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can you use herbs to get rid of parasites from your body?

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Yes: Many herbs can successfully treat parasites, including garlic, black walnut, gentian, quassia, and artemesia annua. The one I have had the most success with is papaya seeds- about 2 tbsp of ground papaya seeds. Of course, which herbs to use depends on which parasites you have. See http://www.Umm.Edu/altmed/articles/intestinal-parasites-000097.Htm and http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=yrgluattmzq.

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