Inflammation

Science / Biology / Inflammation: A reaction to the invasion of microorganisms through the skin or through the epithelial layers of the respiratory, digestive, or urinary system; characterized by four signs: redness, swelling, heat, and pain.

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Inflammation Adjective Synonyms: irritation, redness, swelling, sore, infection
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Goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis)

Health / Herbs / Goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis): Antimicrobial, a bitter herb whose root is an anticarrhal, tonic, used as a antibiotic, contains berberine effective against Helobacter pylori (often responsible for recurrent ulcers) and giardia, eff MORE

Red root (Ceanothus americanus)

Health / Herbs / Red root (Ceanothus americanus): Treats tonsil inflammations and sore throats, increases transport of nutrients from the blood across the capillary cells to the lymph. MORE

Osha root (Ligusticum porteri)

Health / Herbs / Osha root (Ligusticum porteri): Reduces inflammation of the throat and mucous membranes, increases elimination of toxins throughout the spores of the skin, acts like a bronchial dilator. MORE

Chickweed (Stellaria media)

Health / Herbs / Chickweed (Stellaria media): Reduces internal inflammation, and external swelling, soothes coughs, colds, sore throats, and flus, effective against certain respiratory pathogens. MORE

Marshmallow root (Althea officinalis)

Health / Herbs / Marshmallow root (Althea officinalis): The root soothes mucous membranes, helps heal wounds, ointments and cremes made from the root are effective on chapped hands and lips, internally treats inflammation and problems of the genito-urinary MORE

Blue Cohosh (Caulophyllum thalactroides)

Health / Herbs / Blue Cohosh (Caulophyllum thalactroides): Antispasmodic (an agent that relaxes nervous tension that may cause colic), emmenagogue, used to diminish menstrual cramps, used for uterine inflammation and uterine toning, assists in false labor (co MORE

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