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


Cretan oregano



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


Origanum onites L.

Diseases & Uses

Ungrouped Diseases & Uses

Aids digestion, anorexia, Anorexy, Anti-asthmatic, Anti-bacterial, Antibacterial Agent, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Appetite stimulant, Appetizer, Appetizing, Asthma, Bactericidal, Bactericide, Bacteriostatic, baktericidal, benificial effect on the digestion, Calmative, Carminative, Cephalagia, Cephalalgia, Choleretic, Clears gas, convulsive state, Cough, Coughs, cramp, cramps, Diaphoretic, Digestive, digestive disorders, digestive problems, 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, 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, relaxes the nervous system, relax spasms, sedative, soothe, soothes headaches, soothes nerves, Soothing, sores, spasm, Spasmolytic, Stimulant, 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, tranquillizer, Traumatic injury, Warming digestive, weak stomach, whooping cough, wind, wound care, wounds, wound treatment

Women's diseases

Absence of a menstrual period, Amenorrhea, 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, Pot-pourri


 1,8-Cineol, 3-Carene, 4,5-Dimethyl-2-Ethylphenol, 4-Terpineol, Alpha-Caryophyllene, Alpha-Elemol, Alpha-Humulene, Alpha-Phellandrene, Alpha-Pinene, Alpha-Terpinene, Alpha-Terpineol, Alpha-thujone, benz-Aldehyde, Beta Caryophyllene, Beta-Bisabolene, Beta-Phellandrene, Beta-Pinene, Beta-Terpinene, Beta-Terpineol, Beta-Thujone, borneol, bornyl-Acetate, Boron, Camphene, camphor, carvacrol, Carvacrol-Methyl-Ether, carvone, Caryophyllene, Caryophyllene Oxide, Cis-Ocimene, Delta-3-Carene, essential oil, eugenol, Eugenol-Methyl-Ether, Farnesol, Gamma-Cadinene, Gamma-Terpinene, Geraniol, Hexanal, limonene, Linalol, Linalyl acetate, myrcene, Neryl-Acetate, P-Cymene, Sabinene, Terpinen-4-Ol, Terpinolene, Terpinyl-Acetate, thymol, Trans-Ocimene

Source: LiberHerbarum/Pn1027

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