Archive | May, 2012

Psyllium Husk

A Candida overgrowth will often spread through your digestive tract if it is left unchecked but the cleanliness of your intestines will have a direct effect upon speed and severity of this. Mucous and fecal deposits can build up in the twists and turns of you intestines and act as a breading ground for Candida yeast cells, parasites and […]

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Bentonite Clay

Sometimes known  as Montmorillonite, Bentonite Clay is an edible form of volcanic ash and one of the most  effective cleansing clays used to treat a range of external and internal maladies. It is composed of small particles that increase in volume considerably in liquid. Due to these powerful absorbing properties, it is often used in colon cleanses […]

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Choosing the right Probiotic

Good quality probiotics are a vital element in the successful treatment of a Candida overgrowth. When combined with a suitable diet and the correct anti-fungals you create an environment where Candida can no longer spread and cause damage to your system. There are two fundamental ways in which probiotics work to attack Candida. Recent research has show that Candida thrives in an Alkaline […]

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Antifungal properties of Coconut Oil

There are many health benefits that the Coconut has to offer, from its nourishing milk, filtered water and nutritious flesh to the versatile oil, the Coconut is a full meal in itself. The oil is especially important for the Candida sufferer as it is one of the most powerful antifungals there is, containing 3 fatty acids Lauric acid, Capric […]

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How to make Kefir

A fermented milk drink, Kefir is a wonderful natural probiotic that goes a long way in restoring and maintaining a healthy gut flora. Any Candida treatment plan will benefit from a course of either commercial or home made Kefir, to not only treat the Candida infection but to also keep it at bay in the […]

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Benefits of Red Reishi

The Latin name for the Red Reishi mushroom is Ganoderma Lucidum and has been favored for centuries by oriental medicine for its powerful immune system enhancing properties. There are several health benefits that come from taking the mushroom but it is especially good in Candida treatments where Leaky Gut Syndrome is present, due in part to its adaptogenic properties. ‘Apaptogenic’ […]

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Benefits of Echinacea

One of the main factors that makes it possible for a Candida Albicans overgrowth to occur is a weakened immune system, whether it is caused by stress, antibiotics, poor diet or adrenal fatigue. Echinacea is well know for its powerful immune boosting properties and if used in the correct way will help support your Candida […]

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Benefits of Cat’s Claw

This tropical vine from South American has been used by the indigenous people for over 2000 years in herbal remedies. It gets it’s unusual name from the thorns of the vine that resemble those of a ‘cat’s claw’ or Una de Gato to use it’s local Spanish name. Cat’s Claw is useful for the Candida suffer […]

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