Para Biotic Plus is an excellent choice in the management of infection in individuals population. It is safe for use in adolescents over age 12, and adults. Children under the age of 12 should not use this formula, during pregnancy, or by nursing mothers. ParaBiotic Plus is a safe, non-prescription alternative for infections of many types. The ingredients in ParaBiotic Plus have been proven over decades of clinical use and shown effective in clinical trials. Many nutritionally oriented physicians find that specific botanicals are highly effective for treating infections.
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Berberis vulgaris has been used for centuries for lung, spleen and liver diseases. Berberis is used for infections including diseases of the urinary tract. Traditional uses include liver and gallbladder disease, jaundice, splenopathy, indigestion, diarrhea, tuberculosis, renal disease, urinary tract disorders, gout, rheumatism, arthritis (perhaps an intestinal dysbiosis link), lumbago, malaria, and leishmaniasis.
Berberine Sulfate is a concentrate of the main active ingredient in berberine containing botanicals. As such, it intensifies the action of Berberis vulgaris.
Arctostaphylos Uva Ursi (uva ursi) has its traditional use in the treatment of urinary tract infections. Recently sensitivity cultures and clinical treatment has found a favorable use for uva ursi in bacterial and fungal intestinal dysbiosis treatment. Uva ursis active ingredients are found in its hydroquinone glycosides (arbutins), tannins, mono and triterpenes, and flavonoids.
Grapefruit Seed extract has been shown to be effective in the treatment of various bowel pathogens. Specifically Candida and Geotrichum yeast species, as well as hemolytic coliform bacteria have been highly sensitive to Grapefruit seed extract. It had no adverse affects on normal fecal organisms. individuals taking Grapefruit seed extract noticed improvement in constipation, flatulence and abdominal discomfort.
Juglans nigra (Black Walnut Hull) has a long traditional use as a vermifuge. It has been successfully employed in the treatment of flukes and many intestinal worms.
Thymus vulgaris (Thyme) is often used to treat coughs and bronchitis. Thyme is a bronchial antispasmodic, an expectorant, and an antibacterial agent. Thyme is used in the treatment of whooping cough, bronchitis, congestion of the upper respiratory tract, urinary infections, and parasitic intestinal infections (vermicide). Active ingredients include its volatile oils (thymol, p-cymene, carvacrol, borneol, linalool), caffeic acid, flavonoids, and triterpenes.
Origanum vulgare (Oregano) has often been used to treat respiratory disorders and complaints such as coughs and bronchial congestion, as well as urinary infections/disorders and rheumatoid arthritis (possible intestinal dysbiosis link). Present day use is often as an antifungal for conditions such as candidiasis.
Olea europaea (Olive leaf) extract is reported to have treated over 650 pathogens successfully! Olive leaf extract is antiviral, antifungal, antibacterial, antiamoebic, antimycoplasmal and antichlamydial. In animal studies it is hypotensive, antiarrhythmic and spasmolytic. It enhances coronary circulation. Active ingredients include its mono and triterpenes, and flavonoids.
Artemesia anuua (Wormwood) extract possesses antimicrobial effects and is used in the treatment of malaria (specifically Plasmodium falciparum). Artemesia is often used to treat loss of appetite, dyspepsia, liver/gallbladder complaints, intestinal bloating, worm infestations, intermittent fevers, gastric insufficiency, gastritis, stomachache, and intestinal atony.
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