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

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Promotes the flow of milk.
Bitter Melon, Hard Stick, Grains of paradise, Periwinkle, Soursop, Verbena, Wormseed (Epazote).

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, Arrowroot, Curcuma Xanthorriza, Eclipta alba, Papaya, Peppermint, Phyllanthus amarus, Phyllanthus urinaria, Soursop, Wild Tomato

Gastric (stomach) cancer:
Malignant cancer cells forms within the lining of the stomach.
Bromelain, Curcumin, Garlic, Portulaca, Puyang.

Inflammation of the lining of the stomach.
Black sage, Cat's Claw, Fingerroot, Pau d'Arco, Phyllanthus amarus, 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.
Annato, Peppermint, Sweet orange, Turmeric (Curcumin forte).

Inflammation of both the stomach and small intestine.
Curcumin forte, Ginger, Picão preto.

The protective stomach layer for a healthy stomach wall and environment.
Bromelain, Capadulla, Curcumin forte, Ginger, Quassia.

Tonic to the gastrointestinal system.
Cat's claw, Verbena.

GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease):
Digestive disorder. Stomach acid flows back into tube connecting mouth and stomach.
See Gastro Intestinal Reflux Disease (GERD).
See Heartburn

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, Portulaca, Syzygium cumini.


Most common and deadliest of malignant primary brain tumors.
Curcumin forte, Graviola forte, Pao pereira.

Common sexually transmitted disease.
Abuta, Annato, Bitter Melon, Candlestick Senna, Cat's Claw, Copaiba, Hog plum, Lantana camara, Phyllanthus amarus, Phyllanthus urinaria, Piper aduncum, Sarsaparilla, Simaruba, Vassourinha, Verbena, Wild Tomato.

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 untreated, 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, Kumis kucing, Peperomia pellucida, Phyllanthus amarus, Phyllanthus urinaria, Pine bark, Quassia amara, Sarsaparilla.

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


Presence blood in the urine, likely caused by an urinary tract infection (UTI).

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

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

Heart attack (myocardial infarction):
Occurs when the blood flow to the heart is blocked.
Cayenne, Curcumin forte, Holy basil, Portulaca.

Painful burning in the chest due to backflow of acidic stomach contents.
Annato, Cayenne, Curcumin forte, Peppermint, Sweet orange.

Heliobacter pylori:
Bacteria type growing in the digestive tract; attacking the stomach lining and responsible for most of the ulcers in the stomach and small intestine.
Capadulla, Fingerroot, Garlic, Peppermint.

Hematuria = see Haematuria

Coughing up blood from the respiratory tract.
Portulaca oleracea.

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.

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

Stops or prevents bleeding or hemorrhages; hemostatic = styptic.
Abuta, Ageratum, Bitter Melon, Cat's Claw, Cayenne Pepper, Guava, Hard Stick, Jatoba, Mango, Matico, Periwinkle (Vinca), Piper marginatum, Simaruba Officinalis, Verbena, Wild Tomato

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

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.
Acerola, Annato, Bitter Melon, Cat's claw, Curcuma xanthorriza, Desmodium, Eclipta alba, Euphorbia, Fedegoso, Ginger, Pao Pereira, Phyllanthus amarus, Phyllanthus urinaria, Quassia, Tropical almond, Wedelia trilobata, Wild Tomato.

Helps protect the liver.
Abuta, Annato, Bitter Melon, Eclipta, Euphorbia hirta, Jamun, Jatoba, Kalanchoe, Kumis kucing, Mimosa pudica, Nelumbo nucifera, Periwinkle, Sarsaparilla, Solanum (Bull Nettle), Vassourinha, Verbena

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

(HCC) malignant tumor of the liver.
Curcumin forte, Garlic, Pao pereira, Puyang, Tropical almond.

Tonic to the liver.
Phyllanthus amarus, Phyllanthus urinaria.

Any of a group of viruses that cause painful blister like eruptions on the skin.
Aloe, Andiroba, Candlestick Senna, Carica papaya, Cat's Claw, Cayenne, Copaiba, Curcumin, Gossypium, Mullaca, Pao pereira, Peppermint, Vassourinha.

High Blood Pressure / Hypertension:
May potentiate prescription diuretic drugs.
May potentiate anti - hypertensive drugs.
Abuta, Annato, Areca, Bitter Melon, Cat's Claw, Cayenne, Cayenne forte, Garlic, Gossypium Barbadense, Jatoba, Kalanchoe, Mango, Papaya, Passionflower, Phyllanthus amarus, Phyllanthus urinaria, Quassia, Sarsaparilla, Shiny bush, Soursop, Sweet Broom (Vassourinha), Velvet Bean, Verbena, Vinca, Wild Tomato.

High Cholesterol:
See Hypocholesterolemic.

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

Histamine blocker:
General term for any agent that blocks receptors for the compound histamine.
Acerola, Bromelain, Hard stick, Holy basil.

Holy basil, Pao pereira.

Hodgkin's Disease (Hodgkin's lymphoma):
Cancers of the lymph system. Malignant disorder with painless, progressive enlargements of lymph tissue.
Awara, Curcumin forte, Pau d'Arco, Vinca.

Hormonal, Female:
Female hormones; key components of reproduction, sexuality and overall health.
Abuta, Cat's Claw, Damiana, Holy basil, Sarsaparilla.

Hormonal, Male:
The most important male hormone is testosterone.

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.
Carica papaya, Cat's Claw, Curcumin, Garlic.

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


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

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

See High Blood Pressure.
May potentiate prescription diuretic drugs.
May potentiate anti-hypertensive drugs.
Acerola, Andiroba oil, Annona muricata, Bitter melon, Bitterwood, Cacao, Euphorbia, Gossypium Barbadense, Curcuma Xanthorriza, Embauba, Garlic, Hibuscus sabdariffa, Kalanchoe, Kumis kucing, Noni, Phyllanthus amarus, Phyllanthus urinaria, Vassourinha.

Overactive thyroid; occurs when the thyroid gland produces too much of the hormone thyroxine.
Sweet orange peel.

Hyperuricemia (hyperuricaemia):
Uric acid build up. 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, Bitter melon, Curcumin forte, Ginger, Neem.

Lowers blood cholesterol levels.
Annato, Bitter Melon, Cat's Claw, Curcumin forte, Garlic, Ginger, Phyllanthus amarus, Phyllanthus urinaria, Sarsaparilla, Vassourinha, Velvet Bean, Wild Tomato

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

Lowers blood pressure.
Copaiba, Green coffee beans, Gossypium, Jatoba, Mango, Noni, Papaya, Passionflower, Phyllanthus Amarus, Phyllanthus urinaria, Shiny bush.

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



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

immune system's ability to fight infectious disease and cancer is compromised or entirely absent.
Pao pereira.

Helps modulate the immune system.
Bitter Melon, Capadulla, Cat's Claw, Mullaca, Noni, Sarsaparilla.

Stimulates immune system functions.
Acerola, Anamu, Arrowroot, Awara, Cacao, Cat's Claw, Gotu kola, Hamelia patens, Indian jujube, Lime Peel, Noni, Pao pereira, Pau d'Arco, Phyllanthus amarus, Phyllanthus urinaria, Portulaca, Simaruba, Sweet orange , Wild Tomato.

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

Loss of bladder control.
Bromelain, Pumpkin seed.

aka dyspepsia, condition of impaired digestion.
Cayenne, Fingerroot.

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

Infections (Hospital acquired):
Staph, MRSA, VRSA, VRE, Klebsiella:
start in the hospital after surgery in the early stage of recovery.

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, Carica papaya, Cassia occidentalis, Clavo huasca, Hardstick, Kumis kucing, Portulaca oleracea, Shiny bush, Vassourinha.

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.
Aloe vera, Senna.

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

Insect Bites:
Andiroba, Annato, Bitter Melon, Cat's Claw, Copaiba, Hard Stick, Lime peel, Quassia, Vassourinha (Sweet Broom).

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

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

Interstitial cystitis (IC):
Chronic inflammatory bladder condition, caused by defects in the urinary bladder lining.
Abuta, Cat's claw, Cayenne pepper, Phyllanthus amarus.

Intestinal gas: see Flatulence

Intestinal parasites: (Intestinal worms)
Cayenne forte, Epazote (Chenopodium), Garlic, Ginger, Pumpkin seeds.

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS):
Common disorder affecting the large intestine symptoms and signs include bloating, gas and diarrhea.
Arrowroot, Cat's claw, Guava, indian jujube, Peppermint, Spearmint.

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 amarus, Sweet Broom, African eggplant, Phyllanthus urinaria, Verbena, Mountain Apple

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P.O.BOX 48164
St.Petersburg, Florida 33743 - 8164. USA.
Phone: (727) 344 - 7608.