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Herbs For Syphilis


Syphilis is described as a bacterial infection that is usually caught by having sex intercourse with someone who’s infected.

Antisyphilitics herbs are used to rid the system of syphilis.

Lapacho Tree/Pau d’arco (Tabebuia avellanedae)
Lignum vitae (Guaiacum officinalis)
Turkey Corn (Corydalis canadensis)
Sarsaparilla (Aralia nudicaulis)
Prickly Ash (Xanthoxylum americanum)
Black Walnut (Juglans nigra)
Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis)
Burdock (Arctium lappa)
Lobelia (Lobelia inflata)
Yellow Dock (Rumex crispus)
Black Root (Leptandra virginica)
Blue Flag (Iris versicolor)
Sinicuiche (Heimia salicifolia)
Cascara Amarga (Picramnia antidesma)
Mormon tea (Ephedra antisyphilitica)
Maguey (Agave atrovirens)
Pegarropa (Mentzelia aspera)
Elephant Tree/Torote (Bursera microphylla)
Palo Mulato (Bursera simaruba)
Calancapatle (Packera bellidifolia)
Torote (Bursera microphyla)

Formula suggestion: Lignum vitae combines well with Sarsaparilla (Guaiacum 1; Sarsaparilla 2 parts).


Elementary Treatise in Herbology by Dr. Edward E. Shook
Bartram’s Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine by Thomas Bartram
A Handbook of Native American Herbs – 1st edition by Alma R. Hutchens

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