Parasites are organisms that live in another organism called a host. They feed and get their energy from their host. Parasites can be located in different parts of the body but the most common are intestinal parasites. Installed in our intestines, these worms can cause many health problems. Here is an easy recipe to eliminate intestinal parasites.
What are intestinal parasites?
Intestinal parasites are tiny organisms that grow and live in the intestines. They enter the body through the mouth when consuming foods that contain their eggs or by putting the hands in the mouth after touching an infected object.
There are different types of intestinal parasites, which vary according to their shape and their size. Most common in USA are pinworm, tapeworm, roundworm and liver fluke.
Ingested, they get stuck in the intestines and share food from their host, after which they are able to reproduce.
These unwanted guests, are a real danger to the health. They can cause many disorders, including gastrointestinal (vomiting, diarrhea, bloating), but also feeling of tiredness, anal itching, allergies, etc.
Intestinal parasites may be difficult to remove, since they can reproduce, as aforesaid.
But it is not impossible to get rid of them. Here is an easy to prepare and effective tea against intestinal parasites.
- Clove powder
- Black walnut hull
- Organic honey (optional)
Make a tea from these three ingredients. When cooled you can add some honey to sweeten it.
You should consume this drink in the morning on an empty stomach. At first you will feel tired and nauseous, which is quite normal, because the body fights the parasites. The black walnut hull may also have a laxative effect.
Note that this tea is effective against intestinal parasites. The parasites that live outside of the digestive tract can resist.
Thus, if the symptoms of the infection do not disappear after a few days, you should consult a doctor.
Benefits of the ingredients
Used since ancient times to treat various health problems, wormwood (refers to species Artemisia) is a plant with many virtues. Rich in trace elements (calcium, potassium, zinc …), it is recommended to ease digestive disorders, including flatulence, diarrhea and colic.
Wormwood also has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antiparasitic properties, allowing the elimination of intestinal worms. Its active ingredients are sesquiterpene lactones, compounds that can damage the protective membrane of the parasites.
Additionally, wormwood can also relieve muscle pain due to its antispasmodic power.
Warning: wormwood is not recommended for pregnant and lactating women, children and people with hepatic disorders or suffering from kidney failure and asthma.
Black walnut, native to North America, has many health benefits.
This ingredient is used to treat skin problems, including acne, eczema as well as minor burns. It is also very beneficial for diabetics because it helps regulate the blood sugar.
Black walnut is also used to treat digestive problems and diarrhea and helps eliminate intestinal parasites. Indeed, the black walnut contains jugulone, very effective against parasites.
The clove is a powerful anti-inflammatory and antibacterial ingredient, which relieves muscle pain and relieves urinary infections, digestive disorders and bloating. It is also an excellent antiseptic and anesthetic, which calms dental pain and disinfects wounds.
The clove is also effective against bacteria, germs and intestinal parasites, especially their eggs. This food contains oil that dissolves the shell of the parasite eggs, making them more vulnerable.
Warning: if consumed in high doses, cloves may cause gastrointestinal problems (diarrhea, vomiting and nausea). It is not recommended for pregnant and lactating women and children under 12.