive state, cough, Coughing, Coughs, cramp, Cramps, Diaphoretic, Digestive, digestive disorders, digestive problems, Digestive stimulant, digestive trouble, Digestive weakness, disease of the digestive organs, disinfectant, disorders of the digestive system, dispepsia, dyspepsia, Eupeptic, expectorant, Expellant of phlegm, Fart, flatulence, flatulency, Flatus, Gas, Good for digestion, good for the stomach, Headache, Headaches, head pains, Herbal tonic, hidrotic, improves appetite, improves digestion, inappetence, Increases the appetite, increase the bile secretion, indigestion, Induce sweating, intestinal gas, lack of appetite, Loss of appetite, mouth infection, Mucolytic agent, Pertussis, Pick-me-up, Poor appetite, Poor digestion, Promotes digestion, Psychostimulants, relaxes the nervous system, relax spasms, sedative, soothe, soothes headaches, soothes nerves, Soothing, sores, spasm, Spasmolytic, stimulant, Stimulants, Stimulant to increase appetite, stimulates digestion, Stimulates the flow of bile, Stimulates the gallbladder, stimulate the appetite, stimulating, stomach atony, stomach debility, stomachic, stomach lassitude, stomach tonic, sudorific, sweat-inducing, Tonic, tranquilizer, Tranquilliser, tranquillizer, Traumatic injury, Warming digestive, weak stomach, whooping cough, wind, Wound, wound care, Wounds, wound treatment

Women's diseases

Absence of a menstrual period, Amenorrhea, Amenorrhœa, Amenorrhoea, Amenorrhœa, Amenorrhoea, encourages menstruation, promote the onset of menstruation

Homoeopathically uses

female sexual disorders


Condiment, culinary herb, Spice, tea substitute

Other uses

colouring, Dye, Dyeing, Potpourri


 4,5-Dimethyl-2-Ethylphenol, Alpha-Elemol, Alpha-Pinene, Alpha-Terpineol, Alpha-thujone, Aromadendrene, Benzaldehyde, Beta-Bisabolene, Beta-Pinene, Beta-Terpineol, borneol, Bornyl acetate, Boron, Camphene, camphor, Carene, carvacrol, Carvacrol-Methyl-Ether, carvone, Caryophyllene, Caryophyllene Oxide, Cis-Ocimene, essential oil, eucalyptol, eugenol, Farnesol, Geraniol, Hexanal, Humulene, limonene, Linalol, Linalyl acetate, Methyl eugenol, myrcene, Neryl acetate, P-Cymene, Sabinene, Terpinen-4-Ol, Terpinolene, Terpinyl acetate, thymol, Trans-Ocimene, Α-Phellandrene, Α-Terpinene, Β-phellandrene, Β-Terpinene, Β-thujone, Γ-Cadinene, Γ-Terpinene

Source: LiberHerbarum/Pn1027

Copyright Erik Gotfredsen