May 1 18

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by Greg
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Jan 5 14

Five Essential Oils for Fighting a Persistent Mycoplasma Infection

by Greg

steaks

I once asked my mom for her secret recipe for barbeque steak. I would savor each bite as it filled my mouth with delicious flavor. I started salivating when I read her well-worn 3×5 card with the list of ingredients: steak, garlic (lots!), sugar, soy sauce, spring onions, rice wine, pepper, sesame seeds, and sesame oil. I felt like I discovered her hidden secret for flavor when I read: “poke holes in the meat with a fork and marinade overnight in the refrigerator.”

How can knowing about marinades help you to fight a persistent mycoplasma infection?

Mycoplasma infections can be found throughout into the body
Mycoplasmas are very small bacteria that can spread throughout the body and have been found especially in the lungs and heart1, central nervous system2, and the blood3. Mycoplasma infections have been linked to illnesses including: multiple sclerosis4, cancer5, chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia6, arthritis and hepatitus7. Patients report a wide range of symptoms including: respiratory tract infections, fever, chest pain, neurological problems, meningitis, encephalitis, and hemolytic anemia. These symptoms may persist despite antibiotic treatment because mycoplasma can develop drug resistance.

Antibiotic resistant mycoplasma infections are being found across the world
In multiple studies, macrolide or tetracycline antibiotic resistant mycoplasma have been found in North America8, Asia9,10, and Europe11. These germs can also form biofilms12, which can increase drug resistance up to five-thousand fold13. In addition to developing drug resistance, these germs can also hide inside cells14 which makes killing them much more challenging.

What else besides antibiotics can help you fight a persistent biofilm and intracellular mycoplasma infection?

Essential oils may help you fight a persistent mycoplasma infection
Fortunately, there are five essential oils that have anti-mycoplasma properties. These oils have been effective against multiple mycoplasma species. When these oils are formulated into a microparticle called a liposome, they may have a greater ability to penetrate deeper into biofilms and inside cells and kill mycoplasma in their hiding places. Fortunately, these essential oils have been used safely for decades for food preservation and in therapeutic treatments topically and internally.

Anti-Mycoplasma Essential Oil #1: Bergamot orange, Citrus Bergamia
The properties of this essential oil are cooling, refreshing, and astringent. It is recognized by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS)15. However, bergamot essential oils that contain furanocoumarins are phototoxic potentially carcinogenic, and can lead to blistering if exposed to UV light or sunlight after being applied to the skin topically. Fortunately, there are furanocoumarin-free oils, labelled as bergamot essential oil (FCF) which are non-toxic16.

In one experiment, bergamot essential oil and its major components (limonene, linalyl acetate and linalool were tested against forty-two strains of Mycoplasma hominis, two strains of Mycoplasma fermentans, and one strain of Mycoplasma pneumoniae. All strains were inhibited at 0.5% (M. hominis and M. pneumonia) to 1% (M. fermentans) minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) levels by bergamot essential oil. Linalyl acetate was highly effective against M. hominis and M. pneumonia with MIC levels of 0.015% and M. fermentan at MIC levels of 0.12%. Linalool had MIC values of 0.015% against M. pneumoniae, 0.06% MIC levels against M. fermentans, and 1% MIC levels against M. hominis. Limonene had MIC levels of 0.03% against M. pneumoniae, 1% against M. fermentans, and >4% against M. hominis17.

In other experiments, liposomal bergamot essential oil demonstrated anti-cancer properties18, the essential oil modulates intracellular calcium levels19, vaporized bergamot and orange essential oils remove methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus sp. (VRE) and their biofilms20, lavender and bergamot essential oil mixture helps to reduce anxiety and depression21, and bergamot essential oil has anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant effects22. Another essential oil derived from tea tree also has anti-mycoplasma properties.

Anti-Mycoplasma Essential Oil #2: Tea tree, Melaleuca alternifolia
The properties of this essential oil are warming and fragrant. High doses, approximately a teaspoon to a half a teacup, of tea tree oil have resulted in ataxia, drowsiness, diarrhea, unconsciousness, and allergic reactions. Maximum topical dose is 15% when combined with other essential oils or carrier oils23.

In two studies, tea tree essential oil demonstrated anti-mycoplasma effects at very low concentrations. Against M. pneumoniae, MIC was 0.006% for the wild type and 0.003% against mutant strains24. In the second study, M. pneumoniae showed MIC values of 0.01%, M. fermentans, showed MIC values of 0.06%, and M. hominis was 0.12%25.

In other studies, tea tree has been effective against drug resistant MRSA, streptococcus, and candida26, reducing inflammation and stimulating pro-inflammatory cytokines27, and preventing influenza28. A combination of essential oils also demonstrated anti-mycoplasma properties in an animal study.

Anti-Mycoplasma Essential Oils #3: Peppermint, Mentha piperita combined with #4 Eucalyptus, species
The properties of peppermint essential oil are cooling, releases the exterior, and pungent. It is recognized by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS)29. However, massive doses of peppermint essential oils, 4g/kg, produce neurotoxicity, hepatotoxicity, convulsions, and paralysis in animal studies30.

In one animal study, a commercial combination of peppermint and eucalyptus essential oils (Mentofin) helped to reduce the effects of a Mycoplasma gallisepticum and H9N2 infection in chickens by reducing mucus production and levels of intracellular infection³¹. In laboratory studies, peppermint essential oil combined with beta-lactam antibiotics reduces antibiotic resistance in drug resistant E. coli³², demonstrated moderate antibacterial activity against: Listeria monocytogenes, Clostridium perfringens, Bacillus cereus, Staphylococcus aureus, Enterococcus faecium, Enterococcus faecalis, and Staphylococcus epidermidis, Salmonella enterica, and Pseudomonas aeruginosa³³, inhibits candida and it’s biofilms³⁴., and peppermint combined with spearmint essential oil reduces chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting³⁵. Peppermint essential oil use is contraindicated in cases of cardiac fibrillation and in patients with a G6PD (Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase) deficiency.

Anti-Mycoplasma Essential oil #4 Eucalyptus, spp
The properties of eucalyptus essential oil are cooling, disperses wind, and releases the exterior. This essential oil is contraindicated in patients with inflammatory disease in their gastro-intestinal tract and bile ducts, and in cases with severe liver disease³⁶. Multiple cases of acute toxicity have been reported in adults and children after ingesting 5 ml to 75 ml with signs of central nervous system depression, abnormal respiration, and pinpoint pupils. Other symptoms of acute toxicity may include: stomach pain, vomiting, weak legs, cold sweats, headaches, and even death.

In laboratory and animal tests, eucalyptus essential oil demonstrated anti-bacterial activity against E. coli³⁷, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE), multi-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa, ESBL-producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae³⁸, Streptococcus mutans³⁹, Candida albicans⁴⁰, and reduces inflammation⁴¹. In addition to peppermint and eucalyptus, cinnamon oil was also effective at inhibiting mycoplasma.

Anti-Mycoplasma Essential Oil #5 Cinnamon bark
The properties of cinnamon essential oil are hot and sweet. It is recognized by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS)⁴². In a lab study, cinnamon bark essential oil had antimicrobial activity against fifty clinical isolates of Mycoplasma hominis⁴³. In multiple lab studies, cinnamon bark essential oil has also been effective against drug persistent Lyme disease and it’s biofilms⁴⁴, drug-resistant Candida⁴⁵, Brucella abortus⁴⁶, and Aspergillus mold species and it’s toxins⁴⁷. In another lab study, liposomal cinnamon bark essential oil was effective at inhibiting drug resistant staphylococcus (MRSA) and it’s biofilms⁴⁸.

Caution: cinnamon oil has produced allergic dermatitis in some cases when placed on the skin. This oil may interfere with blood clotting. In one case, a boy drank 60 ml of cinnamon oil upon a dare and experienced symptoms of burning sensation in the mouth, chest and stomach, dizziness, double vision, nausea, vomiting and later collapsed. Microparticle essential oils may help enhance the fight against persistent mycoplasma symptoms.

Patients with mycoplasma report a significant reduction of chronic symptoms
After taking internal doses of microparticle “liposomal” essential oil mixtures containing one or more of the oils above, several patients have reported significant reduction in muscular and joint pain, headaches, insomnia, inflammation, fatigue, and mental fog, and confusion. In some cases, symptoms were aggravated due to a toxic die off Herxheimer reaction. Using essential oils in a careful, targeted strategy may help to reduce persistent mycoplasma symptoms.

The right essential oils can help you to fight off a persistent mycoplasma infection
Just like the right marinade, the proper anti-mycoplasma essential oils in a microparticle liposome may penetrate deeper into cells, under biofilms, and into the brain where mycoplasmas can cause troubling symptoms. These oils may help to significantly reduce the persistent pain, fatigue, and mental fog caused by these germs. Since these oils come with cautions and contraindications on their use, work with a Lyme literate essential oil practitioner to develop a safe and effective essential oil strategy for your condition.

– Greg

P.S. Do you have experiences where treatment or remedies helped you eliminate or reduce inflammation and fatigue from a mycoplasma infection? Tell us about it.

>> Next step: Come to our live evening lecture: Getting Rid of Lyme Disease in Frederick, Maryland on Monday January 8th at 6pm to learn more about treatments and remedies for stopping treatment resistant mycoplasma, Lyme disease, drug resistant infections, neurological problems, inflammation, and pain: http://goodbyelyme.com/events/get_rid_lyme


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Jul 29 18

Can These Essential Oils Help Lyme Disease Patients Overcome Chronic Candida Infections?

by Greg

For people diagnosed with Lyme disease that have persistent Candida infections
by Greg Lee

Have you ever been frustrated by a really slow computer? A month ago, I was making a video and it took f-o-r-e-v-e-r to edit the final version. The computer was being choked by a group of programs called “Bloatware.” These programs ate up huge amounts of disk space and processing which turned my computer into a slow moving tortoise.

How is Bloatware that slows down your computer similar to recurring Candida infections in people also diagnosed with Lyme disease?

Just like Bloatware, Candida can slow you down by eating up your valuable energy and increasing inflammation
According to the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Candida lives on the skin and in the digestive tract without normally causing symptoms. Candida can cause local infections in the mouth, throat, esophagus and in the vagina. Candida can also cause systemic infections which affect the blood, heart, brain, eyes, bones, and other parts of the body1. Symptoms found in persistent Candida infections can include leaky gut, irritable bowel syndrome2, chronic fatigue3, arthritis4, clinical depression5, cerebral abscesses6, neck stiffness, seizures7, fever, chills, weakness, and death8. An immune system weakened by Lyme disease may make people more vulnerable to Candida infections.

Lyme disease patients may be more susceptible to recurring Candida infections
A Lyme disease infection may weaken the immune system and make people more susceptible to opportunistic Candida infections9. Also, many Lyme patients receive prolonged antibiotic therapy which can kill off healthy gut microbes and can lead to irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), leaky gut and Candida overgrowth10. Another theory for chronic Candida in Lyme patients is an inability to produce the necessary inflammatory compounds for eliminating yeast infections.

Chronic Candida infection patients may not be able to produce important anti-fungal inflammatory compounds
In a UK study on chronic Candida infection patients, Interleukin-2 (IL-2), Interleukin-12 (IL-12) production was significantly lower and Interleukin-6 (IL-6) production was much higher11. The study indicates that Candida patients over produce IL-6 which can lead to decreased IL-12. Lower IL-12 is correlated with the inability to clear fungal infections. Patients with gastrointestinal Candida have higher levels of Interleukin-17 (IL-17) which promotes fungal colonization12. Not only Candida, but also Lyme infections can lead to excess inflammation production.

Excess inflammatory compounds may also prevent clearing of Lyme as well as Candida
Increased IL-6 leading to decreased levels of IL-12 may enable Lyme and Candida infections to persist. In neurological Lyme patients, higher levels of inflammatory compounds including IL-6, IL-2, Interleukin-5 (IL-5), Interleukin-10 (IL-10), and CXCL13 were found in spinal fluid13. In a Borrelia infected mice study, decreased IL-12 lead to decreased arthritis and increased levels of Lyme disease in tissues14. In another study, increased IL-17 led to the development of destructive arthritis in mice infected with Borrelia15. Drug resistant strains of Candida may also lead to persistent yeast infections in Lyme patients.

Candida can persist despite multiple anti-fungal medications
In the US and Canada, multi-drug resistant strains of Candida have been found in immune compromised patients16. Candida can also produce a protective slime called a “biofilm” which may make infections up to 1000x more drug resistant17. As a result of resistant and biofilm forms of Candida, Lyme patients undergoing antibiotic therapy may experience recurring Candida infections.

Are there natural remedies that can help to reduce recurring symptoms by targeting antibiotic resistant and biofilm forms of Candida?

Fortunately, there are five essential oils that have been effective against drug resistant and biofilm forms of Candida
In a multiple studies, essential oils were effective at inhibiting drug resistant forms of Candida than anti-fungal medications. Other essential oils were highly effective at reducing Candida biofilms. Many of these essential oils have been used safely for years in our food supply18 and to help patients with Candida and Lyme disease to reduce relapsing symptoms. Microparticle “liposome” essential oils have greater penetration into organs and tissues in animal and lab studies19.

Anti-Drug Resistant Candida Essential Oil #1: Clove Bud
Clove bud essential oil demonstrated considerable anti-fungal properties against Fluconazole-resistant strains of Candida in one lab study20. In another study, clove bud exhibited anti-biofilm activity against Candida species biofilms21. In another lab study, clove bud inhibited IL-6, interleukin-1beta (IL-1β), and IL-1022.

Clove bud essential oil eradicated all Lyme disease persister cells and dissolved biofilms in a lab study23. In multiple animal and lab studies, clove bud oil has also been effective against biofilms produced by Staphylococcus aureus24, E. Coli25, and Aeromonas hydrophila26. In multiple lab studies, clove oil inhibits Salmonella typhimurium, E. coli, B. cereus, Listeria innocua, Morganella morganii, Listeria monocytogenes, Enterobacteriaceae, S. aureus, and Pseudomonas species27. This oil also posses potent anti-fungal properties against  Aspergillus flavus28.

Clove bud oil use is cautioned in pregnancy. This oil has anti-coagulant properties and is cautioned with the use of diabetic medications, anticoagulant medications, after major surgery, peptic ulcer, hemophilia, and other bleeding disorders. It may interact with pethidine, MAOIs or SSRIs. It is also cautioned against using this oil on diseased or damaged, or hypersensitive skin, and with children under 2 years old This oil has US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) generally recognized as safe (GRAS) status29. Similar to clove bud oil, tea tree has excellent anti-Candida properties.

Anti-Drug Resistant Candida Essential Oil #2: Tea Tree
In lab studies, tea tree oil inhibited drug resistant Candida strains30 and was effective at inhibiting biofilm growth31. Tea tree oil was also effective against Staphylococcus epidermidis, Escherichia coli, Saccharomyces cerevisiae32, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and its biofilm,33 Aspergillus niger, Aspergillus flavus34, Aspergillus fumigatus, Penicillium chrysogenum35, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Mycoplasma hominis and Mycoplasma fermentans36, group A streptococcus37, Fusarium graminearum, Fusarium culmorum, Pyrenophora graminea38, Alternaria alternata, Botrytis cinerea and Fusarium oxysporum39 in lab and animal studies.

In an endotoxin lab study, tea tree essential oil was effective at lowering inflammatory compounds IL-1β, IL-6 and IL-1040. In another lab study, tea tree oil decreased IL-2 and increased anti-inflammatory compound IL-441. Caution: some cases have  been reported where tea tree oil caused allergic dermatitis when placed on the skin42. In five cases, high doses of this oil internally, 0.5-1.0 ml/kg, have produced central nervous system symptoms of loss of coordination, drowsiness, unconsciousness, diarrhea, and abdominal pain43. Just like tea tree, geranium essential oil has multiple anti-Candida properties.

Anti-Drug Resistant Candida Essential Oil #3: Geranium
In multiple lab studies, geranium oil inhibited Fluconazole resistant Candida strains44 and inhibited multiple Candida species biofilms45. Geranium oil was also effective at significantly decreasing inflammatory compounds IL-6, IL-10, IL-2 and COX-2 levels when exposed to Candida proteins in another lab study46. In a mouse study, this oil inhibited the degranulation of mast cells47.

The use of geranium oil is cautioned with diabetes medications, drugs metabolized by CYP2B6, and has a low risk of skin sensitization48. Just like geranium, savory reduced resistant forms of Candida.

Anti-Drug Resistant Candida Essential Oil #4: Savory
Due to their compositional similarity, winter and summer savory essential oils are grouped together here. In one lab study, winter savory essential oil was highly effective at inhibiting drug resistant strains of Candida glabrata49. In another lab study, summer savory essential oil demonstrated substantial anti-fungal activity against Candida albicans and it’s biofilms50.

Since these oils may inhibit blood clotting; use is cautioned with anticoagulant medications, major surgery, peptic ulcer, hemophilia, other bleeding disorders. Use is also cautioned with diabetic medications, use on mucous membranes due to a moderate risk of irritation and use on hypersensitive, diseased or damaged skin due to a low risk of skin irritation. Use is also cautioned in children under 2 years of age51. Similar to savory, lemon has demonstrated anti-Candida properties.

Anti-Drug Resistant Candida Essential Oil #5: Lemon
In lab studies, lemon essential oil was effective at inhibiting drug-resistant Candida species52. This oil was also 100% effective at reducing a mixed species Candida albicans and E. Coli biofilm53. If applied to the skin, skin must not be exposed to sunlight or sunbed rays for 12 hours54. These essential oils in combination may help to reduce relapsing symptoms caused by drug resistant and biofilm forms of Candida in patients with Lyme disease.

Essential oils may help to reduce recurring symptoms caused by antifungal resistant and biofilm forms of Candida
Similar to deleting the Bloatware off your computer to speed it up, a powerful combination of essential oils may help you to overcome energy draining and relapsing symptoms caused by drug resistant and biofilm forms of Candida. Formulating these remedies into microparticle liposomes may enhance the stability and extend the anti-fungal activity of these essential oils. Since these essential oils have cautions and contraindications on their use, work with a Lyme literate essential oil practitioner to develop a proper, safe, and effective strategy for your condition.

– Greg

P.S. Do you have experiences where treatment or remedies helped you reduce recurring symptoms from recurring Candida infections? Tell us about it.

>> Next step: Come to our live evening lecture: Getting Rid of Chronic Lyme Disease Issues in Frederick, Maryland on Wednesday August 1st at 6pm to learn more about treatments and remedies for multiple infections, natural methods for reducing neurological problems, inflammation, and pain caused by Lyme disease, Candida, co-infections, parasites, and mold. http://goodbyelyme.com/events/get_rid_lyme


1 “Invasive Candidiasis | Candidiasis | Types of Fungal Diseases | Fungal Diseases | CDC,” April 25, 2018. https://www.cdc.gov/fungal/diseases/candidiasis/invasive/index.html.

2 Kogan, Mikhail, Carlos Cuellar Castillo, and Melissa S. Barber. “Chronic Rhinosinusitis and Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A Case Report.” Integrative Medicine (Encinitas, Calif.) 15, no. 3 (June 2016): 44–54.

3 Evengård, Birgitta, Hanna Gräns, Elisabeth Wahlund, and Carl Erik Nord. “Increased Number of Candida Albicans in the Faecal Microflora of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Patients during the Acute Phase of Illness.” Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology 42, no. 12 (December 2007): 1514–15. https://doi.org/10.1080/00365520701580397.

4 Murray, H. W., M. A. Fialk, and R. B. Roberts. “Candida Arthritis. A Manifestation of Disseminated Candidiasis.” The American Journal of Medicine 60, no. 4 (April 1976): 587–95.

5 Irving, G., D. Miller, A. Robinson, S. Reynolds, and A. J. Copas. “Psychological Factors Associated with Recurrent Vaginal Candidiasis: A Preliminary Study.” Sexually Transmitted Infections 74, no. 5 (October 1998): 334–38.

6 Yampolsky, Claudio, Marcelo Corti, and Ricardo Negroni. “Fungal Cerebral Abscess in a Diabetic Patient Successfully Treated with Surgery Followed by Prolonged Antifungal Therapy.” Revista Iberoamericana De Micología 27, no. 1 (March 31, 2010): 6–9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.riam.2009.12.001.

7 Queiroz, L. S., A. Nucci, and J. L. De Faria. “[Systemic candidiasis with localization in the brain. Anatomo-clinical study of 5 cases].” Arquivos De Neuro-Psiquiatria 34, no. 1 (March 1976): 18031.

8 Girishkumar, H., A. M. Yousuf, J. Chivate, and E. Geisler. “Experience with Invasive Candida Infections.” Postgraduate Medical Journal 75, no. 881 (March 1999): 151–53.

9 Smith, Aaron, John Oertle, Dan Warren, and Dino Prato. “Chronic Lyme Disease Complex and Its Commonly Undiagnosed Primary and Secondary Co-Infections.” Open Journal of Medical Microbiology 05 (January 1, 2015): 143–58. https://doi.org/10.4236/ojmm.2015.53018.

10 Kogan, Mikhail, Carlos Cuellar Castillo, and Melissa S. Barber. “Chronic Rhinosinusitis and Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A Case Report.” Integrative Medicine (Encinitas, Calif.) 15, no. 3 (June 2016): 44–54.

11 Lilic, Desa, Ian Gravenor, Neil Robson, David A. Lammas, Pam Drysdale, Jane E. Calvert, Andrew J. Cant, and Mario Abinun. “Deregulated Production of Protective Cytokines in Response to Candida Albicans Infection in Patients with Chronic Mucocutaneous Candidiasis.” Infection and Immunity 71, no. 10 (October 2003): 5690–99. https://doi.org/10.1128/IAI.71.10.5690-5699.2003.

12 Kumamoto, Carol A. “Inflammation and Gastrointestinal Candida Colonization.” Current Opinion in Microbiology 14, no. 4 (August 2011): 386–91. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mib.2011.07.015.

13 Cerar, T., K. Ogrinc, S. Lotrič-Furlan, J. Kobal, S. Levičnik-Stezinar, F. Strle, and E. Ružić-Sabljić. “Diagnostic Value of Cytokines and Chemokines in Lyme Neuroborreliosis.” Clinical and Vaccine Immunology 20, no. 10 (October 1, 2013): 1578–84. https://doi.org/10.1128/CVI.00353-13.

14 Anguita, J, D H Persing, M Rincon, S W Barthold, and E Fikrig. “Effect of Anti-Interleukin 12 Treatment on Murine Lyme Borreliosis.” Journal of Clinical Investigation 97, no. 4 (February 15, 1996): 1028–34.

15 Burchill, Matthew A., Dean T. Nardelli, Douglas M. England, David J. DeCoster, John A. Christopherson, Steven M. Callister, and Ronald F. Schell. “Inhibition of Interleukin-17 Prevents the Development of Arthritis in Vaccinated Mice Challenged with Borrelia Burgdorferi.” Infection and Immunity 71, no. 6 (June 1, 2003): 3437–42. https://doi.org/10.1128/IAI.71.6.3437-3442.2003.

16 Colombo, Arnaldo L., João N. de Almeida Júnior, and Jesus Guinea. “Emerging Multidrug-Resistant Candida Species.” Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases 30, no. 6 (December 2017): 528–38. https://doi.org/10.1097/QCO.0000000000000411.

17 Potera, Carol. “ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE: Biofilm Dispersing Agent Rejuvenates Older Antibiotics.” Environmental Health Perspectives 118, no. 7 (July 2010): A288.

18 Hyldgaard, Morten, Tina Mygind, and Rikke Louise Meyer. “Essential Oils in Food Preservation: Mode of Action, Synergies, and Interactions with Food Matrix Components.” Frontiers in Microbiology 3 (January 25, 2012). https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2012.00012.

19 Sherry, Mirna, Catherine Charcosset, Hatem Fessi, and Hélène Greige-Gerges. “Essential Oils Encapsulated in Liposomes: A Review.” Journal of Liposome Research 23, no. 4 (December 2013): 268–75. https://doi.org/10.3109/08982104.2013.819888.

20 Pinto, Eugénia, Luís Vale-Silva, Carlos Cavaleiro, and Lígia Salgueiro. “Antifungal Activity of the Clove Essential Oil from Syzygium Aromaticum on Candida, Aspergillus and Dermatophyte Species.” Journal of Medical Microbiology 58, no. Pt 11 (November 2009): 1454–62. https://doi.org/10.1099/jmm.0.010538-0.

21 Khan, Mohd Sajjad Ahmad, and Iqbal Ahmad. “Biofilm Inhibition by Cymbopogon Citratus and Syzygium Aromaticum Essential Oils in the Strains of Candida Albicans.” Journal of Ethnopharmacology 140, no. 2 (March 27, 2012): 416–23. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2012.01.045.

22 Bachiega, Tatiana Fernanda, João Paulo Barreto de Sousa, Jairo Kenupp Bastos, and José Maurício Sforcin. “Clove and Eugenol in Noncytotoxic Concentrations Exert Immunomodulatory/Anti‐inflammatory Action on Cytokine Production by Murine Macrophages.” Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology 64, no. 4 (February 7, 2012): 610–16. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.2042-7158.2011.01440.x.

23 Feng, Jie, Shuo Zhang, Wanliang Shi, Nevena Zubcevik, Judith Miklossy, and Ying Zhang. “Selective Essential Oils from Spice or Culinary Herbs Have High Activity against Stationary Phase and Biofilm Borrelia Burgdorferi.” Frontiers in Medicine 4 (2017). https://doi.org/10.3389/fmed.2017.00169.

24 Budri, P. E., N. C. C. Silva, E. C. R. Bonsaglia, A. Fernandes Júnior, J. P. Araújo Júnior, J. T. Doyama, J. L. Gonçalves, M. V. Santos, D. Fitzgerald-Hughes, and V. L. M. Rall. “Effect of Essential Oils of Syzygium Aromaticum and Cinnamomum Zeylanicum and Their Major Components on Biofilm Production in Staphylococcus Aureus Strains Isolated from Milk of Cows with Mastitis.” Journal of Dairy Science 98, no. 9 (September 2015): 5899–5904. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2015-9442.

25 Kim, Yong-Guy, Jin-Hyung Lee, Giyeon Gwon, Soon-Il Kim, Jae Gyu Park, and Jintae Lee. “Essential Oils and Eugenols Inhibit Biofilm Formation and the Virulence of Escherichia Coli O157:H7.” Scientific Reports 6 (November 3, 2016): 36377. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep36377.

26 Husain, Fohad Mabood, Iqbal Ahmad, Mohammad Asif, and Qudsia Tahseen. “Influence of Clove Oil on Certain Quorum-Sensing-Regulated Functions and Biofilm of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa and Aeromonas Hydrophila.” Journal of Biosciences 38, no. 5 (December 2013): 835–44.

27 Liu, Qing, Xiao Meng, Ya Li, Cai-Ning Zhao, Guo-Yi Tang, and Hua-Bin Li. “Antibacterial and Antifungal Activities of Spices.” International Journal of Molecular Sciences 18, no. 6 (June 16, 2017). https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms18061283.

28 Srikaew, Benyapa, Narumol Matan, and Tanong Aewsiri. “Innovative Production of Fungal Pulp from Trametes Versicolor and Its Application in a Fungal Paper Box Containing Clove Oil.” Journal of Food Science and Technology 54, no. 10 (September 2017): 3058–64. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13197-017-2741-2.

29 Tisserand, R. and Young. R. Essential Oil Safety: A Guide for Healthcare Professionals. Second Ed. London, Churchill Livingstone, pp. 909-913.

30 Mertas, Anna, Aleksandra Garbusińska, Ewelina Szliszka, Andrzej Jureczko, Magdalena Kowalska, and Wojciech Król. “The Influence of Tea Tree Oil (Melaleuca Alternifolia) on Fluconazole Activity against Fluconazole-Resistant Candida Albicans Strains.” BioMed Research International 2015 (2015): 590470. https://doi.org/10.1155/2015/590470.

31 Ramage, Gordon, Steven Milligan, David F. Lappin, Leighann Sherry, Petrina Sweeney, Craig Williams, Jeremy Bagg, and Shauna Culshaw. “Antifungal, Cytotoxic, and Immunomodulatory Properties of Tea Tree Oil and Its Derivative Components: Potential Role in Management of Oral Candidosis in Cancer Patients.” Frontiers in Microbiology 3 (2012): 220. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2012.00220.

32 Schelz, Zsuzsanna, Joseph Molnar, and Judit Hohmann. “Antimicrobial and Antiplasmid Activities of Essential Oils.” Fitoterapia 77, no. 4 (June 2006): 279–85. doi:10.1016/j.fitote.2006.03.013. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16690225

33 Comin, Vanessa M., Leonardo Q. S. Lopes, Priscilla M. Quatrin, Márcia E. de Souza, Pauline C. Bonez, Francieli G. Pintos, Renata P. Raffin, Rodrigo de A. Vaucher, Diego S. T. Martinez, and Roberto C. V. Santos. “Influence of Melaleuca Alternifolia Oil Nanoparticles on Aspects of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Biofilm.” Microbial Pathogenesis 93 (April 2016): 120–25. doi:10.1016/j.micpath.2016.01.019. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26821356

34 Shin, Seungwon. “Anti-Aspergillus Activities of Plant Essential Oils and Their Combination Effects with Ketoconazole or Amphotericin B.” Archives of Pharmacal Research 26, no. 5 (May 2003): 389–93. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12785735

35 Rogawansamy, Senthaamarai, Sharyn Gaskin, Michael Taylor, and Dino Pisaniello. “An Evaluation of Antifungal Agents for the Treatment of Fungal Contamination in Indoor Air Environments.” International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 12, no. 6 (June 2015): 6319–32. doi:10.3390/ijerph120606319. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26042369

36 Furneri, Pio Maria, Donatella Paolino, Antonella Saija, Andrena Marino, and Giuseppe Bisignano. “In Vitro Antimycoplasmal Activity of Melaleuca Alternifolia Essential Oil.” Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy 58, no. 3 (September 1, 2006): 706–7. doi:10.1093/jac/dkl269. http://jac.oxfordjournals.org/content/58/3/706.full

37 Tsao, N., C.-F. Kuo, H.-Y. Lei, S.-L. Lu, and K.-J. Huang. “Inhibition of Group A Streptococcal Infection by Melaleuca Alternifolia (tea Tree) Oil Concentrate in the Murine Model.” Journal of Applied Microbiology 108, no. 3 (March 2010): 936–44. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2672.2009.04487.x. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19709334

38 Terzi, V., C. Morcia, P. Faccioli, G. Valè, G. Tacconi, and M. Malnati. “In Vitro Antifungal Activity of the Tea Tree (Melaleuca Alternifolia) Essential Oil and Its Major Components against Plant Pathogens.” Letters in Applied Microbiology 44, no. 6 (June 2007): 613–18. doi:10.1111/j.1472-765X.2007.02128.x. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17576222

39 La Torre, A., F. Caradonia, M. Gianferro, M. G. Molinu, and V. Battaglia. “ACTIVITY OF NATURAL PRODUCTS AGAINST SOME PHYTOPATHOGENIC FUNGI.” Communications in Agricultural and Applied Biological Sciences 79, no. 3 (2014): 439–49. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26080478

40 Nogueira, M. N. M., S. G. Aquino, C. Rossa Junior, and D. M. P. Spolidorio. “Terpinen-4-Ol and Alpha-Terpineol (tea Tree Oil Components) Inhibit the Production of IL-1β, IL-6 and IL-10 on Human Macrophages.” Inflammation Research: Official Journal of the European Histamine Research Society … [et Al.] 63, no. 9 (September 2014): 769–78. doi:10.1007/s00011-014-0749-x. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24947163

41 Caldefie-Chézet, F., C. Fusillier, T. Jarde, H. Laroye, M. Damez, M.-P. Vasson, and J. Guillot. “Potential Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Melaleuca Alternifolia Essential Oil on Human Peripheral Blood Leukocytes.” Phytotherapy Research: PTR 20, no. 5 (May 2006): 364–70. doi:10.1002/ptr.1862. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16619364

42 Tisserand, Robert, and Rodney Young. Essential Oil Safety p. 1495.502-1503

43 Tisserand, Robert, and Rodney Young. Essential Oil Safety: A Guide for Health Care Professionals. Elsevier Health Sciences, 2013. pp. 1502-1503

44 Szweda, Piotr, Katarzyna Gucwa, Ewelina Kurzyk, Ewa Romanowska, Katarzyna Dzierżanowska-Fangrat, Anna Zielińska Jurek, Piotr Marek Kuś, and Sławomir Milewski. “Essential Oils, Silver Nanoparticles and Propolis as Alternative Agents Against Fluconazole Resistant Candida Albicans, Candida Glabrata and Candida Krusei Clinical Isolates.” Indian Journal of Microbiology 55, no. 2 (June 2015): 175–83. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12088-014-0508-2.

45 Giongo, Janice Luehring, Rodrigo de Almeida Vaucher, Viviane Pedroso Fausto, Priscilla Maciel Quatrin, Leonardo Quintana Soares Lopes, Roberto Christ Vianna Santos, André Gündel, Patrícia Gomes, and Martin Steppe. “Anti-Candida Activity Assessment of Pelargonium Graveolens Oil Free and Nanoemulsion in Biofilm Formation in Hospital Medical Supplies.” Microbial Pathogenesis 100 (November 2016): 170–78. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.micpath.2016.08.013.

46 Giongo, Janice Luehring, Rodrigo de Almeida Vaucher, Michele Rorato Sagrillo, Roberto Christ Vianna Santos, Marta M. M. F. Duarte, Vírginia Cielo Rech, Leonardo Quintana Soares Lopes, et al. “Anti-Inflammatory Effect of Geranium Nanoemulsion Macrophages Induced with Soluble Protein of Candida Albicans.” Microbial Pathogenesis 110 (September 2017): 694–702. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.micpath.2017.01.056.

47 Kobayashi, Yuko, Harumi Sato, Mika Yorita, Hiroto Nakayama, Hironari Miyazato, Keiichiro Sugimoto, and Tomoko Jippo. “Inhibitory Effects of Geranium Essential Oil and Its Major Component, Citronellol, on Degranulation and Cytokine Production by Mast Cells.” Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry 80, no. 6 (June 2016): 1172–78. https://doi.org/10.1080/09168451.2016.1148573.

48 Tisserand, R. and Young. R. Essential Oil Safety: A Guide for Healthcare Professionals. Second Ed. London, Churchill Livingstone, p. 1032.

49 Massa, N., S. Cantamessa, G. Novello, E. Ranzato, S. Martinotti, M. Pavan, A. Rocchetti, G. Berta, E. Gamalero, and E. Bona. “Antifungal Activity of Essential Oils against Azole-Resistant and Azole-Susceptible Vaginal Candida Glabrata Strains.” Canadian Journal of Microbiology, May 10, 2018, 1–17. https://doi.org/10.1139/cjm-2018-0082.

50 Sharifzadeh, Aghil, Ali Reza Khosravi, and Shahin Ahmadian. “Chemical Composition and Antifungal Activity of Satureja Hortensis L. Essentiall Oil against Planktonic and Biofilm Growth of Candida Albicans Isolates from Buccal Lesions of HIV(+) Individuals.” Microbial Pathogenesis 96 (July 2016): 1–9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.micpath.2016.04.014.

51 Tisserand, R. and Young. R. Essential Oil Safety: A Guide for Healthcare Professionals. Second Ed. London, Churchill Livingstone, pp 1444 – 1445.

52 Szweda, Piotr, Katarzyna Gucwa, Ewelina Kurzyk, Ewa Romanowska, Katarzyna Dzierżanowska-Fangrat, Anna Zielińska Jurek, Piotr Marek Kuś, and Sławomir Milewski. “Essential Oils, Silver Nanoparticles and Propolis as Alternative Agents Against Fluconazole Resistant Candida Albicans, Candida Glabrata and Candida Krusei Clinical Isolates.” Indian Journal of Microbiology 55, no. 2 (June 2015): 175–83. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12088-014-0508-2.

53 Oliveira, Sarah Almeida Coelho, Jéssica Rabelo Mina Zambrana, Fernanda Bispo Reis Di Iorio, Cristiane Aparecida Pereira, and Antonio Olavo Cardoso Jorge. “The Antimicrobial Effects of Citrus Limonum and Citrus Aurantium Essential Oils on Multi-Species Biofilms.” Brazilian Oral Research 28 (2014): 22–27.

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Apr 27 18

Chronic Lyme Summit 3 2018 Interview with Greg Lee

by Greg

Welcome Chronic Lyme Summit 3 Listeners!

Here’s How to Get Your Free Copy of the GoodbyeLyme Healing Blueprint and the Essential Oils for Lyme Disease Handout as talked about in the Greg Lee Interview. 

Click on the button below so we can send you the free download link to the blueprint and the essential oils handout which goes into greater depth on the interview topics. Please answer a few questions while we get your handout ready.


 

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Apr 27 18

Essential Oils for Stopping Persistent Lyme Disease Training May 18th – June 22nd

by Greg

Here is your secret Integrative Medicine Treatment for Tick-Borne Disease registration page for the Essential Oils for Stopping Persistent Lyme Disease Training…

How to stop recurring Lyme disease symptoms in your clients

(Learn what else besides medications and supplements helps your Lyme disease clients to get better–and how the right tools stop recurring symptoms from coming back)

This course will cover:

  • The unique “signature” symptoms which helps you to differentiate between Lyme disease and other infections
  • A simple Chinese medicine system for making sense of and treating a confusing array of Lyme disease symptoms
  • Which essential oils help to detoxify and to stop persistent infections
  • Which essential oils help to heal Leaky Gut which is a common obstacle to healing in Lyme patients
  • How to make liposomal essential oils to evict germs hiding inside cells using herbs and other supplements
  • How to use laser delivered essential oils to relieve stubborn Lyme symptoms, and much more…

 

Where: This is a six week ONLINE Training

When: This course will offer six one-hour-long live trainings from 3pm – 4pm EST every Friday starting on May 18th, 2018 at ending on Friday June 22nd. All trainings are 60 minutes.

Who: This course is for medical providers that are treating Lyme patients. If you are in a state that does not license your profession, then you are eligible to take this training. Course participants must agree to follow their local, state and national laws for practicing medicine before participating.

How you get access: You will be on your computer / tablet for the webinar or dialing a US number for audio only.
Note: You will receive a separate email with your webinar link, and dial-in number and code.

What does it cost? $3260 $1497 which is a special 45% Integrative Medicine Conference savings off all the entire program and bonuses combined. This course will not be offered at this low price again. After May 4th the price will go up.




Is it just a seminar? Will there be notes? What about the training recordings? This is an online training. And yes, you will also get pdf seminar notes, mindmaps, and bonus videos too. These are sent to you over email so you can come familiarize yourself with the material between webinars. This creates a high level of creative discussion, problem solving, and patient case analysis.

There will be recordings of each training that will be available for download in case you miss a live meeting.

Your role: Be kind, collaborative, and professional, or be gone. You will also be asked to give feedback, provide suggestions, or make helpful modifications to the materials so they can better solve the problems that are coming up in your practice. We all have different learning styles and I will work hard with you at developing materials in different formats to help you learn more effectively.

Are there CEUs? Graduates of the course will receive 6 CE credits from the Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine.

Do I get any other support? Yes. You get Greg’s email where you can ask all your questions during the six weeks of the course.

Is there a guarantee? Yes indeed. All our products and services are guaranteed. If before this course starts, you find that this is not what you expected simply email me, we’ll be happy to give you your money back minus a $50 registration fee.  Please give us as much notice as possible so we can open up your space up to another participant.

Important: There will be no refunds given on or after Friday May 18th which is the first day of the seminar.

Have you taught this before? For the past seven years, this seminar has always been given as a combination of live / online training course. The most effective remedies and treatments that have helped hundreds of patients have been taught in previous seminars. Given the numerous requests from practitioners for online training and patients saying that more medical providers need training on Lyme, which is why I am offering this course material online.

This course will be highly interactive and as you share what is working for your patients and practice, we will work with you to adjust the materials accordingly. 

  • It’s designed to maximize your time and money by guiding you quickly through your challenges with complex clients
  • It’s structured to be flexible and responsive to your needs
  • You always have the support of the lead instructor and an assistant to support your learning and applying the course material
  • The course is a short six weeks which gives you a limited, highly focused learning environment
  • Your feedback is essential to helping you get the materials you need to help your Lyme patients
  • After course support is available through a closed confidential online group.

Here is the agenda for the course:


Week 1: Assess the underlying factors in your Lyme disease clients

  • Learn how to make sense of a confusing array of Lyme disease symptoms
  • Understand why Lyme patients keep having relapsing pain, fatigue, and mental fog despite your best treatments and remedies
  • Learn about Lyme disease toxins and their “Herxheimer” effects on patients physical body, emotions, and mind
  • Learn about the most common co-infections that can mimic Lyme disease
  • Understand the different ways these infections play “hide and go seek” and why that produces relapsing symptoms
  • Learn about the unique “signature” symptoms which helps you to differentiate between Lyme disease and other infections
  • Understand how to make sense of western diagnostic terms and how to use them to help your patients
  • Case study D

Week 2: Learn how a 2000 year old Chinese medicine strategy unravels complex symptoms in Lyme patients

  • Learn the Chinese medicine diagnoses for Lyme and the accompanying co-infections
  • Understand why the Gu Syndrome approach is a “Game Changer” in treating highly toxic Lyme patients
  • Understand the modern updates to Gu Syndrome remedies which help address persistent Lyme symptoms
  • Learn about different essential oil treatments for Lyme
  • Understand which essential oils are for treating co-infections
  • Learn how to use pulse diagnosis an intuition to customize oils for each patient
  • Case study N

Week 3: Detoxification and how it supports the immune system

  • Learn how multiple methods for detoxifying can help to stop persistent symptoms
  • Understand how to use essential oils for detoxification
  • Learn about oils for replenishing the immune system, blood, Qi, Yin, Yang
  • Case study M

Week 4: Healing Leaky Gut and rebuilding the digestion system

  • Learn what is Leaky Gut and how it shows up in your Lyme patients
  • Understand which essential oils remedies help clear intestinal pathogens and effective delivery methods
  • Learn which essential oils help to heal Leaky Gut
  • Understand ways of using essential oils for reducing inflammation
  • Case study D

Week 5: Using liposomal essential oils for stopping Lyme disease and co-infection symptoms

  • How to make liposomal remedies using essential oils
  • How liposomal essential oils help to deeply clean infectious out of their reservoirs to prevent symptom relapse
  • Learn which oils help you to cut through biofilms and get to lurking pathogens
  • Learn which supplements dramatically increase the anti-microbial properties of your liposomal essential oils
  • Case study L

Week 6: Cold laser delivered essential oils and emotional healing properties of different oils

  • How you can use a cold laser to deliver the healing frequencies of essential oils to stop chronic symptoms
  • Learn which essential oils help to root out and transform the underlying causes of painful emotions
  • How to get ongoing support and guidance in your practice through a confidential online group
  • Case study I

BONUS #1 (First five practitioners to register) Get a 1-on-1 phone/Skype consultation with Greg on the most
effective remedies and treatments for successfully healing your Lyme disease patients ($400 value)

BONUS #2 (First ten practitioners to register) Receive a hand-held laser + essential oil kit for quickly
relieving stubborn Lyme disease symptoms of pain, brain fog, and toxicity. This is the same laser
that we use in the treatment room with kids, chemically sensitive patients to relieve their relapsing
pain and neurological symptoms ($100 value)

BONUS #3 Twelve months of access to a confidential Facebook Group of Lyme literate medical providers
to get answers to your most burning questions and to get the latest remedies and treatments ($360 value)

 

 

Here is Where to Sign Up for the Essential Oils for
Stopping Persistent Lyme Disease Online Training

Essential Oils for Stopping Persistent Lyme Disease Online Training

Friday May 18th, 2018 – June 22nd, 2018

Seminar Materials
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Six Weekly Training Videos ($2400)
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5 Must Have Remedies for Lyme Video ($400)
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Disrupting Biofilms Report ($20)
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Is your practice needing a new way to help people who have complex illnesses like Lyme disease? Or do you want to your clients to waste precious time searching for someone else who can help them?

Tell us what you want to learn and we’ll enhance how you help your clients forever.

Warm regards,

Greg Lee

P.S. Everyday you see people with complex illnesses that need tremendous support. These essential oil remedies and treatments will enhance the powerful healing services for helping the clients you’ve always wanted to.

Concerns? Questions? If you have any concerns, please email me directly at TwoFrogsHealingCenter@gmail.com and let me know how I can help. If there’s anything I can do, I will. I’d be interested in getting your feedback. The feedback that you give me, is strictly confidential.

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Mar 23 18

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Feb 5 18

Learn which essential oils kill persistent Lyme Disease in research studies on Wednesday February 7th at 6pm at the Frederick Innovative Technology Center Inc (FITCI)

by Greg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Two Frogs Healing Center to share five must-have essential oils for treating Lyme disease at the Essential Oils+ for Getting Rid of Lyme Disease Talk on Wednesday February 7th at 6pm at the Frederick Innovative Technology Center Inc. (FITCI)

Frederick, Maryland, Monday February 5th, 2018 – Two Frogs Healing Center, a natural treatment clinic for getting rid of persistent tick infections like Lyme disease, will be hosting the Essential Oils+ for Getting Rid of Lyme Disease Evening Lecture on Wednesday February 7th from 6pm – 9pm at the Frederick Innovative Technology Center Inc. (FITCI)

Lyme Disease is the number one vector borne illness in the US and in the US armed forces. Lyme Disease bacteria have developed multiple methods to become resistant to antibiotic treatment. These methods are believed to be the cause of relapsing symptoms of fatigue, brain fog, inflammation, and pain in chronic Lyme disease patients despite months or years of antibiotics. Fortunately, research has identified five essential oils that kill drug persistent Lyme disease bacteria.

At our clinic, we have successfully treated hundreds of patients diagnosed with Lyme disease and multiple tick borne co-infections. At the “Essential Oils+ for Getting Rid of Lyme Disease” lecture we’ll also be sharing how innovative treatments like Frequency Specific Microcurrent and which microparticle aka “Liposomal” herbs enhance the anti-Lyme effects of essential oils.

“Essential oils have the unique ability to penetrate through biofilms to get rid hidden forms of Lyme disease and co-infections,” – Greg Lee, President Two Frogs Healing Center. He will be sharing about the huge improvements that patients have received through essential oils and other treatments at the Essential Oils+ for Getting Rid of Lyme Disease talk on Wednesday February 7th.

About the Two Frogs Healing Center
The Two Frogs Healing Center has been a provider of natural remedies and treatments for helping patients to stop their persistent infections including Lyme disease, viruses, mold, bacteria, and parasites. Using advanced electrical scanning technology, we are is able to identify the signatures of underlying pathogens that are causing relapsing symptoms. 

 
Two Frogs also produces targeted, customized, natural remedies to address multiple chronic infections, toxins, and painful symptoms.  Its treatments and remedies encompass Frequency Specific Microcurrent, cold laser, acupuncture, cupping and bloodletting, craniosacral therapy, targeted liposomal remedies, essential oils, homeopathic remedies, antimicrobial herbs, and detoxification supplements. The Two Frogs Healing Center has served the Lyme disease community since 2006 and has a clinic in the Frederick Innovative Technology Center Inc. For more information or to register, visit www.GoodbyeLyme.com/events/get_rid_lyme.
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Nov 3 17

Five Essential Oils for Stopping Relapsing Symptoms Caused by Lyme Disease That Thrives Despite Multiple Antibiotics

by Greg

For people with recurring Lyme disease symptoms that still struggle despite months of several antibiotics

by Greg Lee

Have you heard of the Greek mythical monster called the Hydra? It was a huge serpent with nine poisonous heads. Heracles the Greek divine hero, aka Hercules in Roman mythology, was sent to kill this monster. Whenever Heracles cut off one head, two grew back in it’s place. Heracles was soon overwhelmed by the growing number of serpent heads. Fortunately, his nephew Iolaus used a torch to cauterize the severed stumps before more heads could grow back. No longer swarmed by double serpent heads, Heracles overcame and killed the hydra.

How is a hydra that can keep growing new heads similar to fighting Lyme disease that persists despite antibiotic treatment?

Similar to the mythical hydra, persistent Lyme disease can keep spreading despite blasting it with powerful antibiotics
In lab studies, Lyme disease bacteria can develop persistent forms called round bodies and cysts that are not killed by antibiotics. Lyme bacteria can also produce a slime called “biofilm” which can make infections up to 1000x more drug resistant[1]. Lyme patients with persistent infections can continue to struggle with multiple recurring symptoms.

Lyme disease patients can have recurring, multiple symptoms despite antibiotic treatment
Despite receiving antibiotic therapy, patients diagnosed with Lyme disease have reported recurring symptoms of fatigue, muscular and joint pain, neurological impairment[2], arthritis[3], upper and lower extremity neuropathic pain[4], and dementia[5]. Approximately 10-20% of Lyme patients report recurring symptoms after two to four weeks of antibiotics[6]. One theory for this relapse is that persistent forms of Lyme disease that have survived antibiotic treatment. These bacteria are not stopped by antibiotics and continue to create recurring symptoms. One area where these persistent forms can create problems is in the brain.

Brain samples from Alzheimer’s patients contain persistent forms of Lyme disease
Atypical and cystic forms of Lyme disease in were found in the cerebral cortex region of the brain of patients diagnosed with neurological Lyme[7]. Lyme disease biofilms were also discovered in the the brain tissues of patients diagnosed with Alzheimer’s[8]. Given the increased drug resistant nature of biofilms and persistent forms of Lyme disease, some Lyme literate medical providers have resorted to using multiple  antibiotics.

Multiple antibiotics are being used to target persistent forms of Lyme disease
In a lab study, Lyme disease persisters were killed more effectively with a combination of three antibiotics: Daptomycin, cefuroxime, and doxycycline[9]. A Lyme literate doctor recommended the use of multiple antibiotics including one called Dapsone for minimum length of seven months or longer[10]. Unfortunately, there can be multiple side effects from prolonged antibiotic treatment for Lyme disease.

Patients can experience multiple side effects from prolonged antibiotic treatment for Lyme
Lyme disease patients receiving oral and intravenous antibiotics have reported different side effects from skin photosensitivity reactions and gastrointestinal symptoms[11], decreased white blood cells, fever, hepatitis, Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea[12], meningitis[13], and IV port infections[14]. Lyme patients also report increased digestion issues including leaky gut syndrome, irritable bowel syndrome, or toxic die-off aka “Herxheimer” reactions[15] as a result of their antibiotic therapy. In a rare case, prolonged antibiotic treatment has been associated with anemia and kidney damage[16].

Are there natural remedies that can help to reduce recurring symptoms by targeting antibiotic persistent forms of Lyme disease?

Fortunately, there are five essential oils that have been effective against persister forms of Lyme disease
In a recent study, five essential oils: oregano, clove bud, cinnamon bark, citronella, and geranium were more effective at eliminating persister forms of Lyme disease than the antibiotic daptomycin[17]. Many of these essential oils have been used safely for years in our food supply[18] and to help patients with Lyme disease to reduce relapsing symptoms[19]. These oils have multiple healing and infection fighting properties in lab and animal studies. Microparticle “liposome” essential oils have demonstrated greater antimicrobial properties in lab studies[20].

Anti-Lyme Persister Essential Oil #1: Oregano
Oregano essential oil eradicated all Lyme disease persister cells and dissolved biofilms in a lab study[21]. The major antimicrobial components of this oil are carvacrol and thymol[22]. In multiple studies, oregano oil has also been effective against multi-drug resistant E. Coli and it’s biofilms[23], Salmonella species, Staphylococcus aureus, Bacillus subtilis, multi-drug resistant Pseudonomas aeruginosa, Candida species, and Aspergillus niger[24]. This oil has the ability to disrupt the “quorum sensing” communication signals that pathogens use to make biofilms in food preservation studies[25], and can inhibit biofilm formation in multiple pathogens[26].

In a pig study, oregano oil increased intestinal barrier integrity, decreased endotoxins, and lower inflammatory compounds[27]. In a mouse study, a combination of oregano and thyme essential oil reduced the levels of pro-inflammatory cytokines IL-1beta, IL-6, GM-CSF, and TNFalpha and reduce damage to the colon[28].

This essential oil is contraindicated in pregnancy and breast feeding. This oil has anti-coagulant properties and is cautioned with the use of diabetic medications, anticoagulant medications, after major surgery, peptic ulcer, hemophilia, and other bleeding disorders. It is also cautioned against using this oil on diseased or damaged, or hypersensitive skin, and with children under 2 years old[29]. In addition to oregano oil, clove bud oil has excellent anti-Lyme properties.

Anti-Lyme Persister Essential Oil #2: Clove Bud
Clove bud essential oil also eradicated all Lyme disease persister cells and biofilms in a lab study[30]. Eugenol is the main antimicrobial ingredient in this oil. In multiple lab studies, clove oil inhibits Salmonella typhimurium, E. coli, B. cereus, Listeria innocua, Morganella morganii, Listeria monocytogenes, Enterobacteriaceae, S. aureus, and Pseudomonas species[31]. This oil also posses potent antifungal properties against Candida albicans[32] and Aspergillus flavus[33]. In lab studies, clove bud oil attenuates E. coli biofilm production[34].

In another lab study, this oil also inhibits the production of inflammatory compounds IL-1beta and IL-6[35] which are often elevated in patients with Lyme disease[36].

Clove bud oil use is cautioned in pregnancy. This oil has anti-coagulant properties and is cautioned with the use of diabetic medications, anticoagulant medications, after major surgery, peptic ulcer, hemophilia, and other bleeding disorders. It may interact with pethidine, MAOIs or SSRIs. It is also cautioned against using this oil on diseased or damaged, or hypersensitive skin, and with children under 2 years old This oil has US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) generally recognized as safe (GRAS) status[37]. Similar to clove bud oil, cinnamon bark has excellent anti-Lyme properties.

Anti-Lyme Persister Essential Oil #3: Cinnamon Bark
In a lab study, cinnamon bark essential oil eradicated all Lyme disease persister cells and biofilms[38]. The main active compounds in cinnamon bark oil are cinnamaldehyde and eugenol[39]. Cinnamon bark oil also inhibits methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and it’s biofilms, Aspergillus ochraceus, Fusarium moniliforme[40], Brucella abortus[41], multidrug resistant Pseudonomas aeruginosa[42], and Candida albicans and it’s biofilms[43].

In a human skin lab study, cinnamon bark oil reduced inflammatory compounds matrix metalloproteinase-1 (MMP-1), and plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 (PAI-1)[44]. PAI-1 is often elevated and slows the recovery in Lyme patients by creating a condition called hypercoagulation or thick blood[45]. When encapsulated into a microparticle liposome, cinnamon bark oil was more stable and was effective longer against MRSA and it’s biofilms[46].

Cinnamon bark oil is contraindicated in pregnancy and breast feeding. This oil has anti-coagulant properties and is cautioned with the use of diabetic medications, anticoagulant medications, after major surgery, peptic ulcer, hemophilia, and other bleeding disorders. It has a high risk of skin sensitization, is also strongly cautioned against using this oil on diseased or damaged, or hypersensitive skin. This oil has FDA GRAS status[47]. Similar to cinnamon, citronella has anti-Lyme properties.

Anti-Lyme Persister Essential Oil #4: Citronella
In a lab study, citronella essential oil was partially effective against Lyme disease persister cells in a 21-day experiment[48]. The main active component in citronella oil is citronellal[49]. In lab experiments, citronella oil demonstrates excellent antifungal properties against Aspergillus niger, Aspergillus flavus Penicillium species[50], Candida albicans and it’s biofilms[51]. In a diabetes wound study on mice, citronella oil inhibited Candida glabrata and Candida tropicalis and decreased expression of tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-α) and Interleukin 1β (IL-1β)[52].

Caution: citronella oil may interact with drugs metabolized by CYP2B6, which include alfentanil, methadone, and propofol. This oil has FDA GRAS status[53]. Just like citronella, geranium reduced persistent forms of Lyme disease.

Anti-Lyme Persister Essential Oil #5: Geranium Bourbon
In a lab study, geranium essential oil was partially effective against Lyme disease persister cells in a 21-day experiment[54]. The main active ingredients in this oil are citronellol and geraniol[55]. In a lab study, geranium bourbon oil was effective at inhibiting Staphylococcus aureus[56], multi-drug resistant S. Aureus and MRSA[57]. Geranium oil had an antibiotic effect against Bacillus cereus, Bacillus subtilis, Escherichia coli, and Staphylococcus aureus in another lab study[58].

This oil was also effective at reducing inflammatory compounds Interleukin-6 (IL-6), Interleukin-1, (IL-1), Interleukin-2 (IL-2) and Cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) levels and increased anti-inflammatory Interleukin-10 (IL-10) caused by Candida albicans in a lab study[59]. This oil is cautioned with the use of diabetes medications, and drugs metabolized by CYP2B6, which include alfentanil, methadone, and propofol. This oil has FDA GRAS status[60]. These essential oils in combination may help to reduce relapsing symptoms caused by persistent forms of Lyme disease.

Essential oils may help to reduce recurring symptoms caused by antibiotic persister forms of Lyme disease
Similar to cauterizing the severed heads of the mythic Hydra monster so they don’t grow back, a powerful combination of essential oils may help you to overcome persister forms of Lyme disease that are not killed by antibiotics. Formulating these remedies into microparticle liposomes may enhance the stability and extend their antimicrobial activity of these essential oils. Since these essential oils have cautions and contraindications on their use, work with a Lyme literate essential oil practitioner to develop a proper, safe, and effective essential oil formulation for your condition.

– Greg

P.S. Do you have experiences where treatment or remedies helped you reduce recurring symptoms from persistent Lyme disease? Tell us about it.

>> Next step: Come to our live evening lecture: Getting Rid of Lyme Disease in Frederick, Maryland on Monday November 6th at 6pm to learn more about treatments and remedies for multiple infections, natural methods for reducing neurological problems, inflammation, and pain caused by Lyme disease, co-infections, parasites, and mold. http://goodbyelyme.com/events/get_rid_lyme


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Sep 11 17

Two Frogs Healing Center to host Getting Rid of Lyme Disease Talk on Monday September 11th at 6pm at the Frederick Innovative Technology Center Inc (FITCI)

by Greg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Two Frogs Healing Center to host Getting Rid of Lyme Disease Talk on Monday September 11th at 6pm at the Frederick Innovative Technology Center Inc. (FITCI)

 

Frederick, Maryland, September 11th, 2017 – Two Frogs Healing Center, a natural treatment clinic for getting rid of persistent Lyme disease, will be hosting the Getting Rid of Lyme Disease Evening Lecture on Monday September 11th from 6pm – 9pm at the Frederick Innovative Technology Center Inc. (FITCI)

 

Lyme Disease is the number one vector borne illness in the US and in the US armed forces. Lyme Disease bacteria have developed multiple methods to become resistant to antibiotic treatment. These methods are believed to be the cause of relapsing symptoms of fatigue, brain fog, inflammation, and pain in chronic Lyme disease patients despite months or years of antibiotics.

At our clinic, we have successfully treated hundreds of patients diagnosed with Lyme disease and multiple tick borne coinfections. At the “Getting Rid of Lyme Disease” lecture we’ll be sharing how innovative treatments like Frequency Specific Microcurrent and highly effective natural remedies like microparticle aka “Liposomal” herbs are more effective at stopping relapsing Lyme disease and coinfection symptoms.

 

“Liposomes have the unique ability to penetrate deeply into cells and biofilms to get rid hidden forms of Lyme disease and coinfections,” – Greg Lee, President Two Frogs Healing Center. He will be sharing about the huge improvements that patients have received through these treatments and remedies at the Getting Rid of Lyme Disease talk on Monday.

 

About the Two Frogs Healing Center

The Two Frogs Healing Center has been a provider of natural remedies and treatments for helping patients to stop their persistent infections including Lyme disease, viruses, mold, bacteria, and parasites. Using advanced electrical scanning technology, Two Frogs is able to identify the underlying pathogens that are causing relapsing symptoms. Two Frogs also produces targeted, customized, natural remedies to address multiple chronic infections.  Its treatments and remedies encompass Frequency Specific Microcurrent, cold laser, acupuncture, cupping and bloodletting, craniosacral therapy, targeted Liposomal remedies, essential oils, homeopathic remedies, antimicrobial herbs, and detoxification supplements. The Two Frogs Healing Center has served the Lyme disease community since 2006 and has a clinic in the Frederick Innovative Technology Center Inc. For more information, visit www.GoodbyeLyme.com/events/get_rid_lyme.

Jul 7 17

How These Five Remedies and Treatments Help Reduce Symptoms from Lyme Disease, Parasites, and Mold

by Greg

For people who suspect they have multiple infections including Lyme disease, co-infections, parasites, and mold
by Greg Lee

Fireworks have gotten more spectacular since I was a kid. At a recent Independence Day celebration, my kids and I were dazzled by an amazing display that burst forth from a single white firework shooting up into the night. Then, several yellow streamers of light slowly fell in a shower which also whistled. Suddenly, blue, red, green, and white sparkles blossomed forth. We kept saying, “Ooooh and aaaah!” with each new spray of color.

How is a complex fireworks show similar to recurring symptoms from unknown infections?

Just like a fireworks display shooting across the night, multiple infections can trigger bursts of unexpected symptoms
Some patients with stealthy infections like Lyme disease, mold, or parasites can have relapsing symptoms that can randomly appear and disappear. Unfortunately, these infections may not show up on blood1, saliva, or stool2 tests. Carlotta felt run down ever since she got sick with mononucleosis as a teenager. She would have occasional bouts of migrating pain, memory recall issues, and vision problems. Lab tests couldn’t identify the underlying reason for her symptoms. Multiple medical providers suggested that she go see a counselor or psychiatrist, which she ignored. Her symptoms would flare up during phases of her menstrual cycle, during a full moon, and in response to eating carbohydrates.  Not only food but also medications made her symptoms worse.

Her flu-like symptoms of would flare up when she took antibiotics
Carlotta’s symptoms increased when she took antibiotics for sinus problems. The toxic die off from drug treatment dramatically increased her flu-like symptoms of fatigue, brain fog, and misspeaking words. She felt that her immune system was producing too much inflammation in response to some unknown infection. Unfortunately, over the counter medications did little to relieve her symptoms.

Anti-inflammatory medications didn’t help much
Non-steroidal anti inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like aspirin, Advil, and Aleve took the edge off some of her flu-like symptoms. Dietary changes helped reduce symptoms however they would flare up for unknown reasons and when she ate food with wheat or sugar.

What else can help to reduce fatigue, brain fog, and flu-like symptoms from hidden infections?

Here are five multi-microbial treatments that can help with reducing symptoms from multiple types of infections
Carlotta received an electrodermal scan which detected the electrical frequencies of Lyme disease and parasitic worms in her intestines and liver. The scan also detected frequencies of mold in her sinuses. She received a combination of microparticle remedies called liposomal essential oils and liposomal herbs, and treatments to help with reduce recurring symptoms from her multiple infections. These remedies have also reduced toxins and inflammatory compounds in multiple lab studies.

Multi-microbial Treatment #1: Clove bud
This herb has acrid and warm properties. In lab and animal studies, clove bud has an inhibitory effect against Vibrio cholerae, Bacillus anthracis, Salmonella typhi, Corynebacterium diptheriae, Bacillus dysenteriae, E. coli, Bacillus subtilis, Staphlococcus aureus3, Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)4, Enterococcus faecalis5, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Streptococcus pyogenes, and Pseudomonas aeruginosa6. Biflorin, a compound in clove buds, protected against bacterial endotoxins, and inflammatory compounds tumor necrosis factor-α (TNF-α) and interleukin (IL-6) in a mouse study7. This herb has been recommended for the treatment of worms and parasites in humans8.

In Chinese medicine, it is used to warm the abdomen and relieve pain. Clove is also used to treat hiccups, nausea, morning sickness, vomiting, and diarrhea. This herb is also used to treat impotence, and coldness in the body and extremities. It also promotes digestion by increasing bile and gastric acid secretions. Clove is also used topically to treat toothache. The essential oil has anti-asthmatic properties.

Essential oil of clove contains these compounds: eugenol, caryophyllene, acetyleugenol, α- caryophyllene, and chavicol. In unpublished research, clove essential oil dissolves the borrelia biofilm and kills the spirochete form of the Lyme. In another study, clove essential oil inhibits Candida, Aspergillus, and some dematophytes including fluconazole resistant strains9. In another study, the compound eugenol was effective at inhibiting different fungi including Fusarium moniliforme, Fusarium oxysporum, Aspergillus species, Mucor species, Trichophyton rubrum and Microsporum gypseum10. In a third study, clove essential oil increased the effectiveness of fluconazole and voriconazole against multiple Candida species11. In another study, this essential oil was effective at inhibiting drug resistant Candida biofilms12. Low internal doses of clove essential oil have been used safely and effectively for years with patients diagnosed with Lyme disease, parasites, and mold toxicity. This herb is contraindicated in cases of fever and excess internal heat accompanied with symptoms of dryness. Side effects of this herb include dizziness, palpitations, chest oppression, headache, perspiration, decreased blood pressure, and skin rash. In addition to clove, cinnamon can be effective against many different microbes and parasites.

Multi-microbial Treatment#2: Cinnamon bark
The properties of this herb are acrid, sweet, and hot. Cinnamon has an inhibitory effect on dermatophytes, pathogenic fungi, and many gram positive bacteria13. In a lab study, cinnamon compounds inhibited the malaria parasite14. These compounds are succinic acid, glutathione, L-aspartic acid, beta-alanine, and 2-methylbutyryl glycine. Given the similarity between malaria and the Babesia, this herb may be effective against this co-infection. Another compound, cinnamaldehyde, has inhibits parasitic worms in a lab study15. Cinnamon was also effective at reducing parasitic cysts of Giardia in a rat study16.

This herb also contains the following active compounds: cinnamic aldehyde, cinnamic acid, cinnamyl acetate, phenylpropyl acetate, cinncassiol-A, -B, -C1, -C2, -C3, cinnzelanine, and cinnzeylanol.

This herb is used to treat a wide variety of disorders including intolerance to cold, cold extremities, weakness, soreness and coldness of the low back and knees, impotence, lack of libido, excess urine production, and loose stools. It is also used to treat wheezing, asthma, labored breathing, swelling, and profuse phlegm. Cinnamon is also used for dizziness, flushed face, sore throat, and coldness in the lower extremities. This herb also treats epigastric and abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea, gas, bloating, slow digestion, hernia pain, and spasmodic pain in the stomach and intestines. It is also used to treat hypercoagulation, irregular menstruation, amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, postpartum pain, external injuries, trauma, deep rooted sores, psoriasis, and feelings of oppression in the abdomen.

Cinnamon is contraindicated during pregnancy and in patients with signs of excess heat, excess dryness, and excess bleeding. Excess amount of cinnamon can result in symptoms of flushed face, red eyes, dry mouth and tongue, bleeding, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, excess urination, anuria, burning sensations upon urination, excess serum proteins in the urine, dizziness, blurred vision, and numbness of the tongue.

Intravenous cinnamon reduced blood pressure, decreased heart rate, peripheral vasodilation, and decreased vessel resistance within 3-5 minutes. Subcutaneous injection of cinnamon in dogs increased the white blood cell count by 150 – 200%. In a rat study, essential oil of cinnamon has an analgesic and sedative effect.

In unpublished research, cinnamon bark essential oil dissolves the Lyme disease biofilm and kills the spirochete form. Cinnamon bark essential oil was effective at inhibiting Aspergillus and Penicillium mold species17. Cinnamon bark essential oil inhibits Aspergillus species and aflatoxin, aflatoxin-B1, and aflatoxin-G1 production. These toxins are inhibited because the essential oil binds to the DNA of aflatoxins. Also, this essential oil reacts with reactive oxygen species produced by aflatoxins, which has a protective effect on cells18. In another study, cinnamon bark essential oil was the most effective against oral isolates of Candida albicans19. Another study demonstrated that cinnamon bark essential oil was effective against fluconazole susceptible Candida species20. Liposomal cinnamon oil was effective at inhibiting MRSA and it’s biofilms in a lab study21. Low dilutions of liposomal cinnamon essential oil have been taken internally by people diagnosed with multiple infections safely with out side-effects. In addition to cinnamon, artemisia has antimicrobial effects against many pathogens.

Multi-microbial Treatment#3: Artemisia
Artemisia and its derivative compounds, artemisinin, liposomal artemisinin, and artesenuate, are being used by physicians to fight Babesia infections. Artemisinin has been used effectively with other anti-protozoa medications to cure relapsing Babesia22. Artemisinin has also been effective in multiple studies against cytomegalovirus, Toxoplasma gondii (protozoa), Schistosoma species and Fasciola hepatica (worms) and Cryptococcus neoformans (fungi)23.

This herb is recommended for treating leptospirosis and Lyme disease in Chinese medicine24. Artemisia annua is also effective in inhibiting Staphylococcus aureus (staph), Bacillus anthracis (anthrax), Corynebacterium diphtheriae (diphtheria), Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Bacillus dysenteriae (dysentery), and Mycobacterium tuberculosis (tuberculosis)25. Using the whole herb instead of a derivative compound increases the benefits by including other active compounds. Multiple sesquiterpene and flavonoid compounds from Artemisia annua neutralized the effects of bacterial toxins in a lab study26. Artemisia annua contains rosmarinic acid which demonstrated a synergistic interaction with artemisinin against the malaria protozoa in a lab study27. This herb and it’s compound artemisinin inhibited the production of bacterial endotoxins and the inflammatory cytokine TNF-α in a rat study28.

Artemisia annua has the properties of clears heat, treats malaria, cools the blood, clears liver heat, and brightens the eyes. It is also used to treat “steaming bone disorder” or the feeling that one’s bones are being cooked, tidal fever, unremitting low-grade fever, thirst, soreness and weakness of the low back and knees, irritability, and heat in the palms, soles, and the middle of the chest. Other symptoms this herb is used to treat are warmth at night and chills in the morning, absence of perspiration, heavy limbs, stifling sensation in the chest, and a flushed face. This herb also treats red eyes, dizziness, photophobia, arrhythmia, and jaundice.

This herb is cautioned in patients with diarrhea and coldness in the stomach. Azole antifungals and calcium channel blockers may present significant herb-drug interactions with this herb. In long term studies, this herb had no adverse effects on vital organs29. In addition to artemisia, ionic silver has multiple anti-microbial properties.

Multi-microbial Treatment#4: Silver Nanoparticles
Silver nanoparticles have been used safely and effectively to inhibit many drug resistant and biofilm forming bacteria and fungi including Streptococcus mutans30, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Staphylococcus aureus, Enterococcus faecalis, Pseudomonas aeruginosa31, Escherichia coli32, and Enterococcus faecalis33. Silver particles are also effective at inhibiting multiple species of pathogenic fungi and their toxins34. This form of silver has also been effective against multiple protozoa including Entamoeba histolytica, Cryptosporidium parvum, and Plasmodium falciparum (malaria)35. In water studies, silver has also been effective at reducing the amount of helminth (worm) eggs in waste water36.

When in combination with cinnamon bark, silver inhibits H7N3 influenza A virus a lab experiment37. When combined with tea tree essential oil in a microparticle liposome, silver greatly enhances the antimicrobial and anti-toxin properties against Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus and Candida albicans38. In addition to silver, Microcurrent offers a highly flexible and targeted treatment for inhibiting pathogens, toxins, and resulting inflammation.

Multi-microbial Treatment#5: Frequency Specific Microcurrent
Frequency Specific Microcurrent (FSM) is amazingly targeted and customizable form of electrical frequency treatment for chronic infections39. Carlotta received anti-microbial, anti-toxin, anti-inflammatory frequencies directed into her sinuses, liver, intestines, and memory regions of the brain. Frequencies were also applied to neutralize mold toxins, inhibit spirochetes, fungi and parasites, and reduce brain and intestinal inflammation. She also received frequencies for increasing adrenal energy, disrupting biofilms in her sinuses, and zapping intracellular infections. With each microcurrent treatment, she felt less toxic and less inflamed, more energetic, and was able to find and speak words with greater clarity. Multiple remedies and treatment may be effective at reducing symptoms from Lyme, parasites and mold, toxins, and resulting inflammation.

Using multiple treatments, patients report faster improvements in their chronic infection symptoms
Similar to a dazzling multi-stage fireworks display, the proper combination of treatments and liposomal remedies may give your immune system a burst of energy to fight multiple types of infections including Lyme disease, parasites and mold. These treatments may also help to neutralize toxins and lower inflammation. For the first time in years, Carlotta looked forward to going to her kid’s sporting events with an abundance of energy. She remembered her family’s activity schedule without having to look at a calendar. She restarted movement classes since her migrating pains had ceased. Since liposomal remedies require specific training on their formulation and come with cautions on their use, work with a Lyme literate natural practitioner to develop a safe and effective strategy for addressing symptoms from multiple infections.

– Greg

P.S. Do you have experiences where treatment or remedies helped you reduce symptoms from Lyme, parasites and mold? Tell us about it.

>> Next step: Come to our live evening lecture: Getting Rid of Lyme Disease in Frederick, Maryland on Monday July 10th at 6pm to learn more about treatments and remedies for multiple infections, natural methods for reducing neurological problems, inflammation, and pain caused by Lyme disease, co-infections, parasites, and mold. http://goodbyelyme.com/events/get_rid_lyme

 

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