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





Cacao-Tree, Cacahuatl, cacao, Cacao beans, Chocolate, Chocolate tree, cocoa, Cocoa tree, Kakaw


Theobroma cacao Linne

Plant parts

Oil from kernel, Seed

Diseases & Uses


angina, Anti-bacterial, Anti-Bronchitic, Anti-diarrheic, Anti-diarrhoeal, antiseptic, antitussive, Assist healing of wounds, Bactericidal, Bactericide, baktericidal, Bronchial catarrh, bronchitis, Cough, cough depressing, Cough suppressant, diaorrhea, Diarrhea, diarrhoea, Disinfectant, diuretic, emollient, Excitability, excitement, Fissure of breasts, Fissure of lips, good for the stomach, healing, healing cuts, heal wounds, Infected sore throats, inflammation of kidneys, inflammation of the kidney, Inflammation of the throat, kidney infections, Kidney inflammation, Nephritis, promotes healing of wounds, quinsy, relaxant, Relaxing, renal pyelitis, Sore throat, stomach atony, stomach debility, Stomachic, stomach lassitude, stomach tonic, throat infections, throat inflammation, Throat pain, Tonic, Tonsillitis, Vulnerary, weak stomach, wound healing, Wound repair

Women's diseases

climacteric, ease menopausal symptoms, menopausal problems, Menopause


euphoriant, Euphoric

Other uses

cosmetic use


 (-)-Epicatechin, 4-Hydroxy-3-Methoxy-Benzoic-Acid, acetic acid, Alanine, alkaloid, Alpha-Sitosterol, Amyl-Acetate, Amyl-Alcohol, Amylase, Anthocyanin, Apigenin, Arabinose, Arachic-Acid, arginine, ascorbic acid, ash, Behenic-Acid, Beta-carotene, Beta-Sitosterol, caffeic acid, caffeine, Calcium, Campesterol, Campherol, Carbohydrates, Catalase, Catechin, Catechol, Cellulase, cellulose, chloride, Chlorogenic-Acid, Cholesterol, citric acid, cocoa butter, Copper, coumarin, cyanidin, D-Galactose, Diacetyl, Dopamine, Epicatechin, Ergosterol, Esculetin, essential oil, fat, fat oil, Ferulic-Acid, Fibres, formic acid, fructose, Furfural, Furfurol, Gallocatechin, Gentisic-Acid, glucose, Glutamic acid, glycerin, Glycine, Glycolic-Acid, Histidine, iron, Iron-oxide, Isobutyl-Acetate, Isoleucine, isovaleric acid, lactic acid, Laurin, lecithin, L-Epicatechin, Leucine, Leucocyanidin, Linalol, linalool, linoleic acid, linolenic acid, Lipase, Luteolin, Lysine, Lysophosphatidylcholine, Maleic-Acid, Mannose, mineral salt, Niacin, Nicotinamide, Nicotinic-Acid, Nitrogen, N-Nonacosane, Oleic-Acid, Oligomeric proanthocyanidins, Oxalate, oxalic acid, Palmitic acid, P-Coumaric-Acid, pectin, Pentosan, Peroxidase, Phenylacetic-Acid, Phenylalanine, Phlobaphen, phosphorus, P-Hydroxy-Benzoic-Acid, P-Hydroxyphenylacetic-Acid, Phylloquinone, polyphenols, Proanthocyanidin, Proline, Propionic-Acid, proteins, Protocatechuic-Acid, Purine, Quercetin, quercitrin, raffinose, Rhamnose, Riboflavin, rutin, salicylate, Serine, Serotonin, Stachyose, starch, Stearic acid, Stigmasterol, Sucrose, sugars, tannin, Tanning agents, tartaric acid, Theobromine, Thiamine, Threonine, trigonelline, tyramine, Tyrosine, valeric acid, Valine, Vanillic-Acid, vitamin, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B8, Vitamin E, Vitexin, water, Xylose

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Diseases & UsesPlant parts ↔ Preparation ↔ Use
Antiseptic, Bactericide, disinfectant, Anti-bacterial, Bactericidal, baktericidal?
bronchitis, Anti-Bronchitic, Bronchial catarrh? ↔ Internally
Seed ↔ Decoction ↔ Internally
cosmetic useOil from kernel ↔ ? ↔ ?
cough depressing, Cough suppressant, antitussiveSeed ↔ ? ↔ ?
diarrhea, Anti-diarrheic, Anti-diarrhoeal, diaorrhea, diarrhoea?
? ↔ Internally
Seed ↔ ? ↔ ?
Seed ↔ Decoction ↔ Internally
euphoriant, Euphoric?
Excitability, excitement?
Fissure of breasts? ↔ Externally
Seed ↔ Decoction ↔ Externally
Fissure of lips? ↔ Externally
Seed ↔ Decoction ↔ Externally
inflammation of kidneys, inflammation of the kidney, kidney infections, Kidney inflammation, nephritis, renal pyelitis? ↔ Internally
Seed ↔ Decoction ↔ Internally
menopause, climacteric, ease menopausal symptoms, menopausal problems?
relaxant, Relaxing?
sore throat, Tonsillitis, angina, Infected sore throats, inflammation of the throat, quinsy, throat infections, throat inflammation, Throat pain?
stomachic, good for the stomach, stomach atony, stomach debility, stomach lassitude, stomach tonic, weak stomachSeed ↔ ? ↔ ?
wound healing, Assist healing of wounds, healing, healing cuts, heal wounds, promotes healing of wounds, Vulnerary, Wound repair?
Source: LiberHerbarum/Pn0637

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