How Preppers Deal with Parasites

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Above, Dr. Josh Axe shares his tips for getting parasites out of your body.

Intestinal parasite (stomach worms) are possible in an off-grid
situation. You might be surprised to learn that you could have
them right now!

Parasites live on or in a host. They're prevalent in goats and your
cattle, as well as dogs. There are many kinds of parasites:
  • cyrptosporidiosis ~ Bleach does not kill cyrptosporidiosis
  • giardia ~ It's incredibly common in day care centers and
    nursing homes.
  • pinworms ~ itching around the anus is a telltale sign,
    particularly if you're itching at night when they are most
  • Roundworms (toxocara) ~
  • tapeworms  (cyticercosis) ~
  • toxoplasmi gondii (cat poop parasite)

More kinds of parasites...
Other kinds of parasites live on skin and hair such as head lice,
body lice (crabs), bed bugs, chiggers, fleas, ticks, ringworm or

  • Stomach and gut worms. Threadworm, hookworm are
    parasites in the intestines.

  • Skin mites. Scabies are a parasite.

  • Lice. Hair and body lice (head lice and crab lice) are a kind of

  • Giardia (protozoa). Giardia is a parasitic infection.

End the Intestinal parasite party with a parasite
You may not realize you have a small intestinal bacterial
overgrowth (SIBO). Getting rid of parasites is not fun, but you can
start to live a healthier life when you do a parasite cleanse.
Parasites contribute to leaky gut, food sensitivities and other
gastrointestinal issues. Parasites can be a root cause of
Hashimoto's and other autoimmune conditions.

Removing intestinal worms and parasites from the human colon is
a surgical procedure if they are massively invasive.

Did you know that a virus is a single-celled parasite?

  • Norovirus. Contaminated water is one source of this non-
    bacterial gastroenteritis, as is infection by food handling or
    person-to-person transmission.

  • Rotavirus. Rotavirus is a big problem in third world countries
    and could be a huge problem in the United States after
    society collapse. The source is contaminated waste that
    clings to plants.

  • Parasitic Microrganisms (the Rickettsia). The Rickettsia are
    parasites intermediate between bacteria and viruses.

Happy endings...
Let the early bird get the worm (and not you). You can be free of
internal parasites when the stuff hits the fan.

  • "Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food." ~ Hippocrates

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about intestinal parasites.

#9: Oregano Oil.
Another well known anti-parasitic is Oregano Oil. Parasites
generally come from an imbalanced gut flora and they can take
over if you have a weakened immune system. Oregano essential
oil can help with the nasty problem of parasites and it also
antibacterial effects.

#10: Foods that get rid of parasites.
Parasites cause diarrhea, which is the massive loss of fluids and
nutrients. While most people recover by remaining hydrated,
there are foods and herbs you take to help eradicate them from
your body. Some foods are natural anti-parasitics! Did you know
baking soda can kill some kinds of parasites?

You can eat the following foods to help get rid of parasites:
  • apple cider vinegar
  • Beets
  • Carrots
  • Cloves
  • Flax seeds
  • Garlic (raw) ~ take two cloves of garlic every day
  • Papaya seeds
  • Pomegranates
  • Pumpkin seeds*
  • Sunflower seeds*

Parasite Remedies
Intestinal parasites and natural remedies for preppers

How to deal with intestinal parasites.
It may seem like a creepy science-fiction movie, but tiny
monsters, little zombies, stomach worms ~ they might be inside
you right now. Parasites attach to your gut and can linger for
years before you know there's a problem.

Parasites could be inside your intestinal tract if you've ever...
  • eaten pork, sushi, undercooked meat or unwashed fruits and
  • scooped cat poop;
  • had a mosquito bite;
  • travelled to an under-developed country;
  • involved with a childcare facility or nursing home; or
  • walked barefoot.

How Preppers Deal with Parasites
Parasites (stomach worms) are plausible in an off-grid situation
when sanitation conditions aren't ideal. A parasitic infection such
as giardia or cyrptosporidiosis, is something you can avoid.
Parasites are also problematic in that they can cause digestive
disorders, fatigue and even food cravings.

Parasites start microscopic, but can grow quite large.* People
develop parasitic infections, but the symptoms often go unnoticed
or are misdiagnosed. Even if you're asymptomatic, you can pass
along the parasites. Symptoms might include fatigue, irritable
bowel, syndrome, yellow stool, bloating, cramps. Parasites can
lead to serious health problems, too, including blindness, heart
failure, seizures, and even death.

How preppers deal with parasites
Here are the prepper parasite remedies and prevention methods...

#1: Filtering Water.
Giardia intestinalis is a common parasite that's found in drinking
water, which is one of the major reasons to filter water that does
not come from a municipal water source. It comes when fecal
matter of an infected animal or person gets into the water. The
parasites live in the intestine and then pass through the feces to
another person or animal. It's disgusting to think that millions of
Giardia parasites could pass in a single bowel movement!

Access to clean water is vital and if you fall short of that you may
get a parasite. Thats why a proper water filter is essential to
prepping. A water filter that removes a minimum of 99.9999% of
waterborne bacteria and 99.9% of waterborne protozoan parasites
LifeStraw, pictured top right. Lifestraw is a water straw, but the
brand also has gravity fed water purification systems.

Another superior water purification system is the
Big Berkey which
removes pathogenic bacteria, cysts and parasites entirely and
extracts harmful chemicals such as herbicides, pesticides, VOCs,
organic solvents, radon 222 and trihalomethanes. It also reduces
nitrates, nitrites and unhealthy minerals such as lead and mercury.

#2: Clean food handling.
Prevention is always the best remedy! Clean food handling is
incredibly important to removing the threat of intestinal worms.
Food certainly will be one of the top ways to get a parasite in a
long-term emergency when access to clean water is not always
possible. In addition to ensuring you have clean water and
cleaning hands:

  • Learn how to field dress! When hunting and not properly
    field dressing you can quickly get parasites in your meat.

  • Clean cutting boards properly. Keep meat cutting boards
    separate from cutting board you use for plant-based foods.
    You'll want to bleach your cutting boards after use in an off-
    grid situation, particularly after cutting meat. It might
    surprise you to know that bleach only lasts six months, so
    you can store Steramine. The small bottle, right, contains
    enough cleaning power to make 150 gallons of solution.

  • Cook foods properly. Eating uncooked or under-cooked food
    is also a problem in that could contain Giardia organisms. Be
    discerning in how you prepare your meat.

#3: Activated Charcoal.
One way preppers deal with the problem of parasites is with
activated charcoal. The primary use of activated charcoal is as an
anti-parasitic. Activated charcoal was a medicine of ancient
Egyptians and of Native Americans, and much of this is because it
is an anti-parasitic. Think of activated charcoal as a body guard to
escort parasites out of your body. It works like a magnet to
attract heavy metals and toxins, along with parasites. They bind
to the activated charcoal.

  • NOTE: Activated charcoal's high adsorbency may reduce the
    effectiveness of certain medications, so be sure to consult
    with your physician before use. The adsorbency of activated
    charcoal means that it has the ability to extract certain
    substances from gases, liquids, or solids by causing them to
    adhere to its surface, which would have an affect on other

#4: Bromelain.
Bromelain is a protein extract derived from the stems of
pineapples and also sometimes papaya ~ it's a well known
method of getting rid of parasites. It's a protein in bromelain that
breaks down tapeworms and other intestinal parasites who would
otherwise live your body’s digestive juices just fine without such
intervention. Bromelain is a powerful weapon against parasties
because it helps your gastric juices do the job intended: digest
the contents of your stomach.

Bromelain is ideal for digestive health, but bromelain also keeps
the blood flowing. The enzymes help your digestive system break
down and absorb proteins from the foods you eat, so you'll get
more out of all the food you digest. Bromelain is a powerhouse
that helps relieve diarrhea and heart burn too.

Not everyone enjoys pineapple stems or papaya, so you'll find
bromelain is available as a dietary supplement.

#5: Fresh Green Black Walnut Wormwood Complex.
Another good anti-parasitic is an herbal supplement in liquid
Fresh Green Black Walnut  Wormwood Complex.

It's a funny and long name ~ Fresh Green Black Walnut
Wormwood Complex ~ but this powerful extract derived from the
hulls of green black walnuts, has been used for centuries as an
herbal tonic to promote healthy microbial activity.

Fresh Green Black Walnut Wormwood Complex is a bizarre
addition to the list of survival medicines. This powerful

Fresh green black walnut wormwood complex comes highly
recommended by The Patriot Nurse because it treats parasites.

#6: Bergamot.
Bergamot essential oil effective kills such parasitic worms and
promotes a healthy digestive tract. You may know bergamot from
the is the familiar taste of Earl Grey tea

traditional Chinese medicine uses bergamot for digestive therapy
to enhance energy, and soothe indigestion, and Italian folk
medicine uses bergamot for fever parasitic diseases.

Bergamot essential oil is a valuable medicinal tool for preppers  
that can help in the treatment of intestinal worms which may
develop from malnutrition.

#7: Lavender essential oil.
Another anti-parasitic essential oil to treat parasitic infections.
While inducing sleep is a popular use of
lavender essential oil,
there's so much more lavender can do. Lavender essential oil has
a history of treating burns, dealing insect bites, and also for
healing parasitic infections.

#8: Lugols (Iodine Solution).
Iodine is necessary for the thyroid gland to work properly. Did you
know all the blood in your body passes through it every 17
minutes? If your iodine intake from food and water is low, then
your gland gets deprived of this much needed element.

The iodine used in J.Crow's Lugol's solution is derived from mined
crystals, not from shellfish. Taken internally*, iodine destroys
vicious stomach bacteria, (especially
salmonella), against gas,
bloating, indigestion, heartburn. Doomed are harmful bacteria and
parasite eggs! Lugols also provides amazing relief and a calming,
soothing, peaceful state to anxiety and a manic stage. Helps
improve thyroid function as well. Add two drops to your coffee
and see!
how to get rid of parasites
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