posted on Nov, 26 2014 @ 06:15 PM
a reply to: Attentionwandered
I take an over the counter pill called medendazole (available in South Africa as D-Worm or Vermox), which kills tapeworms, hookworms, pin-worms and
It's a once off dose to be taken every six months.
My greatest fear is actually the earthworm-like roundworms, which can be coughed or vomited up, and have even been known to crawl out of people's
Now that's one public embarrassment one doesn't need in life.
There are natural therapies, which also kill the eggs (mebendazole only reduces them), and herbal mixtures may contain things like wormwood or
However, natural therapies usually take about a month to complete.
A course of papaya seeds is apparently also great.
Nowadays some people even deliberately infect themselves with worms in what is called helminth therapy.
The idea is that we evolved with internal parasites, and their complete absence leads to allergies and asthma.
Soon there may be shakes available with eggs from the more benign worms.
edit on 26-11-2014 by halfoldman because: (no reason given)