Over 500 different organisms have been identified from the human gut. Many of these bacteria, fungi, yeasts and other organisms are beneficial; that is they produce digestive enzymes, lactic acid, and other protective compounds that keeps our bowels, and our body functioning well. Many pathogenic organisms also reside there, but will not overgrow and become a problem unless the bowel environment and our immune system become imbalanced. This is called dysbiosis. Overgrowth of Candida albicans, Giardia, other amoebas, bacteria, and other disease-causing organisms can produce digestive symptoms like pain, cramping, diarrhea, and interfere with our proper nutrition.
Treatment Plan for Bowel dysbiosis
Eating traditional fermented foods on a regular basis like sauerkraut, yogurt, and kefir, and oral supplementation of a probiotic product like various Acidophilus species can help. A course of 10 days to 2 weeks of a broad-spectrum "anti-parasite" formula containing herbs that can kill or retard the growth of various pathogens can be designed by your holistic health practitioner.
Herbal Remedies for Bowel dysbiosis
Related Bowel dysbiosis conditions
The information given here is designed to help you make informed choices about your health. The information is drawn from numerous sources—both traditional medicine practice, from the clinical experience of many herbalists currently practicing, and supported by decades of scientific research from the author. The research most consulted includes human clinical trials that help to determine the most effective and safe herbs for various needs, the best doses, and types of preparations.
The information offered in this database is not intended as a substitute for any that may have been prescribed by your health practitioner or physician.