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.


foliage, Fresh leaves, Leaf

Diseases & Uses

Ungrouped Diseases & Uses

Abdominal trouble, Acute coryza, Acute viral nasopharyngitis, Aids digestion, Allergic diseases, Allergies, Allergy, alleviating, Anti-allergic, 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, benificial effect on the digestion, blood thinner, Bronchial catarrh, Bronchitis, 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, Epistaxis, Eupeptic, Expectorant, Expellant of phlegm, Febrifugal, febrifuge, Febrile response, Fever, feverish condition, Fevers, Flu, General inflammations, Good for digestion, Gripe, Grippe, Haemoptysis, hair loss, Headache, headaches, Head colds, head pains, Hemoptysis, hidrotic, improves digestion, indigestion, Induce sweating, Inflammation, inflammation in general, Inflammation of internal organs, inflammations, Inflammations in general, Influenza, loss of hair, mitigating, Mucolytic agent, Narrow chested, nasalbleeding, 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, 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, Labor, Labor Pains, Labour, Metritis, Parturition, Partus, Relief of labor, Uterine inflammation

Religion, Magic & Witchcraft

magical or religious use

Local (Geographical) use

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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