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


Cretan oregano



Cretan oregano, French marjoram, Oregano, Pot Marjoram, Rigani, White marjoram


Origanum onites L.

Diseases & Uses


Aids digestion, anorexia, Anorexy, Anti-asthmatic, Anti-bacterial, antiseptic, Anti-spasmodic, Appetite stimulant, Appetizer, Appetizing, asthma, Bactericidal, Bactericide, baktericidal, benificial effect on the digestion, Calmative, Carminative, Cephalagia, Cephalalgia, Choleretic, Clears gas, convulsive state, cough, cramp, cramps, Diaphoretic, Digestive, Digestive disorders, digestive problems, digestive trouble, Digestive weakness, disease of the digestive organs, disinfectant, disorders of the digestive system, dispepsia, dyspepsia, Eupeptic, expectorant, Expellant of phlegm, Fart, flatulence, flatus, Gas, Good for digestion, good for the stomach, headache, headaches, head pains, hidrotic, improves appetite, improves digestion, Increases the appetite, increase the bile secretion, indigestion, Induce sweating, intestinal gas, lack of appetite, loss of appetite, mouth infection, Mucolytic agent, Pertussis, Pick-me-up, Poor appetite, Poor digestion, Promotes digestion, relaxes the nervous system, relax spasms, Sedative, soothe, soothes headaches, soothes nerves, Soothing, sores, Spasm, Spasmolytic, Stimulant, Stimulant to increase appetite, stimulates digestion, Stimulates the flow of bile, Stimulates the gallbladder, stimulate the appetite, stimulating, stomach atony, stomach debility, stomachic, stomach lassitude, stomach tonic, sudorific, sweat-inducing, Tonic, tranquilizer, tranquillizer, Traumatic injury, Warming digestive, weak stomach, Whooping cough, wind, wound care, Wounds, wound treatment

Women's diseases

Absence of a menstrual period, Amenorrhea, Amenorrhœa, Amenorrhoea, encourages menstruation, promote the onset of menstruation

Homoeopathically uses

female sexual disorders


Condiment, culinary herb, Spice, tea substitute

Other uses

colouring, Dye, Dyeing, Pot-pourri


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Diseases & UsesPlant parts ↔ Preparation ↔ Use
Amenorrhoea, Absence of a menstrual period, Amenorrhœa, Amenorrhea, encourages menstruation, promote the onset of menstruation?
? ↔ Tea ↔ ?
anorexia, loss of appetite, Anorexy, Appetite stimulant, Appetizer, Appetizing, improves appetite, Increases the appetite, lack of appetite, Poor appetite, Stimulant to increase appetite, stimulate the appetite?
Antiseptic, Bactericide, disinfectant, Anti-bacterial, Bactericidal, baktericidal?
Antispasmodic, cramp, spasm, convulsive state, cramps, relax spasms, Spasmolytic?
asthma, Anti-asthmatic?
Choleretic, increase the bile secretion, Stimulates the flow of bile, Stimulates the gallbladder?
Culinary herb, spice, Condiment?
digestive disorders, digestive problems, disease of the digestive organs, disorders of the digestive system?
dyeing, colouring, Dye?
dyspepsia, Aids digestion, benificial effect on the digestion, Digestive, digestive trouble, Digestive weakness, dispepsia, Eupeptic, Good for digestion, improves digestion, indigestion, Poor digestion, Promotes digestion, stimulates digestion, Warming digestive? ↔ Extract ↔ ?
? ↔ Tea ↔ ?
flatulence, Carminative, Clears gas, Fart, flatus, Gas, intestinal gas, wind?
? ↔ Extract ↔ ?
headache, headaches, Cephalagia, Cephalalgia, head pains, soothes headaches? ↔ Tea ↔ ?
Homoeopathy: female sexual disorders?
mouth infection? ↔ Extract ↔ ?
Mucolytic agent, expectorant, Expellant of phlegm?
Pertussis, whooping cough?
Pick-me-up, stimulant, stimulating?
sedative, Calmative, relaxes the nervous system, soothe, soothes nerves, Soothing, tranquilizer, tranquillizer? ↔ Tea ↔ ?
stomachic, good for the stomach, stomach atony, stomach debility, stomach lassitude, stomach tonic, weak stomach?
sweat-inducing, Diaphoretic, hidrotic, Induce sweating, sudorific?
tea substitute?
wounds, sores, Traumatic injury, wound care, wound treatment? ↔ Extract ↔ ?
Source: LiberHerbarum/Pn1027

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