Definition of Amoeba:

A single-celled organism that has no rigid body structure.  Examples of parasitic amoebae include Entamoeba histolytica (cause of amoebic dysentery) and Naegleria sp.  and Acanthamoeba sp.  (causes of eosinophilic meningitis).  Amoebae usually move around in water and take in food by extending pseudopods.

Also: Ameba, Amebas, Amebic, Amoebae, Amoebas, Amoebic

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Bacterial Dysbiosis

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“Bayberry leaf (or other sources of the alkaloid berberine) appears to kill enterobacteria, yeasts and amoeba.  The control of dysbiotic symptoms usually requires several grams per day.”

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Entamoeba Infection

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“...There are a large number of species of amoeba that parasitize the human intestinal tract...”
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Liver Abscess

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“...Amebic abscess, accounting for some 10% of cases, is caused by Entamoeba histolytica; Fungal abscess, accounting for under 10% of cases, is usually caused by Candida; Appendicitis was previously the...”


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“Any one of a large group of one-celled (unicellular) animals, including amoebas.  They are microorganisms that differ from bacteria in that they are larger and possess a nucleus surrounded by a membrane...”

Quassia Amara a treatment
“...from 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...”
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