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 (Lour.) Spreng., Coleus amboinicus Lour.


Fresh leaves

Diseases & Uses

Ungrouped Diseases & Uses

Acute coryza, Acute viral nasopharyngitis, Aids digestion, allergies, Allergy, alleviating, Anti-allergic, Anti-asthmatic, Anti-bacterial, Antibacterial Agent, Anti-Bronchitic, Antifebrile, Anti-flu, Antiinflammatory, Anti-pyretic, Antiseptic, antitussive, asthma, Asthmatic, Bactericidal, Bactericide, Bacteriostatic, baktericidal, benificial effect on the digestion, Bronchial catarrh, Bronchitis, Cephalagia, Cephalalgia, chill, Chills, Cold, Colds, Common cold, cough depressing, Cough suppressant, Demulcent, Diaphoretic, Digestive, digestive trouble, Digestive weakness, disinfectant, dispepsia, dyspepsia, Earache, Epistaxis, Eupeptic, Febrifugal, febrifuge, Febrile response, fever, feverish condition, Fevers, flu, Good for digestion, Gripe, Grippe, Haemoptysis, headache, Headaches, Head colds, head pains, Hemoptysis, hidrotic, improves digestion, indigestion, Induce sweating, Inflammation, influenza, mitigating, 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, soothes headaches, spitting of blood, stimulates digestion, sudorific, sweat-inducing, swellings, the flue, Warming digestive, Wheezing, wheezy

Women's diseases

Birth, childbed, Childbirth, confinement, Delivery, Labor, Labor Pains, Labour, Parturition, Partus, Relief of labor

Local (Geographical) use

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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