For temporary relief take 1 tsp or 1 tbs of Epsom Salt
in a glass of water. You can repeat it in 15 minutes.
I never had real "attacks", it was more like upset stomach, heartburn, pain in bowels. And not feeling well in general.
For Latin names you might try a search for herb companies. Julia Chang might use Chinese names. I also have bought herbs from www.herb-inc.com, you can try them.