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 seed, Musk seeds, Ornamental okra, Rose mallow seeds, Tropical, Tropical jewel hibiscus, Yorka okra


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


Seed, Unspecified, Whole herb

Diseases & Uses

Ungrouped Diseases & Uses

Aids digestion, Antifebrile, Anti-halitosic, Antiinflammatory, antiinflammatory agent, Antipruritic, Anti-pyretic, Anti-spasmodic, Aphrodisiac, Bad breath, bad digestion, benificial effect on the digestion, Breath Freshener, Cephalagia, Cephalalgia, convulsive state, Cramp, cramps, Diaphoretic, Digestive, Digestive stimulant, digestive trouble, Digestive weakness, dispepsia, dyspepsia, Eupeptic, Febrifugal, febrifuge, Febrile response, festing wounds, Fetor oris, fever, feverish condition, Fevers, General inflammation, General inflammations, 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, inflammation in general, inflammations, Inflammations in general, itch, Itches, itching, lack of sexual power, Love drug, malodorous breath, Nervine, Nervous atony, Nervous debility, Nervous lassitude, Nervous trophorestorative, Neurasthenia, Pick-me-up, Poor digestion, Promotes digestion, Pruritus, Psychostimulants, Pyretic, Pyrexia, reduce fevers, relax spasms, relieves fevers, septic wounds, Sexual weakness, snakebite, Snake bites, soothes headaches, spasm, Spasmolytic, stimulant, Stimulants, 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, Malignant neoplasm, Malignant tumor

Women's diseases

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


Condiment, culinary herb, Spice

Other uses

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


 acetic acid, Astragalin, Beta-Sitosterol, Campesterol, Cholesterol, Ergosterol, essential oil, Farnesol, Farnesyl-Acetate, fat, Fibres, Furfural, Isoquercetin, Kaempferol, mucilage, Myristic acid, Oleic acid, Palmitic acid, Phosphatidylserine, protein, Quercetin, resin, starch, Stigmasterol, Vegetable oil, water

Source: LiberHerbarum/Pn1727

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