The male fern is one of the most popular and effective treatments for tape worms. The root contains an oleoresin that paralyses tapeworms and other internal parasites. Its use should be immediately followed by a non-oily purgative such as magnesium sulphate (epsom salt), Laxex in order to expel the worms from the body.
PROPERTIES: antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, astringent, febrifuge, vermifuge
Parts used: rhizome
• kill or stuns parasite including flat and tape worm
SUGGESTED DOSAGE: Tincture: 2 to 10 pumps of the spray or 10 to 60 drops three times a day
CONTRA INDICATIONS: Pregnant women and people with heart complaints should not use this herb. CAUTION: It is not a herb to fool around with it is very powerful. It is extremely important that the bowel expel the debris with a good laxative.
Please note: This information is compiled from traditional and modern herb books, articles and research. This information is summarized for its educational value and should not be used for the diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of disease. It should not be used to replace the services of a qualified practitioner.