Grandma's Parasite Cleanse &
Herbal Remedies Guide

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Preventing parasites is always a goal, but since they are so small and clever, the best parasite cleanse program to follow is a periodic herbal cleanse of the whole body, which is designed to expel them along with the toxic material on which they may have been feeding.

If you know exactly what you are fighting, there are certain herbal parasite cleanse programs that particularly target a parasite species more than others. Some general rules to follow to prevent these common problems are to cook all meat (especially fish, shellfish and pork), wear shoes in infected areas (especially around public toilet areas) and keep your clothes clean, hands and fingernails washed.

Remember your pets can infest the whole house, so don't let your children kiss their pet, and be careful of animal droppings. It may also be a good idea to give your pets anti-parasitic herbs like garlic, black walnut or herbal pumpkin on a regular basis as a preventative measure.

Your also need to understand that during a parasite cleanse you may have flu-like symptoms as parasites die off in the body and are expelled.

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Specific Types of Parasites &
Herbal Parasite Remedies


Common in schoolchildren, pinworms are easily passed around through the family. Yes, adults get them too! Not washing hands properly after a bowel-movement and then eating can transfer tiny eggs into the mouth. touching someone else's food or plate can infect another person. It is also possible to swallow airborne eggs.

Symptoms include anal itching, especially at night when the female deposits her eggs in this area. Scratching may lead to infection also. (Remember that other problems may cause anal itching, like eczema, psoriasis and dermatitis.) Notice nervousness, inability to concentrate, lack of appetite and unusual dark circles around the eyes. Sometimes pinworms get into the female genital tract.

Using a flashlight, 1-2 hours after a child has gone to sleep, these worm my be seen at the anal opening as short white threads. they gravitate to the rectum as their permanent residence when they enter the body orally. A diet high in sugar and other junk food encourage them.

Treatment: Make the following enema solution. Open 5 capsules of garlic and mix in 6 ounces of milk. Bring to a boil, let cool and strain. Inject rectally and have the child hold as long as she or he can. Do this for three nights in a row. Wait 7 days and repeat to get any new crop of worms that have developed.

Plenty of garlic and onions will clear the system of this and many other types of parasites. Since garlic is hot to taste, capsules or oil in gel caps are best. You can also prepare a handful of washed raw brown rice for breakfast and have the child chew it extremely well before swallowing. Whole, raw pumpkin seeds will also help. Or take Herbal Pumpkin capsules, adjusting the amount for the child's age. The exact amount is not critical because of the mild nature of the formulation, just estimate. Six capsules a day is probably sufficient. A Tablespoon of Aloe Vera Juice three times a day is recommended, and you may also serve Slippery Elm mixed in the child's cereal.

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Prevention Precaution to prevent spreading would include washing bed linens, bed clothes and underwear of the entire family, having infected child take daily morning showers to remove eggs deposited in the anal region during the night, using disinfectants daily on the toilet seat and bathtub, and being sure everybody washes their hands (and fingernails of those infected) before meals.


Other parasites may be worse, but emotionally this one is frightening because it can get to be 10 feet long, and one case grew to 25 feet! Sometimes it balls up under the ribs just below the liver on the right side. There may be either constipation or diarrhea, or interchanging between both. Some people lose weight but most are overweight when afflicted with this problem. These worms seem to be more active during the full moon, for some reason. In fact, many parasites are moon-regulated during their life cycle.

The tapeworm may also raise blood sugar levels. This may show in the urine and cause a misdiagnosis of diabetes.

Treatment: There are several recommended parasite cleanse programs you may choose, including Para Cleanse. One is to eat nothing but raw pineapple for three days. Eat only as much as you like. The enzyme bromelain in the pineapple destroys the parasite, and most others too, even to dissolving the protective coating around the cyst stage of life and also the larvae inside.

Another herbal parasite cleanse is to eat a larger quantity of pumpkin seeds at night, or several capsules of Herbal Pumpkin. You may also take four capsules of liquid garlic after each meal and four more at bedtime. A cleansing enema of garlic in water is also good. Another old time discovery is raw fig juice, which also paralyzes several other types of parasitic worms. In addition, people have used Thyme, Capsicum and cranberries.

When expelling a tapeworm, the tail parts tend to come out first. Be sure the head does not remain or it will regrow. This is hard to imagine and discuss, but these suggestion are better than the harsh drugs usually prescribed.


America has prided herself on excellent municipal water systems and inspection standards. However, besides chemical pollution, the parasite Giardia lamblia seems to be taking the world by storm, doubling every five years from the last report we've seen.

Giardiasis is not new, but has probably been masquerading under several other names. Symptoms vary from mild to severe diarrhea and gas, bloating, foul-smelling stools and abdominal pain. Powerful chemicals are prescribed to kill Giardia in the body.

At one time is was thought to be spread by beavers or muskrats, but now almost all animals are carrier suspects. Drinking water from open streams is a common way to be infected by Giardia cysts, but food and hand-to-mouth contact may also transmit the disease.

Ten grams of Goldenseal for ten days has been proven an effective parasite cleanse in ridding the body of Giardia. Quassia tree bark (Picraena excelsa) is one of the best herbs for travelers. Other herbs reported to be useful in eradicating, purslane, Black Walnut wormwood, barberry, ginger and an extract of bee propolis.

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Various Herbal Parasite Cleanse Programs

Tiao He Cleanse

One of the finest over-all and convenient parasite cleanse programs for the whole body is called the Tiao He Cleanse. This is a ten-day program that is so easy on the body that you may continue regular work without the inconvenience of frequent bathroom trips.

Just follow directions, and if you feel too uncomfortable or inconvenienced, cut down the number of herbs you are taking or stop or give yourself a rest for a couple of days until the body is stabilized and ready to proceed. Everybody's a little different in their reactions to a general program. But it's not anything to fear or dread.

If you are super-determined to be lean, giving yourself an enema is usually wise. Just take your time and this will hasten your general parasite cleanse; you will find an inner peace as a result of the body's relief at having the poisons removed. Anyone who's tried it will assure you that this is a true principle, and worth the effort.

But just like the Tiao He Cleanse, decrease or stop taking enamas if you feel too uncomfortable. You need time and the body needs to readjust the whole system to the fact that it doesn't have to deal with so much poison as it did the day before. Be kind to yourself and it will return the favor many times over.

After the Tiao He Cleanse, rest your body for at least a week. It is readjustment time for your internal regulatory mechanisms. If you feel it necessary, then do another 10-day program.

It is possible that during your Tiao He Cleanse parasites were killed and removed from the body naturally without having to do anything more. However, some may be buried deep in various tissues and need stronger measures over longer period of time before they finally figure out that your body is a deadly place to live.


The Para-Cleanse program is another convenient ten-day parasite cleanse program, with simple instructions clearly stated on the label. Like Tiao He, can be repeated after resting the body for a week.

It should be clearly understood that just because you get rid of one parasite doesn't mean your through! This is also true for any cleansing program--it is a periodic but continuing necessity throughout life.

The body tries to protect itself by building walls around parasites or other foreign objects (just like it does by building tumors around cancer colonies).

Until the body feels strong enough to fight the trapped parasite directly, it will keep it locked up inside a tumorous cocoon (if it can). But as you clean and strengthen the whole system and add to your diet those herbs known to kill your enemies, the body can then take down the walls and permanently rid itself of them.

The Para-Cleanse program contains a variety of herbs for a variety of parasites. This parasite cleanse program also requires patience, although some people have such a strong constitution that their systems eject foreigners almost immediately.

Another side benefit you probably were not expecting is that along with parasites, a lot of other foreign material will be loosened and disposed of. This will contribute to your overall feeling of peace and well-being----but not until the loosened material is gone. In the meantime, it, along with dead and poisonous parasites, may be floating in the bloodstream ready to be filtered out by the kidneys, or causing you some upset-stomach feelings or a headache until the bowels evacuate. So here, again, ease off the parasite cleanse if it is stirring up too much toxicity for the system to handle.

Let us emphasize another point once again; periodic parasite cleanses are important. One of the major reasons, besides getting into a deeper parasute cleanse than the first one, is that parasites change their form at different stages of their life-cycle. If you go on the parasite cleanse when a parasite is a hard-coated cyst residing in muscle tissue, it may survive the anti-parasite program unscathed. But when you resume the parasite cleanse program two weeks later it may have changed its form and be more vulnerable to herbal compounds in the blood seeking it out.

Another factor to be aware of is that while some of the parasites are protected, others vulnerable today may have just gotten into their stage of protection right as you go on the program the second time. So three rounds of Para-Cleanse with a week of rest between is actually a smart strategy if you feel the need.

How do you know when you are "clean"? Basically, you will feel inner peace and renewed energy. Various aches and pains or other symptoms will vanish. However, these same symptoms can be caused by other problems like infections, vitamin/mineral deficiencies , over-doing-it, etc. Don't blame parasites if the symptoms return, but be aware that they may be back and you can act accordingly.

As a maintenance program, a Tiao He Cleanse every spring and fall is wise, or even at the beginning of each season if you feel endangered by accidental parasite contamination. The body goes on its own cleanses in the spring and fall, and this explains many of the feelings of "sickened" that a toxic overload brings, like headache, nervous irritation ("crabby"), fever, gas, nausea and diarrhea.

Herbal Pumpkin

For those who want to use more powerful parasite cleanse, try the following program. For three days eat raw fruits and drink fruit juices diluted half with water. also take the following parasite cleansing herbs three times each day:

  • Herbal Pumpkin
  • Black Walnut
  • Special Formula #1
  • 1 Garlic

Lay aside all other supplements during this time if you can. The fasting starves the parasites, while the herbs cleanse the body and kill the intruders. Many people have found this parasite cleanse even more effective than the Para-Cleanse program.

Other Parasite Cleansers

The following common foods and herbs are useful as additional options to your anti--parasite plan.

Garlic has been used for:

  • Pinworms
  • Ringworms
  • Threadworms
  • Other worms and for Amoebic Dysentery

Use in an enema, or take in large quantities (12 or more capsules per day) for worms.

Sage has been used for worms. Try two or three capsules one hour before eating for several days.

Plantain has been used dor worms in the stomach and intestinal tract.

Black Walnuts is frequently used for parasites. It is thought to help kill their eggs. Horsetail may have a similar effect. Try two to three capsules several times daily.

Elecampane Combination is one of the formulas in the Para-Cleanse program and can also be used by itself.

Herbal Pumpkin is an old standby formula for worms and other parasites. It is often used in conjunction with black walnut or garlic. Usual dosage is two capsules three times daily.

Homeopathic Parasite may be helpful for relief of symptoms.

Other anti-parasite herbs include:

  • Sarsaparilla
  • Raspberry Leaves
  • Senna
  • Wood Betony
  • Wormwood
  • Papaya Seeds
  • Kelp
  • Purslane Seeds
  • Watermelon Seeds
  • Cucumber Seeds

Many volatile oils are also anti-parasitic.

For children:

  • Fennel
  • Raw Carrots
  • Almonds (the skins do the job)
  • Raw Lemon Water

General foods to use in combating unwelcome guests in the intestinal tract include:

  • Cucumber
  • Fig
  • Garlic
  • Onion
  • Coconut Water
  • Raw Guava
  • Pumpkin
  • Pomegranate
  • Papaya
  • Squash
  • Watermelon

Anti-parasitic sprouts include:

  • Alfalfa
  • All Beans
  • Pumpkin Seed Sprouts

Nature Sunshine Products are the only Herbal and Vitamin Supplements that I have used for myself and my family for over 10 years now. I became a distributor of Nature Sunshine Products because of their products high quality, customer support and educational commitment to their customers. I highly recommend the company and their products as being safe, clean, dependable and fair pricing to their members.

Nature Sunshine Products are Simply the Best!


The statement's made here have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. These statements are not intended to diagnose, treat or cure or prevent any disease. This information is for educational purposes only. If you have any health problems I recommend you consult a competent health practitioner before embarking on any course of treatment. This notice is required by the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.


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