How to Treat Chlamydia with Herbal Home Remedies

Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease. In women, its symptoms are so mild, that they are unaware of the disease until chlamydia has progressed to pelvic inflammatory disease(PID). PID is a very serious illness and is a major cause of infertility. In men, symptoms of chlamydia are immediate, including painful urination and a painful discharge from the urethra. Chlamydia often spreads to the eye and causes conjunctivitis. Chlamydia can also develop into Reiter's syndrome, a combination of severe arthritis, urethritis and conjunctivitis. Chlamydia is neither a bacteria nor a virus. It is a unique organism and is sometimes referred to as a parasite. Read on to learn how to treat chlamydia with herbal home remedies.

  1. Use usnea, or old mans beard, as a natural anti-viral. As unique as chlamydia, usnea is a cross between an algae and a moss that has broad-spectrum antiseptic powers. It kills bacteria, viruses and fungi. It is effective in ridding the body of chlamydia. Usnea has been shown to be effective against HIV, chronic fatigue syndrome and diseases associated with compromised immune function.

  2. Strengthen your immune system with goldenseal. This herb is also a broad based anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory substance. It contains berberine. Berberine eradicates chlamydia. Goldenseal also strengthens the immune system.

  3. Fight chlamydia with echinacea herb. Echinacea kills a wide variety of pathogens, including viruses, bacteria and yeast infections. It also strengthens tissues and the overall immune system.

  4. Treat chlamydia with saw palmetto. Saw palmetto is effective in treating the urinary tract symptoms of chlamydia that commonly occur in men. Saw palmetto's antiseptic properties are particularly effective in treating diseases of the urinary tract.

  5. Include gentian in your herbal remedies. Traditional Chinese medicine usually addresses chlamydia with a combination of two or three herbs. Gentian is included in all herbal remedies for the treatment of chlamydia. It treats chlamydia, herpes and gonorrhea.

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