Friday, February 3, 2012

Herbs for Candida and Other Ailments

There are certainly a host of healing herbs available, especially as natural medicine and ayurvedic are gaining in recognition along-side biomedicine, which people are realizing is lacking in treating the core problem but seeks to treat and/or eliminate the symptom. The following list of ailments is followed by recognized herbs that heal and/or treat those problems. A person with candida could have some or many of the other ailments (ex, acne, allergies, liver problems, parasites) so I've included the whole list provided. For a further information on herbs and spices, go to Leaves & Roots.

ACNE MIX : Yellowdock Root, Dandelion root, Burdock Root, Echinacea Root, Red Clover Blossom, Chaparral Leaf, Ginger Root, Kelp, Licorice Root

ALLERGY : Bentonite Clay, Horehound Herb, Mullien Leaf, Wild Cherry Bark

ARTHRITIS #1 : Alfalfa Leaf, Devils Claw, Burdock Root, Yucca Root, Celery Seed, Sarsaparilla
ARTHRITIS #2 : Glucosamine Sulfate, Devils Claw, Turmeric, Cats Claw, Yucca Root, Celery Seed

BLOOD PRESSURE : Hawthorne Berry, Eleuthro Root, Motherwort, Ginkgo Leaf, Reishi Mushroom, Olive Leaf

BRAIN : Gotu Kola, Ginkgo Leaf, Panax Ginseng, Cayenne 35HU

BUSTING OUT : Dong Quai, Damiana Herb, Saw Palmetto, Motherwort, Fenugreek Seed, Wild Yam, Blessed Thistle

CANDIDA : Pau D’arco, Barberry Bark, Chamomile, Garlic, Thyme

CHILL PILL : Scullcap, Spirulina, Schizandra Berry, Licorice Root

CHOLESTEROL : Apple Pectin, Hawthorne Leaf and Flower, Plantain Leaf, Fenugreek Seed, Black Cohosh, Cayenne 35HU

COLON CLEAN #1 : Aloe Leaf, Senna Leaf, Cascara Sagrada Bark, Ginger Root, Barberry Bark, Buckthorn Bark, Garlic, Cayenne35HU
COLON CLEAN #2 : Psyllium Husk, Flax Seed, Apple Pectin, Bentonite Clay, Slippery Elm Bark, Fennel Seed, Activated Charcoal

CRAMPS : Crampbark, Wild Yam Root, Squawvine, Black Haw

DETOX : Milk Thistle Seed, Burdock Root, Cascara sagrada Bark, Ginger Root, Dandelion Root, Echinacea Root, Fenugreek Seed, Hibiscus Flower, Red Clover Blossom, Sarsaparilla

DIABETES : Bladderwrack, Bilberry Leaf, Gentain Root, Dandelion Root, Raspberry Leaf, Saw Palmetto Berry, Uva Ursi Leaf, Kelp, Parsley Leaf

DIGESTION : Papaya Leaf, Dandelion Root, Fennel Seed, Ginger Root, Gentain Root

DIURETIC : Cleavers, Dandelion Root, Juniper Berry, Kelp, Parsley Leaf, Uva Ursi Leaf, Cayenne 35HU

ENERGY : Astragalus, Bee Pollen, Ginkgo Leaf, Eleuthro Root, Foti Root, Ginger Root, Gotu Kola, Licorice Root, Panax Ginseng Root, Saw Palmetto Berry, Sarsaparilla Root, Spirulina

ESSIAC (E.T.) : Sheep Sorrel, Burdock Root, Slippery Elm Bark, Turkey Rhubarb Root

FEMALE PROBS : Chaste Tree Berry, Damiana Leaf, Dong Quai Root, Licorice Root, Wild Yam Root, Squawvine, Saw Palmetto Berry

GREENS : Alfalfa Leaf, Barley Grass, Beet Root, Chlorella, Lecithin, Dandelion Root, Nettle Leaf, Parsley Leaf, Spirulina, Wheatgrass, Kelp, Bee Pollen, Rosehips

GOUT BGONE : Nettle Leaf, Celery Seed, Prickly Ash Bark, Parsley Leaf

IMMUNE : Echinacea Root, Suma, Eleuthro Root, Pau D’arco, Astragalus, Cats Claw, Schizandra Berry, Reishi & Shitake Mushrooms

KIDNEY STONES : Gravel Root, Ginger Root, Marshmallow Root, Parsley Root, Hydrangea Root, Lobelia

LIVER : Milk Thistle Seed, Turmeric, Artichoke, Dandelion Root, Oregon Grape Root, Schizandra Berry, Cascara Sagrada

LOWER BOWEL TONIC : Cascara Sagrada, Cayenne 35HU, Fennel Seed, Ginger Root, Lobelia, Oregon Grape Root, Red Raspberry, Rhubarb Root

ULTRA MALE : Tribulus, Damiana Herb, Horny Goatweed, Sarsaparilla, Panax Ginseng, Maca, Saw Palmetto, Ginkgo Leaf

MENOPAUSE : Black Cohosh, Blessed Thistle, Eleuthro Root, Chaste Tree Berry, Sarsaparilla Root, Squawvine

PARASITE : Black Walnut Hull, Wormwood, Quassia Wood, Male Fern, Cloves, Pumpkin Seed

PROSTATE : Echinacea Root, Ginger Root, Lobelia, Gravel Root, Parsley Root, Pygeum, Saw Palmetto Berry, Uva Ursi Leaf, Pumpkin Seed

RELAXING : Passionflower, Scullcap Herb, Hops Flower, Valerian Root

SUSTENANCE : Alfalfa Leaf, Nettle Leaf, Garcinia, Green Tea Extract, Hawthorn Berry, Spirulina, Cacao, Acai Berry, Bladderwrack, Cayenne 35HU

RESPIRATORY : Chickweed Herb, Horehound, Licorice Root, Mullien Leaf, Pleurisy Root, Saw Palmetto Berry, Slippery Elm Bark, Wild Cherry Bark, Cayenne 35HU

THYROID : Kelp, Gentain Root, Irish Moss, Saw Palmetto Berry, Cayenne 35HU

Someone put together a very informative page. I've bumped into a large number of herbs that are said to be affective for candida, several more than the ones mentioned here. But a note of experience, when I had horrendous throat and respiratory problems the Wildwood Lifestyle Center I went to for 11 days on two different occasions gave me a tea mix to drink: licorice root, chamomile and hops flowers. Wow, did the the licorice root soothe the throat!

What is not mentioned in this information is the side affects of all these "good and healthful" products. My mom (with high blood pressure) should not take licorice root as it is known raise the blood pressure, and no one should take it for longer than 7 days consecutively. People also have allergies, whether known or unknown, so they should pay attention to how their body reacts when introducing new products. For example, I had to minimize on the chamomile in my tea as chamomile is part of the aster family and I'm quite allergic to ragweed, also in the aster family. Echninacea which people rave about is also in the aster family and that stuff instead of boosting my immune system gives me asthma. So I think caution is needed when combining new herbs. Fact, people with candida have sensitivities and some herbs may not benefit every person's system.

1 comment:

  1. i love lists like these! i'm totally going to have some pau d'arco tea tonight!