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— Talcum. The substance is actively used to induce urination and treat urinary conditions, like painful urination. It is also applied in case of poisoning, to eliminate its symptoms. In summer heat it may be applied for thirst and diarrhea.


— Tanacetum vulgare. Family Compositae. The remedy is applied for treating digestive conditions like flatulence. Tansy is a quite effective remedy for intestine helminthes, both in children and adults. Additionally applied to induce menstruation in women. Not recommended to use without medical control.


— Artemisia Oracunculus. Tarragon is primarily applied to stimulate appetite. Its main application consists in adding it to culinary dishes.


— Thymus vulgaris. Family Labiatae. Characterized by a high content of volatile oil, Thyme is applied for a wide range of conditions, including respiratory and digestive diseases, like asthma, bronchitis, coughs, dyspepsia, flatulence, diarrhea (especially in children), and so on.

Ti Tree, Tea Tree

— Melaleuca alternifolia. Family Myrtaceae. Ti Tree is considered to be a potent herb for treating a wide range of health conditions and generally improving its functionality. It may be used for healing bacterial, viral and fungal infections, particularly those occurring in the skin. Ti Tree oil is widely applied in a range of cosmetic products.


— Lycopersicon lycopersicum, Lycopersicon esculentum. Family Nightshade. Tomatoes are primarily used for nutritional purposes, but are characterized by several positive effects on one’s health. They may prevent cancer of several types, like prostate, stomach, lung cancer, and so on. Additionally, tomatoes prevent heart atherosclerosis, diarrhea, reduce blood pressure, and improve skin condition.

Toothache Tree

— Zanthoxylum americanum, Zanthoxylum alatum. Family Rutaceae. Toothache tree is applied to relieve digestive conditions like stomach pains and flatulence. It is also used to treat respiratory conditions like asthma, and bronchitis. Additionally, it is applied to reduce toothache, and rheumatic pains.


— Trichosanthes kirilowii. Family Cucurbitaceac. The root and seeds are particularly useful in treating constipation, and relieving inflammations. They may be applied for lung heat, accompanied by dry phlegm. The herb is known to induce expectoration.

Trichosanthes fruit

— Fructus trichosanthes. Family Cucurbitaceae. Trichosanthes fruit is applied for respiratory conditions, accompanied by phlegm accumulation. It is additionally applied for inflammations, like gland swellings, carbuncles and boils, as well as lung abscesses.


— Curcuma longa. Family Zingiberaceae. Turmeric can improve digestion, as it stimulates the gastro-intestinal tract. It is also used for some liver conditions, inducing bile production and movement. Turmeric can be consumed as a preventative remedy for atherosclerosis, as it can potentially reduce blood clotting.