Threadworms are found in the same geographical areas as the hookworm. Although smaller, its mode of entry and life cycle are similar to that of the hookworm. One difference is that some of the larvae in the lower bowel may transform into the infective state and penetrate the tissues, enter the bloodstream, and establish the [...]
There are two main varieties when it comes to parasites. There are the single-celled protozoa like amoebas and giardia, and worms like hookworms and tapeworms. It doesn’t matter what type of parasite it is, they can all cause intestinal problems, diarrhea, flatulence, nausea, fatigue, hunger, and a host of other problems.
One of the most prevalent ways people pick up parasites is through contaminated food and water. Certain parasites are present in water and soil and can gain access into the body by penetrating the skin.
If you feel like you have an infestation of parasites, do not take it lightly. Parasites spread easily and can be harder to treat the longer they’re allowed to fester. That’s why it is important to get a doctor’s diagnosis. Consult a physician immediately if you experience diarrhea, nausea, or fever for more than three days or if these symptoms become more severe. Your physician should be informed if you’re pregnant or expecting to become pregnant. The reason your doctor needs to know this information is many of the drugs and herbs used to treat parasites are harmful to pregnant women.
There are a variety of herbs and foods that have been used to treat intestinal parasites for centuries. These herbs and foods do not come with the side effects like the drugs do, but they do take longer to work. Also, there isn’t enough information pertaining to the correct dosage needed. Therefore, do not use herbs to treat parasites unless you are under the direct supervision of a qualified practitioner. And do not skip follow-up appointments, it is important to know that the parasites are all gone. And please do not follow any herbal remedy to get rid of parasites if you’re pregnant without the proper supervision of a “QUALIFIED” health practitioner that has knowledge of expelling intestinal parasites naturally.
Hookworms are present in many parts of the world, including the southeastern part of the United States. Hookworms are small and slender-half an inch (0.75 cm) in length for males, the female being somewhat longer. When swallowed as larvae, hookworms attach themselves by their mouth to the wall of the small intestine, where they suck [...]
Toxoplasmosis is a disease caused by a protozoan that may affect the lymphatic system, the eye, the unborn child of an infected mother, or a person whose immunity mechanisms have been suppressed. The parasite is distributed worldwide, and the primary reservoir is the cat, though it may also be present in other domestic and wild [...]
Quassia bark (picrasma excelsa) is a well-known treatment for giardia among North American herbalists. According to an herbalist from Montana by the name of Sunny Mavor, there’s a man that got rid of giardia symptoms with 30 drops of quassia bark tincture three times per day for three weeks. However, before you run off to [...]
Epazote (chenopodium ambrosioides) is an herb that contains a chemical known as ascaridole, which mimics the artemisinin that’s found in Chinese wormwood. Therefore, this herb is a natural treatment for the expelling of parasites. Dosage information: 3 cups of tea per day (steep ½ teaspoon of dried herb in 1 cup of hot water for [...]
Ginger (zingiber officinale) is a common herb that’s used in many cultures as a seasoning, and it can also be effective in getting rid of a variety of different parasites, such as the anisakis worm, which can enter the body via raw fish. This is why it is a good practice to serve sushi with [...]
Garlic (allium sativum) is an herb that is so powerful and multifaceted as a healer, scientists have considered labeling it a drug. It has been used traditionally to treat a variety of parasites; for instance, garlic is so powerful that it can kill roundworm, pinworm, tapeworm, and hookworm. Garlic’s ability to kill these bothersome parasites [...]
Oregon Graperoot (mahonia aquifolium, berberis aquifolium) is an herb that contains berberine. This herb helps fight against parasites such as Entamoeba histolytica and Giardia lamblia. According to one study done on children, berberine performed better at getting rid of giardia than the drug Flagyl or a placebo. There are quite a few other herbs that [...]
Giardiasis is a protozoan infection that is one of the most prevalent causes of diarrhea. It has been recognized in approximately 100 countries in various parts of the world. Isolated cases and even epidemics of this illness have occurred in the United States. Beavers are the main carriers of this parasite, which is transmitted by [...]