Label: Nature's Way
Qty: 60 veg caps
Standardized: yes, 400 mg
Andrographis extract 10% (stem, leaf)
Andrographis 100 mg (stem, leaf, flower)
Andrographolides 300 mg (isolated labdane diterpenoid bitter substance)
prevention of Lyme disease
acute onset of infection
treating spirochete borrelia bacteria
dermatoborreliosis (skin manifestations)
immune modulation (stimulation of antibody formation)
In Stephen Buhner's book Healing Lyme (page 88) he notes with regard to Andrographis: “I suggest the use of the standardized herb in the treatment of Lyme disease. These preparations normally contain 300mg of standardized constituents and 100mg whole herb—400mg total.”
Suggested Dosage: 1 capsule 2 x day with food or water
Precautions: Stephen Buhner notes that some people have reported allergic reactions to andrographis. Primarily the reaction is a rather severe skin rash which will resolve if you stop taking the herb, though it might take a week or so. Anti-inflammatories such as cortisone creams are not necessary; it will clear up on its own. Discontinue use if you have a reaction. If you are one of the very few that does experience a reaction, you can continue the rest of the herbs in the core protocol, simply deleting Andrographis.
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