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







Abelmosk, Ambrette, Ambrette seeds, Annual hibiscus, Bamia moschata, Galu gasturi, Muskdana, Muskmallow, Musk okra, Musk seeds, Ornamental okra, Rose mallow seeds, Tropical, Tropical jewel hibiscus, Yorka okra


Abelmoschus moschatus Medikus, Hibiscus abelmoschus L., Hibiscus moschatus Salisb.

Diseases & Uses

Ungrouped Diseases & Uses

Aids digestion, Antifebrile, Anti-halitosic, Antiinflammatory, Antipruritic, Antipyretic, Antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, Bad breath, benificial effect on the digestion, Breath Freshener, Cephalagia, Cephalalgia, convulsive state, Cramp, cramps, Diaphoretic, Digestive, digestive trouble, Digestive weakness, dispepsia, dyspepsia, Eupeptic, Febrifugal, febrifuge, Febrile response, festing wounds, fever, feverish condition, Fevers, Good for digestion, good for the stomach, halitosis, have weak nerves, Headache, Headaches, head pains, hidrotic, improves digestion, Increases sexual desire, indigestion, Induce sweating, infected sores, Infected Sores and Wounds, infected wounds, Inflammation, itch, Itches, itching, malodorous breath, Nervine, Nervous atony, Nervous debility, Nervous lassitude, neurasthenia, Pick-me-up, Poor digestion, Promotes digestion, Pyretic, Pyrexia, reduce fevers, relax spasms, relieves fevers, septic wounds, snakebite, soothes headaches, Spasm, Spasmolytic, stimulant, stimulates digestion, stimulating, stomach atony, stomach debility, Stomachic, stomach lassitude, stomach tonic, sudorific, suffering from a nervous disorder, sweat-inducing, sweeten the breath, Warming digestive, weak nerves, weak stomach, wound festering


Anti-cancer, Anti-carciogenic, Anti-cariogenic, Cancer

Women's diseases

Birth, childbed, Childbirth, confinement, Delivery, Labor, Labour, Parturition, Partus


Condiment, culinary herb, Spice

Other uses

Aromatherapeutic use, deters insects, Insecticide, Insectifuge, insect repellent, repels insects

Local (Geographical) use

Phytomedical use in the Guianas (Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana), Phytomedical use in Vietnam, Used in Bangladesh


 acetic acid, Beta-Sitosterol, Campesterol, Campherol, Cholesterol, Ergosterol, essential oil, Farnesol, fat, Fibres, Furfural, mucilage, Myristic-Acid, Oleic-Acid, Palmitic acid, protein, Quercetin, resin, starch, Stigmasterol, Vegetable oil, water

Source: LiberHerbarum/Pn1727

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