Many people who are suffering from intestinal parasites may not even know it. The symptoms are gastrointestinal complaints, anal itching, eating disorders, nervousness, etc. If you have pets, parasites are more easily transmitted.
In this article, we’ll show you healthy and medicinal shakes that you’ll drink every morning for 15 days as a natural anti-parasite remedy.
Drink These Shakes on an Empty Stomach
Drinking one of these shakes as soon as you wake up and before you have anything else will have the the greatest effect on the body. After a good night’s rest, your body will be ready to absorb fresh nutrients.
If you suspect you might have intestinal parasites, you’ll want to drink these shakes every morning for 15 days on an empty stomach. They can even be substituted for your breakfast.
Having breakfast before 7 am is going to be more beneficial because, according to traditional Chinese medicine, your intestines are at their most active state at this time.
Ingredients to Avoid
It’s vital to start with the proper nutrition when treating intestinal parasites as they feed on certain foods.
These shakes avoid these harmful foods and we recommend that you try to go without them during your treatment.
- Sugars: Whether it’s white sugar, honey or syrup, these are a parasite’s favorite foods. The only sweetener allowed is natural stevia, which can be used either pure or refined.
- Milk: Milk is not recommended. Instead, you can use vegetable milks, or as suggested in one of the recipes, kefir.
You should also try to avoid the following foods:
- Refined flours
- Fried foods
- Alcoholic beverages
- Dairy products (creamers, cream, ice cream, etc.)
Figs and Pumpkin Seeds
Figs are a delicious fruit that promotes and naturally regulates intestinal transit. It also adds sweetness to the shake, so you won’t need to add much sweetener.
Pumpkin seeds are an ancient remedy to eliminate parasites, and they also possess other properties that make them good for your health.
- 3 figs, dried or fresh. If using dried figs, you’ll need to soak them for at least 2 hours.
- 30 raw pumpkin seeds, peeled ahead of time.
- ½ cup water, natural juice without sugar, or a vegetable based drink.
Papaya and Kefir
Papaya is a tropical fruit that’s good for treating a variety of illnesses of the gastrointestinal tract, including parasites. Adding a few of its seeds to your shake will increase its therapeutic properties.
Kefir is a fermented dairy product that improves the bacterial flora in the intestines, making it essential for fighting parasites.
These two ingredients combine to make a delicious shake with a creamy texture that’s great for the whole family. You can sweeten it with a little stevia.
- ½ cup peeled papaya
- 15 papaya seeds
- ½ cup kefir (If you make it yourself you can use goat’s milk for its even lower lactose content.)
- Stevia to taste
Grapefruit and Olive Oil
This shake is not for everyone’s palate. However, it’s a great depurative that not only fights parasites, but will also help cleanse the liver and kidneys.
Grapefruit is a type of citrus that’s cleansing, and as with papaya, its seeds also eliminate intestinal parasites.
Extra virgin olive oil facilitates the removal of pathogens in addition to many other properties that are beneficial to your health.
This shake is more therapeutic than tasty, but we can alternate it with the shakes mentioned above, or take it right before bed.
- A peeled grapefruit with the seeds intact
- A tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil
If the blender doesn’t do a good job of breaking up the seeds, you can eat them before drinking. You can also sweeten this shake with a little stevia to improve the taste.