Get rid of tapeworms with medicinal plants

Herbal treatment for tapeworms

Remedies for expelling tapeworms

There are very effective medical treatments to get rid of tapeworms. However, we can use a variety of natural remedies that are able to help conventional treatments to eliminate these parasites.

Phytotherapy: Herbal remedies for intestinal tapeworms

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Phytotherapy in the treatment of intestinal tapeworms involves using a number of taenifuge plants, that’s to say plant preparations able to expel tapeworms.

Of all the plant, we can mention the most important:

  • Pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo) Pumpkin seeds, for their content of cucurbitine, can expel tapeworms. (Crush 50 grams of peeled pumpkin seeds, add half a glass of water and a couple of tablespoons of honey. Mix all the ingredients well into a paste. After fasting twelve hours, eat the pasta and, after 5 hours, eat a tablespoon of castor oil. You can repeat the treatment if the first time is not effective.)
  • Garlic (Allium sativum) Sulfurous components of garlic may be useful to eliminate tapeworms. (Make an enema with liquid from the decoction for 15 minutes of 3 g of garlic cloves per liter of water.)
  • Walnut (Juglans regia) Walnut oil has been used to expel tapeworms. (At the evening meal, seasoning a dish of boiled potatoes with 60 g of walnut oil)

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Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

8 January, 2021

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