Parasites can invade the body and cause infection and a multitude of other medical problems. Most parasites live in the large intestines, however they can also invade other areas of the body, including the brain. Americans up to 85% have at least one type of worm parasite living in their bodies that they are unaware of.
Colonics and herbal formulas work great together to get rid of parasites. Herbal formulas will make environment inhabitable for parasites, then colonics will effectively soften the mucous and encrusted feces (mucoid plaque) and release the material through a series of colonics.
Top 4 most common types of parasites are:
Roundworms, ascarids, hookworms-Contagious intestinal parasites with the shape of an earthworm but smaller in size.
Pinworms – Appear as short white threads of 1/3 inch length or shorter. This is the most common worm problem for young children.
Tapeworms-Are from one inch to thirty feet in length and may live in the body for up to 25 years.
Protozoa, flukes – Names for specific types of roundworms.
Symptoms of specific parasite infestations follow:
Pinworms-May cause severe anal itching, insomnia and restlessness. These worms tend to migrate out through the anus at night to lay eggs.
Hookworms-May cause the soles of the feet to itch. Bloody spit from the mouth, fever, rash and loss of appetite are also possible.
Threadworms-May cause coughing, abdominal pain, diarrhea, gas and itchy red abrasions on the anus.
Tapeworms-May cause weight loss, abdominal pain, vomiting and diarrhea.
Ascarids-May cause bloating, stomach pain, vomiting and shortness of breath.-
Microscopic Roundworms-May lead to muscle damage and complications of the cardio and neurological systems.-
Prevention Parasite / Worm Infections
Don’t eat undercooked meat, fish or poultry. Don’t walk barefoot outside in public areas. Wash hands after playing with pets and farm animals. Don’t allow household pets into the bedrooms. Avoid drinking stream water when camping. People traveling to developing countries should avoid drinking tap water, eating uncooked foods, foods purchased from street vendors, ice and fruits that cannot be peeled. If you are traveling bring a high dose probiotic to support healthy intestinal flora. It is important to bring a heat stable probiotic that is enteric coated and contains 20-50 billion live strains of acidophilus and bifidus bacteria.
Beneficial Dietary Supplements
The following suggestions are not intended to heal or teat parasites. If you suspect you have parasites it is recommended you go and see a medical professional.
The following herbs are extremely beneficial in fighting parasite infections and recommended for those traveling outside of North America as a method of prevention.
- Black Walnut Extract destroys most types of intestinal worms.
- Grapefruit Seed Extract is effective in destroying parasites. It may be taken internally and used to wash raw fruits and vegetables before eating.
- Cayenne, Garlic and Turmeric support proper immune system function and help destroy some worms.
- Aloe Vera Juice may be taken to soothe the system.
- Acidophilus helps restores normal friendly bacteria levels to the intestines.
- Essential Fatty Acids may help protect the intestinal tract.
- Multivitamin and Mineral Complex supports proper nutrition.
- Vitamin B Complex may help prevent anemia caused by parasites.
- Bromelain may help to destroy tapeworms.
- Witch Hazel may be used to reduce anal itching.
If a colon hydro-therapists sees what they believe to be a parasite, they will send out labs to confirm it. Without proper qualifications we cannot diagnose whether an object is a parasite or not, legally.
Every therapist has interesting stories of what has come through the tube during sessions. Here is some general parasite information. If you believe you have parasites, starting with a cleanse is a great option. Those with more severe infestations will need assistance from medical professionals.