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

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Galactogogue:
Promotes the flow of milk.
Bitter Melon, Hard Stick, Periwinkle, Soursop, Verbena, Wormseed.

Gallstones - and Bladder Disorders:
Presence of gallstones in the gallbladder, which may cause no symptoms or cause vague abdominal discomfort, flatulence and intolerance to certain foods. If severe pain or obstruction and inflammation occur, cholecystectomy is recommed.
Lowering cholesterol and triglyceride levels; diuretic effect.
Abuta, Curcuma Xanthorriza, Papaya, Phyllanthus amarus, Eclipta alba, Phyllanthus urinaria, Soursop, Wild Tomato.

Gastritis:
Inflammation of the lining of the stomach.
Cat's Claw, Pau d'Arco, Phyllanthus, Phyllanthus urinaria, Quassia.

Gastro Intestinal Reflux Disease (GERD):
Also called Gastroesophageal reflux disease or Acid reflux disease.
Chronic symptoms or mucosal damage caused by stomach acid coming up from the stomach into the esophagus. A typical symptom is heartburn.

Gastrotonic:
Tonic to the gastrointestinal system.
Verbena.

Gland:


Gingivitis:
Condition in which the gums are red, swollen and bleeding. It most commonly results from poor oral hygiene and the development of bacterial plague on the teeth, but is also common in pregnancy and may be a sign of another disorder.
Guava, Syzygium cumini.

Gonorrhea:
Common sexually transmitted disease.
Piper aduncum, Abuta, Annato, Bitter Melon, Candlestick Senna, Cat's Claw, Copaiba, Phyllanthus, Sarsaparilla, Simaruba, Lantana Camara, Phyllanthus urinaria, Sweet Broom, Verbena, Wild Tomato.

Gout:
Disease (painful form of arthritis) in which a defect in uric acid metabolism causes the acid and it's salts to accumulate in the blood and joints, causing pain and swelling of the joints accompanied by fever and chills.
Uric acid buildup can lead to kidney stones.
If left untrated, gout can cause permanent joint- and kidney damage.
Often gout first attacks the big toe; also ankles, heels, knees, wrists, fingers and elbows.
Acai, Banaba, Bitter Melon, Cat's Claw, Curcumin, Phyllanthus amarus, Phyllanthus urinaria, Pine bark, Quassia amara, Sarsaparilla.

Gravel:
Stones in any part of the urinary system.
Abuta, Papaya, Phyllanthus, Phyllanthus urinaria, Sweet Broom.



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Headaches/Migraine:
Pain, ranging from mild to severe, that occurs in the head. Recurring vascular headache.
Areca catechu, Elaeis guineensis, Annato, Shiny bush, Bitter Melon, Castor Bean, Jatoba, Papaya, Passionflower, Wormbush, Sweet Broom, Verbena.

Heart Palpitations, Tachycardia & Irregular heartbeat:
Rapid, strong beating of the heart; faster, irregular heartbeat.
Abuta, Cat's Claw, Lion's ear, Indian jujube, Soursop, Sweet Broom, Verbena.

Heartburn:
Painful burning in the chest due to backflow of acidic stomach contents.
Annato, Sweet orange .

Hemostatic:
Stops or prevents bleeding or hemorrhages; hemostatic = styptic.
Piper marginatum, Abuta, Billy Goat Weed, Bitter Melon, Cat's Claw, Cayenne Pepper, Guava, Hard Stick, Jatoba, Mango, Verbena , Periwinkle, Simaruba Officinalis, Wild Tomato.

Hemopstysis:
Coughing up blood from the respiratory tract.
Portulaca oleracea.

Hemorrhages:
Loss of a large amount of blood during a short time, either externally or internally.
Eggplant, Eclipta, Gossypium, Luffa acutangula, Luffa cylindrica, Portulaca oleracea, Ridged luffa, Sacred lotus.

Hemorrhoids:
Swelling of a vein(s) in the lower rectum or anus.
Bitter Melon, Cat's Claw, Copaiba, Jatoba, Passionflower, Sacred lotus, Eggplant, Red Sandalwood, Sweet Broom.

Hepatic:
Pertaining to the liver.
Abuta, Annato, Bitter Melon, Desmodium, Sarsaparilla, Sweet Broom, Verbena.

Hepatitis:
Inflammation of the liver, characterized by jaundice, loss of apetite, abdominal discomfort, an enlarged and abnormally functioning liver and dark urine.
It may be caused by bacterial or viral infection, infestation with parasites, alcohol, drugs, toxins or transfusions of incompatible blood or as a complication of another disease and may be mild and brief or prolonged and severe, even life - treatening.
Annato, Barbados Cherry, Bitter Melon, Cat's claw, Curcuma xanthorriza, Eclipta alba, Desmodium, Fedegoso, Ginger, Pao Pereira, Phyllanthus amarus, Phyllanthus urinaria, Quassia, Tropical almond, Wedelia trilobata, Wild Tomato.

Hepatocarcinogenesis (hepatocellular carcinoma):
Cancer of the liver.
Cacao.

Hepatoprotective:
Helps protect the liver.
Abuta, Annato, Bitter Melon, Eclipta, Euphorbia hirta, Jatoba, Kalanchoe, Periwinkle, Sarsaparilla, Sweet Broom, Verbena.

Hepatotonic:
Tonic to the liver.
Phyllanthus, Phyllanthus urinaria.

Herpes:
Any of a group of viruses that cause painful blister like eruptions on the skin.
Andiroba, Candlestick Senna, Carica papaya, Cat's Claw, Cayenne, Copaiba, Curcumin,Pao pereira, Sweet Broom.

High Blood Pressure / Hypertension:
May potentiate prescription diuretic drugs.
May potentiate anti - hypertensive drugs.
Abuta, Annato, Areca, Gossypium Barbadense, Brazilian cherry, Bitter Melon, Cat's Claw, Phyllanthus, Phyllanthus urinaria, Shiny bush, Mango, Papaya, Passionflower, Periwinkle, Quassia, Sarsaparilla, Soursop , Sweet Broom, Velvet Bean, Verbena, Wild Tomato

High Cholesterol:
See Hypocholesterolemic.
Curcuma Xanthorriza.

Hirsutism:
Hair growth on parts of the body where it is not normal for women.
Spearmint.

Hodgkin's Disease:
Malignant disorder with painless, progressive enlargements of lymph tissue.
Pau d'Arco.

Hormonal, Female:
Damania, Abuta, Cat's Claw, Sarsaparilla.

Hormonal, Male:
Sarsaparilla.

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV):
Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted disease. It can infect skin or mucous membranes. More than 40 HPV viruses can affect male and female genitals.
Cat's Claw, Curcumin, Garlic.

Hydropsy:
Abnormal collection of fluid in spaces between cells or organs.
Abuta, Phyllanthus, Phyllanthus urinaria, Wild Tomato.

Hyperglycemia:
Higher than normal amount of glucose in the blood.
Annato, Bitter Melon, Phyllanthus, Phyllanthus urinaria, Quassia, Sweet Broom.

Hyperlipidemia:
High lipid (fat) levels in the blood.
Banaba, Malay apple.

Hypertension:
See High Blood Pressure.
May potentiate prescription diuretic drugs.
May potentiate anti - hypertensive drugs
Curcuma Xanthorriza, Annona muricata, Hibuscus sabdariffa, Phyllanthus amarus/niruri, Phyllanthus urinaria, Bitterwood, Noni, Bitter melon.

Hyperuricemia (hyperuricaemia):
A level of uric acid in the blood that is abnormally high.
In humans, the upper end of the normal range is 360 µmol/L (6 mg/dL) for women and 400 µmol/L (6.8 mg/dL) for men.

Banaba

Hypocholesterolemic:
Lowers blood cholesterol levels.
Annato, Bitter Melon, Phyllanthus urinaria, Phyllanthus Amarus, Cat's Claw, Sarsaparilla, Sweet Broom, Velvet Bean, Wild Tomato.

Hypoglycemic:
Helps lower or remove sugar from the urine.
Annato, Bitter Melon, Guava, Phyllanthus, Phyllanthus urinaria, Velvet Bean.

Hypotensive:
Lowers blood pressure.
Copaiba, Gossypium, Jatoba, Mango, Papaya, Passionflower, Phyllanthus Amarus, Phyllanthus urinaria, Shiny bush .


Hypothermal:
Lowers body temperature. (See Refrigerant.)
Abuta, Annato, Billy Goat weed, Copaiba, Jatoba, Mango, Sweet Broom, Wild Tomato

Hystamine blocker:
General term for any agent that blocks receptors for the compound histamine.
Hard stick

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Immune Disorders:
Protected from and not susceptible to a disease, especially an infectious disease.
Cat's Claw, Jatoba, Pau d' Arco, Phyllanthus urinaria, Phyllanthus, Sarsaparilla, Simaruba, Wild Tomato.

Immunomodulatory:
Helps modulate the immune system.
Bitter Melon, Cat's Claw.

Immunostimulant:
Stimulates immune system functions.
Cat's Claw, Pau d'Arco, Phyllanthus, Phyllanthus urinaria, Simaruba, Wild Tomato, Hamelia patens, Pao pereira.

Impotency:
1. Weakness.
2. Inability of the male to achieve erection of the penis or less commonly to ejaculate.
Turnera diffusa, Devil's Doer, Sarsaparilla.

Infection:
Invasion of disease - producing micro- organisms into a body, where they may multiply, causing a disease.
Hard stick, Spondias mombin, Yellow dots, Cat's claw.

Inflammation:
Response of the tissues of the body to irritation or injury, characterized by pain, swelling, redness and heat. The severity, specific characteristics and duration of the inflammation depend on the cause, the particular area of the body affected and the health of the person.
Amaranthus tricolor, Cassia occidentalis, Hardstick, Portulaca oleracea, Shiny bush.

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), includes ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease.
An autoimmune condition that involves inflammation in the digestive tract. May cause cramps, bloody diarrhea, weight loss and other potentially serious complications in the intestines.

Injuries:
Wounds or damages to a part of the body.
Curcuma xanthorriza

Insect Bites:
Andiroba, Annato, Bitter Melon, Cat's Claw, Copaiba, Hard Stick, Quassia, Sweet Broom.

Insecticidal:
Kills or repels insects.
Andiroba, Bitter Melon, Candlestick Senna, Quassia, Soursop, Sweet Broom.

Insomnia:
Difficulty in falling asleep or staying asleep, by disturbed sleep.
Indian jujube, Mango, Passionflower, Sacred lotus , Soursop.

Itch:
Annoying sensation on the skin that impels the person to scratch the site.
Abuta, Andiroba, Bitter Melon, Candlestick Senna, Copaiba, Guava, Papaya, Lantana Camara, Phyllanthus, Sweet Broom, African eggplant, Phyllanthus urinaria, Verbena, Mountain Apple
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TROPILAB® INC.
P.O.BOX 48164
St.Petersburg, Florida 33743 - 8164. USA.
Phone: (727) 344 - 7608.