Herbs That Are Associated With Treating Candida Symptoms
There are a number of herbs that can help control Candida. Studies from Germany, Russia, England and Hungary show that the Candida yeast fungi are inhibited by many plants whose essential oils are potent anti-fungal agents—cloves, cinnamon, allspice, tea tree, lavender, garlic and chamomile.
Below is a list of herbs that can be beneficial in treating the symptoms of Candida.
Black walnut is derived from the unripe fruit, leaves and bark of the black walnut tree.
The bark, husk and leaves of the Black Walnut tree have been used as medicine for centuries in North America – the bark for toothache, the inner bark as a laxative, the juice for ringworm and the leaves for bedbugs and mites.
Black Walnut contains natural tannins that kill parasites, yeast and fungus.
In one study, fresh black walnut husks killed Candida yeast better that commonly prescribed antifungal medications.
Suggested use; Take one drop four times a day on the first day. Increase to two drops the second day and to three drops the third day. Take three drops a day four times a day for 11 days. Take the extract 15 minutes before eating a meal.
Pau D’arco is the bark of a rainforest tree which is inherently anti-fungal.
PAU D’ ARCO is a natural grown herb that is derived from the inner bark of the Tabebuia Avellanedae or Tabebuia Impetiginosa (Taheebo) tree grown in South America . Pau d’ Arco Tea has been used for many centuries by theIndio tribes of South America .
Pau d’arco, an all natural anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal agent, has been shown to be effective against Candida, herpes, cancer, AIDS & more.
It contains several classes of compounds, Lapachol, Xyloidone and various napthaquinones, all of which have been shown to inhibit the growth of Candida.
Caution! Pau D’arco is not recommended during pregnancy nor while breastfeeding.
Olive leaf extract exhibits important antiviral, anti-fungal, antibacterial, antioxidant and hypoglycemic (blood sugar lowering) effects. Olive oil has been shown as being extraordinarily effective against both Candida and yeast infections and a large number of viruses including Epstein Barr, Coxackie, herpes, HIV, influenza, rhinovirus and all myxoviruses.
Olive Leaf is a killer of most pathogens. Once the pathogens have been stunned or killed off, the immune system can rebuild itself and cure the disease or get rid of the symptoms.
Oregon Grape Tea which has both antifungal and antibacterial properties. It is very popular these days as a treatement against Candida Albicans.
Oregon Grape is usually consumed as a tea or a tincture. To make the tea, boil 2 teaspoons of Oregon Grape root in 2 cups of water for fifteen minutes. 2-3 cups per day should be enough.
Garlic has also demonstrated significant antifungal activity both in animal and laboratory studies.
Garlic detoxifies the body and protects against infection. Garlic is believed by many nutritionists to have natural anti-fungal properties.
Garlic shows great promise in inhibiting the growth of the fungus, and may help to prevent Candida. Fresh garlic is considered best, although premium garlic supplements such as Kyolic offer the advantage of reduced odors. Many aged Garlic extracts have been shown to effectively kill the yeast Candida albicans in various studies. Garlic extracts have been proven to contain broad-spectrum anti-microbial activity against many types of bacteria and fungi.
Preliminary results from test tube and animal studies suggest that cinnamon oil and cinnamon extract have anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, and anti-parasitic properties. Cinnamon has been found to be active against Candida albicans, the fungus responsible for vaginal yeast infections and thrush (oral yeast infection), Helicobacter pylori (the bacteria that causes stomach ulcers), and even head lice.
Coconut oil is rich in medium-chain fatty acids that provide unique benefits for the digestive process. They have anti-microbial properties; that is, they fight against pathogenic viruses, yeasts, bacteria and parasites in the gut. These special fats are also the preferred food for beneficial bacteria in the colon.
Lauric acid in virgin coconut oil appears to kill lipid-coated bacteria but does not appear to harm “friendly” intestinal bacteria. Research shows that the medium chain fatty acids in coconut oil have anti-fungal properties, so not only will they kill disease-causing bacteria and leave good bacteria alone, they will also kill Candida and other fungi in the intestinal tract, supporting a healthy intestinal environment.