Deze medicinale tropische planten-databank toont het gebruik aan van natuurlijke
geneeswijzen & therapies. Verder, voedingssupplementen, medicinale planten en kruiden voor specifieke aandoeningen en
stoornissen zoals die reeds eeuwenlang gebruikt worden door de Marrons, Indianen
en Aziatische immigranten (uit India en IndonesiŽ) in Suriname.
Bezoek de "Medicijnen uit De Natuur" pagina. Deze toont het gebruik van
natuurlijke geneeswijzen, voedingssupplementen, medicinale planten en kruiden voor specifieke aandoeningen en stoornissen
Opmerking: Deze informatie is niet bedoeld ter gebruik van diagnose,
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Voor het zoeken naar MEDLINE aanhalingen en additionele life science journals,
ga naar de PubMed
website van NLM (NATIONAL LIBRARY of MEDICINE).
Inflammatory disease of the sebaceous glands of the skin; usually on the face and upper body, characterized by papules, pustules, comedones (blackheads) and in severe cases by cysts, nodules, and scarring. The most common form - acne vulgaris - usually affects persons from puberty to young adulthood. Abuta, Bitter Melon, Cat's Claw, Sarsaparilla.
Acute - and chronic hepatitis:
Inflammation of the liver that is characterized by jaundice, abdominal discomfort, loss of apetite, enlarged and abnormilly functioning liver and dark urine. Hard stick, Phyllanthus amarus, Phyllanthus urinaria.
Hormone - secreting glands situated atop a kidney, essential for the maintenance of water and salt balance and the function of many organ systems in the body.
Rhinitis = inflammation of the mucous membrane lining of the nose and eyes, it may be caused by viral infection (f.i. cold) or by allergic reaction (f.i. hay fever, dust, food allergies).
Complete or partial loss of hair that occurs most often on the scalp. Bitter Melon, Sarsaparilla, Verbena.
Substances that stimulate changes of a defensive or healing nature in metabolism or tissue function when there is chronic or acute disease or restoring in some unknown way the normal function of an organ or system. Billy Goat Weed, Cat's Claw, Sarsaparilla.
Progressive loss of mental ability and function, often accompanied by personality changes and emotional instability. Curcuma xanthorriza
Substance used to kill amoebias disease - causing ameba, especially entamoeba histolytica, which infects the intestine. Papaya, Quassia, Simaruba, Wormseed.
Abnormal stoppage or absence of the menstrual flow. It may be caused by congenital abnormality of the reproductive tract or by endrocine (hormonal) dysfunction, malnutrition, marked change in the amount of body fat, severe trauma or emotional upset. Cat's Claw, Verbena, Wormseed.
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.
Pain in the back. Backache is a common complaint; it may be caused by muscle strain or other muscle injury or disorder, or by pressure on a nerve, resulting from vertebral disk injury, or as a symptom of many other disorders. Physic Nut, Desmodium Adscendens.
Force of blood on the walls of the arteries resulting from the squeezing effects of the heart's left ventricle (systole), with residual maintenance (diastole) as the heart chambers relax and expand. Artocarpus altilis, Shiny bush, Syzygium jamun.
Simple sugar that is the major energy source in the body. Ocimum sanctum.
One of the most common malignancies in women in the United States, with several known risk factors, including a family history of breast cancer. Early symptoms are usually detected by the woman during breast self-examination and include a small painless lump; thick or dimpled skin, or a change in the nipple; later symptoms include nipple discharge, pain and swollen lymph glands in the armpit area. Diagnosis is made by physical examination, mammography and laboratory examination of tumor cells obtained through biopsy.
Bitter Melon, Noni.
Acute infection with the bacterium Vibrio Cholerae, characterized by severe diarrhea and vomiting, often leading to dehydration, electrolyte imbalances and if untreated, death. Abuta, Guava, Mango, Velvet bean.
Increases the contractive power of the bile duct.
Increase the production and flow of bile in the liver. Papaya.
Chronic fatigue syndrome:
Fatigue = 1.exhaustion, weariness, loss of strength; 2.temporary inability of tissues
to respond to stimuli. Cat's Claw,
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD):
One of the most common lung diseases; gives difficulty in breathing. The two main
forms are: Chronic bronchitis and Emphysema. Asthma weed,
Stimulates the Central Nervous System.
Abnormal collection of blood or other fluid in the lungs. Wormbush.
Inflammation of the mucous membrane lining of the eyelids and the front of the eye, caused by bacterial or viral infection, allergy or irritation.
Abuta, Annato, Sarsaparilla, Sweet Broom, Wormseed.
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD):
Most common type of heart disease; when the arteries that supply blood to the heart
muscle become hardened and narrowed. This is due to the build up of plaque on the inner walls. Cayenne,
Chronic inflammatory condition affecting the colon, producing frequent episodes of diarrhea, abdominal pain, nausea, fever, weakness and weightloss.
Inherited disease, usually recognized in infancy or early childhood, in which the glands, esp. those of the pancreas, lungs and intestines, become clogged with thick mucus. Curcuma xanthorriza.