Dysentery

Definition of Dysentery:

An inflammatory disorder of the lower intestinal tract, usually caused by a bacterial, parasitic, or protozoan infection and resulting in pain, fever, and severe diarrhea, often accompanied by the passage of blood and mucus.

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Amoeba

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“...Examples of parasitic amoebae include Entamoeba histolytica (cause of amoebic dysentery) and Naegleria sp...”

Arjun

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“...] The juice of the fresh leaves is used to cure dysentery and earache...”
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Bayberry

...as a treatment
“...In folk medicine, bayberry was used internally as a tea for its tonic and stimulant properties, and in the treatment of diarrhea, fever and dysentery...”

Boswellia

...as a treatment
“...Historically, the guggals were recommended by Ayurvedic physicians for a variety of conditions, including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, diarrhea, dysentery, pulmonary disease, and ringworm...”

Chanca Piedra (Break-Stone)

...as a treatment
“...In some areas, it is used to treat malaria, typhoid fever, flu, colds, constipation, dysentery, or stomach ache...”

Colloidal Silver

...as a treatment
“...gums, boils*, burns*, candida*, canker sores, chronic fatigue, colds, colitis*, conjunctivitis*, cornea injury*, cystitis, dandruff, dermatitis, diabetes*, diarrhea*, digestive aid, diphtheria, dysentery, ear infections*, eczema – various locations*, fibrositis, flu*, gastritis, gingivitis, gonorrhea*, gum recession, halitosis, hay fever*, hemorrhoids*, hepatitis, herpes, impetigo*,...”

Diarrhea

...the condition
“...Laboratory evaluation should be restricted to patients with severe diarrhea or when illness is complicated by the presence of dysentery or fever, or when the duration of illness becomes protracted...”

Dysentery

...the condition
“...Dysentery is a more serious form of diarrhea, where the stools are tinged with blood and mucus...”

Entamoeba Infection

...the condition
“Entamoeba Histolytica can cause a severe form of dysentery which can be lethal, particularly if it invades the lungs, liver or brain...”

Marapuama

...as a treatment
“...It is also being increasingly used to treat menstrual cramps, PMS, depression, dysentery, and central nervous system disorders...”

Noni

...as a treatment
“...The leaves have been ingested in remedies for arthritis, digestive problems, parasites, and dysentery (severe infection of the lower digestive tract characterized by acute diarrhea and dehydration)...”
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Oregon Grape Root

...as a treatment
“...Recent studies have shown that berberine containing herbs may be useful for those suffering from diarrhea and especially bacterial dysentery...”

Parsley

...as a treatment
“...Parsley tea once was used to treat dysentery and gallstones...”

Phyllanthus

...as a treatment
“...The young shoots of the plant are administered in the form of an infusion for the treatment of chronic dysentery...”

Pippali rasayana

...as a treatment
“...Why it is Recommended: Pippali rasayana (PR) has traditionally been used in the treatment of chronic dysentery and worm infestations...”

Quassia Amara

...as a treatment
“...the West Indies, for fevers, malaria, snakebite, dyspepsia, venereal diseases, rheumatism, alcoholism, intestinal worms (pinworms, ascarides), cancer, as a stomach bitter for indigestion, amebic dysentery, giardiasis, and gallbladder pain...”

Shepherd's Purse

...as a treatment
“...It has been employed in fresh decoction in hematuria, hemorrhoids, chronic diarrhea and dysentery, and locally as a vulnerary in nose-bleeding, which is checked by inserting the juice on cotton-wool...”

Thuja

...as a treatment
“...to produce softer, warmer, moister skin; Other skin-related applications; As a parasiticide – against parasites; Stomachic – aiding and improving the condition of the stomach, also against bacterial dysentery; Improving hair growth; helping with premature baldness; Taken internally against mumps; Relieving arthritic pain; In seed form, taken internally for palpitations, insomnia, nervous...”

Whipworm Infection

...the condition
“...Symptoms of whipworm infection can include diarrhea, dysentery, and anemia...”

White Peony Root

...as a treatment
“...For inducing astringency to reinforce yin, calming the liver and treating dysentery, it is usually used unprepared; for nourishing the liver to relieve pain, it is usually used stir-baked; it is made less cold after stir-baking with wine...”
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