Weakness of tonicity in functions or
organs of the body; loss of health.
Senility; acquired loss of mental
that may affect language, attention,
memory, personality and abstract
or mucilaginous substance that
softens and soothes damaged or inflamed
Removes body obstructions
opening normal channels of elimination.
Cleans or purifies blood by promoting
detoxification of the body
by improving eliminative
Inflammation of the skin evidenced by
itching, redness, and various skin
caused by direct contact with an
irritating substance, or an allergic
Detergents are compounds that are
derived from sulfur-containing organic
that are cleansing to wounds, ulcers or
Causes perspiration and increases
elimination through the skin, possible
in fever management
Aids digestion, usually by providing
enzymes to the
from various sources.
An agent that causes the dispersal of a
tumor or any pathologic accumulation.
Also called discussive.
Pathological sac-like out pouching of
the wall of the colon or other organ
possibly filled with fluid.
Doctrine Of Signatures
Theory that the appearance of a plant
specific site in which plants grow;
indicates its inherent properties.
A very active cathartic which produces
Generalized edema in cellular tissue or
in a body cavity
without an increase of the number of
cells in the affected tissue.
Painful or difficult menstruation
specifically abdominal cramps, spasms,
and back pain, commonly called "stomach
Imperfect or painful indigestion; not a
disease in itself but symptomatic of
other diseases or disorders
including a feeling of fullness,
bloating, nausea, heartburn, or gassy
discomfort in the chest or abdomen.
Sense of difficulty in breathing,
of proportion to level of physical
often associated with lung or heart