Helminthiases represent a large group of diseases throughout the world. Even more cases of worm infections are not diagnosed because they are asymptomatic. Clinical signs of the disease with worms do not appear with an insignificant number of parasites, and in the case of their activity in the human body, the symptoms can be "disguised" as other diseases, and the diagnosis of helminthiasis will be significantly difficult.
At the same time, the most important thing in the successful treatment of such diseases is the timely start of therapy, since worms in humans are not harmless "cohabitants" in the body. Multicellular parasites significantly disrupt vital processes: they multiply and penetrate into various organs of the human body, having a negative impact on their work. Waste products of worms are poisons and toxins for the human body. In addition to their direct toxic effect, they slow down the penetration of nutrients into the bloodstream, which are necessary for life and development.
Traditional medicine is an effective form of alternative therapy, recipes for which have been passed down from generation to generation to maintain the most effective treatment options. Therefore, successful methods have survived to this day and are successfully used for the treatment of many diseases, including worms.
The benefits of folk remedies that are used for worms
Despite the widespread development of pharmaceutical techniques, there is nothing more natural than a folk remedy for worms, which has been tested by several generations before reaching us, and has proven its effectiveness.
Among the main advantages of folk remedies are:
- the ability to remove worms with improvised means;
- lack of unnatural chemical exposure;
- relative safety for health;
- minimal risk of allergic reactions;
- natural ingredients do not contain additives that can have a negative effect on the body;
- the absence of counterfeits and other risks of poor-quality production of pharmaceuticals to combat worms;
- accessibility to every person - most of the recipes for folk remedies can be repeated at home from the ingredients that everyone has in the kitchen;
- all medicinal herbs can be purchased at a pharmacy or phyto-pharmacy without a prescription - this significantly saves time and effort.
It should also be remembered that alternative medicine is a combination of the forces of man and nature, therefore, such treatment will not only effectively get rid of worms, but also give strength and energy to the body.
Preparing for treatment with time-tested remedies for worms
Despite the safety of traditional medicine, before starting treatment, you need to undergo a number of procedures. This will help to improve the effectiveness of the methods for getting rid of worms.
First of all, it is important to make a correct diagnosis. It is advisable not only to confirm the presence of helminthiasis, but also to determine the specific type of worms. Most of the natural remedies are universal against flatworms and roundworms, but some of the methods differ in the specificity of action. It is important to pass the appropriate feces or blood tests to determine an accurate diagnosis, as well as in order to track the result of treatment: a repeated test should be negative in case of successful anthelmintic therapy with folk remedies.
In addition, the body must be prepared for the course of treatment: to cleanse it as much as possible from toxic metabolic products before getting rid of worms. You should give up fatty, salty and sweet foods, adhere to a hypoallergenic and therapeutic diet, which will reduce the load on the immune system.
You should also protect yourself and consult with a specialist in advance. Only a doctor will be able to determine the absence of contraindications for the treatment of worms in a specific way, since he will take into account all diseases and features of the state of the human body. After thorough preparation for therapy and permission from the doctor, you can begin to practice the chosen method of alternative medicine.
Herbs and spices with which you can remove worms
Herbal remedies for various worms remain one of the most popular groups of drugs in alternative medicine. Medicinal herbs served as the main treatment for all diseases in all countries of the world even before the pharmaceutical industry began to develop.
Most of the modern pharmaceutical remedies for parasites are made from herbs. They form the basis of the active substance of tablets and other dosage forms. However, in the process of chemical processing, some of the beneficial properties of herbal remedies are lost, therefore, the effectiveness of medicinal herbs for combating industrial worms is much less than natural remedies.
Herbal infusions and decoctions
Infusions are prepared by adding hot or cold water to the medicinal plant, followed by the timing of preparation. The period of "infusion" is determined by the properties of the plant. It is important to strictly follow the recipe so that the infusion really has the indicated medicinal properties.
In the process of preparing decoctions for worms, you need to bring the solution to a boil, boil the herb over low heat for some time so that the agent reveals its therapeutic properties.
Among the anthelmintic herbs for the preparation of infusions and decoctions for an infected person, tansy, wormwood, cloves, wild garlic, dandelion, pelargonium, centaury and combined herbal preparations are most often used.
Representatives of this genus of perennial herbaceous plants and shrubs have long been used for medicinal purposes.
As a remedy for worms, an infusion of tansy is used, which is taken orally. To make such a drug yourself, you need to purchase or find tansy inflorescences and dry them. You can buy a ready-made preparation in dry form: tansy is sold in the Bud Zdorov pharmacy network.
The infusion for worms is prepared according to this recipe: 1 tablespoon of dried inflorescences must be poured with a glass of boiling water. If a solution to combat worms is prepared in a special teapot, you must cover it with a lid or cover an ordinary cup with a saucer - this is important for quick brewing. After the drug has cooled down, you need to take the drug regularly.
The dosage is 4 tablespoons 3-4 times a day. Drinking an infusion to get rid of worms is necessary before meals: in the morning on an empty stomach, then 30 minutes before lunch and dinner.
This perennial herb is known for its bitter odor and specific taste. Wormwood has been used medicinally for centuries. Due to the irritating effect of the taste buds of the oral cavity, the excretory work of the gastrointestinal tract is enhanced. It promotes the production of gastric juices, bile and pancreatic secretions.
The recipe for the decoction is as follows: it is necessary to grind the dried plant in a coffee grinder, then pour 2 teaspoons of dry matter with 1. 5 cups of boiling water. The resulting product should be left in a thermos or covered with a towel, and after 6-8 hours strain the infusion.
The decoction for the fight against worms should be divided into three parts and drunk in the morning before meals for an hour and a half. The procedure should be repeated every morning for 2-3 weeks, depending on the severity of helminthiasis, in order to fully remove the worms.
The spice, which is often used in various recipes, is highly regarded for its multifaceted medicinal effects. Dried clove buds are used to remove toxins, to stimulate the gastrointestinal tract, and to normalize digestive processes. In addition to the beneficial gastroenterological action, preparations based on cloves have a pronounced immunomodulatory effect, activating nonspecific immune defense mechanisms. The use of infusion of cloves is effective against worms. In addition, it normalizes the functioning of all organs of the gastrointestinal tract.
To prepare a medicine for most worms, 30 g of buds are poured with boiling water in a volume of 0. 5 liters and left to cool completely.
You can take the drug according to the following scheme: 1 glass 1 time per day before breakfast.
Some recipes suggest that cloves should be infused with alcohol. To do this, pour 30 g of buds with 0. 5 liters of vodka or pure alcohol, then leave the solution in a dark place for several weeks. The scheme of anthelmintic therapy with an alcoholic solution of cloves for humans consists in taking a teaspoon of tincture before meals for several weeks.
Also, dry cloves to combat worms can be crushed and taken dry according to the following scheme: on the first day - 0. 5 g after meals, then add 0. 5 g every day. The duration of treatment is 6 days.
The plant known as "bear onion" increases appetite, increases the secretion of gastrointestinal glands, improves intestinal motility. Even in Ancient Greece, wild garlic was successfully used against worms, as well as as a bactericidal and antifungal agent. You can find a ready-made dry decoction base from this plant to quickly get rid of worms.
From the first leaves of this plant, you can make a healthy salad, and the stems are useful for infusion.
The recipe assumes the following proportions: pour 1 teaspoon of dry stems with a glass of boiling water, leave for an hour and strain. A phytopreparation is taken in a quarter of a glass 4 times a day 30 minutes before meals.
Drying crushed dandelion root makes it an excellent alternative to pharmaceuticals for worm control at any time of the year. Dandelion root powder should be taken a pinch three times a week, half an hour before meals. It is important to drink it with plenty of water.
This plant is used in gastroenterology for the treatment of intestinal disorders, ulcers of the gastric and intestinal mucosa and other gastrointestinal diseases. It has also been proven effective action of pelargonium against various types of worms in humans, especially pinworms and roundworms.
The plant quickly helps to get rid of all types of parasites. It is also used to treat various types of cholecystitis, chronic gastritis, and ulcerative defects in the gastrointestinal mucosa. Thus, such a drug will be an excellent alternative to most pharmaceuticals for complex pathology of the gastrointestinal tract.
Combined herbal preparations
For parasitosis, natural preparations from several herbs are also used. They provide a complex effect and allow you to quickly get rid of parasites. For example, such a collection may include a combination of tansy, wormwood and chamomile. Each of these components fights against worms, which provides a powerful triple effect of the drug. Chamomile additionally soothes inflammation, promotes rapid recovery of the human gastrointestinal tract after infection with worms.
The recipe for the infusion is simple: 1 tablespoon of the dried collection must be poured with a glass of boiling water, and then left overnight to cool and settle. In the morning, you can start treatment: 1 glass of the drug must be drunk, then brew the next portion for the evening. The duration of such treatment for worms is 3 days.
Garlic and onions will help remove worms
These plants belong to the same species, and therefore have a similar effect on various diseases, including infection with worms. Onions and garlic contain phytoncides - active substances that have fungicidal, antimalarial, antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory effects.
The amino acid alliin was found in garlic, which is converted into allicin in the process of biochemical reactions. It is this substance that has a powerful bactericidal and antifungal effect, and also treats worms. These and many other beneficial effects of garlic have long been used in alternative medicine in different eras, starting from the time of Ancient Egypt.
Garlic is used in several versions, depending on the type of helminthiasis and its severity. For example, garlic can be used internally - just eat a few cloves. Experts recommend adding garlic to all meals. You can safely eat up to 6 cloves of garlic per day. This dosage will only bring health benefits.
A decoction of garlic in milk is the second version of a medicinal composition that is effective in the fight against worms. To prepare it, pour 3-4 cloves of garlic with a glass of milk, then bring to a boil and cook for about 20 minutes. The resulting broth is cooled and filtered through a sieve or cheesecloth. Drinking such a remedy for worms is necessary daily.
The second option for using garlic broth in milk is a medicinal enema. To treat infection with worms, add a whole head of garlic to a glass of milk, then boil it until it is soft and filter. The cooled solution is used as a medicinal composition for microclysters. The procedure is carried out daily for 7 days.
It is important to ensure that the product is not thermally processed before being consumed for medicinal purposes, since allicin is only active when consumed raw.
You can also get rid of worms at home with the help of preparations based on an ordinary onion. The active components of onion broths will help to quickly remove worms at the stage of eggs and adult worms and their waste products.
One of the simplest recipes is to chop 1 onion and pour boiling water over it, then let it brew for a day. After that, the drug against infection with worms is filtered and taken in a dosage of 0. 5 cups in the morning on an empty stomach for 3-4 days.
For the second recipe, 1 onion must be finely chopped and put in a thermos, pour boiling water over for at least 2 hours. The drug for worms should be consumed in the morning on an empty stomach, 0. 5 cups for 10 days. Taking onion infusion can be combined with a spoonful of honey, which compensates for the peculiar taste of onions.
Pumpkin seeds have a lot of useful properties, have a beneficial effect on the work of the gastrointestinal tract and gallbladder. Pumpkin seeds contain a rare amino acid (cucurbitin), which provides anthelminthic action. This compound has a paralytic effect on adult helminths, causing a complete cessation of their vital activity.
For the treatment of an adult, it is enough to take 300 g of seeds, grind them on a coffee grinder, add a tablespoon of honey and 50 ml of water. The resulting mixture is taken on an empty stomach in the morning in parts - 1 teaspoon for an hour, and after 30-60 minutes they make a cleansing enema for worms.
A nicer version of a pumpkin-based anthelmintic is a pumpkin seed dessert. To remove worms, the seeds must be moistened with salted water, and then fried over low heat with the addition of vegetable oil and salt.
It is necessary to adhere to the indicated dosage. Excessive intake of even herbal remedies in the fight against worms can harm the body. The pumpkin seed preparation is taken in the morning on an empty stomach.
Other folk anthelmintics
If worms have been found, other methods of treatment are also used: fruits of fruit trees, papaya seeds, pineapples, bananas and many others. Let's consider them in more detail.
The fruits of various fruit and berry trees have an anthelmintic effect. For example, pear seeds provide a mild effect against the main human parasites, therefore it is recommended to eat the pear along with the seeds, chewing them thoroughly for maximum absorption.
Papaya seeds are an exotic analogue of pear fruits. This way to get rid of worms is not very common due to the rarity of this plant. However, papaya contains carpain, sitosterol, caricin and other biologically active substances. These chemical compounds enable the body to recover as quickly as possible after undergoing a course of anthelmintic therapy (normalize the digestive tract). Worm seeds can be ground or eaten whole. The choice depends only on the preferences of the patients.
Another exotic anthelmintic agent is pineapple. It contains the natural component bromelain, which effectively fights the release of free radicals from tapeworms. Also, the natural acid of pineapples interferes with the metabolism of glucose - the main source of energy for worms.
Various berries also have a powerful effect on worms.
For example, strawberries are recommended for anyone with low acidity gastritis. These berries can simply be added to your usual diet: they will benefit the gastrointestinal tract, liver function, normalize stools, help treat urolithiasis, and also help get rid of parasites. Strawberries have proven effective against roundworms, tapeworms, pinworms.
Due to the large amount of organic acids in their composition, cherries are effective for getting rid of worms. The number of berries per day in the treatment of worms is not strictly limited, but it is better not to eat more than 1 glass, so as not to provoke the development of gastrointestinal diseases.
Also, cherry stalks are used for the preparation of medicinal compositions. They become the best remedy for worms. Grind them, measure out 1 teaspoon, boil with boiling water and let it brew for at least 30 minutes. Then you can start drinking the infusion to combat worms.
It is recommended to consume 0. 5 cups in the morning before breakfast and at night. Sometimes it is suggested to divide the daily dose into 4 doses. The course of treatment is usually 7 days, then you need a break for 1 week and repeated use of the drug for all worms within 7 days. Such a phytopreparation not only promotes the elimination of worms, but also has a tonic effect on the stomach, stimulates appetite and improves digestive processes.
Raw rice is also effective against worms. Take 1 handful of raw rice and chew it thoroughly for a long period of time. This manipulation should be repeated within a week.
When used correctly, herring becomes an anthelmintic drug, so it is often used at home. For a therapeutic effect, you need to eat as much herring as possible in the evening, and in the morning supplement the effect with the use of 50 g of pumpkin seeds.
Another prescription for anthelmintics includes honey treatments. To do this, mix a tablespoon of the product with a glass of hot water, then leave to cool until warm.
They drink such a solution for worms on an empty stomach - 1 time per day in the morning before breakfast. For maximum effect in the fight against worms, experts advise drinking a glass of wormwood infusion after 20 minutes, and then after 30 minutes do a cleansing enema.
Oils from walnuts, macadamia nuts and other plant components have a choleretic effect, remove various toxins from the intestines, including disrupting the vital activity of worms in the human body.
Enemas for worms have long been recognized as the best way to cleanse the intestines, as well as for a quick healing effect.
For enemas, the same herbal preparations are used as for infusions, however, the proportions in the recipes may differ. For example, to prepare a useful infusion for worms, dry tansy inflorescences need to be poured with boiling water in the following proportion: 1 teaspoon of herbs in half a glass of water. After 3 hours of infusion, the solution can be filtered, and for use as an enema, it can be heated in a water bath. The infusion is injected into the rectum at night. The term of treatment for worms is 7 days.
Rules for setting an enema with phytopreparations:
- Many techniques involve the preliminary use of cleansing enemas. This tool is needed in order to thoroughly cleanse the intestines and prepare the gastrointestinal tract for the effects of a therapeutic enema from worms.
- It is necessary to thoroughly filter the agent and make sure that no plant particles remain in the solution. Under the pressure of an enema, small remains of the stem or inflorescences can enter the intestine, causing irritation of the mucous membrane or even a violation of its integrity.
- It is important that the enema solution is warm and corresponds to the body temperature - about 36-37 degrees. This will provide a mild effect of traditional medicine on the intestinal mucosa and the maximum therapeutic effect: the beneficial properties of herbs are better "revealed" at this temperature.
- The number of sessions of medicinal enemas is determined individually, depending on the degree of worm infestation and the type of worms.
The advantage of an enema is that with this method of application, the drug does not have a negative effect on the gastric mucosa, liver and kidneys. Acting locally, an enema remedy for worms promotes a rapid onset of the therapeutic effect and ensures the absence of generalized adverse reactions.
Prevention with folk remedies
Traditional medicine is effective not only for treating infections with worms, but also for preventing the penetration of worms into the body. To do this, it is important to adhere to a healthy diet, periodically adding any herbal remedy with proven effectiveness to the diet as a preventive measure against most worms.
These foods include high-fiber vegetables such as cabbage, squash, pumpkin, cucumbers, as well as onions and garlic. Every day, every person is recommended to add greens to dishes - dill, parsley, green onions. Raw pumpkin seeds are a great way to prevent worms if consumed daily on an empty stomach, chewing the seeds thoroughly. Fresh carrot juice also prevents parasitic diseases. You can also grate the root vegetable and add sour cream or vegetable oil to it.
It has been proven that the appearance of worms can be prevented if all precautions are carefully followed:
- wash your hands thoroughly after returning from the street and using the toilet;
- always wash vegetables and fruits before eating;
- thermally process all types of meat and fish;
- be wary of dishes containing raw fish;
- make individual dishes for each person (in the family, at work);
- it is imperative to prophylactically treat animals for worms in order to prevent the development of infections with worms in them and the transmission of parasites to humans;
- do not swim in unfamiliar water bodies, the safety of the water in which has not been proven;
- maintain cleanliness in the house, monitor the hygiene of pets;
- refuse natural fertilizers of unknown origin during gardening work.
For the treatment to be effective, it is necessary to observe the basic rules for taking anthelmintic drugs of traditional medicine, observe the indicated dosages and carefully monitor the dynamics of the development of the disease.
In addition, it is important to treat worms with the whole family at the same time. This will make it possible to completely save all loved ones from an unpleasant disease. There is nothing wrong with helminthiasis in adults: you just need to comprehensively approach the solution of the problem and in the future follow all measures to prevent infection with parasites.