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kitts
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Has anyone used this herb to help in their treatment of babs. I have been on Mepron for 4 months and my doc wants to add this.

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Yes, it is standard Burrascano treatment protocol. He says on p. 24 of his Guidelines:

"Artemesia (a nonprescription herb) should be added in all cases."

When my doc added it to my babs treatment, it was almost like a miracle. I went from having weekly flares lasting 48 hours each to a flare of only 6 hours the first week on art. Each week got less and less.

The art made a dramatic difference.

All my friends and acquaintances go to Burrascano type docs that I recommend. These docs all add in art at some point in babs treatment.

My doc gave me the exact brand he believed was best. I took it 2 times per day on an empty stomach, Friday through Sunday of each week. (You always pulse it like that--3 days on and 4 days off, for example.)

Artimesinin is the form of the herb we used. Artimesia is used to treat malaria with much success.

Babs is related to malaria.

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TF,

Which brand of Artemisia did your LLMD recommend?

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I believe the brand was AllergyResearchGroup. Artimesinin.
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Yes, I use it.

Art did nothing for me without Mepron, but when I added it after being on Mepron - WOW.... huge herx. I think Art is good.... I hate how it gives me an awful metallic taste in my mouth though (and oddly, it doesn't for everyone, but for me it does!!!). [Frown]

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TF,

Thanks!

I have artemisia and artemisinin from Nutricology.

On the Vitamin Shoppe site, when looking at artemisia and artemisinin it says...

Allergy Research (Nutricology)....so apparently they are the same company.

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"For I know the plans I have for you", declares the Lord, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future". -Jeremiah 29:11

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Thanks all--I know nothing about it but hope I get good results.

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Zhang's artemisiae is really good too..
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