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Herba Origani is used to treat cough, colds and bronchial catarrh, and is used  as  an  expectorant  and  diaphoretic  (39–41). 
Other  uses  include  the  treatment of bloating, stimulation of bile secretion, of the appetite and of digestion, and as a sedative and antispasmodic agent (15,42,43).
Herba Origani is also used as an emmenagogue in Unani medicine (44), and for treatment of algomenorrhoea and impotence (45).
The herb is used as a diuretic and as a treatment for kidney infections, kidney stones and poor renal function resulting from chronic nephritis (22). It is also used to treat inflammation, arthritis (46), hepatitis (47,48), and externally for scrofula and wound healing (49


15.   Turova AD, Sapozhnikova EN. Lekarstvennie rastenija SSSR i ikh primenenie. Moscow, Meditsina, 1982.
22.   Chevallier   A. The  encyclopaedia  of  medicinal  plants.  London,  Dorling Kindersley, 1996
39.   Hammerman AF, Kadaev GN, Jacenko-Khmelevski AA. Lekarstvennie rastenija. Moscow, Visshaja shkola, 1983.
40.   Zargari   A. Medicinal  plants, 5th  ed.,Vol.  4.  Tehran,  Tehran  University, 1992:969.
41.   De Feo V et al. Traditional phytotherapy in the peninsula Sorrentina, Campania, Southern Italy. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 1992, 36:113–125.
42.   Anonymous.  The  herbalist.  Hammond,  IN,  Hammond  Book  Company, 1931.
43.   Novaretti R, Lemordant D. Plants in the traditional medicine of the Ubaye valley. Journal of Ethnopharmacology,
 1990, 30:1–34.
44.   Yesilada E et al. Traditional medicine in Turkey. V. Folk medicine in the Inner Taurus mountains. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 1995, 46:133–152.
45.   Mikhailenko ET, Radzinskii WE, Zakharov KA. Lekarstvennye rastenija v akusherstve I ginekologii, 2nd ed. Kiev, Zdorovje, 1987.
46.   Mascolo N et al. Biological screening of Italian medicinal plants for antiinflammatory activity. Phytotherapy Research, 1987, 1:28–31.
47.   Lin  CC,  Kan  WS.  Medicinal  plants  used  for  the  treatment  of  hepatitis  in Taiwan. American Journal of Chinese Medicine, 1990, 18:35–43.
48.   Lemhadri  A  et  al.  Anti-hyperglycaemic  activity  of  the  aqueous  extract  of  Origanum vulgare  growing wild in Tafilalet region. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 2004, 92:251–256.
49.   De Feo V, Senatore F. Medicinal plants and phytotherapy in the Amalfitan coast,  Salerno  province,  Campania,  Southern  Italy. Journal  of  Ethnopharmacology, 1993, 1:39–51

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