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


Country borag



Country borag, Country borage, Cuban oregano, False oregano, French-thyme, Greek oregano, Indian borage, Indian mint, Mexican mint, Mexican oregano


Plectranthus amboinicus Codd, Coleus amboinicus Lour.


Bough, Entire plant, foliage, Fresh leaves, Leaf, Unspecified

Diseases & Uses

Ungrouped Diseases & Uses

Abdominal bloating, Abdominal swelling, Abdominal trouble, Acute coryza, Acute viral nasopharyngitis, Aids digestion, Allergic diseases, Allergies, Allergy, Alleviating, Alopecia, Anaemia, Anemia, Anti-allergic, Anti-anemic, Anti-asthmatic, Anti-bacterial, Antibacterial Agent, Anti-Bronchitic, Antifebrile, Anti-flu, Antiinflammatory, antiinflammatory agent, antipyretic, antiseptic, antitussive, asthma, Asthmatic, Bactericidal, Bactericide, Bacteriostatic, bad digestion, baktericidal, Baldness, benificial effect on the digestion, Bloating, blood building, Blood dilution, Blood formation, Bloodforming, blood thinner, Bronchial catarrh, bronchitis, Bronquite, Cephalagia, Cephalalgia, chill, Chills, Cold, colds, common cold, complaints of the stomach, cough, cough depressing, Coughing, Coughs, Cough suppressant, Demulcent, Diaphoretic, Digestive, Digestive stimulant, digestive trouble, Digestive weakness, disease of the stomach, Disinfectant, dispepsia, dyspepsia, Earache, Ear pain, Ear pains, epistaxis, Eupeptic, Expectorant, Expellant of phlegm, Febrifugal, febrifuge, Febrile response, fever, feverish condition, Fevers, Flu, Gastropathy, General inflammation, General inflammations, Good for digestion, Gripe, Grippe, haematopoiesis, Haemoptysis, Hair loss, headache, Headaches, Head colds, head pains, hematopoiesis, Hemoptysis, hidrotic, improves digestion, indigestion, Induce sweating, Inflammation, inflammation in general, Inflammation of internal organs, Inflammation of the sinuses, inflammations, Inflammations in general, influenza, loss of blood, loss of hair, mitigating, Mucolytic agent, Narrow chested, Nasal bleeding, Nosebleed, Nosebleeding, nose-bleeds, Otalgia, otalgic, pain in ear, palliative, Poor digestion, Promotes digestion, Pyretic, Pyrexia, reduce fevers, reduces swellings, relieves fevers, Restores the blood, Rhinosinusitis, Sinus infection, Sinusitis, Sinus trouble, soothes headaches, spitting of blood, stimulates digestion, Stomach aliment, stomach complaints, Stomach disease, stomach disorders, stomach problems, stomach trouble, sudorific, sweat-inducing, Swellings, the flue, Throat affections, throat complaints, Throat Conditions, Throat problems, throat trouble, To thin the blood, treatment of allergies, Warming digestive, Wheezing, wheezy

Women's diseases

birth, childbed, childbirth, confinement, Delivery, Dysmennorhoea, Dysmenorrhea, Dysmenorrhoea, Labor, Labor Pains, Labour, Menstrual cramp, Menstrual cramps, menstrual pain, Metritis, Pain during menstruation, Painful periods, Parturition, Partus, Period pain, Relief of labor, Uterine inflammation

Religion, Magic & Witchcraft

magical or religious use

Local (Geographical) use

Phytomedical used by Ribeirinhos in the North Araguaia microregion, Mato Grosso, Brazil, Phytomedical used in French Guiana, Phytomedical used in Northeastern Brazil, Phytomedical use in Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao, Phytomedical use in Brazil, Phytomedical use in the Guianas (Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana), Phytomedical use in Vietnam


 A-Humulene, ascorbic acid, ash, A-Terpineol, Calcium, Carbohydrates, carvacrol, Caryophyllene, Chrysoeriol, Cumene, essential oil, fat, Fibres, iron, mucilage, Niacin, Oleanolic acid, oxalic acid, phosphorus, protein, Ursolic acid, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, water, Β-Carotene

Source: LiberHerbarum/Pn6405

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