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Contagious disease caused by the itch mite (sarcoptes scabiei).
Aloe (gel), Bitter Melon, Candlestick Senna, Guava, Lantana Camara, Mango, Peppermint, Tamarindus Indica, Virola.

Auto immune disease affecting the blood vessels and connecting tissues.
Bromelain, Curcumin forte, Ginger, Gotu kola, Portulaca.

Sclerosis (Liver):
Hardness of tissue resulting from inflammation, mineral deposits or other causes.
Cat's Claw.

Scorpion bites:
Prick of a scorpion.
Holy Basil, Simaruba Officinalis.

Also called struma is a form of Tuberculosis, characterized by abscess formation (affecting the lymph nodes) in the neck. It is caused by infection with mycobacteria.
Anamu, Asclepias curassavica, Fedegoso, Garlic, Momordica charantia, Mullaca, Quassia amara, Sarsaparilla.

Vitamin C deficiency; causes widespread symptoms.
Acerola, Guava.

Decreases activity & excitability, relieves anxiety and calms the person.
Cyperus rotundus, indian jujube, Jak fruit, Passionflower, Periwinkle, Phyllanthus Amarus, Phyllanthus urinaria, Pistacia vera,
Soursop, Spondias mombin, Verbena, Water lemon, Wild Tomato.

Sepsis and severe Sepsis:
Life-threatening illness in which the body has a severe response to bacteria or other germs. This response may be called systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS).
Acerola, Cashew apple, Cat's claw, Curcumin, Jamun.

Shigella dysenteriae:
Organism responsible for bacillary dysentery.
Illness tend to be seasonal, happening when it is hot, and wet.

Infection with Herpes zoster virus characterized by blister like eruptions along the course of an inflammed nerve, usually occurring in adults.
Candlestick Senna, Carica papaya, Cat's Claw, Cayenne, Curcumin, Passionflower, Portulaca, Simaruba

Increases or promotes the excretion of saliva.
Cayenne forte, Ginger, Periwinkle

Sickle cell anemia:
Abnormal red blood cell (erythrocyte) with a crescent shape and abnormal form of hemoglobin.
Acai, Anamu, Cashew apple, Guava, Papaya, Tropical almond, Vassourinha.

Inflammation of one of the paranasal sinuses occurring as a result of an upper respiratory infection. As sinus secretions accumulate, pain, fever, tenderness and headache develop.
Acerola, Annato, Asthma weed, Bromelain, Garlic, Mimosa.

Skin Disorders:
Outer covering of the body, the largest organ of the body.
Andiroba, Annato, Awara, Bitter Melon, Candlestick Senna, Cat's Claw, Copaiba, Gotu kola, Guava, Lemongrass, Neem, Papaya, Passionflower, Periwinkle (Vinca), Portulaca, Sarsaparilla, Soursop, Sweet Broom, Verbena, Eclipta alba, Wild Tomato, Wormseed.

Snake species will lite when threatened or surprised, but will usually avoid an encounter.
Snakebites can cause severe tocal tissue damage.
Poisonous snakebites are medical emergencies.
Holy Basil, Simaruba, Tonka.

Wound or lession.
Carica papaya, Embauba, Goto Kola (external & internal), Portulaca.

Sudden, involuntary muscle contraction. Sudden construction of a blood vessel or other hollow organ.
Billy goat weed, Euphorbia hirta, Hard stick, Verbena.

Relieves smooth muscle spasm; see antispasmodic.
Guava, Lime peel.

Spleen Disorders:
Spleen = large- dark-red, oval organ on the left side of the body between the diaphragm and stomach.
Bitter Melon, Eclipta, Jamun, Papaya, Sesame seed.

Injury to ligaments around a joint.
Andiroba, Verbena

STD (Sexually Transmitted Diseases):
Infections transmitted during vaginal, anal, and oral sex.
Abuta, Acerola, Cat's claw, Curcumin, Garlic, Ginger, Gotu kola, Sarsaparilla.

Activates or increases the activity of a body part or system.
Ageratum, Areca, Cayenne pepper, Cyperus Rotundus, Damania, Jatoba, Matico, Noni, Sarsaparilla, Wormseed.

Stomach Disorders:
Annato, Cat's Claw, Carica papaya, Guava, Ginger, Jatoba, Lagerstroemia speciosa, Mango, Papaya, Pau d'Arco, Phyllanthus amarus, Phyllanthus urinaria, Simaruba, Soursop, Vassourinha, Verbena, Wild Tomato, Wormseed.

Can represent many different types of problems besides a simple stomache.
Abuta, Annato, Bitter Melon, Calabaza, Candlestick Senna, Guava, Indian jujube, Jatropha Curcas, Malay apple, Mango, Peppermint, Phyllanthus amarus, Phyllanthus urinaria, Quassia Amara, Shampoo ginger, Soursop, Verbena, Wild Tomato, Wormseed.

Stimulates the secretory activity of the stomach; a tonic to improve the appetite and/or digestive processes.
Abuta, Annato, Bitter Melon, Jatoba, Mango, Noni, Papaya, Periwinkle (Vinca), Phyllanthus amarus, Phyllanthus urinaria, Pride of Barbados, Puyang, Quassia, Sarsaparilla, Simaruba, Soursop, Verbena, Wormseed.

Inflammation of the mouth; it may result from vitamin deficiency, infection, exposure to irritating substances or systemic diseases.
Acerola, Tabebuia Serratifolia.

Injury to a muscle, resulting in swelling and pain usually caused by overuse.
Ruellia tuberosa

Any factor, physical, emotional, or other that requires a change in response or affects health in any way, having an adverse effect on the functioning of the body or any part of it.
Bitter Melon, Hard Stick, Hog plum, Passionflower, Sarsaparilla, Soursop, Sweet Broom (Vassourinha), Verbena, Wormbush, Mimosa pudica.

When the blood flow to the brain is blocked or there is a sudden bleeding in the brain.
Medical emergency; when blood supply to part of the brain is interrupted or reduced, preventing brain tissue from getting oxygen and nutrients.
Avoid getting a stroke; lower the blood pressure, increase elasticity of the blood vessels and get rid of the plague on the inner walls of blood vessels.
Cayenne, Curcumin forte, Garlic, Gotu kola.

To control bleeding; Used as an astringent; see Hemostatic.
Billy goat weed, Verbena.

Producing sweat; See Diaphoretic.

Venereal infection caused by the Treponema palidium pirochete.
Abuta, Ageratum, Candlestick Senna, Cat's Claw, Copaiba, Euphorbia hirta, Giant Bloodflower, Hard Stick, indian jujube, Kapok Tree, Kumis kucing, Mango, Matico, Pau d'Arco, Phyllanthus amarus, Phyllanthus urinaria, Sacred lotus, Sarsaparilla, Sweet Broom, Velvet Bean, Verbena


Tardive Dykinesia (TD):
Serious side effect, may occur with certain medications (antipsychotic medications).
Used to treat mental illness.
Used to treat schizophrenia and other mental health disorders.

Testicular Inflammation:
Inflammation of the testis; testis = either of a pair of male glands, or sex glands.)
Abuta, Jatoba

Testosterone boosters:
Male sex hormone made in the testicles. These hormone levels are important for male sexual development and functions.
Zinc: Pumpkin seeds
Vitamin D: Acerola; Garlic
Energy boosting: Jatoba

Acute, serious infection of the central nervous system caused by an exotoxin produced by the Clostridium tetani bacterium.
Andiroba, Passionflower.

Throat (Sore):
Most often caused by infection.
Discomfort, pain or scratchiners in the throath also pain with swallowing.
Ageratum, Annato, Guava, Lemongrass, Lime peel, Mango, Shiny bush, Vassourinha, Wild Tomato, Waltheria americana.

Low blood platelet count. Platelets (thrombocytes) are colorless blood cells that play an important role in blood clotting.
Acerola, Aloe vera, Asthma weed, Carica papaya, Lemon grass.

Thrush (oral):
Common form of Candidiasis when a yeast-like fungus (Candida albicans) overgrows in the mouth and throat.
Bitter Melon, Copaiba, Jatoba, Pau d'Arco, Rambutan.

Thyroid Eye Disease (TED):
Eye muscles, eyelids, tear glands and fatty tissues behind the eye become inflamed.

Thyroid gland: endocrine (hormone) gland:
Curcumun forte help protect the thyroid,
zinc: stimulate thyroid hormone production, Acerola,Aloe.

Tinea pedis:
Fungal infection (ringworm) of the foot. It generally starts between the toes, causing itching and burning. A common fungal infection of the foot also called tinea pedis. Later, a bacterium may replace the fungus and cause the skin between the toes to turn white, crack and peel off. Treatment is by antifungal preparations.
Copaifera officinalis, Cassia Alata, Eclipta alba, Epazote.

Tinea versicolor:
Recurrent skin eruption on the trunk and proximal extremities, by a common fungal infection that interferes with the normal skin pigmentation. Treatment is antifungal (extern). The majority of it is caused by the fungus Malassezia globosa.
Aloe vera, Lemon grass, Quassia, Virola.

Ringing or buzzing noise in one or both ears.
Pumpkin seed, Sesame seed, Vinca.

Restores, balances, tones, strengthens or invigorates a body system.
Abuta, Bitter Melon, , Cyperus Rotundus, Candlestick Senna, Cat's Claw, Jatoba, Mango, Amarus, Periwinkle, Phyllanthus, Pride of Barbados, Sarsaparilla.

Pain in or about a tooth.
Generally the result of tooth decay or sometimes an infection.
Sometimes pain in the other locations is perceived as occuring in the teeth.
Coffee plum, Shampoo ginger, African eggplant

Type of fat (Iipids) in the blood.
Acerola, Curcumin forte, Garlic.

Tropical diseases:
Diseases that are prevalent in or unique in tropical or subtropical regions. Less prevalent in temperate climates.

Chronic infection with bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
Acerola, Bromelain, Curcumin forte, Garlic, Jatoba, Papaya, Pau d'Arco, Peppermint, Pumpkin seed, Trumpet Tree, Sarsaparilla

Growth of tissue characterized by uncontrolled cell proliferation.
Annato, Billy Goat Weed, Bitter Melon, Cacao, Cat's Claw, Copaiba (prostate), Papaya (uterine), Pau d'Arco, Phyllanthus amarus, Phyllanthus urinaria (abdomen), Picão preto, Portulaca, Puyang, Soursop, Vassourinha, Velvet Bean (abdomen), Verbena, Vinca, Wild Tomato (testicle), Wormseed.

Serious, fatal infection caused by Salmonella Typhi bacterium.
Acerola , Fedegoso, Garlic, Lemon grass, Neem, Phyllanthus amarus, Phyllanthus urinaria, Quassia.


Ulcerative colitis (UC):
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), causing long-lasting inflammation and ulcers (sores) in the digestive tract.
Aloe, Bromelain, Cat's claw, Curcumin, Portulaca.

Ulcers (Mouth):
Circumscribed lesion of the skin or mucous membrane of an organ formed by necrosis of tissue.
Aloe, Curcuma Xanthorriza, Guava, Solanum oleraceum, Vinca.

Ulcers (Skin):
A crater - like lesion on the skin caused by an inflammatory, infections or malignant condition.
Andiroba, Copaiba, Curcuma Xanthorriza, Kalanchoe, Pau d'Arco, Soursop, Vassourinha, Verbena
, Virola.

Ulcers (Stomach/Gastric):
Also called benign gastic ulcer, peptic disease.
A disease, caused by imbalance between acid and pepsin (enzyme) secretion and the defuse of the mucosol lining of the stomach.
Abuta, Aloe, Andiroba, Arrowroot, Cat's Claw, Cayenne, Copaiba, Curcuma Xanthorriza, Fingerroot, Guava, Jatoba, Kalanchoe, Lantana Camara, Papaya, Pau d'Arco, Quassia amara, Soursop, Turnera diffusa, Verbena.

Upper respiratory tract infection (URTI):
Contagious infections caused by a variety of bacteria and viruses (influenza, strep, rhinoviruses).
Asthma weed, Embauba, Cat's claw, Curcumin forte, Ginger, Kalanchoe, Lime Peel, Portulaca.

Disease; slight prominence on the wall of the bladder at the entrance of the ureter.
Acerola, Annato, Bromelain, Cat's claw, Guava, Sarsaparilla.

Urinary incontinence:
See Overactive bladder.

Urinary Tract Disorders:
Organs and tubes involved in the production and excretion of urine.
Abuta, Acai, Ageratum, Annato, Bitter Melon, Bolo Maka, Cat's Claw, Hard Stick, Jatoba, Kumis kucing, Lemongrass, Pau d'Arco, Phyllanthus amarus, Phyllanthus urinaria, Portulaca, Pride of Barbados, Sarsaparilla, Trumpet tree (Embauba), Waltheria, Wild Tomato.

Urinary Tract Infections (UTI):
Infection of the urinary passages.
Abuta, Acai, Arrowroot, Bitter Melon, Cat's Claw, Curcumin, Garlic, Ginger, Hard Stick, indian jujube, Jatoba, Kumis kucing, Lemongrass, Phyllanthus amarus, Phyllanthus urinaria, Portulaca, Pumpkin seed, Trumpet tree, Vassourinha, Waltheria.

Act of passing through the urethral opening to outside the body.
Hard stick, Pumpkin seed.

Formng of stones (calculi) in the urinary system.
Phyllanthus amarus, Roselle.

Uterine (endometrial) cancer:
Type of cancer starting in the lining of the uterus.
Curcumin forte, Graviola, Mimosa pudica, Portulaca.

Uterine Disorders:
Disorders of the Womb.
Abuta, Ageratum, Bitter Melon, Candlestick Senna, Epazote (Chenopodium), Gossypium, Hard Stick, Hog plum, Phyllanthus amarus, Phyllanthus urinaria, Roselle, Vinca (Periwinkle).


Inflammation of the vagina.
Annato, Cat's claw, Garlic, Ginger, Hard Stick, Matico, Mountain Apple, Periwinkle (Vinca), Phyllanthus amarus, Phyllanthus urinaria.

Varicose veins:
Gnarled, enlarged veins. Any vein may become varicose but veins most commonly affected are those in the legs and feet.
Cayenne pepper, Ginger, Kalanchoe, Lime peel, Pine bark.

Vascular dementia:
Common type of dementia caused when blood supply vessels to the brain become narrowed or are blocked.
Acerola, Coconut oil, Curcumin forte, Gotu kola, Periwinkle (Vinca), Portulaca.

Abnormal formation of blood vessels.
Kumis kucing.

To dilate or widen the blood vessels which increase the blood flow.
Cacao, Cayenne Pepper, Coffee, Noni, Simaruba, Soursop, Star apple Verbena, Vinca.

Venereal Disease:
Sexually transmitted disease.
Abuta, Ageratum, Averrhoa bilimbi, Annato, Candlestick Senna, Cordia, Hard Stick, Jatoba, Kapok Tree, Malay apple, Papaya, Phyllanthus amarus, Phyllanthus urinaria, Sarsaparilla, Spondias Mombin, Sweet Broom, Trumpet tree, Verbena.

Venereal sores:
Sores acquired from venereal diseases.
Acerola, Curcumin forte, Desmodium, Garlic.

To expell worms from the intestine.
Bitter Melon, Bromelain, Candlestick Senna, Cat's Claw, Curcumin (Turmeric), Cyperus Rotundus, Garlic, Ginger, Hard Stick, Mango, Nephelium lappaceum, Papaya, Passionflower, Phyllanthus amarus, Phyllanthus urinaria, Pumpkin seed, Quassia, Simaruba, Soursop, Spanish Cedar, Vassourinha , Velvet Bean, Verbena, Wild Tomato, Wormbush, Wormseed, Water lemon.

Unsteadiness, faintness, unbalanced.
Ginger, Guava, Phyllanthus amarus, Phyllanthus urinaria.

Viral diseases:
infections caused by viruses (microorganism type) and/or infectious virus particles. There are many important virus families and species.
Acai, Acerola, CCG, Curcumin forte (Curcumin), Garlic, Kalanchoe, Portulaca, Waltheria.

Ability to see; perception of things through the action of light on the eyes and optic centers in the brain.
Sesamum indicum.

To heal wounds.
Andiroba, Ageratum, Candlestick Senna, Copaiba, Epazote, Guava, Hard Stick, Noni, Periwinkle, Verbena.



Small, benign, often hard growth in the skin caused by a virus.
Euphorbia hirta, Cat's Claw, Papaya, Trumpettree, Pau d'Arco.

Injury or break in the skin that disrupt the other soft tissue.
African eggplant, Ageratum, Aloe vera, Andiroba, Arrowroot, Bitter Melon, Candlestick Senna, Cassava, Cat's Claw, Copaiba, Cyperus rotundus, Eclipta alba, Fingerroot, Guava, Hard Stick, Kalanchoe, Matico, Neem, Noni, Papaya, Passionflower, Pau d'Arco, Sarsaparilla, Star apple, Sweet Broom, Tropical almond, Vinca, Virola Surinamensis, Waltheria, Wild sage.


Xerophthalmia (ophthalmoxerosis):
Eye disorder resulting in dry eyes, hazy corneas, reduced tear production and roughness of the conjunctiva.
It is also associated with night blindness.
The primary cause of this disease is vitamin A deficiency
Treatment involves correcting the cause and administering vitamin A in therapeutic doses of 8,000 IU daily.



Yeast infections:
Also known as Candidiasis; a fungal infection (mycosis) of any species from the genus Candida.
Candida albicans (candidosis, moniliasis) is the most common of the candidiasis.
Acerola, Garlic, Jatoba, Pau d'arco, Portulaca, Tropical almond.

Yellow Fever:
Acute viral haemorrhagic disease. Virus causes disease, transmitted by mosquitoes Aedes aegypti.
Lantana Camara, Quassia amara, Simaruba, Verbena.

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