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Tropilab Inc., exporter & wholesaler of medicinal plants, herbs and tropical seeds

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Decongestant:
Relieves and reduces nasal congestion.
Carpenter's Grass, Candlestick Senna, Jatoba, Passionflower.

Demulcent:
Agent that soothes internal membranes.

Dengue:
Dengue fever and dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) are acute febrile diseases, found in the tropics and caused by four closely related virus serotypes. It is also known as breakbone fever.
The diagnosis of dengue is usually made clinically.
Cat's claws, Curcumin, Euphorbia, Guava, Papaya

Depression:
See Antidepressant.
(1. in physiology; decrease in function or activity. 2.in psychology: dejected state of mind with feelings of sadness, discouragement and hopelessness.)

Depurative:
Cleanse or purify the blood.
Piper marginatum, Annato, Billy Goat Weed, Bitter Melon, Candlestick Senna, Hard Stick, Periwinkle, Phyllanthus, Broomweed, Phyllanthus urinaria, Quassia, Sarsaparilla, Soursop, Verbena, Mahogany, Wild Tomato.

Dermatosis/Dermatitis:
Acute or chronic inflammation of the skin, which becomes red and itchy, develops blisters or other eruptions.
Annato, Bitter Melon, Carapa, Cat's Claw, Copaiba, Eclipta, Guava, Lemongrass, Phyllanthus amarus, Phyllanthus urinaria, Sarsaparilla, Soursop, Verbena, Virola Surinamensis, Wild Tomato.

Detoxifier:
Promotes removal of toxins from system / organ.
Hard stick, Candlestick Senna, Cat's Claw, Guava, Hard Stick, Pau d'Arco, Periwinkle, Phyllanthus urinaria, Phyllanthus, Sarsaparilla, Soursop, Verbena, Sweet Broom.

Diabetes:
1. Diabetes insipidus = uncommon metabolic disorder.
2. Diabetes mellitus = complex and chronic disorder of metabolism due either to partial or total lack of insulin secretion by the pancreas or the inability of insulin to function normally in the body.
Abuta, Annato, Banaba, Billy Goat Weed, Bitter Melon, Cat's Claw, Guava, Holy Basil, Jamun, Kapok Tree, Noni, Pau d'Arco, Periwinkle (Vinca), Phyllanthus amarus, Phyllanthus urinaria, Quassia, Sarsaparilla, Star Apple, Sweet Broom, Wild Tomato.

Diaphoretic:
Induces increased prespiration.
Billy Goat Weed, Vinca minor, Cyperus Rotundus, Vinca Major, Cayenne Pepper, Cymbopogon citratus, Candlestick Senna, Quassia, Sarsaparilla, Simaruba, Soursop, Verbena, Wormseed.

Diarrhea:
Frequent passage of loose, watery stools, sometimes accompanied by nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps and feelings of malaise and weakness.
Waltheria americana, Jak fruit, Anacardium occidentale, Coffee plum, Abuta, Rambutan, Inga, Sacred lotus, Shiny bush, Billy Goat Weed, Candlestick Senna, Waltheria Americana, Cyperus Rotundus, Barbados Cherry, Mountain Apple, Mahogany, Copaiba, Guava, Hard Stick, Jatoba, Syzygium cumini, Phyllanthus urinaria, Kapok Tree, Mango, Papaya, Passionflower, Periwinkle, Phyllantus, Quassia, Simaruba, Bell Apple, Tamarindus Indica, Soursop, Sweet Broom, Verbena, Spondias Mombin, Wild Tomato, Wormseed, Sugar apple.

Digestive:
Stimulates, promotes or assists digestion.
Morinda citrifolia, Pistacia vera, Cayenne Pepper, Guava, Hard Stick, Papaya, Phyllanthus, Phyllanthus urinaria, Quassia.

Digestive Disorders:
See Digestive support.
Abuta, Cat's Claw, Guava, Jatoba, Papaya, Pau d'Arco, Phyllanthus, Phyllanthus urinaria, Quassia, Sarsaparilla, Soursop, Verbena.

Disinfectant:
To kill germs that may cause infection.
Copaiba, Lemongrass, Passionflower, Wild Tomato.

Diuretic:
Increases urination.
Morinda citrifolia, Hibuscus sabdariffa, Elaeis guineensis, Abuta, Annato, Candlestick Senna, Mountain Apple, Cat's Claw, Cyperus Rotundus, Tropical Almond, Copaiba, Hard Stick, Jatoba, Ridged luffa, Passionflower, Star Apple, Periwinkle, Phyllanthus, Sarsaparilla, Cacao, Sweet Broom, Phyllanthus urinaria, Velvet Bean, Wild Tomato, Amaranthus tricolor, Luffa cylindrica, Luffa acutangula, Hamelia patens, Wormseed, Mimosa pudica.

Dropsy (edema):
Abnormal collection of fluid in spaces between cells.
Abuta, Mango, Cordia, Phyllanthus, Phyllanthus urinaria, Velvet Bean, Castor Bean, Verbena.

Dysmenorrhea:
Painful Menstruation.
Bitter Melon, Cat's Claw, Kapok Tree, Mango, Passionflower, Phyllanthus, Phyllanthus urinaria, Sweet Broom, Trumpet Tree, Verbena.

Dysentery:
Intestinal inflammation caused by bacteria, protozoa, parasites or chemical irritants, marked by abdominal pain, frequent bloody stools and rectal spasms.
Abuta, Eggplant, Mountain Apple, Cyperus Rotundus, Kapok tree, Eclipta alba, Syzygium cumini, Annato, Barbados Cherry, Bitter Melon, Candlestick Senna, Phyllanthus urinaria, Cat's Claw, Guava, Hard Stick, Jatoba, Long John, Mango, Papaya, Pau d'Arco, Phyllanthus, Quassia, Simaruba, Tropical Almond, Euphorbia hirta, Mahogany, Lantana Camara, Soursop, Sweet Broom, Verbena, Wormseed, Nephelium lappaceum, Maracuja, Annona squamosa.

Dyspepsia: (dispeptic)
Stomach upset; marked by vague discomfort, heartburn or nausea.
Abuta, Billy Goat Weed, Bitter Melon, Guava, Hibuscus sabdariffa, Jatoba, Papaya, Phyllanthus amarus, Phyllanthus urinaria, Piper aduncum, Quassia, Simaruba, Soursop, Sweet orange, Verbena, Virola Surinamensis.

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Earache:
Pain in the ear.
Hymeneae courbaril, Bitter Melon, Sweet Broom, Wild Tomato.

Ebola:
Four of the five known ebolaviruses cause a severe and often fatal hemorrhagic fever in humans and other mammals.
The natural reservoir of the virus is believed to be fruit bats, and it is primarily transmitted between humans and from animals to humans through body fluids.

Eczema:
Inflammation of the skin that usually produces itching and the development of small blisterlike formations.
Bitter Melon, Candlestick Senna, Lemongrass, Pau d'Arco, Periwinkle, Possum Wood, Sarsaparilla, Theobroma cacao, Simaruba, Soursop, Sweet Broom, Verbena.

Edema:
Excessive build up of fluid in body tissues or an increase in tissue mass.
The swelling can be general or limited to a part of the body.
Black sage, Cakebush, Castor Bean, Cordia.

Emetic:
Substance that induces vomiting.
Malay Gooseberry.

Emmenagogue:
Stimulates, initiates and/or promotes menstrual flow.
Abuta, Cyperus Rotundus, Embauba, Epazote, Gossypium, Guava, Papaya, Phyllanthus amarus, Phyllanthus urinaria, Simaruba, Sweet Broom, Theobroma cacao, Verbena, Vinca.

Emollient:
Soothes or softens the skin.
Annato, Carapa, Copaiba, Sweet Broom.

Emphysema:
Abnormal condition of the lungs in which there is overinflation of the air sacs.
Jatoba, Trumpet Tree.

Endometriosis:
Painful disorder when tissue that normally lines the inside of the uterus (endometrium) grows outside the uterus.
Abuta, Cat's claw, Gossypium, Mullaca

Enteritis:
Inflammation of the intestine.
Cat's Claw, Papaya.

Epilepsy:
Neurological disorder characterized by abnormal behaviour and/or convulsive seizures.
Spondias mombin, Abuta, Billy goat weed, Annato, Guava, Maracuja, Hard Stick.

Epstein Barr Syndrome:
Infectious mononucleosis.
Cat's Claw.

Erectile dysfunction:
Inability to achieve or sustain an erection for sexual intercourse.
Dobrudua, Green coffee beans.


Erysipelas:
Acute skin disease caused by infection with bacteria of streptococcus; characterized by redness, swelling, fever, pain and skin lesions.
Abuta, Annato, Verbena.

Expectorant:
Increases bronchial mucous secretion by promoting expectoration of the sticky mucus and its expulsion from the body.
Abuta, Annato, Billy Goat weed, Copaiba, Passiflora foetida, Jatoba, Mango, Cayenne Pepper, Sweet Broom, Wild Tomato.


Extrapyramidal side effects (EPSE):
Serious side-effects of antipsychotic and other drugs.
Indian jujube.

Eye infections:
Waltheria americana, Spondias Mombin, Shiny bush, Vinca minor, Vinca major.

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Fatigue:
1. Exhaustion, weariness, loss of strength, resulting from hard or prolonged mental or physical work.
2. Temporary inability of tissues to respond to stimuli.
Cat's Claw, Waltheria americana, Jatoba, Simaruba, Wormseed.

Febrifuge:
Reduces high body temperatures.
Tamarindus indica, Abuta, Annato, Barbados Cherry, Billy Goat Weed, Bitter Melon, Physalis Angulata, Mahogany, Cedrela Odorata, Scoparia Dulcis, Rambutan, Lantana Camara, Syzygium Cumini, Holy Basil, Candlestick senna, Carapa, Kapok tree, Bell Apple, Star Apple, Guava, Mango, Papaya, Phyllanthus urinaria, Pau d'Arco, Periwinkle, Phyllanthus, Quassia, Sarsaparilla, Simaruba, Soursop, Sweet Broom, Verbena, Wild Tomato.

Female:
ADJ. pert. to the sex that bears young (compare male). n. woman or girl.
Damania.


Fever:
Rise in the temperature of the body. Normal body temperature is 98.6° F. (37.0° C.) taken orally, somewhat higher rectally. A rise in temperature can sometimes be caused by severe stress, strenuous exercise or dehydration, but fever is most often a sign of infection or other disease.
Syzygium cumini, Shiny bush, Sacred lotus, Bell Apple, Kapok Tree, Physalis Angulata, Quassia Amara, Swietenia Mahogany, Anonna Muricata, Hibuscus sabdariffa, Areca catechu, Jak fruit, Cedrela Odorata, Bixa orellana, Scoparia Dulcis, Lantana Camara, Simaruba Officinalis, Holy Basil, Cyperus Rotundus
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Fibroids (Myoma):
Muscular tumors growing in the wall of the uterus (womb). They are almost always benign (not cancerous).
Aligator pepper.

Fibromyalgia:
Large number of disorders marked by local inflammation of muscle and connective tissue, stifness and joint or muscle pain; may result from infection, trauma or other cause.
Cat's Claw.

Filariasis:
Disease, largely of the tropics, caused by filariae (long,threadlike worms) that enter the body through mosquito bites and infest primarily lymph glands and vessels. Symptoms include blockage of the lymph vessels and resultant swelling and pain in the limb distal to the blockage, which over many years, may lead to elephantiasis. Treatment is by anthelmintics.
Areca catechu, Broomweed, Gossypium barbadense, Mimosa.

Fractures:
Break of a bone.
Hard Stick.

Fungal infections:
Inflammatory condition caused by a fungus; s.a. candidiasis, tinea (ring - worm), coccid - ioidomycocis.
Candlestick Senna, Cat's Claw, Curcumin, Eclipta, Garlic, Jatoba, Mango, Papaya, Pau d'Arco, Quassia, Tropical almond , Virola surinamensis, Wormseed.


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St.Petersburg, Florida 33743 - 8164. USA.
Phone: (727) 344 - 7608.