In the world of holistic health, there are countless different directions to look to invest your time, money and energy.
Holistic health gurus are popping up left and right, while most doctors remain ardently in support of the traditional Western medicine paradigm based on potentially harmful drugs covering up symptoms.
With that in mind, it’s difficult to know exactly where to focus when you want to improve your health.
One of the most overlooked aspects of holistic health that is overlooked, however, is to do a parasite cleanse. Parasites are foreign invaders that literally eat the human body from the inside-out, and they can be extremely difficult to remove once they take up residence.
If you asked the average person on the street about a parasite cleanse, odds are they would look at you like you have two heads.
But the truth of the matter is that parasite cleanses, especially those based on organic and biodynamic herbs, are safe, highly effective and can keep your body function at its optimal levels by kicking these “unwanted guests” out of your body.
The following are some of the top symptoms of a parasitic infection in the body, according to Dr. Debra Rose from Healthline.com (1).
Symptoms of Parasites in the Body
According to Dr. Rose, most parasites come from consuming water or food that has been contaminated. If you eat any type of meat that has not been cooked thoroughly, especially pork, sushi, and other similar high-risk foods, your chance of contracting a parasitic infection may go up.
If you travel often and eat foods or drink water that is contaminated, you are at a special risk for contracting parasites as well.
Many of these symptoms can be alleviated through multiple parasite cleanses over time.
If you are experiencing any of them, you may want to consider a cleanse, or at least getting more pure spring or filtered water into your life, as well as more organic and wildcrafted herbs that help the body fight off these infections naturally.
Symptoms of parasites in the body may include:
-Swollen Lymph Nodes
-Aches and Pains
If you have dogs, cats, or other pets, simply letting them lick you could expose you to parasites as well, believe it or not.
Heartworms are the most common parasites contracted by dogs, and other parasites harbored by dogs may include roundworms, whipworms, hookworms, tapeworms and protozoa like giardia and coccidia. These parasites may be passed on to humans, although the conditions have to be right and the strength of your immune system, and the raw materials you give it on a day-to-day basis to fight parasites, will always factor in.
If you have any of these symptoms, you may want to see a naturopathic doctor and considering trying out a parasite cleanse if you have a little extra money to invest in high quality herbs.
These parasite cleansing natural medicines are best taken in the morning and evening on an empty stomach, especially if they are in liquid form, which is ideal.
Supplements in capsule form are generally better taken with food.
Treatment, Diagnosis and Parasite Cleansing Herbs for Relief
A parasite infection is usually diagnosed by mainstream doctors using a stool sample, which is often done more than once to make sure that the patient’s positive tests are 100% correct.
Sometimes, parasitic infections can disappear on their own, but it takes a powerful immune system with lots of high quality raw materials in order to make that happen, and even then most people are likely to suffer from the aforementioned symptoms for years before the body is able to remove parasites to a satisfactory level.
Generally, most mainstream doctors prescribe oral medication for parasites, and do not recommend a parasite cleanse despite the many success stories of people who have successfully done a parasite cleanse and noticed a big difference afterward (this story of a woman named Kate is a powerful testimony).
“No doctor ever told me I had parasites, or that my symptoms were indicative of a parasite infestation,” she said. “I’ve had sonograms, x-rays, all kinds of tests, and no one had a clue.
“Yet all of my health problems immediately improved when the bugs were gone,” Kate said according to an article on the website Organic Olivia.
While investing doing a parasite cleanse might sound intimidating and may sound like something you’ll have to put your life on hold for, the truth is that these cleanses can be done in conjunction with simple dietary changes, including adding more high quality water to your diet through water filters that take out fluoride, chlorine, and other similar contaminants (or spring water), cutting out inflammatory foods like GMOs, glyphosate-containing foods like non-organic cereals and breads, and more.
Adding a simple parasite cleanse to your routine like this one can pay huge dividends.
Top Ingredients to Look for in Any Parasite Cleanse
Among herbalists and naturopaths, each formula is generally unique to that person’s specific area, and pharmacopeia of remedies.
Most herbalists and naturopaths will often recommend taking herbal formulas that are grown in the region they live, but the truth of the matter is that some herbs are simply more powerful than others when it comes to using them for a parasite cleanse.
The South American region is one of the most biodiverse in the world, especially when it comes to the Amazon jungle region.
It is here that the popular herb chanca piedra, also known as “stone breaker” in Spanish, can be found.
With its small yellow “stone” shaped dots and distinctive leaf pattern, chanca piedra is famous for its ability to break up kidney stones faster than just about anything.
This type of “breaking” mechanism also has the ability to help aid in the fight against parasites, which makes it an ideal ingredient in any natural parasite cleanse.
Chanca piedra helps strengthen the liver, which aids in the process of getting rid of parasites.
With this herb as liver support, it can more effectively filter out foreign invaders and toxins that are released by parasites in the body.
Another powerful cleansing agent for any parasite cleanse is a clove.
Cloves contain one of the highest ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity) values of any food, essential oil or herb, and they also contain one of the most powerful germicidal agents in nature, called eugenol.
Scientists have discovered that clove can help dissolve the eggs left behind by parasite worms, in fact, researchers believe clove oil is one of the only natural oils that can completely destroy the eggs of parasites in the human body(3).
Another herb that is highly useful in a parasite cleanse is wormwood.
Known for its unique name and healing properties, this herb is one of the most powerful anti “bad bug” substances on the planet, and it has long been used in everything from parasite cleanses to powerful antimalarial drugs prescribed by doctors and pharmacists (that’s right, Big Pharma knows the healing power of nature all too well, which is why they constantly copy and synthesize it for use in their “magic pills”).
Wormwood is particularly effective against pinworms and roundworms, two of the most notorious parasites out there (4).
And when combined with other natural remedies such as black walnut, clove, and chanca peidra, its effects are amplified. The more of these powerful anti-parasite herbs you work into your routine morning and night, the more well-stocked your arsenal will be against parasites, which is important because these are organisms that have gradually become more adapted to surviving on the host organism for thousands of years.
Still another parasite cleansing herb is also widely revered for its ability to expel “unwelcome guests” from the body in surprisingly swift fashion.
Black walnut, an herb commonly used in the medical field for removing blockages from the intestine (constipation), can also destroy toxins within the body and help to burn excess fat.
Many people have been surprised by what comes out of their system after taking this herb consistently as part of a parasite cleanse over the years.
Various parts of the black walnut are often used, particularly the hull, and it is especially effective when used as a “closer” of sorts to come in and flush out the body of parasites after other herbs have helped to kick-start the process.
Black walnut is particularly well known for its ability to cleanse the body of tapeworms, a body of scientific research suggests (5).
Other popular herbs and substances that assist in a parasite cleanse include diatomaceous earth, which unleashes tiny “shell-like” particles to break up parasites naturally, milk thistle extract, one of the most powerful liver-supporting herbs in the known world, and many others.
In addition, getting more digestive enzymes in your diet or parasite cleanse formulas including ones containing amylases is especially important.
Amylases, often food in foods like mango, help the body to more efficiently digest food, which ensures that food particles won’t be hanging around in your system for parasites to gobble up and get stronger on over the time they spend in your body.
It’s all part of a big picture holistic health focused approach that can leave your body primed and ready to eliminate parasites, instead of granting them a safe haven.
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