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





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


Coleus amboinicus Lour., Plectranthus amboinicus (Lour.) Spreng.

Plant parts

Fresh leaves

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, Anti-inflammatory, Anti-pyretic, Antiseptic, Antitussive, asthma, Asthmatic, Bactericidal, Bactericide, Bacteriostatic, baktericidal, benificial effect on the digestion, Bronchial catarrh, bronchitis, Cephalagia, Cephalalgia, chill, 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

Localiced 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, Beta-carotene, Calcium, Carbohydrates, carvacrol, Caryophyllene, Chrysoeriol, Cumene, essential oil, fat, Fibres, iron, mucilage, Niacin, Oleanolic-Acid, oxalic acid, phosphorus, proteins, Riboflavin, Thiamine, Ursolic-Acid, water

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