Home  »  Glossary: Mo-Mz

Supplement, Vitamin and Herb Ingredient Glossary

Ingredient Glossary: Mo-Mz

A plant. Used for medicine.
Also known as: Creeping Jenny, Creeping Joan, Herb Two-Pence, Herbe aux Écus, Lysimachia nummularia, Meadow Runagates, Running Jenny, Serpentaria, String of Sovereigns, Twopenny Grass, Wandering Jenny, Wandering Tailor.
A chemical found in breast milk.
Also known as: Distilled Monoglyceride, Glycerin Monolaurate, Glycerol Monolaurate, Lauricidin, Lauric Acid Monoglyceride, Monolaurine.
A plant. The fruits, leaves, flowers, stems, bark, and roots are used for medicine.
Also known as: Ba Ji Tian, Bois Douleur, Canarywood, Cheese Fruit, Hai Ba Ji, Hawaiian Noni, Hog Apple, Indian Mulberry, Luoling, Mengkudu, Menkoedoe, Mora De La India, Morinda, Morinda citrifolia, Mulberry, Nhau, Noni Juice, Nono, Nonu, Pau-Azeitona, Rotten Cheese Fruit, Ruibarbo Caribe, Tahitian Noni Juice, Ura, Wild Pine, Wu Ning.
Mormon Tea
Comes from the plant, ephedra nevadensis.
Also known as: Brigham Tea, Desert Tea, Ephedra nevadensis, Gray Ephedra, Nevada Ephedra, Popotillo, Squaw Tea, Té Mormón, Teamster's Tea, Thé Mormon.
Mountain Flax
A plant. People use the flowering pieces to make medicine.
Also known as: Dwarf Flax, Fairy Flax, Lin Purgatif, Linum catharticum, Mill Mountain, Purging Flax.
Mountain Laurel
A plant. The leaves are used for medicine.
Also known as: Broad-Leafed Laurel, Calico Bush, Kalmia latifolia, Lambkill, Laurel, Laurier des Montagnes, Mountain Ivy, Rose Laurel, Sheep Laurel, Spoon Laurel.
Mouse Ear
A plant. People use the flowering pieces to make medicine.
Also known as: Hawkweed, Hieracium pilosella, Pilosella officinarum, Piloselle.
A plant. The above ground pieces and root are used for medicine.
Also known as: Altamisa, Armoise Citronnelle, Armoise Commune, Artemise, Artemisia, Artemisia vulgaris, Artemisiae vulgaris herba, Artemisiae vulgaris radix, Carline Thistle, Felon Herb, Gemeiner Beifuss, Herbe aux Cent Goûts, Herbe de Feu, Herbe de la Saint-Jean, Hierba de San Juan, Nagadamni, Remise, Sailor's Tobacco, St. John's Plant, Tabac de Saint-Pierre, Wild Wormwood.
Muira Puama
A plant. The wood and root are used to make medicine.
Also known as: Marapuama, Muira-Puama, Muirapuama, Potency Wood, Ptychopetali lignum, Ptychopetalum olacoides, Ptychopetalum uncinatum.
A plant. The flower is used to make medicine.
Also known as: Aaron's Rod, Adam's Flannel, American Mullein, Beggar's Blanket, Blanket Herb, Blanket Leaf, Bouillon Blanc, Candleflower, Candlewick, Clot-Bur, Clown's Lungwort, Cuddy's Lungs, Duffle, European Mullein, Feltwort, Flannelflower, Fluffweed, Gidar Tamaku, Gordolobo, Hag's Taper, Hare's Beard, Hedge Taper, Higtaper, Jacob's Staff, Longwort, Orange Mullein, Our Lady's Flannel, Rag Paper, Shepherd's Club, Shepherd's Staff, Torches, Torch Weed, Velvet Plant, Verbasci flos, Wild Ice Leaf, Verbascum densiflorum, Verbascum phlomides, Verbascum thapsus, Verbascum thapsiforme, Woolen, Woolly Mullein.
A chemical from the musk gland of the male musk deer.
Also known as: Chevrotain Porte-Musc de Sibérie, Deer Musk, Moschus moschiferus, Tonquin Musk.
A sap-like substance from a tree.
Also known as: Abyssinian Myrrh, African Myrrh, Amyris kataf, Arabian Myrrh, Bal, Balsamodendron Myrrha, Balsamodendrum habessinicum, Bdellium, Bol, Bola, Commiphora, Commiphora abyssinica, Commiphora erythraea, Commiphora habessinica, Commiphora kataf, Commiphora madagascariensis, Commiphora molmol, Commiphora myrrha, Common Myrrh, Didin, Didthin, Gum Myrrh, Heerabol, Hemprichia erythraea, Mirrh, Mo Yao, Murrah, Myrrh Gum, Myrrha, Myrrhe, Opopanax, Resina Commiphorae, Somalien Myrrh, Yemen Myrrh.
A plant. The leaves and branches are used to make medicine.
Also known as: Common Myrtle, Myrte Commun, Myrti Aetheroleum, Myrti Folium, Myrtus communis, Roman Myrtle, True Myrtle.

Back to Top