Gentle hypnotic or sedative that calms
commonly found in many areas of the body
such as the intestinal tract and
vagina. It can become infectious in
causal agent of opportunistic and
vaginal infections in humans; the
fungus responsible for monilial.
Relating to heart tonic or restorative.
improves digestion and relieves flatus
and colic while
Painful infection of the skin and
subcutaneous tissues with production and
discharge of pus and dead tissue,
similar to a boil (faruncle) but more
severe and with a multiple sinus
formation; usually caused by the
bacteria staphylococcus aureus.
Another name for poultice
is a soft moist mass, often heated with
herbal medications, that is spread on
the skin to treat an aching, inflamed,
infected, cancerous part of the body.
Inflammation of a mucous membrane,
especially of the nose and throat, with
A strong laxative which
purges or cleanses, usually in reference
to the bowels. Can also pertain to the
purging of the emotions or relieving of
Encourages cell growth and the formation
of new tissue to speed the healing
A medicinal herb(s) that stimulates bile
flow from the gall bladder and bile
ducts into the duodenum.
Designating a disease showing little
change or of slow progression,
characterized by long suffering;
opposite of acute.
Means to drive away bugs, neutralizes
rattlesnake bites and scorpion stings.
Spasmodic pain effecting smooth muscle,
such as the intestines, gall bladder, or
urinary tract. Abdominal
torture for the baby or equine.
Inflammation of the colon
caused by a primary disease, irritation
of the bowel, antibiotic use, or
ulceration. Symptoms may include
abdominal pain or bloating, diarrhea,
dehydration, and increased intestinal
Improves the flavor of food. Can
be salty, spicy, or savory and may be in
the form of a relish, sauce, or mixtures
of herbs and spices.
The period of recovery after termination
of a disease or an operation.
Causing irritation in one part to
relieve pain in another part. Such as
topically applied that will increases
circulation to the area and provide
temporary relief of deep seated painful
An abnormal lump or swelling
filled with fluid or semi-solid cheesy
material, in any body organ or tissue.
the bladder or ureters, which connect
the kidneys and bladder.
It is usually caused by a bacterial