If you want to treat parasite infections, you can use many herbs that are very powerful. However, you need to adhere to the basics of a healthy lifestyle and take them at the same time. One doesn’t go without the other.
Do not take any herbs without consulting with a professional or a doctor that has experience in parasitic infections. Practicing holistic lifestyle is ideal.
Why? Because for an infection to heal you need to have a good functioning immune system.
Even if you are trying help with the healing process or you just are doing a yearly cleanse there are some natural foods and herbal remedies you can use in case of parasites. However, you need to know the symptoms.
21 Parasite Symptoms
1. Breathing problems
2. Mood disorders like anxiety, depression and suicidal thoughts
3. Constantly tired/Chronic fatigue
4. Cravings for sugary foods and processed foods
5. Nervousness, the waste products from the parasites actually affect the nervous system in a way that it irritates the system itself.
6. Iron deficiency or anemia- worms can make to have blood loss which can cause iron deficiency and anemia
8. Skin ailments like lesions, hives, sores, rashes, ulcers, weeping eczema, acne, dermatitis, etc.
9. Bleeding gums
10. Recurring yeast infections such as Candida
11. Memory problems
12. Anxiety or restlessness
13. Itching around nose and mouth
14. Drooling during sleep and teeth grinding
15. Stiff or sore joints
16. Food sensitivities/Food allergies
17. Constant hunger
18. Loss of appetite
19. Digestive problems that are persistent like gas, cramps and bloating
20. Menstrual cycle problems
21. Cravings for bad food
9 Best Herbs and Foods for Cleanse of Parasites
1. Green Hulls of Black Walnut
The green hulls of the black walnut have powerful effects when it comes to killing different kinds of parasites. The green hull that is ground and dried has tannin. The tannin is an organic iodine like the juglandin.
For centuries they have used these hulls to expel different types of worms, along with parasites that can cause irritations of the skin like ringworm. It can oxygenate the blood which aids to kill parasites.
The black walnut is good to use against malaria, tapeworms, Candida Albicans i.e. yeast infections and pinworms.
It is also efficient to reduce the levels of the blood sugar and can aid the body to eliminate toxins.
2. Fresh Garlic
This household herb that is very common can aid remove the unwanted organisms from the body. The garlic is known to kill and slow down over 20 types of bacteria and 60 types of fungus, as well as some potent viruses.
The garlic can control the secondary fungal infections and can kill parasites. It can help to detox while at the same time stimulate elimination. Also, it has antioxidant properties that can protect against the oxidation that is caused by the toxins of parasites.
Ajoene and allicin are active components in garlic that kill the parasites. The compounds might kill amoebas like one-cell varieties, like hookworms and pinworms.
However, bear in mind that the allicin is not found in garlic when the garlic is in its natural state. When you chop the garlic, the alliinase enzyme contributes to the chemical allliin and converts it into allicin. The allicing is the component that kills the parasites.
The best way to use all the benefits the garlic has to offer is to use it juiced or crushed. You can begin with one clove, and with time if you feel like you can increase that number.
The Cayenne is a hot pepper that is a strong anti-fungal. It is able to destroy the fungus. It can help to boost the circulation and your overall health. In addition, it can enlarge the effectiveness of other herbs, in case you use the cayenne in combination with something else.
As medicine to treat intestinal bugs and also as a great snack, you can use sprouted pumpkin seeds that are seasoned with cayenne and ginger.
4. Cucumber Seeds
The cucumber seeds is an all natural treatment when it comes to eliminating tapeworms that are found in the digestive tract. You can also use powder of cucumber seeds as a preventative measure, but also to treat tapeworms.
Why are the cucumbers useful? Because there are enzymes that help to kill the tapeworms. Get an heirloom cucumber seed and make it power by grinding it. You can add 1 teaspoon to your smoothie on a daily basis.
The ginger has many related qualities like the turmeric. It can aid with digestive problems, and it can also boost your circulation. Ginger is a good choice in case you have nausea and gas which is usually connected to the parasite die-off.
It can help improve the production of stomach acid, which helps to kill the parasite and protects from getting infected.
Bear in mind that ground ginger is good for warming your digestive system, while on the other hand, the fresh ginger is better if you want to get rid of mucus.
It might be surprising, but the papaya can destroy parasitic worms like tapeworm and intestinal worms. Its seed is the strongest part of this fruit.
According to the Medical Center of the University of Maryland, a mixture of papaya seeds and honey can help clear stools of parasites.
The best way to eat this fruit is to peel its skin and for 1 day ferment it in vinegar, but not just any but apple cider vinegar. In a period of four days, you will need to drink two ounces of brine and to eat eight ounces of the papaya.
A practitioner and neurologist of Ayurveda, Chaudhary MD, advises using this recipe for papaya smoothie.
- Papaya (average size)
- Organic virgin coconut oil
- Coconut milk
First, take out the seeds from the papaya. Next, you will need a coffee grinder to grind them. Then, you will need to add 1 tbsp. of organic virgin coconut oil.
Next thing you need to do is to add the rest of the papaya and 1 cup of coconut milk. Then, blend it until you have your smoothie.
You can drink this smoothie on a daily basis for one week. Try not to skip days.
7. Raw Pumpkin Seeds
These seeds have natural fat, toxic for the parasite eggs. In the pumpkin seeds, there is curcurbitin that has anti-parasitic activity.
It is able to make the worms to drop off the intestinal walls; it does that by paralyzing them.
Scientists from China used these seeds in order to treat tapeworm infestations and acute schistosomiasis. There are many formulas against the parasite that have pumpkin seed in it, but they are not that effective.
You will need to eat half a cup on a daily basis. You can grind the seeds and add the mixture to your smoothie or salad.
Eugenol is a potent germicidal agent that is found in cloves. The cloves also have caryophyllene that is another strong antimicrobial agent. The components travel in the bloodstream and with that they kill parasitic eggs and larvae and microscopic parasites.
The cloves are said to be effective in the case of candida, malaria, fungi and bacteria, tuberculosis, viruses, cholera, parasites, and scabies.
Cloves can help to destroy species of Streptococcus, Shigella, and Staphylococcus. The best thing to do is to combine it with wormwood and black walnut hulls.
This herb is beneficial for almost everything. It has very powerful and strong properties. The turmeric is purifier for your body, anti-inflammatory, worm- expelling and wound–healing.
It is a safe herb if you want to use it on a regular basis. For better absorption, you can combine it with black pepper and coconut oil.
These herbs that are meant to kill parasites, bear in mind that they eliminate everything, that includes the good bacteria as well.
The best probiotics to use are those based on food like raw yogurts, sauerkraut, and kefir.
Recommendation from the University of Maryland:
- Black walnuts (Juglans nigra)
- Garlic (Allium sativum)
- Wormwood ((Artemisia annua))
- Barberry (Berberis vulgaris)
- Anise (Pimpinella anisum)
- Goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis)
- Oregon grape (Berberis aquifolium)
- Curled mint (Mentha crispa)
It is crucial to be well rested during your parasite cleanse. Sleep is essential in order to heal, rebuild and repair.
Make sure to drink a lot of water.
In order to boost your immune system, you can do any activity that makes you feel relaxed and rested.