Parasites may enter the body and cause numerous problems. Constipation, pains, cramps, gas and skin problems are just a few of them.
Parasitic infection cannot be taken lightly at all because they may even cause death. Herbal remedies have been used down the ages to eliminate parasites and their toxic wastes from the system.
Herbal Remedies For Parasites
Agrimony is scientifically known as Agrimonia eupatoria. The aerial parts of this herb contains a chemical compound called agrimophol which can eliminate parasites from the body. It also stabilizes digestive problems caused by parasites or may also be used to treat skin problems caused by the organisms. To take agrimony internally, brew 1 teaspoon of the dried herb in one cup of hot water. Let it boil for about 15 minutes. Strain and consume the liquid twice daily.In case you want to apply agrimony for skin problems, follow the same procedure and steep them for at least 1/2 hour- 45 minutes.Apply the warm liquid on the affected region.
This herb is better known as wild sunflower and belongs to the sunflower family as well. Volatile oils present in the herbs contain chemicals like alantolactone and azulene, which can effectively treat parasitic infections like scabies and even eliminate worms like hook worms, round worms or thread worms. You can prepare a fresh decoction using the roots of the herb. Drink the decoction twice daily, once early morning on an empty stomach and once just before going to bed at might.Tinctures are also available.
Oregon Grape Root
Oregon grape root belongs to the Barberry family. The roots of the herb contain alkaloids like berberine and berbamine.These alkaloids effectively remove parasites such as Entamoeba and Giadia. You may prepare decoction using 1 teaspoon chopped roots steeped in 1 cup of water.Tincture, extracts and oils are also available.
Eucalyptus oil is effective against removing lice. Lice is a parasite that infest human hair. Eucalyptus has a chemical called cineole which kills the lice. Apply eucalyptus oil on the hair and scalp and keep overnight. After washing off the oil, brush the hair with a fine toothed comb remove dead lice.
Tansy Tanacetum is a herb that belongs to the Sunflower family. It is primarily an antihelminthic and is used to expel worms from the body. A chemical called Thujone, present in the herb can eliminate the parasites, when used in moderate amounts. Thujone is harmful to parasites as well the host cells so prolonged usage of the herb is to be avoided.Tansy tea is bitter in taste and should only be consumed under professional supervision.
Black walnut is called Juglans nigra in scientific terms. The nut hulls are the best worming herbs. It can kill large tape worms and remove its toxic wastes from the human body. In fact it can kill almost any parasitic worm that enters the body. It is really powerful and may cause harm if used for long terms as it is said to have carcinogenic effects. The best way to take it is by taking the extract. Remember to use the professional supervision only.