It has antidiabetic, antioxidant, hepatoprotective, antifungal, antibacterial, antimicrobial, antithrombotic, antispasmodic, antiosteoporotic, carminative
, diuretic, expectorant, anti-inflammatory, laxative and analgesic properties.
The literature logs its spasmolytic activities: antivomitive, carminative
, stomachic and anthelmintic, topical antibacterial, antifungal, and antipruritic.
Thyme [alpha]-pinene, camphene, Carminative
, [beta]-pinene, spasmolytic.
In the digestive tract, thyme is a useful carminative
and antispasmodic agent; use in cases of dyspepsia, irritable bowel, and colitis.
The plant has been used as an aphrodisiac, abortifacient, carminative
, antipyretic, anti-inflammatory, and emmenagogue, as well as to treat disorders of the heart and kidneys, bronchitis, chronic enteritis, renal calculus, diabetes, and rheumatism (Zhong Xi Yi Jie He Xue Bao 2011;9:1061-5; Bioorg.
Trans-anethole is of medicinal importance because of its carminative
and expectorant effect.
sativa found to be diuretic, carminative
, stimulant, galactagogue and emmenagogue, and antipyretic .
Most of the ethnomedicines are prepared using single plant in the region while some others are prepared by the mixing parts of more than one plant; for example, fresh leaves of Mentha viridis and Ocimum basilicum and fruit of Foeniculum vulgare are mixed and boiled to make tea used for stomach problems, equal quantities of fruits of Coriandrum sativum and Foeniculum vulgare are mixed and crushed to make powder and used as carminative
, and extract of bulb of Allium cepa and Mentha viridis is mixed and used for cholera.
1) Coriander seed has a traditional use as flavoring, galactagogue, carminative
Leaves 6.###used as stomachache and carminative
. The powder of leaves is
: Only those who are suffering from gas know what a relief it is to get rid of it.
It is recorded in the United States pharmocopeia and the National Formulary as having been used as a carminative
, an aromatic and a stimulant, and in King's American Dispensatory as beneficial for weight loss and cold hands and feet.
Fennel (Foniculmn vulgare) has been shown to have anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic, analgesic, diuretic, laxative, carminative
and expectorant effects.