A natural parasite cleanse includes a regimen or a diet in order to cleanse the body from any parasite infection. Having said, this technique doesn’t involve any prescribed medications or drugs.
Parasites, as the names goes, are not something that anyone would want to deal with. Most especially that health is at stake, parasites could seriously take down one’s health due to the symptoms associated with the presence of parasites.
What are Parasites?
Parasites are organisms that live in another living being in order to survive. Even though some parasites don’t manifest any symptoms, there are also ones who can seriously cause illness to its host.
We cannot deny the fact that parasite infections still affect lives of so many people even up to this very day. These kind of infections take place when parasites grow, multiply, or rather take over and invade some organs of its host.
According to research, some of the parasite infections that are commonly affecting some individuals are giardiasis, trichomoniasis, toxoplasmosis, and cryptosporidiosis.
Due to the discomfort and inconvenience, these parasites are bringing which can badly affect the everyday living of a person, researchers were able to look for ways to naturally combat parasite in order to detoxify the body.
Symptoms of Parasites
There are different ways of how one can catch a parasite. Mostly, parasites come from the food and water that we consume. There are also tropical parasites which some individuals would get from traveling.
Depending on which kind of parasite is living on the body, the symptom will always vary. However, some of the common symptoms that one can experience due to a parasite infection can include the following:
- Gas and bloating
- Irritable bowel syndrome
- Joint and muscle aches
- Skin conditions
- Sleep disorders
- Loss of appetite
- Blisters on the lips or inside the mouth
- Runny nose
- Flu-like symptoms
- Swollen lymph nodes
- Weight loss
Diagnosing a the Presence of Parasite
We cannot just simply diagnose parasite infection even if some of the symptoms mentioned above are present.
In order to confirm a parasite infection, the doctor would still have to test one’s stool twice in order to diagnose and confirm an infection.
Treatment for Parasite Infection
The kind of treatment that one will also be using will depend on the kind of parasite that has infected the host.
However, there are some parasites that will go away on their own. There are also some parasites that would take some time before they disappear. With this kind of parasites, the treatment would then depend on the doctor on what kind of medications or treatment he/she will recommend. Most likely, oral medications are prescribed since these kinds of drugs are said to be more effective in treating a parasite infection.
Furthermore, there are also some individuals who would choose to treat parasite infection natural by doing some home remedies.
Natural Parasite Cleanse
According to research, the majority of the population has parasites. This is why medical experts would recommend to do a parasite cleanse even once a year to make sure that we detoxify the body every now and then.
To do a natural parasite cleanse without going to the doctor, one may consider the following:
1. Do the Anti-Parasite Diet
To combat parasites, it is important to follow a balanced diet. Make sure that the body is getting enough nutrients to help fight off the parasites. Choosing the kind of meals is also important since a balanced diet doesn’t require processed foods and refined sugars.
Since when it comes to cleansing, the bowel movement plays an important role. We should never forget to also go after foods that are rich in fiber since these food help improve the bowel movement as we cleanse.
By simply following a nutrient-enriched diet, one has to make sure that there will be no alcoholic beverages included, no grains, and no bad carbs as well. There are also foods that contain probiotics that one can include in every meal. These probiotics are needed for the body to be protected in any kind of parasite manifestation.
2. Familiarize the Anti-Parasitic Foods
In order to effectively combat parasites, doing the anti-parasite diet while upgrading the intake of anti-parasitic foods will surely do the trick.
There is a wide option of foods that are said to be anti-parasitic since they contain some substances that are needed to protect the body from the said parasites. Some of the foods one can choose from are garlic, honey, pumpkin seeds, and papaya seeds. Probiotic fermented foods are also needed for the gut such as keifer, miso, and sauerkraut. Vegetables may also help through adding some cabbage, cauliflower, brussel sprouts, and broccoli on one’s diet.
Herbs and spices that are beneficial for the body include thyme, oregano, clove, cinnamon, and ginger. MCT Oil and Coconut Oil are both effective options which could also contribute to the parasite cleanse.
3. Consider Natural Supplements
Another way of getting rid of the parasites naturally is by considering natural supplements. There are some plant extracts that contain anti-parasitic properties that can be found in some supplements.
Some of the known supplements that are said to be conducive for parasite cleanse include Black Walnut, Wormwood, Olive Leaf, Oregano Oil, Papaya Seeds, and Grapefruit Seed Extract.
Side Effects of the Parasite Cleanse
Even if parasite cleanse is being done to treat illnesses manifested by the parasite, there are still some safety precautions that one should look out for.
Parasite cleanse may still cause some side effects on an individual. A person doing the parasite cleanse may experience the following:
- Flu-like symptoms
- Stomach cramps
Keep in mind also that not all natural supplements are suitable and guaranteed safe since every individual’s body will have to react differently on the supplementation. If one is under prescribed medications already, advice from the doctor is needed before considering supplements since the supplements may still interact with the medications.
Parasite cleanse is not also advisable if one is experiencing constipation. It would be best to up the fiber intake first before doing the parasite cleanse to make sure that the bowel movement is regular and normal.
Individuals who also have chronic health conditions and are anemic should first talk to a doctor before doing the parasite cleanse. This is because some cases were reported that the parasite cleanses only worsen the existing health conditions of some patients.