Parasite infections can be treated with the help of various herbs. 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.
The first and the most critical step for healing a parasitic infection is getting your immune system up and functioning optimally. This you can achieve by implementing some healthy habits in your daily routine including eating fresh and healthy foods, exercise regularly, drinking a lot of clean water, avoiding fast and processed foods, and removing sugary foods from your diet.
The second and the last step is going to be experimenting with herbs. If you suspect you have a parasitic infection or are running a routine yearly cleanse, here are some of the best natural food and herbal remedies for parasites. But first, a list of symptoms to watch out for.
21 parasite symptoms:
- Restlessness or anxiety
- Mood disorders: depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, very irritable
- Strong cravings for processed foods and sugary foods
- Anemia or iron deficiency- worms can create enough blood loss to cause anemia or iron deficiency
- Skin ailments such as hives, rashes, weeping eczema, itchy dermatitis, acne, ulcers, sores, lesions, etc.
- Recurring yeast infections like Candida
- Bleeding gums
- Nervousness, as waste products from parasites, irritate the nervous system
- Teeth grinding and drooling during sleep
- Food allergies/food sensitivities
- Loss of appetite
- Sexual dysfunction in men/menstrual cycle problems in women
- Chronic fatigue/constantly tired
- Craving foods you KNOW are bad for you
- Persistent digestive problems (cramps, bloating, gas, etc.)
- Hungry all the time
- Sore/stiff joints
- Breathing problems
- Itching – especially around mouth, nose, and anus
- Memory problems
10 best herbs and foods for cleanse of parasites
Garlic is one of the most potent natural antibiotics, which destroys more than 60 types of fungus and 20 types of bacteria, as well as some of the most potent viruses.
It destroys parasites and effectively controls secondary fungal infections. It has strong antioxidant and detoxifying qualities and prevents oxidation caused by parasite toxins.
Its active components, allicin, and ajoene destroy parasites, amoebas, including one-cell varieties, and pinworms and hookworms.
Yet, Allicin is not present in the natural state of garlic, as when the garlic is damaged or chopped, the enzyme alliinase acts on the chemical alliin, converting it into allicin. Therefore, use the garlic crushed or juiced for best effects.
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.
It helps digestion and boosts circulation, so it also treats gas and nausea linked to parasite die-off. It also improves stomach acid production, which destroys parasites and protects infections. To eliminate mucus, use fresh ginger, and take it ground to treat digestive issues.
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.
Raw pumpkin seeds
Raw pumpkin seeds have a natural anthelmintic effect on the digestive system, meaning they can cure intestinal parasites. It doesn’t kill parasites outright, but it does help your body flush them out. The compounds in the seeds paralyze the parasites and cannot cling to avoid being flushed out through digestion.
These seeds are used by Chinese scientists in the treatment of acute schistosomiasis and tapeworm infestations. Grind half a cup in a coffee grinder and add it to salads or smoothies.
During your parasite herbal protocol, you should take probiotics in the evening, like raw yogurts, kefir, and sauerkraut, as the other parasite-killing herbs destroy the good bacteria as well.
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.
This is the recipe for a papaya smoothie suggested by Chaudhary MD, a neurologist and practitioner of Ayurveda: Grind the seeds from an average-sized papaya in a coffee grinder, add a tablespoon of organic virgin coconut oil, a cup of coconut milk and the rest of the papaya. Then, blend them all, and drink this daily for a week.
Turmeric is one of the most beneficial herbs you can use, with strong anticancer, anti-inflammatory, wound-healing, worm-expelling, and detoxifying properties. For its better absorption, mix it with coconut oil and black pepper.
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 effective to reduce the levels of the blood sugar and can aid the body to eliminate toxins.
This powerful anti-fungal quickly destroy fungus, mold, and parasites, boosts circulation and improves health, and also enhances the effects of other herbs you use.
African Cayenne would be your best choice. You can treat intestinal bugs with a combination of sprouted pumpkin seeds, ginger, and cayenne.
Diatomaceous earth (food grade) absorbs E. coli, methyl mercury, viruses, organophosphate pesticide residues, various toxins and drug residues. Diatomaceous earth can kill your intestinal parasites, balance your intestinal flora, destroy viruses in your body and absorb any toxins that may be harming you.
For internal parasites, you can use diatomaceous earth orally. Start with 0.5 teaspoon, gradually working up to 2 tablespoons mixed with 4 ounces of water. Take it in on an empty stomach followed by 8 ounces of water immediately and continue to drink lots of water during the day.
Antiparasitic herbs recommended from the University of Maryland:
- Garlic (Allium sativum)
- Curled mint (Mentha crispa)
- Black walnuts (Juglans nigra)
- Barberry (Berberis vulgaris)
- Wormwood ((Artemisia annua))
- Goldenseal (Hydrastis Canadensis)
- Oregon grape (Berberis aquifolium)
- Anise (Pimpinella anisum)
You should also get plenty of sleep and rest in order to help the body to repair and rebuild and boost the immune system. Make sure you drink plenty of water and enjoy other activities that promote relaxation and build energy.