Herbal treatment of syphilis
Although there is no completely effective alternative treatment to cure syphilis, the use of natural remedies can help traditional treatments to cure the disease or to make the body more resistant to the bacteria Treponema pallidum.
Phytotherapy: Medicinal plant remedies for syphilis
The primary role of phytotherapy in the treatment of syphilis would focus only on the use of those plants that complement the treatments applied by conventional medicine.
Given the seriousness of this disease, its implications in the global health of the rest of the population, and the fact that many natural treatments could enter in conflict with traditional medicines, these remedies should be applied only when the doctor gives his or her consent.
For natural treatment of the syphilis the importance of certain plants with the following properties should be considered:
– Plants that increase the immunity. (Antioxidant plants)
The immune system is responsible for repelling external aggression. When immune system is weak, there are many diseases that take a profit. Using plants that stimulate immunity will be a way of protecting the body and preventing the progression of infectious diseases.
Check with your doctor about the possible need to use one of the following plants:
- Green tea (Camellia sinensis)
- Wild marjoram (Origanum vulgare)
- Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)
- Fennel: (Foeniculum vulgare)
- Echinacea (Echinacea angustifolia)
- Cat’s claw: (Uncaria tomentosa)
Plants against viruses
There is evidence that some plants have antibacterial properties. Its use could be beneficial to supplement treatment with antibiotics. Check with your doctor the advisability of taking some of the following plants:
- Licorice: (Glycyrrhiza glabra)
- Saint John’s wort: (Hypericum perforatum)
- Elder (<em>Sambucus nigra</em>)
- Garlic: (Allium sativum)
More information on syphilis and its natural treatment.
3 June, 2019