How to Cure Candida: The Candida Diet Protocol

Last Modified on Oct 09, 2014

by Bill Thompson

I thought that it was about time that I should update my Anti-Candida Protocols on Earth Clinic. This is the full and updated protocol for people with a systemic candida infection or any other type of candida albicans issue - cutaneous, intestinal, uterine, oral etc. This protocol's emphasis is that it must above all work to defeat and cure the candida, that all nutrients must be relatively easily available and that all the nutrients used should be reasonably cheap but effective. This protocol has already proved its worth and has been successful (and is mostly based on Ted from Bangkok's remedies for candida). I must also admit that the die-off and detox effects from this anti-candida protocol are considerable in cases where the systemic candida and rapid weight loss have become a serious problem (ie at the acid body wasting stage). Willpower and faith helps tremendously here, but this is really up to you.

How to Cure Candida with Home Remedies

My most recent success with this anti-candida diet has been with a lady in Africa. We had a lot of trouble with nutrient availability so we had no choice but to improvise. It took her about 6 months of candida protocol dedication to become completely healthy again but she also had a lot more wrong with her than just systemic candida as you will see. All her fungal and other problems were also resolved using only this anti-candida protocol. All she did was to religiously follow this whole protocol on a daily basis and all her other fairly major problems went away too (This protocol won't work very well if the anti-candida diet is not strictly followed as well). See this link for her daily protocol and results: J's Personal Candida Diet Testimony

Please see the Anti-Candida Protocol below for full candida diet instructions!

Also check out our related pages on:
Herbal Remedies for Candida Albicans
Natural Candida Yeast Infection Cures
Yeast Infection Remedies
Fungal Infection Treatments

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Posted by Rnrgirl (Los Angeles, California) on 10/06/2014

Bill,

First, love this site and its immense amounts of info! Such wonderful contributions for all of us to benefit from. I have 3 questions at the end of this, but just for more background (please indulge me when you are able:) This is not a pleasant picture, but I think many women, in particular, fit my description (I can feel myself being yanked upon as I'm pulled out of my dietary and medicinal denial:)

I took the Candida Questionnaire and I'm in the "Probable" range. 47 Y/O female and trying to determine if I'm headed for the change as the hormones I've been given for a year don't create cycles as of late; I have a few fibroids I've been told; I endured extreme job-related emotional stress in 2013, had three cortisone epidurals for neck and arm pain (pain better), but now have knee and ankle pain (no bone damage, but I need to lose 30 lbs.)

I've decided it's high time to detox my life, starting with my body. I was going to start the Black Strap Molasses and the Apple Cider Vinegar, thinking that will help with my fibroids, BUT then I read all about Candida and it seems that would be the first place I should start??

Q - Does the Candida diet protocol in your book that's been referred to prevent me from using, say, the Black Strap Molasses? I don't mean to sound wimpy, but can I put it in my (decaf) coffee or my Teecino and not sabotage this?

Q - Have you heard of any benefits to fibroid tumors perhaps being positively affected (shrunk or broken down) as a woman might use the Candida diet protocol?

Q - I haven't looked at the diet protocol yet, but is there a way someone who's been brought up in Los Angeles -- fast food dinners by the age of 10 regularly, daily coffee, breakfast cereal, In-n-Out, Margaritas with chips & salsa -- is there any way someone like me can ease their way into this highly self-disciplined regime?

I want to start and succeed, but like with anything, I know myself and if I can get into the water slowly, I have a better chance of learning to swim. Time keeps ticking away, and it's time I do this.

Thank you for your wealth of info here.

Have a great day.

Mary

Posted by Timh
KY
10/07/2014
1294 Posts
The BSM is a superfood which you should certainly give a try. As for preventing the sugar to feed the Candida, I use a combination of Chromium & Niacinimide, Cinnamon/Gymnema/Mulberry. This combination greatly enhances the body's ability to turn glucose into energy.
Posted by Meeya
Sunnyvale, Ca
10/07/2014
27 Posts
Good info, Timh. Do you make your own blend of Cinnamon/Gymnema/Mulberry or can you buy a supplement that has all 3? Thanks.
Posted by Bill
San Fernando, Philippines
10/08/2014
951 Posts
Hi Rnrgirl...You can first try just taking the candida kill and pathogen kill remedies together with the detox remedies which are defined in the protocol. If you have an excellent diet with this protocol then you may not have to take the other nutrients to help the immune system and liver etc. This is up to you really.

The candida kill remedies are iodine, alkalizing, borax, pau d'arco, molybedenum and methylene blue. You do not have to use every single one of these remedies. My favourite combination for removing candida is using lugols iodine(or Iodoral), borax and alkalizing. This has worked very well for me and for other people with candida problems in the past. I would also advise that you use the turpentine/castor oil remedy as well -- at least twice a week -- this also kills candida and gets rid of biofilms in the gut where candida and other pathogens can safely hide away from the immune system and anti-fungals.

The body detox is achieved using nutrients such as Vitamin C, Milk Thistle, ALA, Selenium, Iodine, sodium thiosulfate and chlorella.

Perhaps easier for you -- here is an at-a-glance diagram which shows all the nutrient activity of the different nutrients used in the anti-candida regimen:

Protocol Nutrient Activity

Four or five years ago an African lady asked for help with her systemic candida issues. She eventually cured herself after about 4 to 6 months on the full anti-candida protocol. She also had low thyroid issues, kidney nodules, gastritis, thyroid nodules, fibroids, esophigitis and other problems besides which I can't recall. The daily anti-candida protocol that I put her on also resolved all these other peripheral problems as well.

I've written much info on the anti-candida protocol on this website which can be found in the Candida ailments section.

I've also written a book on candida which goes into much more detail about candida behaviour, why candida is so difficult to defeat and which also describes the best logical approach for curing systemic candida problems. This book is sold here on EC and on amazon.com and its called Candida: Killing So Sweetly.

Posted by Timh
KY
10/09/2014
1294 Posts
Meeya: Yes I take these already combined. You can find this complex in one product from several different manufactures/retailers.

Posted by Kathryn (San Diego, California, US) on 09/23/2014

[YEA]  Hi Bill,

I have been reading all thru these postings and I noticed you recommend natural mineral water. At the risk of sounding like a fool, could you suggest where I might find it, and what I should look for?

I have been using distilled water, with borax and acv, and have had impressive results in my health, in general, but would switch to natural mineral water if you could help me with how to find/select it. Also cost is going to be a factor for me.

I'm really new to all of this, and 'health' had always been my doctors issue, if you know what I mean. But I now research everything, so any info would be great.

I also want to thank you for all of your input here. It's a very kind thing you do sharing your knowledge.

Posted by Zach
Washington Dc
09/23/2014
I use Mountain Valley Spring water. It comes in all glass containers and their source is from a spring that is naturally rich in minerals in Arkansas.
Posted by Bill
San Fernando, Philippines
09/24/2014
951 Posts
Hi Kathryn...You can buy mineral water everywhere -- in health shops and grocery shops --Just ask where the mineral water is kept.

Mineral water has minerals in it that are healthy and useful for the body. Distilled water has no minerals and tends to pull minerals out of the body into the intestines if you drink it. This is why I prefer to use mineral water. I regard mineral water as just natural water or water that has never been chemical manipulated or chemically processed. It should be natural mineral water. I stop short of advising brands because I'm an English guy living in the Philippines. So I guess you'll have to use your own careful judgement there.

Posted by Deb (Las Vegas, NV) on 09/14/2014

[YEA]  Working with Bill's Anti-Candida Protocol. feeling good so far. my question is how long to continue the protocol? I am doing many things: borax, lugol's iodine, fulvic acid, threelac, symbion, methylene blue. just got sodium thiosulfate crystals. will be making that solution tomorrow. just wanted to know how long I should plan to continue the protocol. thanks!

Posted by Big C (Varies, Philippines This Month) on 07/24/2014

[YEA]  Hi Bill,

I have been following your (and Ted's) Candida recommendations for 9 months now starting with Baking Soda/Lime which was a massive health turn around in 3 days for me, then taking Borax which worked well at first for about 3 months, drinking Povidine Iodine (it is all I could get for 6 months) and taking small amounts of Serrapeptase.

Recently I visited the USA where I could get everything I wanted (Nattokinase, Lumbrokinase, high potency Serrapeptase, Lugols in particular) and I must say I got sick and weak rather quickly. At this time I bought your book on Candida and read it through 3 times already.

It took about 4 weeks (360,000IU Serrapeptase a day, 9000FU Nattokinase, 1.4 mill units lumbrokinase + 300mg Lugols Iodine + lots of supporting minerals + 1 tsp borax a day) and I, excuse the language, shat out a putrid lot of black slime when my diet is mainly eggs and greens so that was not something I ate. At first after this I got sicker and slept a lot but now almost 2 weeks later (I added 500ml natural yoghurt a day + 5 yakult drinks) I feel so much better and my brain works again, most important I lost my instant temper and emotionally and very stable after years of instability.

THANKYOU for your book and your work, I just have a few more issues to clear up and I'll be better than when I was 18.

Excellent work, I cannot thankyou enough.

Big C :)

Posted by Bill
San Fernando, Philippines
07/24/2014
951 Posts
Hi Big C...Much thanks for comment and I was delighted about your feedback from reading the book. Congratulations on your improvement!!

I also note that you were taking 300 mgs per day of lugols Iodine which is a large dose equivalent to about 50 drops of 5% LI per day. This doesn't surprise me, since the Filipino diet is much better than the processed food Western diet. Westerners seem to have great difficulty taking even one or two drops of lugols iodine, which gives them heart palpitations, insomnia, skin problems and many other issues. Then the LI immediately gets blamed as the poison cause. Little do they realize that it isn't LI but its their awful lifestyle and diets that are the cause. Processed foods that lack critical minerals and anti-oxidants and which are jam packed with heavy metals, bromine, fluorine and chlorine and other poisons are not health giving diets.

Furthermore, lugols iodine is a wonderful chelator of heavy metals and halides -- so all these poisons are removed from the cells by LI, dumped into the blood, and the liver is simply unable to cope. Hence all the weird symptoms. The fact remains that those poisons should not be in your body in the first place. The fact that you are not affected by such high dosages of LI is proof positive that, with a good diet, there should be minimal symptomatic effects from supplementing lugols iodine(apart from the initial Herx or die-off effect).

By the way, the 300 mg dose of LI that you have been taking is the same dosage used regularly against cancers. This higher dosage is particularly recommended as a cure for people with breast or prostate cancers.

Since you are feeling so much better I would also cut down on your borax dosage to just 1/4 tspn a day in a liter of water taken on a five days on, two days off basis as advised in my book.

The use of Serrapeptase, Nattokinase and Lumbrokinase in your protocol is particularly useful for digesting biofilms. You can also use bromelain and papain enzymes from the pineapple and papaya respectively for the same beneficial effect. Bromelain and Papaya enzymes are more easily obtainable in the Philippines and they cost less.

My last piece of advice is -- stay away from antibiotics. Taking anitbiotics is, perhaps, the major reason and cause of serious candida issues in the body today.

And once again my thanks to you for your feedback. This is a rare event and is particularly useful for me to judge how well the protocol is working.

Posted by Mat
Paris, France
08/30/2014
2 Posts
Hi Bill,

At first, a huge THANKS for all you've done here (and CZ). I've read everything you wrote about curing the candida (I spent hours reading religiously your testimonials, advices, comments, replies to comments... everything you've written in 4 years about candida).

I only have one question about the whole protocol : do I (we, us all) have to take all items, all elements, all complements during months ? A year ? Aren't there rounds for specific things ? For example, I know it's only possible to drink Pau d'Arco for one month. Then make a pause (2 weeks I think, then start a new cycle).

Should we make pauses in the protocol (for any product) and then go for new rounds ?

Thank you very much in advance for your reply and help.

Mat - Paris

Posted by Bill
San Fernando, Philippines
08/31/2014
951 Posts
Hi Mat...Much grateful thanks for your kind remarks.

Regarding your question about taking nutrients with rest periods, when I had candida, I alkalized every day non-stop, I took borax for 5 days on with 2 days off, supplemented Iodine every day in split doses. But yes, your right in what you say -- everyone is different, people will have different things wrong with them, different diets, different lifestyles etc, so you can certainly come off protocols for short periods if necessary. But there are protocols -- such as the vitamin and minerals and detox protocols which are always necessary because of both he tpoisons and a lack of nutrients in processed food today.

And again you're right about Pau D'Arco. This is a very strong anti-pathogen protocol which, from experience, can give particularly difficult Herx reactions. You should start with smaller amounts of PD and work up to full dosage over a number of days. In Brazil they are still using Pau D'Arco to cure various cancers.

As to how long you should take the protocols for -- well, that's really up to you. But remember, just because you feel great and you may think that you've gotten rid of your candida/other pathogens, please remember that many pathogens, including candida, are easily capable of hiding away and hibernating for a while in various areas in your body, such as in biofilms or in the lower intestines region or in the fluids in the back-bone and in synovial fluids at the joints just to name a few. That's why I would always continue your protocol for a little while past the time you think that you are cured. I took my candida protocol for over a year before I stopped it. Then I went onto my own maintenance protocol which was less strict but was not only designed to prevent candida, but was also very active in protecting the liver, kidneys, thyroid and intestines(The Big Four!! ). I also mention this in my book on candida which is sold on EC. In the book, I go into much greater detail about candida and its relationships with so many other disease.

Here is a diagram that shows the many relationships that candida has with so many other diseases:

The Progression and Virulence of Candida

And here is an easy quick reference diagram that shows that complete activity and benefit from all the nutrients used in my anti-candida protocol:

Bill's Protocol -- Nutrient Activity

Generally, it won't hurt to take rests from the following nutrients if you feel that it is necessary(because of the Herx or detox effects): Iodine, Pau D'Arco, Molybdenum, Turpentine(usually taken only twice a week with castor oil as advised) and Borax. The rest of the nutrients in the protocol should not harm you if taken long term -- I'm testament to that.

Posted by Mat
Paris. France
08/31/2014
2 Posts
Hi Bill,

Thank you very much for your reply. I feel better now with the way I should follow your protocol.
As you say Candida may trigger a huge number of troubles. Mine are very severe. The main one is psoriasis (5 years light, but since sept. 2013 extremely strong... I'm covered with it, I have horrible hands...). That's how I discovered I have a Candidiasis. But I had to discover it myself because MD generally have no clue about the possible origins (as you know very well yourself! ).
I also have troubles of attention, memory, agressivity, a dead libido, headaches, etc. The perfect cocktail that actually matches with Candida.

I don't remember if you mention it in your documents but corticotherapies are as dangerous as antibiotics in triggering candida. This is my story.
After years of corticotherapies, I met a girl who often had vaginitis. The thing is she had also psoriasis. After 1 month (of close intimacy, I mean... well you got it), I began to get psoriasis on the scalp. From then on I was sure there was a link but no MD was capable to find it. It means I lost 6 years before I finally find out what was wrong with my health. You can't imagine how furious I am against "modern medicine" and MDs. These people should be sentenced for their incompetence...

Now I have a long way to go before getting well again. Just to think it'll take months or years scares me... I really really hope I'll get rid of that curve. Moreover I have no job and it's very hard for me to apply because of my appearance (which is really scarey). And of course none of the protocol elements can be supported by the Social Health System and insurances (in France I mean). I even have to order things like molybdenum on US websites because it's not available for sale here.
When I say "a curve" I mean a curve.

Thank you so very much for your support and help. People like you are precious on that earth. I'll try to give some news of my health...

Very best. Mat

Posted by Meeya (Sunnyvale, Ca) on 06/23/2014

Dear Bill,

Do you recommend that anyone and everyone do a candida cleanse? I don't have any major signs of candida overgrowth... I'm pretty healthy, have good elimination/ digestion, and don't get sick much. However, I do notice that I have a craving for sweets, as well as itchy ears (sometimes) that crack / pop when I swallow. I'm 34 years old, and ate junk food until I was in my 20s and realized how bad it was. Now I eat lots of veggies and am gluten/ dairy/ soy/ artificial/ processed free. I'd like to do a candida cleanse just to take my health to the next level and make sure I don't have any candida overgrowth. Plus, as I understand it, I can get rid of any parasites I may be housing too (with the turp) and eliminate heavy metals in the process.

~ Thanks so much for your time, effort and service in putting this all together for us. It will not doubt change many lives for the better! ~

Posted by Bill
San Fernando Philippines
06/23/2014
951 Posts
Hi Meeya...It would probably be useful for everyone if they did a candida and parasite cleanse at least once a year. When you are infected with candida and when it begins to dominate your body, the symptoms can be barely noticeable and can even be misleading.

As an example, before I noticed my own candida problems, I had athletes foot for over 25 years. Tried everything but couldn't get rid of it over the years. Then, after I eventually got rid of my own systemic candida, my athletes foot just disappeared on its own. Just like that!! Same with my psoriasis and eczma. This eventually led me to believe that my own candida problems had probably been with me for years or even decades and that my skin problems -- which I simply couldn't eradicate -- were just long-time symptoms or indicators of my systemic candida problem.

Candida is like cancer. It can hit quickly(from sudden trauma or stress or by taking antibiotics for instance) or it can take decades to become noticeable or serious. It's all about your immune system, diet and lifestyle.

But perhaps the major cause of candida is antibiotcs use over any period of time. People nowadays seems to pop antibiotics into their mouths like jelly babies for the slightest sniff or cold. If you must take antibiotics then only take them for three days. And if they have had no effect on your problem after three days then stop taking the antibiotics. Common sense really. And if you do take antibiotics for an extended period of time then you should alkalize and take probiotics on a daily basis to help support your gut bacteria (which are being rapidly killed by the antibiotics). Also bear in mind that 70% of the immune system's activity is all about protecting the intestines against pathogens. That's why the good gut bacteria are such an essential and important part of the immune system.

Currently you have sugar cravings as well as itchy ears which could indicate candida problems. Perhaps the best way to assess whether you have candida or not is to take the Candida Questionnaire shown here -- it only takes a few minutes:

Candida Questionnaire

Posted by Meeya
Sunnyvale, Ca
06/27/2014
27 Posts
Dear Bill, Thanks so much for writing back to me. I answered the questionnaire. The results put me in the "possibly present" for yeast-related health problems range... which is right in line with what I thought. But it sounds like it doesn't hurt for anyone to do a cleanse, whether they have an overgrowth of yeast/ candida or not. So by all means, I plan on doing one just to be sure :) Since I'm breastfeeding a little one right now, I will wait until my baby is weaned. And in the meantime, I will continue to take probiotics and eat cultured foods and drinks. (I avoid antibiotics at all costs! ) Blessings.

Posted by June (Fl) on 06/10/2014

Dear Bill,

As I read your book, "Candida Killing So Sweetly" you recommend a specific diet. However, You had a sample menu log from a client which stated that she had plantains as part of her diet. I was wondering is this okay to eat if one is trying to get rid of candida? Because I have cut out grains and flour, which doesn't leave much other options except veggies. And I have been experiencing weight loss which I would like to gain back some of it.

Posted by Bill
San Fernando, Philippines
06/10/2014
951 Posts
Hi June...The diet that is recommended for the candida protocol is basically an elimination diet that also recommends, if possible, that you avoid all forms of processed food as much as you can. Avoid wheat, dairy and anything that you are allergic to.

The main offender in the diet is any form of sugar or junk food -- sugar must be avoided as far as possible. However, I also recommend to reduce carbohydrates but I also recognize that people need carbohydrates -- but not excessive amounts of carbohydrates in their diet. So plantains or any form of carbohydrate like rice should be OK -- but in small amounts only.

If you continue to lose weight then I would supplement protease enzymes(protein digesting enzymes) that contain pancreatin enzymes as well as papain and bromelain. You can buy these enzyme supplements at most health stores. You might be losing weight because of lack of enzymes from the pancreas causing inefficient digestion. So taking protease enzymes as advised with all meals should help your digestion and should help you put weight back on.

if you also have reflux problems then you should also take betaine hydrochloride tablets at mealtimes as well.

Posted by June
Florida
06/13/2014
Thank you, Bill.

Posted by Sgarsena (Ontario) on 06/10/2014

I have just finished reading the book `Candida Killing So Sweetly` and I have a few questions.

Can Nascent Iodine be used in place of Lugols and if yes what would be the equivalent dosage (I have a 2% solution)?

My urine PH is very alkaline. Your recommendations are to alkalize, however, that would create even further problems for me. Can I use the protocol not following the supplements that are recommended for alkalizing?

I have been following a diet protocol called Reams biological theory of ionization (RBTI) and in that protocol it uses distilled water for detoxification. There is a very good explanation on why distilled water is the best water to drink on Page 118 of Dr. Beddoes book on RBTI. If the objective is to detoxify the body would not distilled water be preferable?

I have read a lot of conflicting information on diet for Candida. In particular one website recommends sweet potatoes and kidney beans and cashews and others say that these shouldn't be eaten. Any thoughts?

I have been doing coffee enemas for liver detoxification and glutathione production for leaky gut. Should this be discontinued on the diet?

Posted by Bill
San Fernando, Philippines
06/11/2014
951 Posts
Hi Sgarsena...You can use nascent iodine if you wish but I don't think that it's as good as lugols iodine. For instance, lugols iodine will remove heavy metals like aluminum, lead, mercury, cadmium, arsenic etc whereas nascent iodine cannot do this. If you are having problems with lugols iodine then you can perhaps supplement Iodoral instead. Iodoral is effectively lugols iodine in pill form. Iodoral is also enteric-coated so it will not cause problems in the stomach. But I leave this decision up to you.

The normal healthy alkaline range for both your saliva and your urine should be between pH 6.1 to 6.8. So if your pH is to high(too alkaline) then I would simply reduce your alkalizing protocols until the healthy range is achieved.

I am against drinking distilled water because I regard this form of water simply as dead water -- because it contains no useful minerals for the body and its not natural water. Drinking distilled water also tends to draw out, excrete and expel poisons as well as useful minerals from the body. That's why I think natural mineral water is much better for your own health. There are other ways of expelling poisons from your body without depleting your own body's minerals at the same time.

The diet that I recommend is the same as Ted from Bangkok's diet. It's really an elimination diet where you must eat good quality food(no processed food). The unique thing about the diet that I recommend is that you can use it with most other diets. Just follow the diet rules whenever you can.

I would certainly also continue doing your coffee enemas if you can while doing the protocol. This will help to remove all the candida poisons and heavy metals from the blood and liver quickly. And if you co-ordinated taking enemas with taking also laxatives twice a week then this would also help to more quickly get rid of all toxins and heavy metals from the intestines as well.

Posted by Kingq (Chonburi) on 06/09/2014

Hi Bill,

I have been reading your Candida Protocols and have been trying to follow them. I also incorporated the Sanum remedies. I think I have resolved most of it but a recent stool sample showed evidence of yeast cells. I am interested in the turpentine protocol. I live in Thailand and am wondering if there is a specific brand or other information you have to pass on regarding pure gum turpentine and possibly where to buy it.

I also suffer from dilated cardiomyopathy, have a pacemaker and have Hashimoto's Thyroditis.

Appreciate any help or advise you can give.

Posted by Sonia (Airlie Beach) on 06/06/2014

Hi Bill,

With your protocol for treating systemic candida. What is the average time on this to cure your condition and how do you know when you are?

Posted by Bill
San Fernando, Philippines
06/07/2014
951 Posts
Hi Sonia...To tell you the truth there is no average time for a cure for candida. Candida usually involves several other different pathogens infections and can also involve parasites as well and that's why no two people ever have exactly the same symptoms for candida. And the time it takes to a cure also depends on how well you follow the protocol and diet.

I have had people recover from candida in 3 to 4 months and there was a lady following the protocol who recently said she had cured herself in 5 weeks on the protocol. It took me a year to cure my own systemic candida but that was 8 years ago and I've made many improvements to the protocol since then. I think it's a much more effective protocol now.

When you also consider that a candida infection can be inside you, spreading slowly for years or even decades before you actually notice it, its not so surprising that this disease is so confusing and hard to cure. For sometime I just thought my own candida infection was just the slow down through old age. But then it suddenly became much worse(due to multi-vaccinations) and that was when I realized that I had a systemic infection.

It may or may not take long to cure your own candida but I would simply advise persistence and discipline in getting rid of that disease. And even after you think that you are completely cured, I would still continue to do the protocol for at least another 3 months just in case the candida is hiding. I advise that because candida, just like cancer, can hide in your body for a while and then suddenly come back with a vengeance when you least expect it.

And now, even though I can eat what I like without problems, I'm healthy and everything is pretty normal, I still take the Iodine, Borax and alkalize regularly -- and that's mainly because I never want to have any fungal infection dominating my own body ever again.

Posted by Curious (Finland) on 05/15/2014

Hello, I am going to try Bill's candida protocol and the only item missing is Turpentine. I am bit confused if we need to ingest the turpentine found only in garden and tools section of Amazon store. this is the one I found in Amazon:
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Mylands-Pure-Gum-Turpentinenland-Litre/dp/B00ECBPAPS. I am in Europe so I do not have walmart here. I will be so grateful if you can advice me where to buy it.

I also want to know, is it safe to eat turpentine?

Posted by Robert Henry
Ten Mile , Tn.
05/16/2014
HI U.... OUR FINNISH FRIEND, have used turpentine orally as many have on this site. It is normally poured on sugar cubes. I used turpentine via an expensive artist paint site. When I buy again, I will buy from this site in South Georgia. They harvest the rosin and distill into turpentine themselves. The South Georgia Slash Pines supplied the world with naval stores for hundreds of years. Dr Jennifer Daniels has talked to Chip about his turpentine. As all know she was the one that bought this folk treatment back to life. She got her medical license revoked as a result. Sick, Sick, Sick.

http://www.diamondgforestproducts.com/~shop/4-oz-100-pure-gum-spirits-of-turpentine/186769/

Made many trips to Finland buying Pulp and Paper Machinery. Great craftsman, great people and a beautiful country. They got me into Heat Sauna's in the 70's which I modified to a FIR Soy'na ( Finnish Pronunciation ) in 2008.

Whoa my friend, I take all the above back after I just got off the phone with Chip the owner. He told me that 2 weeks ago the Post Office told him that he could no longer ship his turpentine all over the world. He told them that he had been shipping for years and for them to tell him what regulation stops him. They told him to contact the U. N. and they are now calling the shots. AYSM. They now say turpentine is a hazardous material and cannot be shipped by normal mail. They can still ship it in the U S or to Canada, but not across the ponds.

Finnish Friend, you were born lucky . Your country is thriving and ours is going to hell........ PDQ. Our first two choices to correct this route is the vote and money. They are both intertwined. The next is a second Revolution. We fought the first one because citizens had no say. We are now back to square one. Where do we go from here ? I think we all know.

=============OLE ROBERT HENRY==============

Posted by Lisa (England) on 05/13/2014

Been doing Bill Thompson candida killing so sweetly for 5 weeks and it's going well. Been back to my health clinic lady she tested me clear of candida, but now in menopause and have to take thyroid tablets as mine's been taken out starting to feel dizzy. Sinus bad, sore head, do I need to take anything different because of menopause? Thank you.

Posted by Bill
San Fernando, Philippines
05/13/2014
951 Posts
Hi Lisa...So wonderful to hear that your candida has improved so much. Well done!!

Both thyroid and menopause problems are complex hormonal subjects. So its very important that you get a doc who understands both of these problems well. Your problems might well be due to poor testing and poor treatment with synthetic thyroid from your doctor.

Here are 18 mistakes that patients and doctors make on diagnosing and treating thyroid problems:

http://www.stopthethyroidmadness.com/mistakes-patients-make/

Another article from a woman who had thyroid problems in menopause:

Thyroid Problems and Menopause

Here is a very good article that describes how you should diagnose and treat thyroid problems:

http://www.stopthethyroidmadness.com/recommended-labwork/

Here's why you need to supplement iodine for thyroid problems:

Iodine and the Thyroid

Like I said, its complicated. Most doctors just use the TSH to test for thyroid problems. This is not the most accurate test. In your case -- a person with menopause problems as well -- you need to get a more thorough and accurate test panel as described here:

Thyroid Lab Work

Generally, GPs will always treat hypothyroid problems with a synthetic thyroid like Synthroid or Levoxyl. But synthetic thyroid usually only contains just T4 which can create problems. Better to take a natural bio-identical thyroid from porcine or bovine origin like Armour or Naturethroid which will contain the full thyroid spectrum of thyroid hormones -- T1, T2, T3, T4, calcitonin etc.

I know that all the above information might be somewhat daunting for you but all you have to do is get a good doctor who is knowledgeable and who will really listen to your problems(yes, so very rare these days). To help you in this, here is a list of Top Thyroid Doctors in UK (and US for those interested) who are quite knowedgeable and who tend to test the thyroid properly and use natural thyroid supplements:

Thyroid Top Docs List(UK)

Thyroid Top Docs List(US)

Posted by Cindy (Usa) on 05/05/2014

Questions for Bill of San Fernando:

Hi Bill, do you have any ideas on how to get at/rid of suspected bio films in the ears? My ears are VERY sticky not like normally and they have a bad smell, also have the same smell in my nose at times. I really suspect a fungus issue and don't know what to do for it. Anything I have taken orally does not help. I have tried things in the ear with little success as well. My ears and nose is also almost always stuffed up. Thanks Bill.

Posted by Bill
San Fernando, Philippines
05/05/2014
951 Posts
Hi Cindy...I use either iodine and water or 1% Hydrogen Peroxide(HP) or sea salt, water and a neti pot for my ears as preventative protocols which works quite well.

For the iodine protocol, just add a few drops of povidone or lugols iodine to a capful of water and use a dropper and insert this into the ears. Keep the solution in your ears for a minute or two. Do not wash out the ear afterwards.

For the HP, just use 1% HP solution and insert that into your ears with a dropper and the rest is exactly the same as for the iodine protocol. The HP will bubble and tickle in your ear, which is proof that the HP is killing pathogens. Wait until the bubbling has died off, which may take a few minutes, then empty the HP from your ear.

Use these protocols every day at least twice a day.

You can also use these protocols, in exactly the same way as above, for your blocked nose problem.

I must also mention that if you have other localized fungal problems such as white tongue, constantly returning uterine thrush, digestion problems, skin problems etc, then these localized problems might also indicate a systemic fungal problem(candida). In other words, that all these localized problems that you have might just be symptoms of a wider systemic fungal problem in your blood, tissues and organs. To check whether this is the case, you should take this questionnaire:

Candida Questionnaire

Furthermore, if no topical remedy that you try ever gets rid of your fungal ear/nose problem -- or it just keeps returning -- then it is highly likely that your apparently external topical ear/nose infections have arisen as a symptom of an internal candida infection -- so it is most unlikely that just topical remedies will ever work, since your external fungal infections may well have arisen because of an untreated systemic fungal infection in the first place.

Posted by Healthseeker (Usa) on 03/10/2014

Help requested from Bill from San Fernando:

Bill, having cured yourself from candida, I was hoping you could share the diet you followed and what food you ate and didn't eat. I totally get the no sugar part but do you also have to eliminate carb. vegetables? I cannot eat ANY dairy, eggs or beef and really struggle to find the right balance of fat, protein and carbs to feel satisfied and not hungry again in an hour or two. Also how to deal with the severe carb/sugar cravings. Could that be a die off reaction? Thank you Bill for your time and any advice.

Posted by Bill
San Fenando, Philippines
03/11/2014
951 Posts
Hi HealthSeeker...Candida produces many mycotoxins, which can variously and adversely affect the body in many ways. They can radically affect digestion, cause tissue pain and affect the mind(depression). Candida also produces toxins that closely mimic tissue receptors causing autoimmune reactions, inflammation etc. in the body. So its not surprising that these candida mycotoxins can also affect and upset our hormones(insulin), thus causing sugar cravings.

Whenever you kill large amounts of candida in the body, this causes a large release of mycotoxins into the blood when the candida cells are destroyed and broken up. This will usually cause an exaggeration of candida symptoms for a while but should eventually reduce as the body gets rid of these poisons. So if you're killing alot of candida on a daily basis, then these candida poisons may act to increase your cravings for sugar or carbs for a while because of these toxins.

Here are some helpful nutrients that should help to both reduce the cravings and heal the intestines.

Glutamine -- 1000 mgs twice a day with meals. Taken with food.

Take B50 Complex every day with food.

Niacin or niacinamide -- 500 mgs twice a day.

Pantothenic Acid -- Vitamin B5 -- 500 mgs twice day.

Pantethine -- 500 mgs twice a day.

Vitamin C -- 1000 mgs three times a day.

Molybdenum(Sodium Molybdate) -- Take at least 900 mcgs three times a day. Acts to neutralize the candida aldehyde and alcohol toxins in the body and also kills candida at the same time. This mineral also helps to reduce excess copper in the body which is another virulence factor for candida. See this link.

Hydrgoen Peroxide(food grade) -- One capful of 3% HP in a liter of water as Ted from Bangkok recommends. Drink a liter a day. Always take HP alone away from food. Always ensure that you take HP at least an hour either side of taking any anti-oxidants or supplements.

When I cured my own candida, I never went on a diet persay because I did not know about diets all those years ago. Consequently it took me a whole year of taking specific nutrients to cure my own candida problems. With my current candida protocol, which also involves a diet, I've cured people of candida in four months, provided they don't abbreviate the protocol and strictly follow it as recommended and don't take shortcuts or cheat. Mind you, when I came to the Philippines my diet changed radically anyway -- very little supermarket food, mostly market-bought food. This obviously helped me to cure my candida. But it still took me a year to get rid of my candida with all symptoms -- which is why going on a proper diet will always help to accelerate a cure. The diet I recommend is shown here. Avoid all wheat, sugar, dairy, yeast foods and allopathic drugs -- these are the main priorities. You can eat white meat(fish, chicken) but avoid all red meat. Red meat contains iron which tends to increase candida biofilms in the intestines and makes candida more virulent.

I also hope that you will forgive me for not recommending specific foods as you requested. To do this and do it justice and give reasons would take a book. That's why I only ever recommend foods groups that are natural and contain no agri-chemicals, pesticides, heavy metals etc. In other words -- avoid all processed foods and eat as healthy as you can.

Posted by Dawn (Los Angeles) on 01/31/2014

Hi Bill,

Wondering if you could help me. I have had candida for years.Its now really affecting my vision, memory, skin, mood, joints. I also had a very severe case of Valley Fever - Cocci- a few years ago so my lungs are pretty weak. I have tried most everything including your protocol for a few months last Fall which really seemed to help me. Then the holidays hit and I got lazy and fell off my candida diet. So I am back and resolving to start again. I have done weeks of a good diet and 4 days of Turpentine drops. I am going to try to find new turps today as mine do not say PURE GUM SPIRITS. They only say 100% Natural from tree resin. What I need your advice on are my dosages. I am 48 years old and 102 lbs. How long should I take working up to the 1tsp of turps and when do I take breaks? Also, when I take turps with the borax/ Lugols/ Meth Blue is it going to overload my system too much? I have two young boys and need to avoid the massive die-off as much as possible. And last question, what do you think of Dr. J. Daniels using sugar cubes as "they lure the candida out and the turps then kill it" ? As a long time Candida sufferer, taking pure sugar or even honey sounds like suicide!! I have been melting EVCO and mixing the turps in it. Any advice would really help. And thanks for all your work here, Bill. I have been lurking on the boards for years and am very grateful for this site.

Posted by Bill
San Fernando, Philippines
01/31/2014
951 Posts
Hi Dawn... In answer to your questions.

I am 48 years old and 102 lbs. How long should I take working up to the 1 tsp of turps and when do I take breaks ?

You can take a week to two weeks working up to the full one teaspoon dose of turpentine. You can initially start the turps protocol with drop dosage amounts of your own choice and work up to the full dose that way. Or you can simply start with 1/4 teaspoon of turps and work up to a full tspn that way, in drop dosage amounts. Take day-off breaks whenever you have to in order to cope with the healing crisis or die-off effects. The worst thing you can possibly do is start taking turpentine at the one teaspoon dose straight away. This is likely to cause a huge pathogen die-off that might produce a much more severe die-off. Your body must also be given time to get used to the turpentine. Hence you should start small and go slow.

Also, when I take turps with the borax/ Lugols/ Meth Blue is it going to overload my system too much?

I have taken the turpentine protocol with the remedies you mention above without problems.

And last question, what do you think of Dr. J. Daniels using sugar cubes as "they lure the candida out and the turps then kill it" ?

Have you ever seen the film "The Ghost in the Darkness"? This was a story about man-eating tigers in old colonial India. The way they eventually killed the last tiger was by using a goat as bait and by building a platform near the goat so the hunter could kill the tiger when it went for the goat. The was the bait and kill tactic they used.

Turpentine and sugar uses the same strategy. Add to this that you are on a sugar-restricted candida diet and this also makes the candida sugar receptors very sensitive and desperate for sugar. So when you do take the sugar(or molasses or honey) and turpentine together, the candida cells open up to gorge on the sugar, which allows the turps to freely enter their cells which kills them.

Also, I'm afraid I find it quite hard to believe Dr Daniels somewhat rigid recommendation that only sugar cubes of a particular size should be used in the turps protocol. She explains that she discovered the turps protocol when she read about early American slaves curing many illnesses using this particular cube sugar turps protocol. But there is one glaring hole in her recommendations.

They didn't have refined sugar or cube sugar in early American history. So the slaves must have used cane syrup, molasses or raw honey instead with their own turps protocols.

Posted by Dawn
Los Angeles
02/05/2014
Hi Bill,

Thanks so much for your advice. I bought your book and I love it! If possible, could you advise me again?

I am working up the turps...now at 1/4tsp. How long should I take to reach 1tsp? And once I get there, do I take it for 10 days on then 10 days off?

I know each person is different but I am wondering how long I should do the whole turps protocol? And the main anti-Candida protocol? I am assuming the main protocol will be months.

And last question....should I swap out the turps for the nattokinase at some point? Likewise, should I use the meth blue on the 2 days off from the borax or does my system need a break on those days?

Really appreciate you, Bill. Thanks.

Posted by Bill (San Fernando, Philippines) on 01/02/2014

I have some significant and useful information to report on the beneficial effects of both MMS and particularly Turpentine against parasites, candida and Autism.

Mr Prakash has generously allowed me to describe how successful he has been in curing his own son of parasites, candida and Autism.

Briefly, the initial protocol he followed was the MMS/CDS protocol(Miracle Mineral Solution -- Chlorine Dioxide protocol) as used by Kerri Rivera. He used this protocol for a couple of months and achieved an 80% improvement in the cognitive abilities of his own son who is autistic. But Mr Prakash told me that the effects of the MMS protocol then plateaued and he could not get any further improvement with his son which is why he contacted me because he had read my book on and he wanted advice on turpentine. With using just the MMS/CDS protocol there would always be parasites etc in the stool -- his child's stool was never really completely clear of parasites despite the improvement. So I advised that the turpentine protocol would also kill parasites/candida and would be much more efficient at removing candida biofilms.

He also contacted Walter Last, a well respected healer, who sent him a protocol for his son which included Iodine, Borax and turpentine or kerosene. I also advised that he should now stop the MMS protocol and just concentrate on using Walter Last's advised protocol which is a solid protocol for a child with few side-effects. Here is Walter Last's protocol and advice against parasites and candida:

* Make a jar of the following mix. You can use any kind of liquid, like water, cold or warm herbal tea, very diluted vegetable juice with a little bit of apple added for taste. Combine the chosen liquid with 1 tbsp of the borax concentrated solution, to this add a 1/3 tsp (1 gram) of Sodium ascorbate, ? tsp (2 grams )each of MSM, L-glutamine and Sodium bicarbonate. You may add a tsp of glycerine to sweeten it. Nirekh needs to sip this throughout the day. Alternatively, it can be mixed with food or drink.

* Start with a much smaller amount and gradually over 2 weeks increase to the full dose. If any reactions or problems arise with this cut back again to a small amount and then gradually increase again.

* 1 drop of Lugols' solution in food or drink in the morning. A low-level B complex vitamin tablet crushed up and mixed with several meals during the day. It can also be added to the above drink. 3 x a day rub the abdomen with diluted DMSO (50%). You can continue periodically with MMS/CDS, but best to give it a rest for a while. Borax is excellent against parasites.

* Start using kerosene with 1 drop and gradually increase to half a tsp once a day. A suitable low-odour product in the US is Klean-Strip 1 Kerosene, see www.wmbarr.com/product.aspx?catid=35&prodid=71; you can get it at Wal-Mart and various hardware stores. It is easiest to take after coating the tongue with molasses, and taking it diluted half and half with olive oil. Eat something afterwards. The same for gum turpentine which may be used once or twice a week instead of kerosene.

The mother, and most likely the whole family, might have Candida problems. It would be recommended, especially for the mother, that some antimicrobial treatment to be implemented as well. Adults may take higher doses of the recommended remedies.

Mr Prakash contacted me because I use the turpentine protocol in my book against candida. He read about this in my book and wanted advice. He ended up giving his son 1/2 teaspoon turpentine a day. He has only been giving his son this amount for 3 weeks.

He has further reported that for the first week on the turpentine protocol there was an extremely large sudden discharge of worms/parasites -- larger than normal. He also mentioned that other strange stuff came out with his son's poop (which did not occur with the MMS protocol). Mr Prakash was sure that this stuff was candida biofilms. Then, in the third week of the turpentine protocol -- the child's poop had no parasites or strange discharges -- just normal poop.

For any doubters, Mr Prakash also sent me over 30 photos of his son's poop. In one photo there was a ropeworm which was over 20 inches long. He also sent me a video of his autistic son as he is now. The child was happily playing with toys, plenty of energy, no pain, he wasn't shy or withdrawn and there was plenty of eye contact -- just like a normal 2 year old boy. Mr Prakash is thoroughly convinced that this acceleration in improvement of his son's health is mainly due to the effects of MMS and turpentine. He continues using just the turpentine protocol now (with breaks) as well as Walter Last's protocol for his son.

This wonderful news and evidence also further demonstrates and proves to me that both parasites and candida are key causative factors for serious diseases like Autism. Another fact -- Mr Praksh's son was given large amounts of anti-biotics at birth -- anti-biotics are, perhaps, the top major cause of candida infections today.

So to help cure autism -- just use a protocol that removes parasites and candida efficiently and successfully and you will have vast improvement if not a complete cure from Autism.

I've reported this testimonial not just to further highlight the benefits of pure gum spirits of turpentine but also as further proof of safety with its proper use.

Posted by Fred03
Washington, Dc
01/07/2014
Good Afternoon, I've had candida/parasites (protozoa) over the last few years and in 2013 did a protocol for candida using 10-Undecenoic Acid for 2 months with a candida diet that did include fruits, potatoes, and brown rice. My chiropractor recently tested me (using vials of fungus, parasites, foods) by placing these vials on my body and determining my resistance to his force pushing on my arm. Again, my resistance was weakest when candida, parasites, and many foods such as wheat, corn, dairy, were exposed to me. He currently has me taking Similax Supreme, Golden Thread Supreme, Trace Minerals, and Digestive Enzymes since 1/1/14. I don't feel either the undeconoic acid for current remedies have done much. I don't believe I've ever experienced any die-off. I do, however, sit in an Infrared sauna 5-6/week for 30 minutes. I would like to start using your candida diet and remedies protocol. Can you tell me how long I need to do? Also, are low glycemic fruits allowed such as green apples, berries? Is brown rice ok? I'm a male, 6'2" and only weigh 160lbs. I appreciate your help and advice.
Posted by Tony
Tn, Usa
01/11/2014
186 Posts
Hello again Bill. The link to this post was finally fixed by EC so I can now view this great success story. You had provided this link for me from our other candida protocol discussion. This leads me to a question about our son. He's 12 years old & suffers from ADHD, Asberger's Syndrome, and low level Tourette Syndrome.

Would this protocol be efficient for treating that combination of mental sickness? Our son has been on quite a bit of anti-biotics. We've tried numerous natural approach remedies as well as prescription meds. Nothing to date has helped him. Right now, we don't have him on any meds or natural remedies.

What's your opinion on the best route of treatment for him? I'm already using the turpentine myself so getting him to take it shouldn't be too much a problem since he sees me using it. I know taste will be the biggest problem for him. Thanks again Bill for your time & God Bless!

Posted by Daniel
Vancouver
01/21/2014
Hi there, my name's Daniel. I've been suffering with Candida for over 3 years now I'd say. I came down with thrush years ago all over my lips. It's been a constant in my life since that day. I also have stomach problems, not being able to eat in the morning and bloating. I feel as though at this point the infection has spread to full body it can't possibly not.

My question is how long will I have to do Bill's Candida regime for in order to see a full body result?

Posted by Tony
Tn, Usa
01/24/2014
186 Posts
Hey again Bill! With my health problems I forgot about replying to this a couple weeks ago. Could you please respond back about my question regarding our son? We would like to get him on something. We've tried numerous things without success. Hopefully, with your advise and guidance we can get him turned around. He's getting into a lot of trouble at school and on the verge of being sent to alternative school.

We're doing our best with him. We want to use only natural remedies. He's already tried enough prescription meds. We took him off them about 2 years ago. We've tried to deal with his problems by therapy and alternative remedies but they too haven't worked. We just haven't came across the right treatment option(s).

We're believing in God to do that! Turpentine might be the answer for him. I just know how difficult it would be for him to ingest this stuff. He's so picky anyhow with food. Maybe mixing it with juice/food would do the trick. That's if you think turpentine is right choice for his mental health conditions. Thanks again Bill! Have a great day!

Posted by Bill
San Fernando, Philippines
01/24/2014
951 Posts
Hi Tony...Regarding your son, I think he should be able to take the turpentine protocol for his problems. 1/4 to 1/2 tsp dosage of turpentine with castor oil and sugar/molasses should be fine for him. If he is over 13 y o then he should be able to take the full one teaspoon dose -- but work up to the dose slowly!! I would also watch his stools -- to see if parasites are also present. One thing I have learnt from participating in the Autism group is that when parasites start being killed and coming out then autistic kids not only fell better -- their mental problems and sociability rapidly seem to improve.

Another protocol that your son can try which should help to greatly improve his mood, shyness, anger and sociability is just to take higher dose niacinamide(B3) every day in an easy protocol shown here:

Supplement magnesium citrate (250 mgs) twice a day and zinc gluconate(25 mgs) once a day.

At every meal your son should also take:

500 mgs niacinamide

B-Complex vitamins

1000 mgs vitamin C

You can also take an adult dose of 1000 mgs of niacinamide three times a day at meals without problems according to Dr Abram Hoffer.

The above niacinamide protocol is a paired down and simplified version of the main orthomolecular protocol that works to resolve many mental health problems like depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, OCD, CFS, ME and other autism spectrum disorders. The full protocol that is recommended is shown at this link.

This same protocol should also greatly help your wife's condition who you have said has a bipolar disorder. She should also use this niacinamide protocol.

And today I've just read how a daughter cured her 89 year old mother's 6 year old Alzheimer problem by just using higher dose niacinamide, Vitamin A and Coconut Oil. See this link.

Posted by Tony
Tn, Usa
01/25/2014
186 Posts
Thanks again Bill for such a quick reply. I had totally let this slip my mind recently about our son. Thanks for posting back.

Our son is 12 years old so we'll just start out at 1/4-1/2 tsp. daily. He don't care much for honey. Would it be OK to use the turpentine in some organic apple juice? That would hide the taste of the turpentine for him.

What do parasites look like in stools? I have seen dead yeasts and other pathogens in my own stool with the anti-candida protocol. Heck, there might have even been parasites in my stools before. I don't know exactly what to look for in parasites.

I know what the niacin can do for him. It's helped me tremendously Bill from your protocol for me. I take 1, 000 mg daily in split doses and it's helped my BP and mental clarity & that's only over 1 months time. I'm considering going up to 1, 500 mg daily to help even more with my depression and anxiety. I want off these meds. They're doing me NO GOOD!

My wife has now read your reply and she's excited to see that there's hope for her bipolar disorder as well.

Is it OK for her to use the niacin protocol along with taking the turpentine? Also, should I go with one or the other for our son? In other words, using the niacin protocol and the turpentine in combination or just use the niacin protocol alone? It doesn't hurt to use the turpentine in combo with the niacin protocol, right?

BTW, I had already read that post about a mother being cured of Alzheimer's with niacin, Vit A, & Coconut Oil. Doesn't surprise me at all. Niacin is a help to an awful lot of health problems. A simple vitamin that NO DOCTOR would even think about telling their patients to use.

It's not something they can use their hands to write a prescription for. That's why! Thanks again Bill! Looking forward to your suggestions back to me! God Bless you Bill & may the Lord take care of you in every way!

Posted by Bill
San Fernando, Philippines
01/26/2014
951 Posts
Hi Tony...You can try mixing turpetine with apple juice for your son if you want, but turpentine wont mix with aqueous solutions very well because it is fat soluble. Which is why I normally recommend using it with castor oil of VCO. However, turpentine would dissolve in milk(contains fats) which is something you could perhaps try.

Also, the turpentine should not interfere with any of the nutrients, although -- as has already been mentioned -- it does expel xenobiotics. I use turpentine normally twice a week now as a preventative. I also use higher dose niacin on the same day as using the turpentine, without any problems at all.

Posted by Tony
Tn, Usa
01/27/2014
186 Posts
Thanks again Bill for your time and help! I think we'll try the milk mixture for turpentine usage for our son. He drinks milk just about every day so that is probably the best option.

Our son isn't on any meds so that's not an issue as for the xenobiotics factor. However my wife is on 5 bipolar meds.. Well, 6 when you include the Maxalt for her migraines. I already have her on magnesium, omega 3's, & Coq10 for headaches. This would be a factor for her. We've discussed here using the turpentine but certainly is small amounts to start off with.

She shouldn't have any problems with the niacin protocol with her meds. I think 1/4 tsp. daily dose for her for a couple weeks is a good start. Should she take the turpentine dose at least a couple hours away from her prescription meds? Thanks again Bill & God Bless!

Posted by Bill
San Fernando, Philippines
01/28/2014
951 Posts
Hi Tony...As you have said, your wife should take the turpentine dosage well away from her medicines. I would also add the higher dose niacin or niacinamide as well. The niacin(with vitamin B complex) should have quite a positive mental effect.
Posted by Eliminatecandida
Texas
01/30/2014
2 Posts
Hi I am a 29 year old female. I have tried millions of treatments and protocols to get rid of candida overgrowth for over a year. My main symptoms are lower abdominal distention and mild cramping along with a dry, white, fluffy discharge from "down there." I am now thinking of trying borax or even turpentine but I read that borax can damage the reproductive system and cause infertility. My main goal is to hopefully become pregnant soon and have a healthy child. Have you ever heard of this result? How long do you think I would need to be taking borax before trying to conceive. Thank you
Posted by Shellie
Kelowna, Bc
02/25/2014
Regarding Bill's Bill's Anti-Candida Protocol... I have a question. I take Adalat (Nifedepine) 60 mg 1 x per day for high blood pressure. I am concerned about how doing any heavy metal cleanses might affect me and my medication.

I feel like the answer to curing my high blood pressure is by doing a toxic/metal cleanse, a liver and gallbladder cleanse and cleaning up my diet. I don't use table salt, but pink Himalayan salt and I try my best to avoid processed foods. I do green juices to help alkalize and take spirulina in small doses.

But as I said, I am afraid that doing a cleanse will also remove the medication that keeps my blood pressure down. Though I think the cleanses will cure the blood pressure problem, I worry that my bp will spike severely if either I don't take my medication and to the cleanse...or even take the medication while doing the cleanse. What advice and/or information can you give me regarding this? I'd like to clean out my body in the safest way. I am suspecting I have a slight candida problem as I have daily flatulence...not a normal level of it...it's alot and sometimes very, very smelly. I also have a hard time losing weight.

Posted by Mmsg
Somewhere, Europe
02/25/2014
Shellie, before doing a cleanse, you might want to try "cleaning up" your diet. That might be the safest "cleanse".
Posted by Mary
Saskatchewan, Canada
02/26/2014
83 Posts
Hi Bill do you have any more information about the progress of this boy and about the protocols they are using. I have been using turp in the am and MMS enemas and bath in the pm and getting lots of worms out. More energy and feeling really good. I am just wondering if it is safe for my liver. Thanks, Mary
Posted by Bill
San Fenando, Philippines
02/28/2014
951 Posts
Hi Mary...I'm still involved with the autistic group who are essentially taking MMS, MMS enemas (Dr Volinsky method), the Hulda Clark Parasite Protocol and turpentine. The man who bought my candida book invited me to his autistic group because I was talking about biofilms and turps -- something which is never mentioned in most other protocols against candida and I have been observing and giving advice to him and others from the group on the use of turps as well as lugol's iodine etc. This group have combined the MMS protocols with the turps protocol. They also mostly tend to use an Indian Ayurvedic anti-parasite herb called Vidanga(False Black Pepper) instead of the Hulda Clark Parasite Protocol. This group has broken away from the main MMS group because several people were a little disappointed with their autistic child's progress results using just the MMS on its own as advised and used by Kerri Rivera(who follows Andreas Klacker and Jim Hubble).

This man has a two year old autistic son who is on the MMS and turps protocol(1/4 tspn a day with breaks). He contacted me two months ago and said that, according to his ATEC scores, his son's autism problems had resolved by 80%. At this point he found that there was not much more progress using the MMS protocol -- in other words that the curative effects of MMS had plateaued. Then he began the turps protocol in combination with MMS, resulting in a sudden and much larger discharge of parasites and candida biofilms found in the stools. The discharge of parasites is reduced now, but the biofilms found in his son's stools are still apparent. The father is mainly using the oral turps protocol now. A ways to go yet but his son continues to regularly improve.

I believe that the reason MMS didn't fully recover his child from autism(and the reason for plateauing) was because MMS does not effectively remove biofilms from the intestines where both candida and other bacteria can hide. The presence of more killed parasites and biofilms in the stool when turpentine was used was also confirmatory evidence for me that turps both kills parasites and removes biofilms very effectively. It also effectively confirmed the safety of using the turpentine protocol on a two year old child(and other children). There appears to be no adverse affects on the liver when turpentine is supplemented sensibly. The only problems are the Herx reactions from the candida, bacteria and parasite toxins -- causing wooziness, drowsiness and occasionally mylagia pain or intestinal problems for the child. The side-effects of using MMS appear to be nausea, vomiting and headaches(similar to hydrogen peroxide use). I have also been helping both the father and the mother of this autistic child who both also have serious candida issues. They've had no end of Herx trouble using lugol's iodine, alkalizing and turpentine. This Herx problem with iodine and turps is typical in the West where poor processed food is eaten every day(they live in the America). It is the bain of our modern society.

I must also state that I have much respect for the protocol used and advised by Kerri Rivera. Her only intention is to help cure autistic children. She so far claims to have cured over 100 autistic children using her protocol which a wonderful record. But when I read her autobiography, I noted that her own autistic son, who has been on her protocol for ten years, is still not fully cured yet. That's why I believe that the one missing link in her protocol is turpentine because turps removes biofilms efficiently and fast. Her protocol does not address the biofilm factor in autism even though there is ample evidence for the truth of this in Dr William Shaw's wide research on candida, autism and other autism spectrum disorders.

Posted by Ed2010
Canada
03/01/2014
Hi Bill,

Turpentine are you referring to Kerosene or Turpentine obtained from Pine Trees? Good Health

Posted by Rsw
Uniontown, Oh
03/01/2014
Hi Bill, I can only imagine how grateful the parents of this autistic child must be for your help with his improving condition. I am amazed by the turp success stories but I still have a mental avoidance to ingesting turpentine, just as I had a hard time at first with the borax. I wondered if this supplement contains the active ingredient in turpentine, and could be used initially to see what one's reaction might be? (I omitted the seller info) Thank you for all the information and advice you freely give to this group.

Pine Bark Extract capsules:

Powerful Antioxidant People around the world have used pine bark remedies to treat various health problems from coughs to wounds for quite some time. Pine bark extract comes from the bark of the European coastal pine, pinus maritime. The rough bark of this particular pine tree contains a rich source of flavonoids. Recent research suggests that many of the compounds found in pine bark such as oligomeric proanthocyanidin complexes (OPCs) act as a powerful antioxidant in the human body. These OPCs are among the most potent antioxidants existing today and they seem to help cells defend against the damages of free radicals. Free radicals, or oxidants, are unstable molecules with an unpaired (free) electron. Free radicals result when your body is exposed to air pollution, stress, chemicals, radiation, or cigarette smoke. They can even result when food is converted to energy. Unfortunately, these free radicals can build up and over time start attacking normal cells and tissues. When the body has adequate antioxidants, it can defend against these destructive predators. Antioxidants provide the extra electron to neutralize the damaging effect of free radicals. By keeping these oxidants under control, the body is better able to fight off diseases and to recover from injuries. So where do you find the right antioxidants? Pine bark extract, olive polyphenols, RosaEx, Coenzyme Q10, vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin E certainly seem to help fend off the damage done by free radicals. Health Benefits In France, both the pine bark extract and OPCs have undergone extensive testing for safety and effectiveness. They have been shown to protect cells from free radical damage and increase the effectiveness of other antioxidants including vitamins A, C, and E and the mineral selenium. Studies have shown that the antioxidant power of OPCs is much stronger than vitamin C and vitamin E. Pine bark extract is one of the few antioxidants capable of crossing the blood-brain barrier to protect brain cells. Further, researchers have found that pine bark extract provides support for heart, circulation, and brain systems. Pine Bark Extract Pine Bark Extract is a complex of bioflavonoid antioxidants, with a standardized concentration of 95% Oligomeric Proanthocyanidins. Each vegetarian capsule contains 60 mg of pine bark extract and an enzyme activation system (Lipase and Amylase) to help with absorption. We used to carry the branded Pycnogenol? French maritime pine bark extract. However, we changed to our Pine Bark Extract and find that people seem to be getting similar results to the Pycnogenol? at a much more reasonable price. Suggested Dosage: For usual adult dosage, Take one capsule daily or as needed. Ingredients: Supplement Facts Serving Size: 1 capsule Amount Per Serving % DV Pine Bark Extract 60 mg * Amylase 20 mg * Lipase 20 mg * Other Ingredients: Rice Flour and Cellulose * Daily Value not established Nothing in this product is of animal origin.

Posted by Bill
San Fenando, Philippines
03/01/2014
951 Posts
Hi Ed2010...You can use either Kerosene or Turpentine in the protocol. Although they have different names they contain the same constituents more or less. I use and describe gum turpentine because its far less complicated than to advise Kerosene. Kerosene goes by other names like paraffin or mineral oil. The main difference between turpentine and kerosene is that turpentine comes directly from pine trees whereas kerosene is generally a distilled derivative of coal or petroleum -- which also arises from the breakdown of plants and trees. If you want to know more about the different forms of kerosene and turpentine then this is a good link:

Kerosene

Posted by Healthseeker (Usa) on 12/17/2013

For Bill from San Fernando:

Maybe others would also be interested in this information-I am wondering what I can put in enemas to kill candida? Turpentine/kerosene, hydrogen peroxide, borax, iodine etc. Or any herbs? Also how much to start and how often? Thank you so much. I really appreciate Earth Clinic. It is the first place I go to look up information and have suggested it to many others.

Bill, I just recently purchased your candida book and soo glad I did. Thank you.

Posted by Anon
Anon
12/17/2013
Survey says: lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) and clove (Syzygium aromaticum). Also essential oils of thyme, patchouli, and cedarwood. Don't know how safe those would be in an enema.
Posted by Bill
San Fernando. Philippines
12/17/2013
951 Posts
Hi HealthSeeker...Much thanks for your comments.

And your question on whether enemas will help against candida is a good one. In fact, in my candida book, I actually considered putting in a chapter that described cures for other diseases that are usually associated to candida. These other associated diseases are various and many and some of them are quite serious -- see Dr William Shaw's website for a complete listing of these disease associations. But I was just considering including the commonly associated diseases: like GERD/Reflux, bacterial vaginitiis, toenail fingus, esophigitis, allergies etc. I also considered including prebiotics, enema and laxative protocols as further viable strategies against serious candida issues. In the end, I decided against including these -- not least because my book would've become huge and complicated as a result. I wanted to make the approach to a candida cure as simple as possible.

But your question about using enemas against candida is certainly a good one which I completely support.

So why should we need to use enemas against candida?

In my book I make the point that it is a huge mistake to regard and treat candida in the same way as bacteria or viruses. I illustrate this in the book by calling bacteria and viruses the regular enemy troops that invade our bodies, while describing candida fungal disease as their Special Forces or as a highly effective terrorist group -- the invisible guerilla pathogen. This is why so many people who have serious candida issues are unable to even get their disease diagnosed -- so they call it a Mystery Illness or Mystery Diagnosis here on EC because doctors can't find anything wrong with them. So it has become very obvious to me that candida is extremey adept and clever at hiding in our bodies.

How many people here have got rid of their candida from their intestines or from their uterus using nystatin or whatever protocol only to have this disease come raging back a few months later?

Candida could only return later by hiding safely somewhere in your body. So where does candida hide? Ted from Bangkok has mentioned that viral diseases like Epstein Barr, HPV and herpes can easily hide in the fluid areas of our bodies. They tend to hide in the fluids of the backbone and in the sinovial fluids in between our joints where the immune system cannot reach them. He uses topical oils such as clove oil and lavendar oil to chase these pathogens out of their hiding place and then uses other protocols, such as lysine, vitamin c and green tea to kill these viral pathogens when they are thus exposed in the blood.

After pondering where candida can hide, here is a further relevant list of areas in the body where I think that candida (as well as other pathogens) can easily hide:

The ear canals

The sinuses(think rhinitis or sinusitis - both incurable fungal/bacterial diseases associated with allergies)

The root canals of the teeth(see Weston Price's research)

The lower intestines (caecum/colon region)

Biofilms in the gut (same as plaque on teeth. Biofilms are impenetrable fibrin fortresses to antifungals and the immune system)

The Brain (due to the blood/brain barrier)

The Bone fluids(due to the blood/bone barrier)

When you have flu and then get rid of it -- why does the flu suddenly come back with a vengeance after a week of recovery? After getting rid of cancer and successfully going into remission -- why does the cancer come back within 5 years? The reason must be because cancer is a patient pathogen, yet another invisible guerrilla pathogen, that can hide and will wait until your immune system and body is at its lowest ebb and then it will reveal itself and strike again.

But lets talk about pathogens hiding in the lower intestines -- which hasn't really been mentioned before on EC. This explanation applies not just to candida -- as far as I'm concerned it also applies to many other incurable diseases like HIV AIDS, cancer, Hepatitis, Herpes, HPV etc. I recently read about a woman on another health website who had serious candida problems for years and years. She tried all the allopathic and alternative remedies and nothing ever worked. Sometimes taking a particular protocol would help for a while but the candida always came back. Then one day, out of desperation, she tried dissolving nystatin (one pill) in water and took this as an enema and, within a very short time she was vastly improved and healthy again -- no candida. So yes I would definitely advise taking enemas (or even regular laxatives like Miilk of Magnesia -- similar effect and outcome) for serious candida issues because, as far as I can work out, the lower intestines is a prime safe haven for candida.

And if you really think about the enema protocol against candida, it actually makes complete sense. When you take all the remedies that kill candida, you take oral dosages by mouth that will only ever be effective against candida in the upper intestine(duodenum, ileum) and for absorption into the body. But by the time these oral candida-kill remedies reach the caecum/colon in the lower intestines they will be all played out, in very low and ineffective concentrations, which will have little beneficial effect there. So perhaps candida can easily hide with impunity in the lower intestines, which allows a hiding place and safe haven for candida to continually pump out evermore candida spores and toxins into the body.

Posted by Lshep (San Diego, Ca) on 11/28/2013

Hello Bill, My first post to Earth Clinic, hopefully I am doing it correctly. I am trying to find information on how to treat my 8 yo daughters candida skin infection. It is between her buttocks. She has had a small patch as long as I can remember (an infant) and not only did that never go away, it has grown and now there are several large patches between the buttocks and even one in between the butt and top of the thigh. They are painful! A doctor had prescribed the over the counter athlete's foot cream before but that doesn't seem to do much. I am reading the remedies here and the info is amazing, but I am confused, especially when I try to think of how to dilute it for an 8 yo. I am thinking I can do Lugol's (which I have on hand), 1/8 tsp baking soda in water 3x's day and then apply MoM directly to the patches? I think I want to shy away from the borax for now (unless you think it is crucial). I would love your input. Thank you so much in advance! Blessings, Laura

Posted by Robert Henry
Ten Mile, Tn.
11/28/2013
Try colloidal silver and the game is over. ===RH==
Posted by Om
Hope, Bc, Canada
11/29/2013
To Robert Henry from Om:

Would you be able to tell me how to make colloidal silver correctly? Do I need to check the ppm with what? I usually heat the dist. water but it still takes a long time before I notice the slight yellow tone appearing. Then, upon storing it takes on a deeper shade to gold.

I think highly of colloidal silver abilities . Will it cure mites in humans and animals? I have had good results with rosacea. I really would value your reply. Namaste, Om

Posted by Oliver (New Zealand) on 11/25/2013

Hi Bill or Earth Clinic, I was wondering could you take turpentine and h202 therapy not at the same times but 2 hours apart or would this be to hard on the body? Also if you have mercury fillings is ok to take h202? Cheers oliver

Posted by Bill
San Fernando, The Philippines
11/26/2013
951 Posts
Hi Oliver...If you took turpentine with hydrogen peroxide, then this would not effect the turps much but the hydrogen peroxide itself would become water and oxygen. The reason for this is because the beneficial iso-pinenes within turpentine have anti-oxidant action whereas HP has pro-oxidant action, so they will react. The iso-pinenes will thus be converted to their oxidized forms and the HP is simply converted to water and oxygen. Moreover, the oxidized iso-pinenes are still useful to the body, whereas hydrogen peroxide's ability to chelate metals, kill pathogens etc is entirely lost when it is reduced to water and oxygen. This is why you should never take HP during meals and also why you should never take HP together or at the same time as anti-oxidants. I always take HP on its own on an empty stomach because of the fact that it is so reactive.

Regarding mercury fillings, I only have one mercury filling in my mouth(over 40 years old). But I still use 3% HP both topically(skin, ears, nose) and internally regularly. The way I see it, hydrogen peroxide -- even if it did react with your mercury fillings -- would neutralize mercury's affects in the body because HP safely chelates and removes heavy metals. Furthermore, supplementing other nutrients such as liquid forms of chlorella, sodium thiosulfate and even the cilantro that you eat will also react with mercury in this manner.

It's probably easier to think more simply about your alternatives like this. If you don't take the HP then you will not get the benefits of HP. But if you do take HP, then this will help your body to kill pathogens, remove heavy metals, oxygenate the cells etc.

It would therefore seems to me that the benefits of HP, even if you do have mercury fillings in your mouth, far outweighs the benefits of not taking HP, especially when you consider that we really shouldn't have mercury fillings in our teeth in the first place.

If you are stiil concerned about the effects of HP on mercury fillings, you can avoid the oral and digestive route entirely by simply combining DMSO and HP together in the appropriate amounts and use the transdermal route(through the skin directly into the blood). However, if you are using the oral/digestive route for supplementing HP for a problem in your intestines then the transdermal route, using DMSO, may not be so effective.

Posted by Bill (San Fernando, Philippines) on 11/20/2013

I've now updated my anti-candida protocol to include the Anti-Biofilm options of taking either the turpentine/kerosene protocol or the protease enzyme protocol to remove candida biofilms more quickly.

Although the below protocol is perhaps the essence of my anti-candida protocol -- if you have any questions (there are always questions!! ) then it would perhaps benefit you to purchase and read my new book -- Candida: Killing So Sweetly which is now for sale on EarthClinic. This book describes a more in-depth view of candida as a pathogen (which is backed up by all the research evidence) and also more fully explains the above protocol. As well, the book also contains Example Daily Anti-Candida Protocol Schedules in simple table format to further help the sufferer and describes more fully how to both take and manage this protocol.

The Anti-Candida Protocol
Updated: November 20, 2013

The strategy that I use against candida incorporates the following essential protocols:

  • Anti-Candida and Anti-Pathogen Protocols
  • Anti-Biofilm Protocols
  • Essential Detox Protocols (including removal of candida mycotoxins)
  • Liver Support Protocols
  • Vitamin and Mineral Support (Immune System Support)
  • The Health Defence Diet

This strategy addresses and prevents the candida continually returning by directly and more effectively attacking its unique pathogenic behaviours. For instance very few ant-candida protocols actually attack and remove candida biofilms or even accept that candida has two entirely different dimorphic living forms which allows candida to spread through the body -- into the blood, tissues and organs -- and not just to infect locally such as in the intestines, uterus or skin. The above strategy address and counteracts all these peculiar and unique candida behaviours;.

For a quick visual outline of the activity of all the nutrients that are used in this protocol -- see this link.

Anti-Candida Protocol

Remedies that Directly Attack Candida(Mandatory)
I must stress here -- to avoid any confusion -- that not all of the attack remedies below need to be used. These are just options for you. Furthermore, if recommendations are needed for clarity's sake -- I have also personally found that using Ted's Alkalizing Remedies, Lugol's Iodine and Borax in combination to be very useful at curing candida problems. But if these nutrients are hard to get -- just use another combination from below of your own choice.

* Take Ted's Lime/Lemon baking soda water alkalizing remedy at least 2 times a day as recommended. I used mainly the ACV, lemon or lime as well as just the sodium bicarb with water alkalizing remedies which also act to kill candida. These alkalizing remedies create the worst possible environment for the candida while simultaneously creating a healthy body terrain. Also take the Baking Soda with water remedy on it's own throughout the day and one hour before bed - this will help you get a good nights sleep. If you have problems with this remedy, then use Ted's Carbicarb remedy -- this is more balanced and incorporates potassium to balance any sodium issues. Potassium citrate can be taken to more directly aid intracellular alkalization. See this link for the alkalizing remedies:
http://www.earthclinic.com/remedies/alkalizing_formulas.html
http://www.earthclinic.c...URES/candida4.html#TEDS

* Supplementing with at least 50 mgs to 100 mgs of 5% Lugols Iodine per day –or 8 to 16 drops a day(or as much as you can stand without problems) in split doses taken four times a day(not at mealtimes) in a glass of water. Iodine will also help to balance your hormones because it supports the thyroid and is also able to remove dangerous halogens like fluorine and bromine from your body. Lugol's Iodine also chelates heavy metals like aluminium, cadmium, lead and mercury from your body and this is very beneficial. LI also kills 90% -- 95% of all known pathogens – including candida. You can also use Kelp as the iodine source – but this does not really give sufficiently high amounts of iodine/iodide needed to kill the candida in my opinion.
Iodine Research

* Drink 1/4 teaspoon for men (1/8 pn for women) of Sodium Tetraborate or Borax in a litre of water throughout the day. Take this protocol for 5 days on then rest for 2 days. So, 5 days on, 2 days off with the Borax. Borax is the ultimate anti-fungal, also good for bones and helps to balance the hormones as well as chelates and removes fluoride from the body. Borax affects your male hormones or androgens in a viagra-like manner, which is why you must rest for 2 days -- to avoid gland over-stimulation.
http://www.earthclinic.com/remedies/borax.html#tbf

* Sodium Molybdate or Molybdenum. Take at least 900 mcg Molybdenum a day. Sodium Molybdate kills candida and also removes the debilitating candida alcohol and aldehyde mycotoxin poisons from the body via the aldehyde dehydrogenase enzyme pathway(which needs molybdenum) in the body -- this will help to remove symptoms like nausea, flu-like symptoms, aches and pains, brain fog and lethargy problems. Ted recommends supplementing between 10 mg and 25 mgs sodium molybdate a day taken for only two weeks to quickly kill off the candida -- but I've found Sodium Molybdate or Molybdenum difficult to purchase in amounts greater than 900 mcgs(the highest allowed RDA dosage).
http://candidapage.com/aldehyde.shtml

* Methylene Blue(MB). You can buy this at any aquatics or fish supply store. It is used to get rid of fungal and bacterial infections on fish. Also used throughout the last century as a successful anti-malarial. Taking MB on its own will turn your urine green and the whites of your eyes blue, but if you take at least 1000 mgs Vitamin C with the MB, these side-effects will not occur. Dosage: 4 - 6 drops of a 0. 1% solution of MB in a full glass of water once or twice a day. Do not take MB after 3 or 4 o'clock in the afternoon - it gives you a lot of energy so you will not be able to sleep, MB is a deep acting anti-fungal that is able to penetrate the blood/brain and blood/bone barriers of the body. MB is also a marvelous mitochondrial super anti-oxidant for your brain -- gives you lots of energy.
http://www.earthclinic.com/remedies/methylene-blue.html

* Pau D'Arco(Tabebuia impetiganosa). This is a very effective herb against candida with a solid and useful reputation as an effective anti-fungal. This is best taken as a tea or capsule(1000 mgs twice a day). See this link:
http://www.rain-tree.com/paudarco.htm

Anti-Biofilm Protocols
From the research, candida quickly forms biofilms in the gut and the body. These biofilms are made of protein fibrin lattices that surround the candida like cages and affords considerable protection for candida against both the body's immune system and anti-fungals. Candida biofilms initially start as weak micro-slime cages but, over time as they harden and become more dense, they become stronger and much more difficult to remove. So if you have been infected with candida for years, then there is a much greater chance that mature, hardened biofilms would have had the chance to form in your body. The two protocols described below will help to remove all forms of biofilms -- even mature, hardened biofilms -- quickly.

The Turpentine/Kerosene Protocol
For the purposes of this description and for convenience, I will just be using the word turpentine to describe this protocol. Turpentine(the distilled gum sap of pine) has particular surfactant properties that helps to destroy and remove biofilms rapidly. Turpentine also kills candida quickly because of its iso-pinene and terpenoid content. By removing the biofilms in such a manner, the candida is thus totally exposed with nowhere to hide.

There are many ways to supplement turpentine, but I usually take one teaspoon of turpentine with either one teaspoon of Blackstrap Molasses or with one teaspoon of raw organic honey. You should supplement turpentine once a day. Don't take this protocol for more than a month without at least one week's break from the protocol.You can take this protocol with meals or outside mealtimes. I also advise that you should initially slowly work up to the one teaspoon dose of turpentine with drop dosages on the principle of 'start small and go slow'. If you initially take too high a dose of turpentine then you may get laxative effects. Also be warned that supplementing turpentine in this manner will most likely give Herx or die-off effects and healing crisis symptoms. For more details on dosage, frequency, toxicity, safety, brands and usage of this turpentine/kerosene protocol -- see this link.
The Candida Cleaner -- Dr Jennifer Daniels
The Health-Giving Properties of Turpentine
Turpentine Usage -- EarthClinic

The Protease Enzyme Protocol
This protocol uses Nattokinase or Lumbrokinase to directly digest and dissolve the protein fibrin biofilm cages. This protocol should be taken outside mealtimes. Because of the large release of heavy metals incorporated in the candida biofilms it is also imperative that you should also take other heavy metal detox protocols (such as chlorella, sodium thiosulfate etc) at the same time as using the protease enzyme protocols. As a cheaper alternative, bromelain and papain could also be used in the same way to dissolve and dispel biofilms.

You should supplement these protein digesting enzymes(as nattokinase, lumbrokinase, bromelain or papain) at least four times a day at the advised dosages to remove the candida biofilms in your gut.

it has also been my own experience that using the turpentine protocol in particular has resulted in faster healing times to a candida cure with no continual return of candida problems.

Body Detox(Mandatory)
Detox and remove heavy metals from your body. To get rid of these problems just drink green tea 2 or 3 times a day and eat Cilantro 3 times a week in salads. You can also use Sodium Thiosulphate to get rid of heavy metals, arsenic, cyanide and chlorine. ST will get rid of heavy metals over time. Use 6-10 drops of 10% ST solution in a full glass of water daily. Heavy metals create an ideal acidic environment for candida as well as for nanobacteria. See lin

Chlorella – Also for detoxing heavy metals and for mineral support.

Using Lugol's Iodine in the protocols is also the best way to detox fluoride and bromide from the body and will also help to remove heavy metals like aluminium, lead, mercury, cadmium and arsenic from the body.

Additional Support with Vitamin and Mineral Supplements(Optional)
* Vitamin C - Taken in the more alkaline form of Sodium Ascorbate -- at least 1000 mgs three times a day. Vit C is an anti-oxidant and also chelates heavy metals from the body as well.

* Magnesium -- Taken as Mag Chloride, Mag Citrate or Mag Gluconate. Dosage: 250 mgs twice a day. Magnesium Oil(40% water 60% magnesium chloride) cab also be used transdermally. Magnesium is involved in over 300 major enzyme and coenzyme body processes and also gets rid of any staph or strep bacteria quite well. Magnesium Chloride is the best form of magnesium to take in my opinion.

* Take at least 2 tablespoons of Virgin Coconut Oil(VCO) per day with meals to help constipation and intestinal issues. VCO contains mainly medium chain saturated acids, very protective for the intestines, liver and blood. Contains lauric acid, caproic acid, capric acid, caprylic acid and myristic acid -- these act as anti-microbials helping to destroy the candida as well as protecting the intestines from any further external microbial invasion. I don't use vegetable oils anymore, I cook only with VCO now.

* Zinc gluconate or zinc acetate – Helps to support the immune system. 25mgs – 50mgs taken for one week, then take this dose once a week thereafter.

* Natural Sea Salt or Fulvic/Humic Acid. Both of these will act in the same way as absorption synergists as well as helping to create a healthy intestine and help to supply other important and much needed micro-minerals to your body. See these links:
http://www.earthclinic.com/remedies/seasalt.html
http://www.earthclinic.com/supplements/fulvic_acid.html

* Selenium – 200 mcg twice a day at mealtimes. Selenium helps remove mercury and strongly supports the liver and thyroid. There is no need to take this dose if you are also already taking the recommended liver support(which includes selenium).

* Vitamin B3 – as niacin or niacinamide. Dosage: 500 mgs twice a day. Be aware of the "niacin flush" effect if you take the niacin form. Niacin is anti-candida and supports the liver, digestion and is relaxing for the body.

Take B50 Complex three times a week – this is beneficial for digestion and will also help fight candida. It also acts synergistically when higher dose B3 is also supplemented.

Liver and Kidney Support(Optional)
* Take herb supplements like Chanca Piedra, Milk Thistle or Dandylion because the candida die-off will create a big strain on both your immune system and the liver/kidneys which will have to clear the dead candida debris and toxins from your blood. Think of this as taking out the candida trash. This die-off will give you flu-like or liverish symptoms and perhaps some diarrhea. You will probably feel worse before you feel better. Accept this and work your way through it as these healing crisis symptoms should disappear once your body gains control again. If you have actual liver damage then taking Milk Thistle(1000 mgs twice a day at lunch and dinner) in combination with Alpha Lipoic Acid(300 mgs twice a day at lunch and dinner) and Selenium(200 micrograms twice a day at lunch and dinner) will help to support the liver and kidneys. See this research here –http://www.askdrdesilva.com/hepatitis.html

Candida Protocol Guidelines
At the barest minimum, candida sufferers should essentially use the following strategies in their protocols:

* Stop taking antibiotics. Antibiotics will kill all the beneficial bacteria in the gut and helps to create acid intestines and dysbiosis via a condition called the Antibiotic Syndrome. This is highly beneficial to the spread and virulence of candida.

* Always use the Anti-Candida Diet.

* Always use the alkalizing remedies.

* Use at least three of the main candida-attack remedies within your protocol. Lugol's Iodine, Borax and Alkalizing are my own unquestioned favourites for killing candida.

* Use vitamins, minerals and herbs in their most natural organic forms wherever possible. Avoid “chemically standardized” herbs. Use the purer powder forms or powder capsules, not hard tablets.

* If any particular nutrient in the protocol is causing problems, then either reduce the dose or pulse the full dose once every three days or stop supplementing that nutrient if an allergic reaction is confirmed.

* Always use protocols that remove and detox heavy metals, halogens (fluoride, bromide, chorine) and other toxic chemical poisons or mycotoxins from the body. Poisons drag down the body's immune system, they acidify the body and create the perfect environment for candida.

* It is also strongly advised that all the vitamin and mineral support nutrients are also taken in their proper orthomlecular amounts as advised. These nutrients help to address other metabolic problems -- such as low immune system, over-stressed liver or low thyroid -- that may also contribute to and exacerbate candida problems.

* Liver and kidney anti-oxidant support is also strongly advised in all cases where there is a heavy or severe die-off or detox effect, which tends to stress the liver and kidneys thus causing nausea and flu-like symptoms.

* The Anti-Candida Diet is a no-brainer when you ask yourself, “How did I get candida in the first place?”

* It is also strongly advised that all the vitamin and mineral support nutrients be taken in their proper orthomolecular dosages as stated above. These nutrients, at their correct dosages, help to address and heal other metabolic issues that may also contribute to and exacerbate candida problems. I also tend, whenever possible, to buy the pure powder forms of vitamins and minerals because these forms are pure and contain no fillers, additives or caking agents.

* If progress and healing or recovery is slow while using these protocols then you should additionally take one of the stronger Anti-Biofilm Protocols -- either the Turpentine/Kerosene Protocol or the Protease Enzyme Protocol as described below.

Understanding Detox or Die-off Reactions(The Jarisch-Herxheimer Effect)
It has been my own experience that people will always get an initial die-off reaction when moving onto an anti-candida protocol such as this one. A die-off or a detox reaction is due to either large amounts of candida debris or mycotoxins and/or heavy metals or halogens being released into the blood which will cause particular stress on the immune system, liver and kidneys. So liver/kidney and immune support may well be necessary to help reduce or alleviate the die-off/detox symptoms(which is included in the protocol). A reduction in anti-candida dosages may also be required for a while to make the die-off or detox bearable for the user during the healing crisis as well. When people are infected with systemic candida and attempt a cure – they should always expect an initial period of time during which they may feel considerably worse due to these die-off and detox reactions. This die-off reaction is actually a good sign and proves that the protocol is working against the candida. This die-off or Herx reaction will vary from person to person and its duration will completely depend on the extent of the candida infection and will also depend on the current health state of each individual at the time. This detox or Herx reaction is completely normal and is medically recognized and will last until the candida debris and poisons are reduced and removed from the body and will also depend on when the immune system once more is able to dominate and control the body's health again.

Essential Anti-Candida Diet(Mandatory)

1. NO SUGAR. No means NONE -- no ifs or buts!! Candida, viruses, bacteria and all pathogens all feed off sugar, which promotes their rapid growth and spread. When too much sugar is eaten constantly everyday, this habit also works to greatly lower the immune system's capability to fight disease. Cancers grow in the presence of fructose found it fruits and to survive they need glucose.

2. Greatly reduced Carbohydrate intake. The Western diet is effectively an energy dense but nutrient deficient diet in terms of minerals and vitamins. Therefore for sugar-loving diseases like cancer and candida, carbohydrates are banned because they so easily convert to sugar in the body. If you can, eat carbohydrates that have a low glycaemic index, which are digested and absorbed slowly in the body and which do not cause high sugar spikes in the body which tends to brings down the immune system and feed the invading pathogens as well. Also beware that Glycemic Index doesn't measure the type of sugar so is not a perfect measure or guide to go by.

3. No junk food allowed. Contains way too much refined salt, MSG, vegetable oils and other additives. All bad.

4. No vegetable oils in the diet. Vegetable oil oxidizes fairly quickly on the shelf from sunlight and very rapidly at high heat because they are polyunsaturated (weak chemical bonds) fats. Most RBD vegetable oils nowadays are also now made from an unnatural chemical process. As far back as 1962, Dr Denham Harman, a Nobel Prize winner who discovered the anti-oxidant nature of vitamins, proved and concluded in his famous experiments feeding mice vegetable oils with their food, that chemically processed vegetable oils or polyunsaturated oils significantly contribute to causing cancer. So, better to use a saturated fat like virgin coconut oil(VCO) or even grass-fed lard for cooking -- saturated fats are more stable oils that do not oxidize easily and are also good for you. Many vegetarian websites quote The Okinawan Diet as their reason for just vegetables being good for you -- which is inaccurate. If you read the book, The Okinawan Diet -- which carefully defines this diet through their research -- the Okinawans generally used pork offal and pork fat in all their healthy cooking -- and, in their pre-WW2 diet they never used whole grain bread, olive oil, soy milk, apples, and yogurt as many articles suggest. When I had systemic candida and started taking coconut oil, my bad constipation and bloating issues disappeared in about two weeks and my bowels became regular again. VCO is very healthy for your body and intestines. I only ever cook with VCO now and VCO has actually helped me to lose weight. Since the 1960s, baby-foods have been using only coconut oil in their cooked products and those in hospital with intestinal trauma are usually always fed with food cooked in coconut oil now. VCO helps to protect the intestines and the body and is also anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal. The reason for avoiding vegetable oils is because most contain hydrogenated fats or trans fatty acids and these should instead be replaced and supplemented in the form of Omega 3 fish oil or hemp oil which is not chemically processed or heated.

5. No soda pop. Apart from containing sugar, high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) fructose and aspartame, sweet soda drinks also contain carbonic and phosphoric acids as well as halogens like fluorides in their mix -- all of which only works to greatly acidify your body. HFCS also contains mercury and also contains poisonous chemicals like glutaraldehyde -- which is normally used as a poisonous industrial cleaner.

6. No Sweeteners allowed -- no aspartame, sucralose or saccharine. These are excitotoxins (aspartame) which helps to destroy your CNS. In our bodies, aspartame metabolizes to formaldehyde and methanol which is also a poison. In the old days people used stills to make their own illicit distilled alcoholic beverages and if they were not careful in their process methanol would form. It is also well known that wood alcohol or methanol is poisonous and that as little as 10 ml would be enough to cause permanent blindness in humans. Aspartame is also acidifying. Sucralose is chlorinated hydrocarbons and, in tests, it causes shrunken thymus, enlarged kidneys, abortion, low fetal weights, as these areas are all sensitive to chlorine compounds in hydrocarbon forms. Saccharine, even a moderate dose, can increase significant incidence of tumors in people with cancer.

7. Eat chicken, fish and meat in small amounts. Proteins -- meats -- eaten in excessive quantities are acidifying and, as we get older, our body has difficulty digesting them. It should preferably be partially cooked to ease the breaking down of proteins.

8. No baking products like bread, cakes, pastries, etc. In the 70s the FDA, in their wisdom, allowed the use of bromide and bromates in bread-making instead of iodine. Bromine weakens the immune system and encourages acid body. Wheat also contains alloxan, a poison which can help to destroy the pancreas and cause diabetes over time. Wheat also contains gluten.

9. In your diet, include using a handful of raw, chopped coriander leaf or cilantro in a salad three times a week and drink green tea 2-3 times a day. Maintaining this regimen for a month will remove most heavy metals successfully from your body.

10. No canned products in the diet. Bisphenol A -- or BPA -- is contained in all plastic linings of canned products and is very bad for you. It acts as a psuedo-estrogen -- a female hormone -- and upsets hormone balance, therefore weakening the immune system.

11. No Calcium which means no dairy products -- no milk, no cheese, no yoghurt etc. Avoid all calcium fortified foods. Excess calcium encourages acidity throughout the body and particularly in the tissue cells where it tends to cause myalgia pain. In 1970 the recommended calcium to magnesium ratio was 4:1. Then it became 2:1 in the 1990s. I'm guessing that, probably in another 10 years, these same RDA experts will recommend a calcium to magnesium ratio of 1:1. Ted recommends taking no Calcium supplementation in your diet because western foods are all over-fortified with calcium now. Calcium causes acidity inside the cells when taken in excess and when magnesium is lacking in the diet. Magnesium regulates Calcium in the body.

12. No Fruits. In general most fruits contain citric acid and sugar -- especially the citrus fruits. In a healthy body that can cope with the acid and sugars from fruits it is fine to eat fruits in moderation. But if you are ill with an acid-loving and sugar-loving disease like candida or cancer then any acid or sugar food like fruits will actually promote spread because eating fruits uses up your alkaline body bicarbonates during digestion. This further weakens the immune system, increases blood acidity and helps diseases like cancer to dominate the body. You can eat fruit extracts that don't contain fructose, such as red wine extract, grape seed extract, etc.

13. No Monosodium Glutamate (MSG) allowed for the same reasons as aspartame. The antidote to MSG is taurine amino acid which is mainly found in fish. See this link on MSG.

14. Avoid GMO foods. The most common GMO food is actually wheat. But there is also soy GMO. All soy products which are made from a chemical process -- including soy sauce, tofu etc. Are not allowed. But any soy products made from a natural and organic fermentation process are allowed. If you buy soya products like soya milk, make sure it is organic and contains soya flour. But if it contains soya protein then it has been made from a chemical process and also might be GMO (especially in the US).

15. Avoid distilled water and tap-water. Distilled water is "dead water" -- it completely lacks any important body minerals that natural spring-water contains. If you drink distilled water, this will actually act to pull important minerals out of your body during digestion. Tap-water nowadays -- due to water shortages -- is now re-cycled and chemically processed from sewage (especially in cities) and stored in reservoirs that are fed with water tables polluted with agricultural fertilizers and pesticides, so goodness knows what evil goodies tap-water contains. Enough said I think. Drink fresh mineral or spring water or create your own mineral water instead. You should always drink 1 -- 2 glasses of water at mealtimes. This helps digestion and will improve your urine conductivity reading, provided your body minerals are in balance.

16. Use Sea Salt rather than refined table salt for all your cooking and eating needs. Sea salt contains many beneficial natural minerals, is alkaline, and also aids nutrient absorption and acts like a protective anti-biotic in the body which helps to protect the intestines and liver. Sea salt is also far more alkaline than refined table salt which is normally acid.

17. Try and avoid all (chemically) processed food if you can. Try and eat foods that are made from natural processes without excess heating or use of chemicals. Read food labels carefully before you buy.

18. Whenever you eat your meals, it is always best to eat bigger meals at breakfast and lunch. Your evening dinner should be small and eaten early at about 5:00 pm because shortly after this time, your body goes into another mode. This mode slows down digestion, making it inefficient, which actually impairs digestion, such that large amounts of food can end up sitting and stagnating in your intestines for anything up to twelve12 hours. This encourages and results in acidity, pathogen growth and poisons being absorbed into the body from the intestines. So, better as a habit, to eat a much smaller quantity of food at dinner in the evening to ensure healthy and complete digestion of food before sleep.

Posted by Mama To Many
Tennessee, Usa
11/21/2013
705 Posts
Bill,

Thank you so much for your detailed and informative post. I am sure this post will be helpful to many people!

~Mama to Many~

Posted by Oregano
On, Canada
11/21/2013
22 Posts
Hello, in my estimation, the best anti-candida remedy ever is slow release caprylic acid. Best regards.
Posted by Timh
Ky, Usa
11/22/2013
1294 Posts
B: Thanx very much for your in-depth post and good luck on you're new book!

A little testimonial from my case for addendum.

As concerning one of you're previous post on the use of pharms for fungal infections I will dis-agree a bit on total abstinence. In my case, I simply hadn't the will or ability to adhere to the strict protocols offered here. So here's my history w/ the phams for fungal. First, I'm no big fan of pharm and much prefer naturals but in severe cases and for short periods of time I think there is some big advantages that may proove beneficial for many.

I first tried 2 50, 000 iu caps of Nystatin w/ very good results in the gut. Adsorption of food, meds, and supplements was substantially increased. One cap a day for a few days and I had made progress way better than many natural substances, even MMS.

In July 13 I tried my first Lufeneuron 750mg. Two hrs latter felt nothing so took another and begin experiencing some substantial die-off for several hrs latter. Continued w/ 1 750mg daily for the duration of the twelve caps in the bottle. Overall the Lufeneuron did show some improvement but only for a short period and I concluded there would need modifications. I finally obtained some Ketoconazole 200mg and got about the same results as L. My liver function put major restriction on the Keto use so this further hampered any progress. Then I remembered reading something about the safety & effacasy of combining Lufeneuron & conazole type antifungals. I took one 750 mg L w/ evening meal and fallowed w/ Ketoconazole 200mg w/ very powerful results. If the kill effect of L=1x and the power of K=1x, by my estimation, the power of L+K would = at least 4x and proly more. I think this combo renders the fungus completely defenseless. I did this combo about twice weekly for two months w/ substantial improvement but no sign of near complete remission.

Now, on to Borax. I used the oral route very little at first but slowly increased but never to the recommended dosage but opted for 1/4 cup in hot baths combined w/ Berberine and fallowed w/ colloidal silver w/ only modest effects. After having begun the Liposomal Encapsulation Technique w/ vit-c and gth I thought about LET'ing two spoons of borax. The first dose proved immediately releiving so I fallowed w/ 2 more on that day. The taste is quite tolerable and a little chaser makes for no aftertaste. After the first 16oz batch, I was really feeling better, much better. I also highly suspect mycobacterium and mycoplasma infection along w/ candida and likiely aspergilus, so this lipo borax seems to be dealing a broadspectrum death to these pathogens w/ no significant die-off to report. I only yesterday started my second batch. I know of no other testimonials or trials on lipo borax and this is my first post, but do carefully consider the (so far) major good results I am experiencing w/ this method. Other plausable applications would be in cancer protocols as the lipo application of borax may proove possibly way more effective for cancer killing than the traditional bsm/sodium bicarbonate delivery method in comparison.

Posted by Dave
Fountain Inn, Sc
11/22/2013
472 Posts
To Timh:

Anti-candida/yeasts,

I had great result with Nystatin also. Important to note Nystatin is NOT a statin drug.

Posted by Mmsg
Somewhere, Europe
11/22/2013
Oregano, does that mean a tablespoon a day of Coconut Oil?
Posted by Bill
San Fernando, Philippines
11/22/2013
Hi Timh...Much thanks for sharing your insight as to your own considerable problems. I very much appreciate your feedback concerning candida as regarding what you've tried and what works because the only feedback I tend to get is from the people that I directly try and help and the rest comes from studying research and testimonials which is always ongoing. This also gives me a chance to trade some ideas about candida with you.

I was quite intrigued with your use of liposomal vit c and glutathione. I've also used these forms and made them at home using lecithin etc because its so much cheaper than paying ridiculous sums of money for the same stuff. I even wondered whether it was possible to make liposomal fulvic acid, but that's another story. I must also add that your use of lipo borax is very innovative and is definitely worth using according to your very positive results.

But one idea that might also be useful for you is perhaps to make another form a liposomal nutrient such as with potassium iodide. I am considering trying this for several reasons. KI is a strong anti-oxidant which strengthens the thyroid and which also helps to re-supply many other iodine storage sites all over the body. But the real reason to use iodide in the liposomal form is that it helps to more efficiently deliver iodide rapidly to the cells.

It's well know that iodides, chlorides and vitamin c are essential ammunition for the immune system. The immune system phagocytes, neutrophils etc use these substances in their pro-oxidant forms to destroy pathogens in the body. When a pathogen is detected then the stored chlorides within the phagocyte are rapidly converted to hypochlorous acid(HOCL) and this is sprayed outside the phagocyte all over the pathogen in what's called a respiratory burst and the pathogen is thus destroyed by pro-oxidant action. Similarly and in the same sort of way, iodides within the phagocyte are rapidly converted to hypoiodous acid(HOI) and sprayed outside the phagocyte during a respiratory burst for the same beneficial result. Furthermore, specific enzymes within the neutrophil or phagocyte also require hydrogen peroxide to complete these conversions from chlorides and iodides to HOCL and HOI respectively. The vit c stored in the phagocytes is what is converted into hydrogen peroxide which is also sprayed out onto the pathogen to good effect and which is also needed to convert these anti-oxidant forms of both chlorides and iodides into their more active and useful pro-oxidant forms in order to destroy all invading pathogens(including candida). Therefore by greatly increasing vit c, iodides and chlorides in the body -- you effectively are supplying greater ammunition to the immune system for its fight against pathogens. Interestingly, I have also read that HOI is seven times more effective against pathogens than HOCL.

So my suggestion to you is this: Why not create a lipo form that consists of an aqueous mixture of both potassium iodide and sodium ascorbate to more greatly enhance your immune system (to supply it with more ammunition)? As far as I understand it, and from my descriptions in the above paragraph, I think that this combination may well have much greater beneficial effects on your immune system than just taking lipo vit c on its own. You could also make another more effectve lipo version by just adding lugols iodine to sodium ascorbate or ascorbic acid in solution. This would convert all the iodine -- the molecular iodine -- to the iodide form. Its reaction with ascorbic acid also creates dehydroascorbic acid which has exactly the same properties as ascorbic acid or ascorbate -- but only the dehydro form is able to more easily penetrate the blood/bone and blood/brain barriers for a much wider beneficial effect than the iodide form on its own with vit c.

Time ant time again I also read about people who adopt a new anti-candida protocol, which does quite well for a while and then they simply hit a brick wall with little further improvement in their candida or other problems. So I ask myself the following questions about candida:

How does candida avoid anti-fungals and the immune system?

Where and how does candida hide to avoid the immune system and ant-fungals?

I've already explained how candida can avoid antifungals by hiding in biofilms, by breeding with host cells, by hiding in the blood, tissues and organs etc but this still dose not seem to adequately explain why so many people hit this brick wall when trying to get rid of their candida issues.

Then I happened to read a testimonial about a woman who decided to try nystatin dissolved in water as an enema. She apparently cured her own serious candida problems(which she had had for years) with rapid improvement in only a matter of weeks by using the enema approach. This also made complete sense to me, because if the candida has already spread throughout the intestines all the way down to your caecum and colon in force then it seems quite reasonable to ague that whatever you orally take as an anti-candida remedy will be completely dissipated, absorbed, used up, exhausted etc by the time it reaches the caecum and colon area and so that's why these oral remedies will be ineffective against candida in the caecum/colon area. This therefore allows the candida to easily set up its untouched headquarters and poison factories in the colon/caecum area because anything that you are taking via the oral route will simply not be effective in reaching this area.

So it would seem to make complete sense to more effectively attack the candida simultaneously from both ends of the alimentary canal at the same time. And although the girl who cured herself used a simple water-nystatin enema, there are certainly other methods and possibilities that you could try.

For instance, you could also use a simple suppository made of frozen coconut oil. In fact, they sell these preformed coconut oil suppositories in the Philippines and I've tried them -- they are very easy to use and convenient. You just put them in the freezer and when they are frozen hard you just slip them quickly into the rectum. The coconut oil rapidly melts and disperse in the rectum at body temperature and, if I made my own suppositories from coconut oil, I would probably also add a few drops of lugol's iodine as well as add drops of turpentine to greatly strengthen this remedy. The size of these coconut suppositories is about an inch long and of similar circular dimensions to toothpaste. As an afterthought, there's also no reason why you couldn't use these frozen coconut oil suppositories in the uterus to similarly destroy local candida.

I must also add here that just taking suppositories to get rid of candida in the lower intestines is not the end of the story because what you are doing with the enema or suppository approach will only get rid of the headquarters of candida in just the intestines. But, in serious candida issues, you will still have to continue taking oral protocols that act to remove candida and other pathogens from the blood, tissues and organs(outside the intestines). If you don't remove the systemic or mycelial form from your blood then this form will just act to come back and re-populate your intestines and you will have made very little progress to a cure.

Posted by Timh
Ky, Usa
11/23/2013
1294 Posts
Thanx for the extensive & informative reply, Bill. Since my lipo-c tends to be overly irritating to the esophagus and tummy, your suggested sodium ascorbate just might be the answer; and in combo w/ iodine certainly seems like a better advantage.

As for rectal administration, I have historically used povidone Iodne plus coffee enema w/ decent success. But lately I use a mixture of commercial grade veg. oil plus appropriate measure of grapefruitseed extract w/ very good results. My case is so severe that before getting out-of-bed, my colon is so contaminated that I require multiple hydrogen peroxide enemas (measured & mixed w/ water for suitable administration) until I finally get "cleaned out" and still require the oil based grapefruitseed extract. This has been going on many yrs and the severity, in comparison to others, is to the point of embarrassing mentally, and near death physically. The best abstract explanation I can provide is the Hulda Clark heavy metals/zenobiotics in combo w/ (in my case 3 species of parasites/worms I.e. fluke, tape, and round and at this point I think only eggs, cyst, and stages) and the attending pathogens and very bad stuff like malonic acid, to the max degree. I have been in the trenches for 3 yrs now and am surprisingly still alive. If not for the recent lipo trt I would proly be dead, although I have not yet tried some of the advanced MMS protocols that are good at reducing the nausea (which was a big problem for me). There are also symbolic aspects that may betray malicious spiritual intent. As w/ many severe chronic illnesses one questions for causes as the possibility of accident seems small in comparison to very likely evil design. Maybe going to far here, but there is some plausibility to it all, unlike primitive peoples who understood their diseases mostly thrugh shamans probing and exorcising the "evil spirits". Unfortunately they had not a correct measure of balance of science/spirt to validate their superstitions.

Back to the lipo, I have not yet published the results but now seems appropriate although maybe premature, the standard black walnut hulls, clove, and wormwood plus grapefruitseed extract, garlic extract, and oregano extract. The first 16oz batch was consumed through out the evening w/ the lower back tightening feeling that is my key indicator of para/path killing, and experience die-off symptoms for 2 days whereupon I drank another half batch w/ some seeming breakthrough results. That night fallowing the second batch, I experienced significant viral loading in the gut/liver whereupon 2 250mg bht fallowed by one cap chanka paedra w/ much relief. The lipo borax seems to compliment the lipo herbal very well and I am going steady w/ 2 doses each daily and seem to be slowly improving and beginning to have some real hope.

Back to the lipo gth, if I may indulge. Before finishing the first batch, I experienced mass parasite & pathogen mobilization which also included viral. On one occasion there was a crisis situation that would proly have lead to very high fever and possibly kidney or heart damage but one good dose lipo-c resolved the issue within minutes; so I thank dr Levy for his practice and teachings as this application proly saved my life.

So, I am stimulated by your proposal to try the aforementioned lipo iodine/c protocol as I certainly need it.

Also, am going to try lipo cilantro prior to foot spa for the removal of heavy metals, in lue of a more risky lipo edta. Any info on lipo oxygen? Seems possible. Ozone is bubbled into water or olive oil, why not water/lecithin?

Posted by Lola
London
11/23/2013
How does one make a lipo version of vitamins and nutrients?

Posted by Nancy (Dyer,indiana) on 11/07/2013

Hi, I have Hashimotos along with a candida problem. I have tried taking Lugols iodine in the past but have trouble with my heart racing. Do you have any suggestions for what I should do? Will I ever be able to take iodine? I've read about all of the great benefits of iodine, especially for removing heavy metals, of which I know I also have. I am taking zeolite for this. Is this okay to take along with the candida protocol? Thanks for your feedback!

Posted by Mike 62
Denver, Colorado
11/07/2013
Nancy: You are struggling with lackluster results, courtesy of people tinkering with mother nature. They dispense nuggets of bad advice. They lure you in with their titles and philosophies. When I read a story like yours I shake my head in amazement. God made goodies that prevent and cure all diseases. Eating the best foods increases the respiratory quocient, raises zeta potential, zaps the pathogens, improves digestion, repairs the tissues, resets the immune system, balances the hormones, and removes the toxins. Savvy people gleefully indulge in God's Goodies.
Posted by Mama To Many
Tennessee, Usa
11/08/2013
705 Posts
Dear Nancy,

If Lugol's is too much iodine for your system, you could try taking some Kelp instead. One Kelp capsule (or 1/4 t. kelp powder) would be a lot less iodine than Lugol's.

Some people use Bentonite Clay baths to remove heavy metals from their systems. It might be an option that would work for you if iodine won't work for you.

~Mama to Many~

Posted by Bill
San Fernando, Philippines
11/08/2013
Hi Nancy...It's been my experience that candida is always usually regarded as a fairly trivial disease by many people. Until, through time, candida ends up completely dominating your own body because of a poor cure approach, poor diet and poor lifestyle. Perhaps the best description of candida's permanence in the body and its ability to dominate so easily is best described by a passage from my new candida book, which is shown here to illustrate just how robust, adaptable, dangerous and unique candida is as a pathogen:

"If bacteria and viruses are the regular enemy troops that attack our bodies and our immune system, then you should regard candida as their Special Forces or as a highly competent guerrilla terrorist force that can hide in your body using biofilms; candida can breed with the host cells, thereby easily adjusting to medicines; candida can cause cravings in its host for its favourite food: sugar. It is both a saprophytic yeast and a fungal parasite with a dual form that is always associated with many other pathogenic forms and diseases and one that uses superior chemical warfare to continually weaken our immune system via its waste products, which act to poison and wreak havoc in our bodies with excessive levels of aldehydes, alcohols and poisonous proteins... Knowing what I now know about candida and the effects of their waste products, I would far rather be infected with bacteria or a virus than from any fungus like candida"

The point that I'm trying to make here is that you will not find success if you just use the allopathic approach or if you think like the majority of doctors out there. My own research on candida has shown me that candida can covertly also be associated with a huge number of diseases. Dr William Shaw has proven from his own research that, so far, candida has definite causative associations with serious diseases such as Autism, Schizophrenia, Alzheimer's Disease, ADHD, SLE, Crohn's disease, IBS, Esophigitis, Down Syndrome, colitis, PDD, Seizures, Depression, CFS, Fibromyalgia etc. -- the list is large and his research on these associations is by no means finished or complete.

It must therefore be appreciated that that candida is not a trivial or easy disease to cure because it is so robust and adaptive as a pathogen. So you are not going to cure a serious candida problem by just taking two pills in the morning and two pills in the evening. The best way to cure candida is to focus more on its unique behaviours. In order to kill and remove the dominance of candida infection and help to rebalance your own body's health the following strategy has been very successful for me and for other sufferers:

Anti-Candida and Anti-Pathogen Protocols

Anti-Biofilm Protocols

Essential Detox Protocols

Liver Support Protocols

Vitamin and Mineral Support (Immune System Support)

The Health Defence Diet

The main anti-candida protocol that I would recommend is shown on EC at this link. For a brief view of the actual anti-candida protocol activity -- see the link below.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8GpBF_xWPFYcjdwU29lTlB4ZEU/edit?usp=sharing

I must also confess that I have since updated the protocol to include the option of either taking protease enzymes such as nattokinase and serrapeptse or to supplement the turpentine/kerosene protocols. Protease enzymes actively remove candida biofilms rapidly. Turpentine/kerosene also helps to remove biofilms rapidly but also acts as a strong anti-oxidant that kills a wide range of pathogens including candida and also helps to neutralize and remove poisons in the body. I will update the main protocol soon when I have some time, but these new additional protocols are also described fully in my new book which is for sale on EC.

Currently, I have been helping two fairly desperate women with their severe candida problems. Both have tried the allopathic approach and other alternative methods with little or no success. Both are now doing well after only about a month and a half on the anti-candida protocol, with significant improvement in their conditions. One of these women also has CFS and, after taking the full protocol for only one month she said that she now felt great with significant energy increase, few myalgia pains and depression gone. The other woman was also elated because she was overweight and since going on the candida protocol she has lost 22 lbs with little physical effort. Both these women appear to be returning back to balanced health again. I must also emphasize that both these candida sufferers have been regularly supplementing the turpentine protocol(distilled gum sap of pine) in their daily regimens, apparently with great success and few side-effects.

Posted by Bill
San Fernando, Philippines
11/08/2013
Hi Nancy....I forgot to answer your questions and worries with the lugols iodine protocol. I know from the research of Dr Brownstein, Dr Guy Abraham and others from the Iodine Utilization Project that their research shows that both iodine and certain essential minerals are always lacking in our diets -- such as selenium, magnesium and zinc as well as certain vitamins like Vitamin C and the B vitamins -- which may be responsible for the Hashimoto's condition as well as causing other thyroid problems in the body. Their research has found that you should always take the Iodine Companion Nutrients whenever you supplement lugol's Iodine.

The full advised Lugol's Iodine Protocol -- with companion nutrients -- is shown at this link. Furthermore, in my own anti-candida protocol, which also uses lugol's iodine, I have also ensured that the the iodine companion nutrients are fully incorporated into the protocol.

I must also mention that one of the women that I am currently helping with serious candida issues also initially complained that she had problems -- heart palpitations -- whenever she supplemented LI and was unable to use it. But she wasn't taking the companion nutrients. So when she started taking the companion nutrients as well as the LI she found that there were no problems or side-effects, and she is now doing really well on the protocol.

The point here is that Hashimto's is a very up and down problem. My way of thinking tells me this is completely due to both a lack of iodine and is also related to a lack of essential nutrients and anti-oxidants that support the thyroid process and which are entirely dependent on diet -- on what you eat every day. So I think that you will find that when you start taking the proper companion nutrients together with supplementing the lugol's iodine, then your thyroid problems should be much improved as a consequence with few side-effects. And as I've already said, both the lugols and the companion nutrients are already incorporated into the candida protocol that I use.

Posted by Dave
Fountain Inn, Sc
11/09/2013
472 Posts
Hello Bill from San Fernando,

Thank you from all your articulate work on candida.

I've had success with nystatin. You've probably talked about it but would you comment on nystatin's place in an anti yeast protocol.

Thanks

Posted by Bill
San Fernando, Philippines
11/09/2013
Hi Dave...Thanks for your question about Nystatin. I've researched the history of nystatin and I have read hundreds, if not thousands, of testimonials as to its failure or success against candida. From all this evidence, I'm afraid that I have little regard or respect for Nystatin's efficacy against candida.

I think where I should start is by first defining what I mean by a cure. A cure from any disease occurs when you take a nutrient(s) or drug(s) for say 3 months for a particular disease, during which time all symptoms of the disease disappear. Then you STOP taking that particular drug or nutrient and you remain healthy and disease free. To be absolutely clear, I do not regard a person as being cured from candida problems(or any other disease for that matter) if he or she has to take Nystatin or other drugs for the rest their life. All you are doing with such a protocol is merely treating and perhaps suppressing the symptoms as well as giving a considerable sum of money to the drugs companies for a non-cure protocol.

In my own readings of testimonials on blogs from people who have taken nystatin for candida, many have found it useless while others have managed to get rid of candida locally for a short while but then, after of one or two months, the candida suddenly comes raging back into their bodies and -- lo and behold!! -- nystatin no longer has any effect whatsoever because candida has adjusted to it.

The same story applies to the azole family of anti-fungals and to the Amphotericin A and B forms of anti-fungals. Similar to anti-biotics, allopathic anti-fungals have, in my opinion, been over-used so that candida is now easily able to either hide away in biofilms to avoid them or has already adjusted to these anti-fungals. Modern medicine also fully recognizes its huge weaknesses in both the diagnosis and treatment of candida as these links to several critical medical reviews show:

Biological diagnosis of systemic candidiasis: difficulties and future prospects

Recurrent Candidiasis: One Step Forward, Still Backward.

Why Do Doctors Often Miss Candida Diagnosis?

Furthermore, nystatin has a fairly high toxicity profile and is also poorly absorbed into the blood from the intestines. Therefore, nystatin will only ever have any efficacy locally -- just in the intestines or uterus for example. Nystatin therefore has no applicable use or efficacy in getting rid of the fungal form or disseminated systemic form of candida(that has already spread into the blood, tissues and organs). So this is yet another reason why the candida either never goes away or just keeps coming back when you use nystatin.

It is also widely recognized that nystatin users suffer from something that the medical profession describes as "The Rebound Effect". This effect occurs when you take nystatin and the candida symptoms are improved or supressed but when you stop using the Nystatin -- then the symptoms and disease come roaring back. As I've said already, this effect or outcome does not fit my own definition of a cure.

Another interesting but useless fact about nystatin is its name. Nystatin was invented or discovered by two women researchers -- Elizabeth Hazen and Rachel Brown -- in 1950 from the New York Health Department -- hence the name NY-Stat(e)-in.

Posted by Swatantra Kumar Sethi
India
05/27/2014
3 Posts
Many many thanks Bill for giving valuable information on Candida which I suspect to have since last 20 years or so. I plan to follow your instruction to the extent possible to get some relief if not complete cure because most of the medicines/chemicals are just not available in small Indian cities.

Just one question Bill - In India we use Jaggery (unrefined raw sugar), some time honey, rock sugar as an alternate to sugar. Do you approve any?

Posted by Bill
San Fernando, Philippines
05/28/2014
951 Posts
Hi Swatantra...I would avoid all types of sugar in your regular diet because this just feeds the candida and helps it to spread.

The only time it is acceptable to take sugar is if you take something to kill the candida at the same time. So in the turpentine/kerosene protocol it is acceptable to take it with honey, sugar or molasses. The sugar helps to draw out the candida and other pathogens in the intestines and the turpentine immediately kills them. Its like a bait and kill strategy. This is the same strategy you use to kill a dangerous man-eating tiger. You tie the goat to the tree then the hunter waits up in a tree or platform near the goat. The man-eating tiger comes for the goat and the hunter in the tree then shoots and kills the man-eating tiger. The man-eating tiger is the pathogen, the goat is the sugar(or bait) and the hunter is the turpentine or kerosene.

Posted by Kacper (Cracow, Poland) on 10/02/2013

Hello, I'm 25 year old male and I think I'm struggling with a case of candida, represented by occasional oral thrush, frequent social anxiety, athlete's foot, hairloss possibly caused by recurring dandruff, gum swelling and sinus swelling/pressure, bloating, asthma trigerred at the age of 6 by living in a moldy house for 2 weeks, allergies, acid reflux and frequent burping after I eat my usual diet and a few more symptoms...

I would like to hear your (Bill's) opinion on a few subjects:

1. Is it absolutely necessary to cut out all the carbs while staying on the diet? I work out hard at the gym and one time when I went on a slow carb diet (from the 4hour body book) I ate mostly legumes, eggs, meat and lots of vegetables and it actually made my candida symptoms subside quite severely but I had very little energy and lost quite a lot of strength (eg. On bench press) Can I for example replace the carbs with VCO? You once wrote that:

"Coconut oil is a medium chain triglyceride, a much shorter molecule, which never gets stored in the body but is processed directly by the liver into glycogen -- which is why it is so useful for diabetics as a source of energy"

So I thought that maybe it could replace my carbs during the candida diet. An if not, what fats can I use to up my calorie intake during the diet?

2. Can I eat eggs on the diet? I read in one of Ted's posts that egg white is an anti nutrient and should be avoided. Eggs eaten everyday seem to cause my salivary gland swelling (but strangely, not always) an I think I may be allergic to them.

3. I plan to alkalize (since I just recently discovered that my urinary PH showed 5.0 in a lab test 4 years ago, which is very, very bad acording to Ted) and firstly buy some magnesium to try to balance my minerals, since I have high blood pressure and am afraid of taking the baking soda for now. However I read in one of Ted's recent posts that a magnesium is bad on the candida diet, to be exact, he wrote 08/25/2013:

"Magnesium promotes candida overgrowth and certain fungus issues, but the effects can be reduced if it is 60% magnesium chloride mixed with 5% ammonium chloride solution, and take it as drops say 5 drops added during meals twice a day with a pinch of sea salt."

What is your opinion on this? Also back to the alkalizing, could drinking the maintenance amount of alkalizing remedies counteract heavy consumption of protein from meats, eggs, cheese etc? I workout a lot in a gym and just have to eat many protein rich foods...

4. Another thing that bothers me is Ted's recent opinion on vitamin C, you say that sodium ascorbate is best on the candida diet, but Ted recently advocated use of ascorbic acid to treat candida, he wrote in response to a lady seeking treatment for her daughter:

"if you give her 500 mg of ascorbic acid only every hour for at least 12 to 18 hours on the first day, she should improve. This is because a fungus does not like acidic forms of vitamin C."

Your opinion on the subject would be very helpful.

5. Another one regarding recent Ted's post, he wrote recently that

"Borax is a known remedy to get rid of fungus too, but is only maybe 1/8 teaspoon in 1 or 2 liter of
water and use that as drinking water."

In your protocol you suggest taking 1/4 teaspoon so I'm concerned, just don't want to overdose the borax.

Thanks in advance for the response, I love your site and try to learn as much as I can from you.

Kacper.

Posted by Bill
San Fernando, Philippines
10/05/2013
951 Posts
Hi Kacper... In answer to your questions:

1. Is it absolutely necessary to cut out all the carbs while staying on the diet? I work out hard at the gym and one time when I went on a slow carb diet (from the 4hour body book) I ate mostly legumes, eggs, meat and lots of vegetables and it actually made my candida symptoms subside quite severely but I had very little energy and lost quite a lot of strength (eg. On bench press) Can I for example replace the carbs with VCO?

You should at least reduce your carb intake because carbs convert to sugar in the body and sugar feeds candida. The VCO medium chain tryglycerides convert to glyocogen or ketone bodies which the liver produces when you suddenly need energy. This pathway, involving ketone bodies, is not controlled by insulin which is why supplementing VCO is so beneficial. These ketone bodies that are derived from coconut oil are useful for energy in the human body because candida does not use them.

2. Can I eat eggs on the diet? I read in one of Ted's posts that egg white is an anti nutrient and should be avoided. Eggs eaten everyday seem to cause my salivary gland swelling (but strangely, not always) an I think I may be allergic to them.

Egg does tend to prevent absorbtion of nutrients which is true. So don't take supplements when you are eating eggs. But aside from that, eggs are a good source of protein and other nutrients for the body.

3. I plan to alkalize (since I just recently discovered that my urinary PH showed 5. 0 in a lab test 4 years ago, which is very, very bad acording to Ted) and firstly buy some magnesium to try to balance my minerals, since I have high blood pressure and am afraid of taking the baking soda for now. However I read in one of Ted's recent posts that a magnesium is bad on the candida diet, to be exact, he wrote 08/25/2013...

There are too many other benefits, particularly from Magnesium Chloride, so if you stopped taking this nutrient then you would not gain from its essential immune boosting and anti-aging qualities.

You can read all about it here: Http://drsircus.com/medicine/magnesium/

With minerals, its all about proper balanced intake. The right amount of calcium is good for you but too much or too littlle calcium in the diet is bad for you. Candida also loves Calcium, Iron and copper when it is in excess in the body. Both excess calcium and iron, in too large amounts, will cause the candida to form and grow more biofilms in your gut - makes candida more virulent. Similarly, even though it is believed that copper kills candida -- I have recently read some research which concluded that excess cooper in the body will act to make the fungal candida form(in the blood, organs an tissues) much more virulent. Like I've been saying -- it's all about balanced intake of minerals for the body.

Ascorbic Acid

I advise ascorbic acid as ascorbate in order to boost the immune system and help to detox the body. Ted also recommends the ascorbate form to boost the immune system. I don't know why Ted advises ascorbic acid against candida. I don't like ascorbic acid because it is an acid. Candida likes an acid environment.

Borax Water

The dose is usually dependent on whether you are a man or woman. Usually it is 1/4 teaspoon in a liter of water for men and only an 1/8 of a teaspoon for women. The reason for these differing dosages is due to the differences in hormone activity between men and women.

Posted by Kacper
Cracow,poland
10/06/2013
10 Posts
Bill, thank you very much, I have much clearer view on the subject now.

I'll try to replace the carbs with VCO then, but don't know how much can I ingest safely without having a laxative effect, as some of the EC readers reported it may occur, I guess I'll have to check my tolerance then.

In your response you missed one thing important for me, that is the acidosis from protein consumption and how to counteract it with the alkalizing remedies. If I for example eat 2 or 2, 5 grams of protein for 1 kg of lean body mass a day, how much lime with baking soda should I take to balance it out, I don't think the standard dose would be enough....

Of course I plan to limit my protein consumption on the candida diet as you advocate, but I cannot drop it entirely and even after resigning from some meats I will probably still be ingesting considerable amount of protein.

One last thing I would like to ask you is about your new protocol using turpentine and digestive enzymes that I read on curezone about. If it really gets rid of candida much quicker than the standard protocol, I would like to know something more about it, since it is a fairly new subject you are working on as I assume and it hasn't been briefly described here. If it really is that good I'd be very happy to try it on my own.

Thank you once again, your work here is truly wonderful, I'm so glad I found your site.

Posted by Bill
San Fernando, The Philippines
10/07/2013
Hi Kacper... In answer to your questions:

How much lemon/lime must I take to improve my acidosis?

If you have acid intestines, then this might actually be caused by too little acid from the stomach. The way to repair that is to take Betaine Hydrochloriide tablets together with pancreatin enzymes (that also contain bromelain and /or papain enzymes), at every meal. You should also take either the sodium bicarbonate with water protocol or take the the lemon/lime protocol one hour after eating all your meals. This protocol not only helps against candida but also builds up proper protective acid levels in your stomach while at the same time ensuring that final digestion in the duodenum is achieved at the proper alkaline to neutral pH.

See this link for a more detailed explanations on alkalizing: www.earthclinic.com/remedies/alkalizing_formulas.html

Turpentine or Protease enzymes vs Candida

Both Turpentine and protease enzymes will act to dissolve candida biofilms made of fibrin, thereby removing any hiding place for the candida. Turpentine also acts to rapidly kill the candida at the same time time as helping to neutralize toxins in the body as well. I've been using the 100 % gum spirit of turpentine for healthy gut and blood maintenance for the last 8 months or so and it is a good protocol and cheaper than using protease enzymes. I take one teaspoon (in the morning or evening) once a week. But if I had candida I woud take one teaspoon of turpentine -- with sugar(1 tspn) or with molasses(1 tspn) or with milk or with just water --. Once a day for only 10 days and then take 10 days off the protocol. So 10 days on turpentine, then 10 days off on a continuous basis for as long as needed. If you get a laxative effect then reduce the dosage -- so initially start small and build up to the one teaspoon dose slowly.

More info here: earthclinic.com/remedies/turpentine-kerosene.html

Http://www.health-science-spirit.com/kero.htm

Posted by Kacper
Cracow, Poland
10/07/2013
10 Posts
Thanks again Bill,

I think I'll first invest in some pocket PH meter and measure my salivary and urinary PH, to know if the alkalizing is sufficient. If it isn't I'll try to take some more of the baking soda and/or further reduce meat consumption. If even that won't help I'll buy some digestive enzyme supplements as you suggested.

As for the turpentine I have one last question for now, can I incorporate it into your standard candida protocol or do I have to take it as a separate protocol? I don't know if there are any interactions of turpentine with the supplements from your standard protocol.

Kacper

Posted by Bill
San Fernando, The Philippines
10/09/2013
951 Posts
Hi Kacper,

It's OK to take the turpentine with the anti-candida protocol. If you wish, you could also just take the turpentine protocol for a month on its own as a pre-protocol before taking the full candida protocol. This will help to initially dissolve all the candida biofilms mainly in the gut and will leave the candida and other associated pathogens with nowhere to hide. It also purifies the blood in the same way. Turpentine also kills bacteria, fungus and viruses, parasites and is also anti-xenobiotic -- which means that turpentine will act to remove any chemical, drug or poison that is foreign to the body. So if you are taking other medications then be aware that turpentine may also nullify these foreign drugs that are not body-friendly.

Posted by Kacper
Cracow,poland
10/10/2013
10 Posts
Thanks again for a very helpful response Bill, if some more questions emerge on my way to recovery I'll post them here in this topic. Kacper
Posted by Kacper
Cracow,poland
10/14/2013
10 Posts
Hello again Bill, I'm sorry to interrupt you, I know you have many other things to do besides answering questions here but I just had to bring this up.

I was browsing curezone candida forums and found this:

http://curezone.com/forums/fm.asp?i=1545201#i

In this post and in the whole topic that man counters Ted's statements about alkalinity being bad for the fungus, he even says that it promotes candida to turn into its fungal form. He also has his own explanations about eczema for example. Very confusing is also his opinion on salivary pH.

Another topic on the subject that I found is here:

http://curezone.com/forums/fm.asp?i=2014730#i

This man provides some links leading to scientific evidence behind his statements, he is seconded by the man from previous topic.

Could you please relate to those findings? I'm really confused about what to do now, I was thinking that there must be something to that they are saying, I thought of the statement of candida going into the fungal form and infecting the blood. But how is it suppose to do it when the blood has an alkaline PH that is believed to discourage it's growth?

Thanks in advance for your response Bill, and my apologies again to disturb you, but I really want to read some different opinion that may be countering those men findings.

Kacper

Posted by Kacper
Cracow, Poland
10/14/2013
10 Posts
I found the first guy's post with scientific evidence on that subject:

http://curezone.com/forums/fm.asp?i=1452732#i

It seems to be overwhelming, I'm basically stuck now... Some are from pubmed, the site Ted recommended in one of his post for more indepth research on various subjects. This research also goes along with that recent statement of Ted that candida doesn't seem to like acidic forms of vitamin C... He also stated in some of his recent posts that certain kinds of fungus thrive in an alkaline environment.

I know that alkalizing remedies are great and help many, many people, but I'm now really concerned about taking them for my candida. I know that there are more kinds than only albicans, and that it may not be accurate for any of them but nevertheless I'm a bit scared...

Posted by Mike
Denver, Colorado
10/14/2013
Kacper: Dwelling peacefully in the colon candida is a harmless and necessary yeast. The colon is acidic. Cooked regular food weakens the microbes in the digestive system and the cells in the tissues. Synthetics poison them. Partially digested food accumulates in the intestines and becomes acidic. This causes candida over growth. The other beneficial yeast is not able to survive and goes dormant waiting for conditions to improve. The candida mutates. The poor innocent candida is suffering. Candida makes mycotoxins as a way of signaling to the host that something is wrong and is pleading for some cure. We have forgotten the way to live naturally like our hunter gatherer ancestors because we are trying to be civilized. The solution is easy and simple. Eat like animals. They don't suffer from candida overgrowth because they eat God's Goodies. Herbivores eat raw wild vegetation and carnivores eat raw grass fed herbivores. Google raw food for candida videos for verification.
Posted by Ed2010
Canada
10/14/2013
435 Posts
Just try for 1 week, you will see the difference. Empirical treatments don't have to be well researched and prooved.

It worked for millions, it will work for you.

Moreover, modern research itself is very much inconsistent coz what is published today is later dissaproved by other scientists again prooved by different scientists.

Posted by Bill
San Fernando, Philippines
10/16/2013
951 Posts
Hi Kacper... I'm sorry that you are so confused and stuck on how to cure candida. But there is a lot of poor, irrelevant or wrong information out there on candida.

My own point of view concerning candida is backed up by my own personal experience with curing my own serious systemic candida problems as well as using the protocol to help cure other people's serious candida issues.

I try not to argue or convince people who will never be convinced because I find this a great waste of time. I'm afraid that I am also very busy at the moment, so I cannot give you long and extended explanations on this or that candida topic. My humble apologies for this.

Furthermore, I find curezone a very contentious site, which is why I don't post there much anymore. There are some people posting on curezone who actually insist that candida problems are not caused by a fungus at all but is really caused by malnutrition -- in other words that candida problems just do not exist and its all about poor nutrition. Well poor nutrition, from my point of view, can certainly be a contributing factor to candida problems -- but candida can also be caused by medical drugs and anti-biotics in particular. It's also well known in medicine that when anyone who has a serious stage 4 auto-immune disease also contracts serious candida issues -- then this can eventually become the main cause of their death. This is true and is an accepted medical fact for serious diseases such as cancer, cirrhosis, HIV AIDs, Hepatitis C etc.

I'm also a believer that each and every one of us is responsible for our own health. Doctors are not really responsible for your health -- you are -- because, depending on your ailment or disease, it is you who must choose whether to take this or that drug or whether to take chemo or not. So doctors aren't really the experts at all -- you are the expert -- because only you can tell if a drug or remedy is actually working to help cure your ailment or not.

Regarding the questions you ask, you can certainly find all the answers to these complex questions searching the EarthClinic site. That's one option for you. I've also just written a detailed book/ebook on candida called Candida: Killing So Sweetly which lays out and explains, in detail, the following:

1. Exactly what candida is and how it behaves as a pathogen

2. Why candida is so misunderstood by the medical profession.

3. Why the majority of doctors can't cure candida

4. Candida myths, fallacies and truths.

3. How to cure candida problems -- using a properly defined, fully epxplained and proven strategy.

I've tried to empty my head into this book and I've tried to keep the explanations as brief and simple as possible so people will more clearly understand the reasons. Furthermore, within the book, I provide about 170 links to medical and other research from Pubmed, Medline as well as providing testimonials and other articles in order to give solid, cogent reasons in support as to why the anti-candida strategy in the book works so well.

I wrote the book because so many people seem to have completely the wrong idea about how candida behaves and spreads as a pathogen. The other reason I wrote this book was to provide one simple resource so that people can have access to and understand all the reasons -- with all the evidence -- on how to cure there own candida issues.

I'm currently helping two ladies with severe candida problems at the moment. One lives in the US and the other lives in UK. Both have just started the anti-candida protocol. One of these women has also started the turpentine protocol. The lady from UK also has CFS and tissue pain(probably caused by mitochndrial calcification) whose symptoms seem to have greatly reduced after starting the anti-candida protocol. She has also started taking the turpentine(100% pure gum spirit of pine) remedy within the protocol to alleviate severe gut problems. Both of these women are improving fairly quickly now.

All you have to do is just try the anti-candida protocol shown here on EC. What have you got to lose?

Posted by Kacper
Cracow, Poland
10/18/2013
10 Posts
Thanks Bill, you're right, I should try the protocol first. It really all comes to that, there is so much confusing information over the internet, one group of researchers say totally different things than the other.

I found a post with some reports that actually prove that candida albicans can also change to its fungal form in acidic pH by altering it, that organism is so complex, it's really scary. And no one knows for sure what exactly causes that transformation. here's the link:

http://curezone.com/forums/fm.asp?i=1935391#i

I also found the most recent study proving the ability of pure baking soda to kill various yeast and fungi, it's an in vitro study, so we cannot be sure that the same things happen when we ingest it, but regardless of that, it's really important I think. Here it is:

http://curezone.com/forums/am.asp?i=2114051

I just started my way of researching things, because I really like to know how things work, but already at the start I can say that the field of biochemistry and microbiology, especially involving pH influence is very poorly researched.

People claiming that something doesn't work didn't even try to use it on themselves and convince other people to not use it too.

In comparison, people like you Bill, and of course also Ted, don't fear the experiments on the unknown and I see clearly that some things can work very good from your descriptions of succesfully ending cases, even if current scientific knowledge says otherwise.

Nevertheless I won't stop researching, I already have about a dozen questions and suggestions for Ted, but I won't write to him until his situation improves, what I really hope happens very soon.

Kacper"

Posted by Sami
Tx, Usa
10/21/2013
7 Posts
Candida is a very complex deep and confusing illness. It seems to effect every person very differently. I have been dealing with it for one year. Last Oct. I started doing oral baking soda to try to balance my PH and using urine test strips. After about a week I expereinced what I called a die off effect. It was the start of a night mare. I've had breast cancer and many surgeries and antibotics 5 years ago. I had no idea this stuff had been lurking and hiding for years. After a year of researching, reading and learning I do know now that when I forced my PH from acidic to more alkaline it forced the yeast to change to the hyphal and germ-tube forms. It was a nightmare and I saw about 10 doctors and was treated for parisites and told to see a shrink. I could feel these moving around my face, body and hair at night. I finally verified it for myself by using a very strong black light. I'm still fighting this terrible illness with diet, holistic remedies and I'm seeing Dr. Trowbridge who wrote the book "They yeast syndrom". This terrible hyphal and germ-tube form went on for months. I was actually blowing them out my nose when I exhaled and at one time thought I had tiny pinworms in my eyes and nose. It's horrible and most doctors don't believe you or even know that this is a possiblity that yeast do to survive when treatments distrub their happy home. Thanks for those links because it just verified what I thought had happened. I think it will takes months or another year of diet and daily routine for my skin and other remedies to get my body back in balance. Sometimes I wonder if it is even possible as I seem to have very severe case. I will never again force my PH balance to change quickly. I do think the slower way with candida type diet and health supplements may not force the yeast to the nightmare hypea form. I would not wish this on anyone as it is terrible and nobody believes you. I'm paying for my mistake with a year of hell for me and my family and terrible face and body sores. It is slowly eating me and destroying my way of life.

Posted by Ivana (Winnipeg , Mb) on 07/30/2013

Hi Bill, can I do this while I am still nursing my baby? Or do I need to be done nursing and then start the anti-candida diet ? Thank you.

Posted by Teresa (Sydney, Nsw, Australia) on 06/27/2013

Hi Bill, Have been on Bill's Candida Protocol for 2 months now and noticing some real positive changes. One downside is that I have lost more weight (now 49 kilos). Lugols Iodine has made the most impact recently with the salt loading-something I forgot to do in the beginning! Still have a long way to go as I am a severe case. But can feel my immune system trying to fight it now. Have bought some Potassium carbonate and so can you tell me what the exact Carbi Carb mixtutre is with Baking soda plus the lemons or limes? Also have some MSM - can this be helpful for the Candida Protocol? Also do you keep the Vit C and iodine separate from each other? And lastly what is your opinion of yoghurt and Kefir for fighting candida?

Kind Regards, Teresa

Posted by Bill
San Fernando, Philippines
06/28/2013
951 Posts
Hi Teresa... The most worrying aspect of your symptoms is your huge loss in weight. Here is a simple extra protocol that will help you to gain weight.

The problem you have is slow or inefficient digestion which is perhaps caused by either a lack of acid in the stomach, damaged intestines(due to candida) or a lack of bicarbonates in your pancreas. These will all cause inefficient digestion and all sorts of problems can arise from this -- including candida.

To rectify this specific loss of weight problem, follow this protocol:

* Take betaine hydrochloride tablets at mealtimes. To find your correct dose (and correct stomach acid strength) increase your dosage of BH by one tablet every meal until you get an uncomfortable acid feeling. Then cut back by one or two tabs and that is your dose. Further on down the timeline, as your stomach heals and you start producing more stomach acid, you will again get that uncomfortable acid felling. Keep cutting back the dosage like this until your stomach is healed and you no longer have to take the BH. The stomach is now healed because the BH supplies chloride for the stomach to manufacture its own acid.

* Take 1/4-1/2 tspn of sea salt per day outside mealtimes. This also helps to supply chloride and minerals to increase stomach acid and for the stomach to heal itself.

* Take Magnesium Oil (Magnesium Chloride) -- 10 drops twice a day at mealtimes.

* Take a double dose of pancreatin enzymes or bromelain enzymes at mealtimes to help with more efficient protein digestion. This will help to digest proteins properly hence you will put weight back on.

* Take Ted from Bangkok's Sodium Bicarbonate and water remedy -- 1/4 - 1/2 tspn of SB in half a glass of water. Take this 1/2hr - 1 hr after you finish your meals. This helps main stage duodenal digestion and also helps the stomach to protect itself after you have eaten. It neutralizes the stomach acids in the stomach when it is empty and is incorporated in the mucus of the stomach to protect the parietal cells of the stomach from acid damage after stomach digestion. This protocol also helps to replenish the bicarbonates in the pancreas -- needed for proper alkaline duodenal digestion.

* Iodine (which you are already taking) is also essential to heal the stomach.

* Take a spoonful of Branch Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs) in water at mealtimes to supply the necessary proteins to help you put weight back on again. The protein enzymes that you are also taking will digest these proteins for you so they can be absorbed into the body. You can buy BCAAs at most health shops or weight training stores.

The above protocol should greatly accelerate your digestion time and make digestion more efficient.

The other problem you have is body acidity. You should be alkalizing two or three times a day(1 hr after all meals ) with sodium bicarbonate and water. This alkalizes the blood. You should also be alkalizing using the lemon lime or ACV and sodium bicarbonate remedy. This alkalizes inside the cells. You need to alkalize more!!

Another very healing and fortifying drink that will help against candida and other diseases is given here. Mix the following:
* 1/4 teaspoon sodium bicarbonate
* 1/4 teaspoon ascorbic acid powder
* 1/4 teaspoon MSM powder
* Juice of 1 lemon
* 6 drops Lugol's Iodine
* 200ml water(top up with water)
* 1 tablespoon Apple Cider Vinegar

* Mix and drink when the fizzing has stopped. To be taken 3 x daily after meals.

This drink is both highly alkalizing and very beneficial and is another alternative for you.

Here is the Carbicarb protocol that you requested: 1/4 teaspoon of baking soda plus 1/4 teaspoon of sodium carbonate and 1/8 tspn potassium carbonate in 1/2 glass of water. You can take this remedy up to 3 times a day and it is a strong alkalizer that can be used instead of the Sodium Bicarbonate and water protocol.

I would not supplement anything with yeast in it if you have candida. Yoghurt also contains lactic acid which acidifies the intestines.

Posted by Teresa
Sydney, Nsw, Australia
07/04/2013
6 Posts
Thanks Bill! This is great info on digestion and I feel it will really help. Will keep you posted. Many blessings to you and this site. Teresa
Posted by Teresa
Nsw, Australia
09/17/2013
6 Posts
Hi Bill, Have been addressing the digestion issues I have as you suggested and also been taking the fortifying drink 3 times a day plus the carbicarb drink(bicarb soda, potassium bicarb and sodium carbonate) 2-3 times a day. And although things are improving(hearing gurgling noises for the first time in my stomach in years! ) I have still been getting die off constantly and so I think I may have an issue with parasites and believe this may be holding me back from a complete recovery. I have read Castor Oil can help with this. Should I if recommended also use this in conjuction with paracidal herbs? Also I am thinking that hardened Biofilms are an issue also so have purchased Diggers Pure Gum Turpentine which is the actual brand Walter Last mentions in his report "KEROSENE - a Universal Healer" (http://www.health-science-spirit.com/kero.htm). But am a bit scared by the thought of ingesting this highly refined turps - is there a more naturally unrefined product like Pine Oil that you have used that you could provide a link to purchase? Also I am not having 3 BMs a day as suggested before doing the Turpentine protocol. Shoud I leave this until hopefully my BMs become more regular and thinking the castor Oil will help with that too? Any advice at this stage would be greatly appreciated. Also looking forward to the release of your book. I think that self experience is the best kind of learning especially when it comes to such a difficult illness to beat as candida. Kind Regards, Teresa

Posted by Cindy (Cochrane, Usa) on 06/07/2013

Dear Bill, for some months now I have been reading the candida protocol and feel I have finally been able to acquire the needed ingredients/supplements suggested to take. I am very eager to get started on monday when I will have several months off from my work and be better able to follow the plan. I would be VERY GRATEFUL if there were a timetable of some sort of what to take when/with what throughout the day. I have been overwhelmed trying to put it together myself. If I could see it down on paper it may be easier to do. I also have many food sensitivites such as soy and coconut. I also read that slippery elm may help for healing leaky gut, so I have some powder of it thank you bill for your help on this great earth clinic site.

Posted by Bill
San Fernando, Philippines
06/08/2013
Hi Cindy from Cochrane USA... I'll try and make up a general daily timetable for you for the anti-candida protocols. It might take a little while to make one up and, since I don't have your email address, I will send it to you in the next few days via the good people at EC.

Just bear in mind that these anti-candida protocols work according to the following strategy:

* Broad spectrum attack protocols that act to kill candida as well as kill all other coinfections associated with your problem. These protocols also don't just act in the intestines -- they act throughout the body in order to successfully kill off the systemic or fungal form of candida which infects the blood, tissues and organs -- body-wide.

* Anti-biofilm protocols. Most advertised anti-candida protocols that I've read about -- including the allopathic approach of just giving you anti-fungals with antibiotics -- don't act to remove or destroy candida biofilms, which then allows candida(and all other involved pathogens) to hide away so successfully and avoid the effects of anti-fungals and antibiotics and that's why the candida infection keeps coming back again and again. You have to continually use protocols that systematically destroy and dispel these biofilms in order to access and kill the candida for eventual success.

* Alkalizing prototocls. Essential to create the worst possible environment for acid-loving candida.

* Essential Body Detox protocols that also includes neutralizing and riddance of the debilitating candida mycotoxins in the body.

* Liver Support Protocols. This protocol, together with lugol's iodine, also helps to revive the thyroid.

* Vitamin and minerals support. To revive and support the immune system.

* A healthy anti-candida diet.

Your sensitivities to soy and coconut would also suggest that your intestinal wall has been compromised and damaged by the candida as well as by associated bacteria such as mycoplasma. The anti-candida protocol should help you overcome these problems.

Posted by Cindy
Wi, USA
06/08/2013
thank you so much for your reply bill. I look forward to seeing the protocol and getting started on this journey. perhaps the timetable will also help others on this site.

Posted by Buli (Port Elizabeth, South Africa) on 05/21/2013

Hi, I have lesions and patches on my tongue and doctor diagnosed candida. Gave me antifungals to take for 5 weeks and a gel to apply to my tongue. Only told me to stay away from sugar and yeast, nothing else.

In desperation I researched and found the candida diet. I've been trying anti candida recipes and they have been helping. I found your site and would like to try the protocol.

For the lime/lemon remedy, can I use mineral water with it? I found a mineral water recipe and will make my own. Should I carbonize the mineral water or is it fine as just filtered water? Thank you.

Posted by Lisa
North Hollywood, Ca
05/31/2013
Hi Bill, I'm assuming I have an overgrowth of candida. I had a severe sinus infection that also turned into an ear infection. The pain in my ears went away but they are still blocked, so my balance is really bad, I have foggy brain, etc. They gave me two rounds of antibiotics and still hasn't gone away. I also have several uterine fibroids, I don't know if this is all related. My equilibrium problem is geting really bad. Which of the candida protocol do you think would work best for me?

Thank you so much for your help, Bill.

Posted by Bill
San Fernando, Philippines
05/31/2013
951 Posts
Hi Lisa... As far as I can see, most of your symptoms would seem to confirm the presence of the systemic form of candida in your body(the more virulent body-wide form). Candida continually exudes waste products, which are both poisonous and debilitating for the body -- giving symptoms such as lethargy, tiredness, brain fog etc. Unfortunately these symptoms are also classic signs of low thyroid or hypothyroid as well and can also be confused with low adrenal hormone and/or low B12 cobolamine levels. But from my own experience with being infected with systemic candida, this disease also tends to adversely affect the thyroid - so these symptoms can be confusing. My advice is to take the full remedy protocol shown here. For more information on lugol's iodine see these links:

http://www.hhpdr.net/pdf/Explore_the_Power_of_Iodine.pdf

Supplementing lugol's iodine within the protocol(together with borax and alkalizing every day) in the recommended orthomolecular amounts will help to kill off both the yeast and fungal forms of candida in your body and will also kill any other pathogenic bacteria involved. Iodine is also essential for the body - almost everyone is deficient in iodine/iodide now in the west because of poor diet. Iodine is also an efficient detoxer of heavy metals, halides and other poisons. Iodine/iodide is also critical for the production of thyroid hormones - it greatly improves low thyroid problems. Fibroids and cysts can also be caused by low thyroid and low iodine in the diet. See this research:

http://joannebrophy.com/programs/iodinetherapy.htm

I helped an African woman who had systemic candida as well as GERD, thyroid nodules, kidney nodules and uterine fibroids as well as many other problems. She primarily followed the anti-candida protocol with diet shown above and within six months all her symptoms and problems were completely resolved and she was healthy again. ''

Your sinus problem can also perhaps be just another symptom of systemic candida. You can certainly try a topical remedy by squirting hydrogen peroxide(1% solution) up your nose with a dropper. Or you can try lugol's iodine(4 drops in a capful of water) in the same way. For your ear problems, you can also use hydrogen peroxide or iodine to flush out the ears and remove the wax and pathogens in this region. But if this does not work then you probably have a systemic candida infection in your blood - which is why topical remedies will not work. You may have to kill the internal fungal candida in your blood first in order to successfully get rid of your ear or nose problems.

Posted by Nobleknight (Mobile, Al, Usa) on 02/06/2013

Hi ALL, I've been working on getting all the stuff I need to get rid of the systemic candida.

I have the sodium thiosulfate and the methylene blue - I realized I'm "allergic" to the iodine because I get hives when I drink it. I have the borax and the limes and the baking soda and ACV.... my problem is that I don't think I ever have an empty stomach except late at night and early in the morning.

Would it be possible to mix some of these together? Like the thiosulfate and the methylene blue?

I put iodine drops in a bottle of water and noticed that the yellow went away and the flavor changed. Does the iodine have a certain time limit before it breaks down? Can I drink that water after 3 days or should I throw it away?

Thanks so much!!!

Posted by Bill
San Fernando, La Union, Philippines
02/07/2013
4 Posts
Hi Nobleknight... The problem you have is slow or inefficient digestion which is perhaps caused by either a lack of acid in the stomach or a lack of bicarbonates in your pancreas. These will both cause inefficient digestion and all sorts of problems can arise from this -- including candida.

To rectify this specific problem, follow this protocol:

* Take betaine hydrochloride tablets at mealtimes. To find your correct dose(and correct stomach acid strength) increase your dosage of BH by one tablet every meal until you get an uncomfortable acid feeling. Then cut back by one or two tabs and that is your dose. Further on down the timeline, as your stomach heals and you start producing more stomach acid, you will again get that uncomfortable acid felling. Keep cutting back the dosage like this until your stomach is healed and you no longer have to take the BH. The stomach is now healed because the BH supplies chloride for the stomach to manufacture its own acid.

* Take 1/4-1/2 tspn of sea salt outside mealtimes. This also helps to supply chloride and minerals to increase stomach acid and for the stomach to heal itself.

* Take pancreatin enzymes at mealtimes to help with more efficient digestion.

* Take Ted from Bangkok's Sodium Bicarbonate and water remedy -- 1/4 - 1/2 tspn of SB in half a glass of water. Take this 1/2hr - 1 hr after you finish your meal and your food has moved into the duodenum. This helps main stage duodenal digestion and also aids the stomach to protect itself after you have eaten. It neutralizes the stomach acids in the stomach when it is empty and is incorporated in the mucus of the stomach to protect the parietal cells of the stomach from acid damage after stomach digestion. This protocol also helps to replenish the bicarbonates in the pancreas -- needed for alkaline duodenal digestion.

* Take Kelp extract or lugols drops drops for the iodine. Iodine is also necessary for proper stomach acid formation.

The above protocol should greatly accelerate your digestion time and make digestion more efficient.

When you take lugols iodine initially and get hives -- this may also indicate a high bromide level in your body. See this article:

Bromide Detox

What might be happening is that iodine is forcing bromide out of the cells into your blood and the liver can't cope so the immune system also tries to get rid of the bromide -- through the skin, causing the hives. The solution is just to take sea salt -- this helps to remove the bromide more efficiently and quickly through the urinary pathway which stops the hives problem.

Posted by John
Chicago, Usa
03/30/2013
Greetings Bill. Mabuhay! Thank you so much for all the invaluable information that you have so generously shared for those fighting candida. I wanted to know what would be the best way or route to go. I am planning a 14-day body cleanse before I continue to follow as many canida eliminating methods as I can. (I can go on about how I messed up my body, especially with antibiotics, junk food and abuse, but it will be very long. ) What troubles me most though, and I apologize if this is not really much of a part for asking details on the protocol, but I would really love to know what kind of foods were you able to eat during your cure. Being that you are from the Philippines, and me also being from there, I need help knowing what to eat. I have never really been much of a vegetable guy. I read somewhere on one of your posts that 'rice' was ok. But other sites say no. Please if you can, email me (jomy_1996 [at] yahoo (dot} com) what you did to eat during the cure. I know the basics to stay away from but I can't think of what to eat. I am soo desperate to know the real deals when it comes to food. I crave for pinoy foods. Thank you in advance.
Posted by Ben
Wanganui, , New Zealand
05/03/2013
5 Posts
Hi Bill, just want to say thanks to you and Ted. Great to have other options apart from endless trips to the docs... I have had candida for over a year now and it has driven me mad...

My main symptoms are oral thrush and the dreaded jock itch. I have been doing Ted's akalising remedy and following a prtocol with iodine, h2o2, vit c, liver aids etc. I have just read you don't recommend the lugol's and h2o2 together. I am starting again as I fell of the wagon with the diet a bit and just got a bit disheartened... But this site and the stories have given me hope. So now Bill the million questions: you can email at esgood4u at yahoo dot co dot nz

I love to party but alcohol is not allowed. is there any alcoholic beverage you can have? I heard gin was ok but I don't believe it...

Which in your opinion is more beneficial, h2o2 or lugols iodone?

What did you use to topically treat your jock itch? to stop the itch...

I love to cook and have lots of recipes using alternate flours like coconut, buckwheat, spelt and alternate sweetners like stevia and rice malt syrup... Are these allowed on your protocol?

I would love to add borax but finding it hard to locate in New Zealand... Any suggestions?

I have lots more questions but really just want to finish by saying thankyou again for giving your time. Absolute legend...

I look forward to hearing from you... Thanks Bill

Posted by Bill
San Fernando, Philippines
05/06/2013
951 Posts
Hi Ben... In answer to all your questions:

The most recent update on my candida protocol is shown at this link (lower down in the post stream) and also includes a strict anti-candida diet.

I love to party but alcohol is not allowed. is there any alcoholic beverage you can have? I heard gin was ok but I don't believe it...

Alcohol is not allowed because alcohols are converted to sugars which feed candida. Alcohol, in excess, also stresses the liver - which, if you already have systemic candida, will be under continual stress from the poisons that candida secretes as waste. So, no alcohol allowed I'm afraid.

Which in your opinion is more beneficial, h2o2 or lugols iodone?

H202 is very useful both topically and internally and I would never dispute this fact. However, in my own opinion, lugols iodine is even more useful because, overall, it is more beneficial to the body. Also, when you take H2O2 internally, it depletes anti-oxidants in the body - so if you take hydrogen peroxide internally then you must also up your anti-oxidant intake to compensate for its pro-oxidant effects. Lugols is easier to take and manage -- it has many beneficial effects on the body and persists in the body much longer than hydrogen peroxide which is cleared in a couple of hours.

What did you use to topically treat your jock itch? to stop the itch...

Just to be clear -- I couldn't clear my own jock itch until after I had cured my systemic candida problem. After my cure, I then used the following mixture which successfully got rid of my own jock itch:

- Two tablespoons Milk of Magnesia
- Two Tablespoons 3% Hydrogen Peroxide
- 1/4 - 1/2 teasoon of Magnesium Chloride
- 1/4 teaspoon of Borax

Apply the above topically to all the affected area before you go to bed and after you have had a shower and leave it on overnight. Wash off the next morning when you shower.

Using 5 drops of lavendar oil in 1 teaspoon of VCO rubbed into the area during the daytime may also help to kill off the jock itch.

I love to cook and have lots of recipes using alternate flours like coconut, buckwheat, spelt and alternate sweetners like stevia and rice malt syrup... Are these allowed on your protocol?

The diet says no carbohydrates and no sugars. So no buckwheat, spelt of rice malt syrup in the diet would be best.

I would love to add borax but finding it hard to locate in New Zealand... Any suggestions?

You can buy borax easily on the internet - for example, just type "ebay.com ultra pure borax" in Google Search. It's pretty darn cheap even with the shipping costs.

Posted by Ben
Wanganui, New Zealand
05/16/2013
Thanks Bill, great advice... things are going better the second time round. A bit more understanding of the protocol has helped me. Just wondering if it is ok to have as a cold drink: lemon into soda water? Just looking for alternatives. Are there any recipes for the candida diet? Thanks again. Ben
Posted by Ben
Wanganui, New Zealand
05/24/2013
5 Posts
Hi again Bill, I have just got some molybdenum, it says 5ml per day on the bottle but if I convert this to mcg, its alot more than you suggest. I have started with half tsp for now... Also how long should I take it for? Thanks again. Ben

Posted by Marie (Atlanta, Ga) on 01/30/2013

I desperately need Bill's help to get rid of candida for my husband and myself. We have a host of medical problems which is daily getting worst, this include mold poisoning, rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune disorders.

Posted by Bill
San Fernando, Philippines
02/01/2013
951 Posts
Hi Marie... It's fairly common for people with candida to have rheumatoid arthritis when they have candida. This is caused by a combination of aldehyde/alcohol poisoning of the body from candida waste as well as by myoplasma bacteria with other bacteria invoved as well. The anti-candida protocol given at this link would be most helpful to you -- it will help to kill the candida and the mycoplasma(due to the borax)as well.

Regarding your mold problem, and lung or bronchial problem that might have arisen as a result --- you should perhaps comsider using Bill Munroe's Hydrogen Peroxide Inhalation Method, which should kill off any mold in your lungs.

Unfortunately, you have given me very few symptoms to go on, so I can't really give you a proper assessment.

  • What symptoms do you and your husband have?
  • Have you been to the doctor?
  • Have you taken antibiotics?
  • Is your house/apartment or your place of work moldy?

I really need more complete info to help you.

Posted by Marie
Atlanta, Ga
02/03/2013
2 Posts
Hi Bill, I must first say thanks to GOD, EARTH CLINIC, YOU, ITS SUPPORTERS AND TED. It was on this forum that after an extensive research that I realized what the cause of all my medical conditions. Presently I'm suffering from Mold Toxicity, Candida, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Sjogren's and scleroderma. I will list my symptoms later.

I have moved out of the house that have caused all of the above diseases and gotten rid of my personal belongings. I'm now in a mold free house. I lived in the previous house for over 11 years and just continue to get worst. I'm in my forties.

My plan is to at least take cholestyramine to bind the mold and remove out of my body. My situation is now a life and death case. I don't eat any process foods. I'm very limited to the types of food I eat, because of the food sensitivity I suffered from. I'm gluten-free, even before I knew what that was. My body was just no able to tolerate any of those foods. As for now I can only eat brown rice, various types of peas and bean, steamed vegetables boniato potatoes( yea, I know they are sweet too). I also eat two salads per day. Before I started eating the above items I was severely malnourish and underweight. Even though I'm still under weight, but it's much better.

I'm a vegetarian and I desperately want to get on the candida diet and that is what I'm trying to figure out presently. I have been able to figure out what exactly to eat, that doesn't have so much starch.

Supplements that I have been taking are:
Iodine - Iodine helps me with the pain and bowel movements
Magnesium Chloride transdermally and orally- This one is a life saver. It only alleviate the pain and discomfort when I used it transdermally and I take it orally to help with my bowel movements and it really works.
ACV/BS twice daily
Sodium Ascorbate
B12- I show deficiencies in this one
D3- I also show deficiencies
Selenium-I just started 2 days ago
Coconut Oil- helps with the bowel
Omega Oil Supplement) -I can tell the different in my energy level.
Borax- I discontinued about 1 week ago, due to severe kidney and eye pain and eye stiffness.
Herbal tea- dandelion and burduck
Cilantro- with my salads
I was taking H2O2, but have stopped a few days ago, due to your advice on the forum. I then increased the dosage and frequency of the Iodine and it was an immediate relief to the pain, restful sleep and improved bowel movements. Even my husband is now having an extra bowel movement daily due to the Iodine.

I will be adding the following, which I can only do slowly, because of the high level of sensitivities:
HCL Betaine
Milk thistle - I have been using this in the past, I'm just out of it presently.
Methylene Blue- instead of the Borax
Niacin- I already have this at home, but I think I need to purchase a blood pressure monitor, before I start this one.
Green tea
Molybdenum- I tried this in the pass and it caused my fingers to shrink when come in contact with water. I will try it again.
N-Acetyl Cysteine

WHAT ELSE DO YOU SUGGEST? How far apart should I take the ACV/BS and Sodium Ascorbate from the Iodine?

When I got sick initially I had problems with my lungs, but they seems to be normal. I only experienced problems with my lungs when I'm exposed to mold and high level of dust. I'm see a rheumatologist and an internal medicine doctors.

My husband is having many of the symptoms I'm having. I know for sure that he has Arthritis, Insomnia, Candida, Constipation, Mold Toxicity, Blurred, Discolored eyes and teeth, Degenerative Joint Disease, Underweight, Prostate Problems and Decreased Vision and high levels of inflammation. I could be more that's not yet diagnose.

I will be adding Dr Mary Short's protocol to this regimen. My question she suggest Adrenal in her support pack, but I was wondering if I would still need that because I'm taking the Iodine. My hormones are imbalance, even though I had the test done and it says it's normal. That can't be because I'm having irregular periods, breast tenderness, no desire for sex (I'm married). This always happen when I'm exposed to mold.

HERE IS A LIST OF MY SYMPTOMS:
Headaches decreased concentration Lack of coordination Confusion; Brain fog Unusual and uncomfortable sensations in head Dizziness; Feeling of Head Swelling; Occasionally unable to process information; Blurred & deterioration of vision Eye pain Redness of eyes; Ear aches and popping sound in ears Itching ears; Nasal congestion Nose bleed; Respiratory Congestion Sinus drainage; Wheezing & SOB Painful inspiratory breath; Tingling tongue; Agina and chest discomfort Pounding heart Needle-like sensation in heart; Joint pain & stiffness Swollen joints; Back pain Frozen wrist & Left shoulder; Fatigue Flue-like symptoms Tremor Chills Seizure-like activities; Unusual pain & discomfort throughout body; Periodic numbness of hands & feet; Intense itching Skin rashes Crawling feelings under skin; Static shock Tick bites; Periodic nausea & Insomnia Urinary frequency; Cold hands & feet (winter); Irregular periods & increased flow; Multiple food, Mold & Chemical sensitivities; Under weight; Muscle spasm, aches & cramps Increased thirst; Periodic breast tenderness & pain; Difficulties Listening and Reading

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SORRY FOR BEEN SO LENGTHY!! I'm really desperate. I think I make need to do some off forum communication, because there is more to this. I just hate to put everything on the forum. I really hope this posting will be a blessing to others as theirs have been to me.

Marie

Posted by Bill
San Fernando, Philipines
02/04/2013
951 Posts
Hi Marie... What concerns me most about your problems are certain of your symptoms. Most of your symptoms indicate candida/mold problems, but these two symptoms are not normally found with candida or mold infections:

Intense itching Skin rashes Crawling feelings under skin

Static shock Tick bites

Having these particular symptoms may indicate tick-born diseases such as Lyme Disease or Morgellons Disease. What makes these diseases even more difficult to identify is that many of the symptoms of both Morgellons and Lyme are very similar to candida/mold symptoms. As well as this, fungal problems are also often found together with both these diseases which can make it quite hard to diagnose.

Here are links to the symptoms for Morgellon's Disease and Lyme Disease. If necessary, I would consult your doctor or specialist about this and see what he/she thinks as a priority.

Posted by Connie
Slc, Utah, Usa
02/04/2013
110 Posts
Hi Marie; Your symptoms list describes B12 deficiency very well. It can affect nerves, vision, hearing, etc. It can disturb concentration, balance, and perception. I'm not sure how long you've been taking it; it can take 6 or more months to heal. Some people need higher dosages than others. (Some brands are less potent.)

It looks like your husband is also having B12 deficiency symptoms too; but with prostate problems, I would guess that Zinc may be needed.

Posted by Franky
Beirut, Lebanon
02/04/2013
5 Posts
Ok, your problems are many. I will help you. You first need to understand a few things. Your health depends on your knowledge of what's good for you, and what's not. So educating yourself is the first step.

you seem to know many useful hints. What you need is perspective on things. Start by reading the post I posted on earthclinic about candida Q&A. Search for franky from lebanon. and search for the candida post, then email me if you have any questions and we can move from there.

As you will be learning its most important to not eat the wrong food. More important than taking any supplement. Because one wrong food and your adding fuel to the fire. And I suspect you are still eating lots of wrong food. Which expains your slow healing, despite your good list of supplements.

Also please email me your diet, what kind of food you eat, organic, source, etc mido2k(at) hotmail.com

I suspect the candia and mold are the source of most if not all of your organ malfunctions. Candida is the first thing that should be treated.

are you drinking carrot juice for vit A. it seems to be lacking in your supplement list.

And you need a good probiotic.

But you also need to depend more on food for vitamins than from pills, and need to learn what power foods give you power vitamins. Synthetic vitamins are not all that good as they seem. they do have side effects and some are dangerous.

you also need to remember that when detoxing or killing off candida, you need to concentrate on vitamins A, C E and selenium so that there is nointernal inflamation /eye pain or any other side effect from extra bodily stress. These vitamins carry the toxins out of the body before they do other harm. Brasil nuts for selenium

how much vitamin d are you taking? theres nothing like sunlight, believe me.

sage tea is best for hormonal imbalance.

how old are you? do you get heat flashes?

have you done a hair analysis test for toxic metals and other minerals. I would strongly suggest one for someone your age, I am assuming you are over 50.

Any questions you can post here, or you can email me for faster response.

If you email me and I do help you, please post the result and program so that everyone can benefit.

There is no body that cannot heal. The trick is knowing what is poisoning the body and what minerals and vitamins the body needs to heal. One step at a time. slowly but surely god willing you will achieve success.

Posted by Me
Meself, Me
02/04/2013
Carrot juice for vitamin A? Isn't carrot juiced pretty much pure sugar? How will that help candida? Wouldn't it be better to just take a vitamin A? Seriously wondering. Thanks.

Posted by Teresa (Sydney, Nsw, Australia) on 01/29/2013

Hi Bill, I am a 38 year old female and weigh 54 kgs. I now truly believe all my troubles with severe depression among other things have been caused by systemic candida. Problem is now I want another child but don't want to pass this onto my baby as I believe I have already passed candida onto my only child who is now 3. I need to seriously tackle this horrible illness. The protocol is quite overwhelming to me as I have terrible concentration and severe brain fog but I want to give it my best shot. I know I need to follow a strict candida diet as well. I have purchased the following supplements and have a few questions:

  • ACV for alkalizing - how many times a day?
  • VCO
  • Borax
  • Lugols Iodine
  • Sodium Thiosulfate (purchased from a pool shop) as rice sized crystals-how many rice sized grains do I take?
  • Methylene blue (purchased from a fish supply shop but not sure if I should take it whilst on anti-depressants due to contraindications with ssri's)
  • Celtic Sea Salt to make mineral water
  • Magnesium Citrate
  • Zinc
  • Vitamin B3
  • Pau De Arco/Cayenne Pepper/Myhrr herbal tincture
  • Biotin - is this still recommended in the protocol?
  • Molybdenum
  • HCL betaine
  • Vitamin C as sodium ascorbate - how do I make this or can you buy it in this form?
  • Milk Thistle
  • Alpha Lipoic Acid
  • Selenium

I also have the following supplements which I picked up before I found your Protocol - are they useful? :

  • L-Glutamine - when would one introduce this to help with leaky gut?
  • Apolactoferrin - is this a useful anti candida supplement?
  • Psyllium and bentonite for a bowel cleansing shake - is this ok for people with leaky gut?
  • s. boulardii probiotic - when would one introduce probiotics in the anti candida protocol?

Are all your suggested dosages ok for my weight(54kgs)? Also can you suggest how some of these supplements can be combined? Can you suggest a timeline of a daily plan to take these supplements?

Sorry for all the questions. I cannot discuss this diet/protocol with any of my family/doctors as they dont believe any of it. Despite the severe neurological symptoms with this illness other symptoms have included constant urgent need to urinate, acne, white spots on skin(Vitiligo), vaginal thrush, creeping or tingling feeling on face and insomnia. Also do you have any suggestions to curb cravings especially chocolate and also for carbohydrates in the afternoon would be much appreciated.

Regards Teresa

Posted by Bill
San Fernando, Philippines
01/31/2013
951 Posts
Hi Teresa... Your protocol against candida looks fairly good to me. To answer all your questions:

ACV for alkalizing -- Take this remedy at least twice a day outside mealtimes. This remedy alkalizes the cells.

Sodium Bicarbonate with water -- You forgot this one which is equally as important as the ACV alkalizing remedy. To fully alkalize the whole body you need to take both of these alkalizing remedies every day. SB and water alkalizes the blood, destroys candida biofilms, also kills candida, improves digestion, increases energy, removes heavy metals and does a myriad other beneficial things for your body. Take the sodium bicarbonate remedy three times amday 1/2 hour to 1 hour after all meals. This will not hurt you and will actually aid duodenal digestion which should be alkaline anyway. This will also not hurt stomach digestion because stomach digestion stops after about 1/2 after you have finished your meal.

Lugols Iodine -- The prime broadband pathogen killer in the protocol. Start with small doses and increase slowly to the advised dosage. I have also explained fully, in a recent post, why lugols iodine can cause severe reactions in people who eat western processed food diets. The problem is not really the iodine -- but is caused by the poisonous processed food diet.

Sodium Thiosulphate -- One flake -- the size of a grain of rice -- in a glass of water per day.

Methylene Blue -- You really don't need to take this remedy if you don't want to. Your protocol already contains Iodine, borax, pau d'arco, molybdenum and alkalizing remedies. All these are wide spectrum pathogen killers, detoxers as well as health promoters that are also very efficient at killing off the candida.

Pau D'Arco -- Go easy with the Pau D'Arco -- In my own experience, using too much initially can cause severe Herx or die-off reactions reactions in the intestines.

Vitamin B -- Take the higher dose of B3 or niacin(at least(500mgs to 1000 mgs three times a day). If the flush effect is too uncomfortable -- then just use the niacinamide form instead. And if you take B50 complex as well -- then there should be no need to take the biotin. Vitamin B is essential because the B3 tends to alleviate depression and you sleep better. Supplementing higher dose B3 also has been found, through research, to raise the capabilities of the immune system by a factor of 2000. The B vitamins in general also help to improve digestion and have other action against the candida.

Molybdenum -- Absolutely essential in the remedy for greatly reducing the candida poisons -- aldehydes and alcohols -- in the body caused by the candida and caused by the Herx die-off. These poisons are what cause the lethargy, lack of energy, brain fog, unclear thinking and even depression in candida sufferers. Molybdenum is critical to form the aldehyde dehdrogenase enzyme in the human body -- this is the main enzyme that removes the dangerous aldehydes from the body. Molybdenum also kills fungus

HCL Betaine -- Must be taken together with protease enzymes -- such as pancreatin, bromelain sand papain, in order to encourage proper stomach acid levels for proper digestion and prevention further intestinal infections via pathogens incoming from the mouth with the food and water. HCL Betaine and protease enzymes should be taken with food -- and also works in conjunction with the sodium bicarbonate remedy to both promote proper digestion and to help kill off the candida as well.

Vitamin C -- Buy the powdered form of Ascorbic acid. Mix a quarter of teaspoon(1000mgs) of AA with water in a glass. Sprinkle in Sodium Bicarbonate until the fizzing and the reaction stops. You now have the much more alkaline and beneficial ascorbate form of Vitamin C to supplement. Powder forms are much purer than pill or tablet forms.

Milk Thistle, ALA and Selenium -- Essential for production of glutathione and glutathione peroxidase enzyme. Not only do these nutrients help to protect your liver -- they also help to recover and revive low thyroid conditions as well.

L-Glutamine - when would one introduce this to help with leaky gut?

It would certainly help both to stop leaky gut as well as stop the sugar cravings when taken with glycerin as well. And avoid all forms of artificial sweeteners like the plague. Aloe vera oil is another good one for gut repair.

Apolactoferrin - is this a useful anti candida supplement?

Avoid this one. It's supposed to starve availability of iron for candida -- iron tends to accelerate transformation of candida into the much more virulent fungal form -- but it also starves your blood of the much needed iron.

Psyllium and bentonite for a bowel cleansing shake - is this ok for people with leaky gut?

If the bentonite with psylliium causes you problems -- then just take the bentonite on its own. Bentonite does not work by mechanical action, as does psyllium, but works electrically, attracting positively charged substances -- including heavy metals and pathogens -- and binding to them allowing direct and quick removal via excretion from the intestines. In this way the intestines are gently but effectively cleansed by bentonite.

s. boulardii probiotic - when would one introduce probiotics in the anti candida protocol?

It's pointless taking beneficial bacteria at the start of the protocol, because you will undoubtedly experience both detox reactions from heavy metals and the die-off or Herx reaction from the initial and heavy pathogen kill -- this may necssarily cause other symptoms such as diarrhea to occur in the initial healing crisis. So its pointless taking beneficial bacteria at the start of your own protocol. Wait for about a month after you have started your protocol and then you can introduce the boulardi to the regimen and it will have a much more beneficial effect.

Regarding all your other strange symtpoms -- disregard these for now. You will be amazed at how many other diseases that have been with you for years and years just disappear completely after you cure your candida. For now -- just focus on getting rid of the candida.

And I agree with you whole heartedly about some unfortunate experiences that certain candida sufferers have with doctors in their surgery.

So perhaps, if EC will allow this, I should illustrate this with a story which embeds many of the experiences of ordinary people with their doctors.

I again take my queue (with some small fictional licence) as exampled from what I have again read on many blogs -- where certain unfortunate people, who are indeed suffering from candida, still seem to regard candida as no more dangerous than the common cold. Some of these sufferers even seem to think like some doctors --

-- "Just take two pills in the morning, two pills in the evening and you can mail me the $200. You'll be cured and clear of your candida in no time.... NEXT!! " The doctor cries.

Ching-ching rings out loudly from the doctor's cash register.

I often wonder about these poor suffering souls and how their own views and opinions on candida might well have changed somewhat in say ten years time when the sufferer still has candida and decides, in some desperation, to go back --

-- "Hey doc, these pills aren't working. In fact my candida is much worse now!! "

"What??... Why that's impossible!! " The doc suddenly and gruffly rummages through a mountain of pill boxes on top of his beloved, crusty copy of The Merck Medical Manual on his desk.

"Here.." says the doctor, tossing a full box of pills over to his patient ". Try these...... Anti-depressants!! ... Better than chewing gum!! ... It's the new medical way -- we don't cure the disease now, we just accomodate or treat the symptoms!! "

The sufferer opens the box and looks at the pills curiously. Each pill is unusually stamped with a triple 6.

"Anti-depressants?" queries the confused patient. "Why do I need anti-depressants?"

"Our medical tests show that there is nothing at all wrong with you. No candida. You're as healthy as a horse, son... So you're either a compulsive liar or you have a psychosomatic mental condition. The Merck Medical Manual is NEVER wrong!!! " The doctor confidently booms.

"But..." --

-- "But I'll give you the benefit of the doubt anyway. That's because I'm such a caring, compassionate doctor"

"Wait a minute..."

"Those pills will help your mental condition no end."

''But doc -- I haven't got a mental condition and I'm not a liar... I have candida."

"Are you sure you haven't got CFS or ME or Fibromyalgia?" The doctor tentatively asks.

"No I haven't"

"Whew...Close call!! "

"Listen doc..".

"..NEXT...!! "

Ching-ching.

Posted by Teresa
Sydney, Nsw, Australia
02/10/2013
6 Posts
Thank you so much Bill! You have been so helpful. I will keep you updated on my progress! Kind Regards Teresa
Posted by Teresa
Sydney, Nsw, Australia
03/06/2013
6 Posts
Hi Bill. Have a question about drinking water in regards to the Protocol. I cant afford to buy spring/mineral water however a friend has lent me a water filter. It claims to create alkaline water with pH value of 7.4 - 8.2 and also makes tap water Ionised, Magnetised and De-oxidised. Its other claim is that it re-mineralises tap water using an alkaline mineral cartridge. So my question is - is it ok to drink alkaline filtered tap water and also do all of Ted's Alkalizing remedies (ie: upon rising lemon/lime with Sodium Bicarbonate, then 3 x Sodium Bicarbonate with water (1/2 hour - 1 hour after each meal) and lastly before bed ACV with Sodium Bicarbonate)? Kind Regards Teresa
Posted by Feeling Hungry In Hemet
Henet, California
12/14/2013
I have recently self diagnosed myself with Candida, reading EC and other websites. I have started on a protocal that is simple, because I get confused easily. I take avc/baking soda in am, lime/BS in pm. I use grapefruit seed extract in my water. I have VCO in my salad dressings. I also take milk thisle 2x/day. I have been using a lot of herbs when preparing meals, Cayenne pepper, oregano leaves, turmeric, garlic, cilantro. I will be getting more supplements, when I can.

Please let me know what is most important to add to this protocal.

Also, if anyone has snacks that is on this diet, let me know. I am use to eating 2 meals and 2 snacks per day. Right now, I feel like I am hungry most of the tme :( Help, Please :)

Posted by Anon
Anon
12/15/2013
Then the reason I get sick when I eat too much sugar is because of why? Diabetes? I get like flu or cold, sore throat, achy all over.

Posted by Maria (Frankfurt, Germany) on 12/07/2012

Hi Bill, I am breastfeeding my five months old daughter and I am hypothyroid and taking L thyroxin for thyroid. I want to treat my hypothyroid with lugols Iodine before my pregnancy but my doctor advised me to have a healthy pregnancy I must have to continue taking my thyroid med and now she says my milk production goes down without thyroid med. I want to know that can I take high dose of LI during breastfeeding? Should I follow Iodine Protocol after breastfeeding? I know my daughter is low in Iodine. Is it safe to give iodine an infant? If yes then what will be an infant's dose? Thanks in advance.

Posted by Ed2010
Oakville, Canada
12/07/2012
hi maria, If you want to start your Iodine intake, then start with the minimal dosage of 1 drop of 5% Lugol's Solution. This will provide approx 6.25 mg of Iodine. Not more than this as you are breast feeding. I can't conclusively say the effects of taking more Iodine at your present situation.

You don't have to give your baby any Iodine solutions because if by all means you see your baby healthy then don't try anyting. Before taking Iodine, test yourself for allergic reaction to Iodine, which is very unlikely.

There is a natural way to supplement Iodine, without Lugol's Solution.

KELP-you can buy kelp leaves in japanese market and use it any recipe you want. A soup may be. Even kelp flakes (just crushed kelp) are available in Japanese markets. Kelp will provide you the necessary iodine as long as you breast feed. Then you can start Lugol's solution if required. Who knows, Just kelp can cure your hypothyroid.

Good Health, thanks

Posted by Bill
San Fernando, Philippines
12/08/2012
951 Posts
Hi Maria... The current RDA dosage for iodine is 150 mcg (containing approx 0.0138 mgs iodine) and the current iodine dose recommended by the RDA for pregnant women is only 220 mcgs. Dr Guy Abraham from the Iodine Utiization Project recomends a daily dosage based on the diet of the Japanese:

"The literature search revealed that 60 million mainland Japanese consume a daily average of 13.8 mg of elemental iodine and they are one of the healthiest nations, based on overall wellbeing and cancer statistics (4). Japanese women do not stop consuming iodine-rich foods during pregnancy, and Japanese fetuses are exposed to maternal peripheral levels of iodide at concentrations of 10-5M to 10-6M (1-4). Either the Japanese are mutants, capable of surviving on toxic levels of iodine or we have been grossly deceived, and the human body needs at least 100 times the RDA, which was established very recently in 1980 and confirmed in 1989!! (7). " -- Source Research: http://www.optimox.com/pics/Iodine/IOD-08/IOD_08.htm

Gabriel Cousins MD recomends the following iodine dosages for pregnant women and children:

"In 1911, 900 milligrams (900,000 micrograms! [nearly 1 gram of iodine]) daily were considered usual and safe doses. In 1950 the Japanese had 100 times more iodine in their diet than Americans. In 2001 they had 202 times more iodine than Americans and were using up to 13.8 milligrams daily as opposed to the average U. S. Intake of 425 micrograms daily. Unfortunately there has been no real study, ever, about what is the optimal safe dosage of iodine. But, again, no one has ever died from iodine overdose or allergic reactions. It is safe to suggest that at least the guidelines given by Drs. Abraham and Brownstein for the use of 12-50 milligrams of iodine daily, for overall iodine sufficiency and wellbeing, and up to 100 milligrams/day for diabetics is reasonable. My prudent suggestion is that as we follow these ideas, it is important to move forward carefully as we treat this pandemic level of 72% iodine deficiency in the world and a shocking 96% deficiency in Americans, affecting the minds of billions of people. I strongly recommend that people reevaluate the amounts of iodine people consume. I recommend that children under 6 years of age take half the adult dose[which is 12.5 mgs iodine], children 0-2 years take ¼ the adult dose, pregnant women take 47% more than the adult dose (current FDA ratio), and lactating women take 93% more than the adult dose (current FDA ratio), as iodine is very important for brain development, from a holistic perspective. In the larger humanitarian context the risk to benefit ratio of these recommended doses is extremely safe for healing the planetary population and ourselves. " -- Source: The Universal and Holistic Super Mineral

From the above, it would therefore seem to be safe to take between 12.5 mgs -- 20 mgs iodide/iodine per day in the form of lugol's iodine or Iodoral during pregnancy. After the birth of your child, it also would be advisable to take between 12.5 mgs and 50 mgs of iodide/iodine per day for the benefit of the child when breast feeding and also for your own candida problems.

Concerning your own hypothyroid problems -- I would seriously consider coming off L-thyroxin and moving onto natural bio-identical thyroid hormones. For more information on this you should read David Brownsteins book: Overcoming Thyroid Disorders. L-Thyroxin is just synthetic T4 and that's all. T4 is the inactive form of the thyroid hormone (T3 is the active form) that is used to control the TSH hormone. If you use bio-identical or natural thyroid hormone made from bovine and porcine sources -- these contain Free T3, Free T4 as well as other essential minerals and components of the thyroid gland so it is much more effective at healing and improving thyroid operation than L-thyroxin. Up until the 1970s, natural bio-identical thyroid was always used for thyroid disorders, and quite successfully, with few side-effects. You should ask your doctor about this.

Posted by Elodie
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
12/15/2012
8 Posts
Hi Bill, I've read alot of articles which keep emphasizing the importance of alkalising the gut. People have written that candida primarily thrives in an acid environment. Fungi, although more acidiophilic (acid loving) than bacteria, are very well adapted at responding well to alkaline and or neutral pH. Although I hold holistic beliefs when it comes to addressing and treating illness, im wary that there is also a lot of misinformation out there. As a scientist with a mycology background, we know that:

In the human body, pH can vary widely, from highly acidic (pH ~2) in the stomach to mildly acidic (skin and vagina), to neutral (bloodstream and parts of the gut), and even alkaline (some parts of the gut). Candida albicans, thrives in most of these sites and is highly tolerant to a wide range of environmental pH conditions, from pHs of <2 to pHs of >10.

Yeasts, and Candida albicans is no exception, can actively neutralize the pH of its environment (i. e the human body) from either acidic or alkaline pHs! Under acidic conditions, candida has demonstrated that it can raise the pH of its surrounding environment from 4 to >7 in less than 12 hours.

Your thoughts on this would be greatly appreciated!

Posted by Bill
San Fernando, Philippines
12/16/2012
951 Posts
Hi Elodie... I would completely agree with you about the variance of pH throughout the body which is a natural phenomenon and a biological necessity. But, staying with digestion and the intestinel area, there is a general problem that is strongly related to bacterial and fungal issues (where homeostasis may consistently fail to cope or be able to rebalance and recover the body's pH to healthier levels) in this area called dysbiosis whose complex relationship to candida and other pathogens is fully described here: Candida, Fungal Type Dysbiosis

The causes of dybiosis are:

1. Acid food western diet and eating habits. Approximately 90% of our processed food diet today is acidifying. This creates an acid body where anaerobic pathogens tend to take hold and spread. This is where alkalizing is a great help to the body's homeostatic pH mechanism.

2. Fungal and Bacterial Gut infections caused by lack of nutrients in the diet. These pathogenic intestinal invasions may enter and establish themselves either through a lack of protective HCL in the stomach causing externnal pathogen entry via the mouth or these pathogens can also rise up from the intestines through a lack of bicarbonates in the pancreatic juices which fail to neutralize the stomach acid/chyme necessary for the pancreatic enzymes to work and do their job properly during main stage digestion in the duodenum. Both of these situations therefore tend to create acid upper intestines which tends to weaken and disrupt the healthy microbiota of the intestines as well as to promote pathogen invasion. So here is another solid reason, completely seperate from just alkalizing, why you should supplement with BS -- to restore bicarbonates to the pancreas for proper main stage digestion in the duodenum.

4. Ingesting and accumulating high levels of heavy metals, halides and many other poisons from ingesting chemically processed food, water and medical drugs. Sodium Bicarbonate is a considerable help in neutralizing and removing poisons from the body. Heavy metals as well as calcium and heme iron are also known to promote the formations of candida and other biofilms in the gut which is a huge protection for the candida and other pathogens that reside in them. Sodium Bicarbonate helps to remove these dangerous poisons as well as helping to disrupt and remove these pathogenic biofilms from the upper intestinal mucosa(which should normally be at a pH of about 8. 5) by its emulsifying or surfactant action.

Just some other benefits with reasons for using Sodium Bicarbonate for the body.

Posted by Frank From Lebanon
Beirut
12/16/2012
5 Posts
Yes indeed, sodium bicarbonate is truly and Godsend. But it is always worth mentioning especialy for heavy SB users that: When one should not forget to include high potassium food such as avocado and potatoe peels (peel the potatoe thick, eat the skin with some potatoe beneath half a cm, and ignore the centre core, as most vitamins and potassium are at the top)

Also one should make sure to include lots of vitamin c, esp citric acid fruits like lemon. To balance out the sodium bicarbonate nutrient demanding effects in the long run. As SB does drain you of potassium and vitamin c if used daily.

Best Regards

Posted by Bill (San Fernando, Philippines) on 12/05/2012

I've recently updated the Anti-Candida protocols -- I've incorporated Ted's more recent remedies against fungal/yeast problems and also tried to arrange the protocols in a clearer and more understandable format.

Anti-Candida Protocol
Remedies that Directly Attack Candida(Mandatory)
I must stress here -- to avoid any confusion -- that not all of the attack remedies below need to be used. These are just options for you. Furthermore, if recommendations are needed for clarity's sake -- I have also personally found that using Ted's Alkalizing Remedies, Lugol's Iodine and Borax in combination to be very useful at curing candida problems. But if these nutrients are hard to get -- just use another combination from below of your own choice.

* Take Ted's Lime/Lemon baking soda water alkalizing remedy at least 2 times a day as recommended. I used mainly the ACV, lemon or lime as well as just the sodium bicarb with water alkalizing remedies which also act to kill candida. These alkalizing remedies create the worst possible environment for the candida while simultaneously creating a healthy body terrain. Also take the Baking Soda with water remedy on it's own throughout the day and one hour before bed - this will help you get a good nights sleep. If you have problems with this remedy, then use Ted's Carbicarb remedy -- this is more balanced and incorporates potassium to balance any sodium issues. Potassium citrate can be taken to more directly aid intracellular alkalization. See this link for the alkalizing remedies:
http://www.earthclinic.c...lkalizing_formulas.html
http://www.earthclinic.c...URES/candida4.html#TEDS

* Supplementing with at least 50 mgs to 100 mgs of 5% Lugols Iodine per day – 8 to 16 drops a day(or as much as you can stand without problems) in split doses taken four times a day(not at mealtimes) in a glass of water. Iodine will also help to balance your hormones because it supports the thyroid and is also able to remove dangerous halogens like fluorine and bromine from your body. Lugol's Iodine also chelates heavy metals like aluminium, cadmium, lead and mercury from your body and this is very beneficial. LI also kills 90% -- 95% of all known pathogens – including candida. You can also use Kelp as the iodine source – but this does not really give sufficiently high amounts of iodine/iodide needed to kill the candida in my opinion.

* Drink 1/4 teaspoon of Tetrasodium Borate or Borax(1/8 tspn for women) in a litre of water throughout the day. Take this protocol for 5 days on then rest for 2 days. So, 5 days on, 2 days off with the Borax. Borax is the ultimate anti-fungal, also good for bones and helps to balance the hormones as well as chelates and removes fluoride from the body. Borax affects your male hormones or androgens in a viagra-like manner, which is why you must rest for 2 days -- to avoid gland over-stimulation.
http://www.earthclinic.c...Remedies/borax.html#TBF

* Sodium Molybdate or Molybdenum. Take at least 900 mcg Molybdenum a day. Sodium Molybdate kills candida and also removes the debilitating candida alcohol and aldehyde poisons from the body via the aldehyde dehydrogenase enzyme pathway(needs molybdenum) in the body -- this will help to remove symptoms like nausea, flu-like symptoms, aches and pains, brain fog and lethargy problems. Ted recommends supplementing between 10 mg and 25 mgs sodium molybdate a day taken for only two weeks to quickly kill off the candida -- but I've found Sodium Molybdate or Molybdenum difficult to purchase in amounts greater than 900 mcgs(the highest allowed RDA dosage).
http://candidapage.com/aldehyde.shtml

* Hydrogen peroxide (food grade) I just use a capful of 3% HP in one litre of water a day when I need it. HP kills bacteria, viruses and fungi and it also helps greatly to clear and unblock the lymph glands. Sometimes I splash 3% HP all over my body, this kills everything bad topically as well as being absorbed quite well transdermally into my body by this method. Very potent against all forms of bacteria, viruses and fungus. Do not use Lugol's Iodine together with Hydrogen Peroxide in the protocol – they tend to neutralize and cancel each other out – so just use one or the other in your protocol. See this link:
http://www.earthclinic.c...rogen_peroxide3.html#CF

Caveat: Although Hydrogen Peroxide is highly useful -- it does have its downside. Some people get nausea, migraine headaches etc when they supplement HP. HP also inactivates or neutralizes and depletes antioxidants in the body because of its pro-oxidant effects. I always prefer to use lugol's iodine against candida because it isn't as complicated to use as HP. But if lugol's iodine cannot be found or used -- use HP as recommended and increase anti-oxidant intake at the same time.

* Methylene Blue(MB). You can buy this at any aquatics or fish supply store. It is used to get rid of fungal and bacterial infections on fish. Also used throughout the last century as a successful anti-malarial. Taking MB on its own will turn your urine green and the whites of your eyes blue, but if you take at least 1000 mgs Vitamin C with the MB, these side-effects will not occur. Dosage: 4 - 6 drops of a 0. 1% solution of MB in a full glass of water once or twice a day. Do not take MB after 3 or 4 o'clock in the afternoon - it gives you alot of energy so you will not be able to sleep, MB is a deep acting anti-fungal that is able to penetrate the blood/brain and blood/bone barriers of the body. MB is also a marvellous mitochondrial super anti-oxidant for your brain -- gives you lots of energy.
http://www.earthclinic.c...ies/methylene-blue.html

* Pau D'Arco(Tabebuia impetiganosa). This is a very effective herb against candida with a solid and useful reputation as an effective anti-fungal. This is best taken as a tea or capsule(1000 mgs twice a day). See this link:
http://www.rain-tree.com/paudarco.htm

Body Detox(Mandatory)
* Detox and get rid of heavy metals from your body. Due to diet and if you've taken medicinal drugs for any length of time your body will have an accumulation of heavy metals. To get rid of these problems just drink green tea 2 or 3 times a day and eat Cilantro 3 times a week in salads. You can also use Sodium Thiosulphate to get rid of heavy metals, arsenic, cyanide and chlorine. ST will get rid of heavy metals over time. Use 6-10 drops of 10% ST solution in a full glass of water daily. Heavy metals create an ideal acidic environment for candida as well as for nanobacteria. See link:
http://www.earthclinic.c...sodium_thiosulfate.html

* Chlorella – Also for detoxing heavy metals and for mineral support.

* Using Lugol's Iodine in the protocols is also the best way to detox fluoride and bromide from the body and will also help to remove heavy metals like aluminium, lead, mercury, cadmium and arsenic from the body.

Additional Support with Vitamin and Mineral Supplements(Optional)

* Vitamin C - Taken in the more alkaline form of Sodium Ascorbate -- at least 1000 mgs three times a day. Vit C is an anti-oxidant and also chelates heavy metals from the body as well.

* Magnesium -- Taken as Mag Chloride, Mag Citrate or Mag Gluconate. Dosage: 250 mgs twice a day. Magnesium Oil(40% water 60% magnesium chloride) cab also be used transdermally. Magnesium is involved in over 300 major enzyme and coenzyme body processes and also gets rid of any staph or strep bacteria quite well. Magnesium Chloride is the best form of magnesium to take in my opinion. See this link:
http://curezone.com/art/...D=49&db=5&C0=74

* Take at least 2 tablespoons of Virgin Coconut Oil(VCO) per day with meals to help constipation and intestinal issues. VCO contains mainly medium chain saturated acids, very protective for the intestines, liver and blood. Contains lauric acid, caproic acid, capric acid, caprylic acid and myristic acid -- these act as anti-microbials helping to destroy the candida as well as protecting the intestines from any further external microbial invasion. I don't use vegetable oils anymore, I cook only with VCO now.

* Zinc gluconate or zinc acetate – Helps to support the immune system. 25mgs – 50mgs taken for one week, then take this dose once a week thereafter.

* Natural Sea Salt or Fulvic/Humic Acid. Both of these will act in the same way as absorption synergists as well as helping to create a healthy intestine and help to supply other important and much needed micro-minerals to your body. See these links:
http://www.earthclinic.com/remedies/sea_salt.html
http://www.earthclinic.c...ements/fulvic_acid.html

* Selenium – 200 mcg twice a day at mealtimes. Selenium helps remove mercury and supports the liver and thyroid. There is no need to take this dose if you are also already tking the recommended liver support(which includes selenium).

* Vitamin B3 – as niacin or niacinamide. Dosage: 500 mgs twice a day. Be aware of the "niacin flush" effect if you take the niacin form. Niacin is anti-candida and supports the liver, digestion and is relaxing for the body.

* Take B50 Complex three times a week – this is beneficial for digestion and will also help fight candida. It also acts synergistically when higher dose B3 is also supplemented.

Liver and Kidney Support(Optional)
* Take herb supplements like Chanca Piedra, Milk Thistle or Dandylion because the candida die-off will create a big strain on both your immune system and the liver/kidneys which will have to clear the dead candida debris and toxins from your blood. Think of this as taking out the candida trash. This die-off will give you flu-like or liverish symptoms and perhaps some diarrhea. You will probably feel much worse before you feel better. Accept this and work your way through it as this should disappear once your body gains control again. If you have actual liver damage then taking Milk Thistle(1000 mgs twice a day at lunch and dinner) in combination with Alpha Lipoic Acid(300 mgs twice a day at lunch and dinner) and Selenium(200 micrograms twice a day at lunch and dinner) will help to support the liver and kidneys. See this research here –
http://www.askdrdesilva.com/hepatitis.html

Candida Protocol Guidelines
At the barest minimum, candida sufferers should essentially use the following strategies in their protocols:

* Use at least two or three of the remedies that directly attack and kill the candida if you can. Alkalizing, Lugol's Iodine and borax in combination are my own unquestioned favourites for killing off candida because this combo has worked so well for me in the past.

* Always use the alkalizing remedies.

* Use protocols that remove and detox all heavy metals, halogens (fluoride, bromide, chorine) and other chemical poisons from the body. Poisons drag down the body's immune system, they acidify the body and create the perfect environment for candida.

* It is also strongly advised that all the vitamin and mineral support nutrients be taken in their proper orthomolecular dosages as stated above. These nutrients help to address other metabolic issues that may also contribute to and exacerbate candida problems. I also tend, whenever possible, to buy the pure powder forms of vitamins and minerals because these forms are pure and contain no fillers, additives or caking agents.

* Liver and kidney anti-oxidant support is also advised in cases where there is a heavy or severe die-off or detox effect, which tends to stress the liver and kidneys thus causing nausea and flu-like symptoms.

* Stop taking antibiotics!! Antibiotics will kill all the beneficial bacteria in the gut and helps to create acid intestines and dysbiosis via a condition called the Antibiotic Syndrome. This is highly beneficial to the spread of candida.

* The Anti-Candida Diet is a no-brainer when you ask yourself, "How did I get candida in the first place?"

Understanding Detox or Die-off Reactions(The Jarisch-Herxheimer Effect)
It has been my own experience that people will always get an initial die-off reaction when moving onto an anti-candida protocol such as this one. A die-off or a detox reaction is due to either large amounts of candida debris or mycotoxins and/or heavy metals or halogens being released into the blood which will cause particular stress on the immune system, liver and kidneys. So liver/kidney and immune support may well be necessary to help reduce or alleviate the die-off/detox symptoms(which is included in the protocol). A reduction in anti-candida dosages may also be required for a while to make the die-off or detox bearable for the user during the healing crisis as well. When people are infected with systemic candida and attempt a cure – they should always expect an initial period of time during which they may feel considerably worse due to these die-off and detox reactions. This die-off reaction is actually a good sign and proves that the protocol is working against the candida. This die-off or Herx reaction will vary from person to person and its duration will completely depend on the extent of the candida infection and will also depend on the current health state of each individual at the time. This detox or Herx reaction is completely normal and is medically recognized and will last until the candida debris and poisons are reduced and removed from the body and will also depend on when the immune system once more is able to dominate and control the body's health again.

Essential Anti-Candida Diet(Mandatory)
1. NO SUGAR. No means NONE -- no ifs or buts!! Candida, viruses, bacteria and all pathogens all feed off sugar, which promotes their rapid growth and spread. When too much sugar is eaten constantly everyday, this habit also works to greatly lower the immune system's capability to fight disease. Cancers grow in the presence of fructose found it fruits and to survive they need glucose.

2. Greatly reduced Carbohydrate intake. The Western diet is effectively an energy dense but nutrient deficient diet in terms of minerals and vitamins. Therefore for sugar-loving diseases like cancer and candida, carbohydrates are banned because they so easily convert to sugar in the body. If you can, eat carbohydrates that have a low glycaemic index, which are digested and absorbed slowly in the body and which do not cause high sugar spikes in the body which tends to brings down the immune system and feed the invading pathogens as well. Also beware that Glycemic Index doesn't measure the type of sugar so is not a perfect measure or guide to go by.

2. No junk food allowed. Contains way too much refined salt, MSG, vegetable oils and other additives. All bad.

3. No vegetable oils in the diet. Vegetable oil oxidizes fairly quickly on the shelf from sunlight and very rapidly at high heat because they are polyunsaturated (weak chemical bonds) fats. Most RBD vegetable oils nowadays are also now made from an unnatural chemical process. As far back as 1962, Dr Denham Harman, a Nobel Prize winner who discovered the anti-oxidant nature of vitamins, proved and concluded in his famous experiments feeding mice vegetable oils with their food, that chemically processed vegetable oils or polyunsaturated oils significantly contribute to causing cancer. So, better to use a saturated fat like virgin coconut oil(VCO) or even grass-fed lard for cooking -- saturated fats are more stable oils that do not oxidize easily and are also good for you. Many vegetarian websites quote The Okinawan Diet as their reason for just vegetables being good for you -- which is inaccurate. If you read the book, The Okinawan Diet -- which carefully defines this diet through their research -- the Okinawans generally used pork offal and pork fat in all their healthy cooking -- and, in their pre-WW2 diet they never used whole grain bread, olive oil, soy milk, apples, and yogurt as many articles suggest. When I had systemic candida and started taking coconut oil, my bad constipation and bloating issues disappeared in about two weeks and my bowels became regular again. VCO is very healthy for your body and intestines. I only ever cook with VCO now and VCO has actually helped me to lose weight. Since the 1960s, baby-foods have been using only coconut oil in their cooked products and those in hospital with intestinal trauma are usually always fed with food cooked in coconut oil now. VCO helps to protect the intestines and the body and is also anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal. The reason for avoiding vegetable oils is because most contain hydrogenated fats or trans fatty acids and these should instead be replaced and supplemented in the form of Omega 3 fish oil or hemp oil which is not chemically processed or heated.

4. No soda pop. Apart from containing sugar, high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) fructose and aspartame, sweet soda drinks also contain carbonic and phosphoric acids as well as halogens like fluorides in their mix -- all of which only works to greatly acidify your body. HFCS also contains mercury and also contains poisonous chemicals like glutaraldehyde -- which is normally used as a poisonous industrial cleaner.

5. No Sweeteners allowed -- no aspartame, sucralose or saccharine. These are excitotoxins (aspartame) which helps to destroy your CNS. In our bodies, aspartame metabolizes to formaldehyde and methanol which is also a poison. In the old days people used stills to make their own illicit distilled alcoholic beverages and if they were not careful in their process methanol would form. It is also well known that wood alcohol or methanol is poisonous and that as little as 10 ml would be enough to cause permanent blindness in humans. Aspartame is also acidifying. Sucralose is chlorinated hydrocarbons and, in tests, it causes shrunken thymus, enlarged kidneys, abortion, low fetal weights, as these areas are all sensitive to chlorine compounds in hydrocarbon forms. Saccharine, even a moderate dose, can increase significant incidence of tumors in people with cancer.

6. Eat chicken, fish and meat in small amounts. Proteins -- meats -- eaten in excessive quantities are acidifying and, as we get older, our body has difficulty digesting them. It should preferably be partially cooked to ease the breaking down of proteins.

7. No baking products like bread, cakes, pastries, etc. In the 70s the FDA, in their wisdom, allowed the use of bromide and bromates in bread-making instead of iodine. Bromine weakens the immune system and encourages acid body. Wheat also contains alloxan, a poison which can help to destroy the pancreas and cause diabetes over time. Wheat also contains gluten.

8. In your diet, include using a handful of raw, chopped coriander leaf or cilantro in a salad three times a week and drink green tea 2-3 times a day. Maintaining this regimen for a month will remove most heavy metals successfully from your body.

9. No canned products in the diet. Bisphenol A -- or BPA -- is contained in all plastic linings of canned products and is very bad for you. It acts as a psuedo-estrogen -- a female hormone -- and upsets hormone balance, therefore weakening the immune system.

10. No Calcium which means no dairy products -- no milk, no cheese, no yoghurt etc. Avoid all calcium fortified foods. Excess calcium encourages acidity throughout the body and particularly in the tissue cells where it tends to cause myalgia pain. In 1970 the recommended calcium to magnesium ratio was 4:1. Then it became 2:1 in the 1990s. I'm guessing that, probably in another 10 years, these same RDA experts will recommend a calcium to magnesium ratio of 1:1. Ted recommends taking no Calcium supplementation in your diet because western foods are all over-fortified with calcium now. Calcium causes acidity inside the cells when taken in excess and when magnesium is lacking in the diet. Magnesium regulates Calcium in the body.

11. No Fruits. In general most fruits contain citric acid and sugar -- especially the citrus fruits. In a healthy body that can cope with the acid and sugars from fruits it is fine to eat fruits in moderation. But if you are ill with an acid-loving and sugar-loving disease like candida or cancer then any acid or sugar food like fruits will actually promote spread because eating fruits uses up your alkaline body bicarbonates during digestion. This further weakens the immune system, increases blood acidity and helps diseases like cancer to dominate the body. You can eat fruit extracts that don't contain fructose, such as red wine extract, grape seed extract, etc.

12. No Monosodium Glutamate (MSG) allowed for the same reasons as aspartame. The antidote to MSG is taurine amino acid which is mainly found in fish. See this link on MSG.

13. Avoid GMO foods. The most common GMO food is actually wheat. But there is also soy GMO. All soy products which are made from a chemical process -- including soy sauce, tofu etc. Are not allowed. But any soy products made from a natural and organic fermentation process are allowed. If you buy soya products like soya milk, make sure it is organic and contains soya flour. But if it contains soya protein then it has been made from a chemical process and also might be GMO (especially in the US).

14. Avoid distilled water and tap-water. Distilled water is "dead water" -- it completely lacks any important body minerals that natural spring-water contains. If you drink distilled water, this will actually act to pull important minerals out of your body during digestion. Tap-water nowadays -- due to water shortages -- is now re-cycled and chemically processed from sewage (especially in cities) and stored in reservoirs that are fed with water tables polluted with agricultural fertilizers and pesticides, so goodness knows what evil goodies tap-water contains. Enough said I think. Drink fresh mineral or spring water or create your own mineral water instead. You should always drink 1 -- 2 glasses of water at mealtimes. This helps digestion and will improve your urine conductivity reading, provided your body minerals are in balance.

15. Use Sea Salt rather than refined table salt for all your cooking and eating needs. Sea salt contains many beneficial natural minerals, is alkaline, and also aids nutrient absorption and acts like a protective anti-biotic in the body which helps to protect the intestines and liver. Sea salt is also far more alkaline than refined table salt which is normally acid.

16. Try and avoid all (chemically) processed food if you can. Try and eat foods that are made from natural processes without excess heating or use of chemicals. Read food labels carefully before you buy.

17. Whenever you eat your meals, it is always best to eat bigger meals at breakfast and lunch. Your evening dinner should be eaten early at about 5:00 pm because shortly after this time, your body goes into another mode. This mode slows down digestion, making it inefficient, which actually impairs digestion, such that large amounts of food can end up sitting and stagnating in your intestines for anything up to twelve12 hours. This encourages and results in acidity, pathogen growth and poisons being absorbed into the body from the intestines. So, better as a habit, to eat a much smaller quantity of food at dinner in the evening to ensure healthy and complete digestion of food before sleep.

Posted by Val
Sarnia, Ontario
12/31/2013
I am 56 years old. I have had candida outbreaks for many years. In the last 3 years they have escalated to the point where I'm finding it hard to function. I've taken probiotics, antifungals and followed the candida diet but have gotten worse. This year I had several serious life stresses including the recent death of my mother.

I now have IBS, thrush, chronic fatigue and insomnia. A friend told me about the turpentine protocol. So I downloaded Bill Thompson's book Candida: Killing So Sweetly and am ready to start all the protocols. I'm very hopeful that this could be the answer for me.

My question is about the diet. You mention what we shouldn't eat but there isn't much about what to eat. Because of my IBS there are very few vegetables I can tolerate (no cabbage, garlic, onions, broccoli, etc.) and I can't eat potatoes, carrots, squash, etc. because of the high carbs so I am basically eating virgin coconut oil, butter, meat, poultry, eggs, pureed green beans, spinach & zucchini, dry cottage cheese (very low lactose) and yogurt I make myself by fermenting for 24 hours to get rid of the lactose. I'm not eating any grains at all.

You say not to eat dairy and only small amounts of meat & poultry. I know I'm eating too much meat but I don't know how to get enough calories otherwise. Should I be eating some grains? I can't tolerate gluten. Do you think that my digestives issues will improve quickly on your program?

I'm losing weight at the rate of about 2 pounds per week and can't afford to lose much more. Is there a sample diet that you or others following your protocols follow? I'd really appreciate some help.

Posted by Mike 62
Denver, Colorado
01/01/2014
Val: Please let me explain concisely and accurately. The banana girl eats a raw organic banana. Enzymes, humic acids, xeronines, sulfur, and trace minerals not in cooked conventionally grown food increase the respiratory quotient. This is a fancy term for the cells functioning at peak performance. Sugar stimulates the production of insulin. Both end up in the blood plasma. Proteins unfold revealing receptors. Insulin attaches to the receptors and sugar is burned as fuel only when fat is less than 10% by calorie. Dieting is not an option because low levels of atp reduce zeta potential and increase the disease state. Cellular biologists can explain this technically. 80/10/10ers give testimonials and share recipes. The cells are not being nourished properly, and this is required, because you have heard that candida eats sugar. Candida does not eat sugar when the cells are nourished properly. All you have to do is just ignore all the diseases and nourish the cells properly. The ibs is going to require some special care. If you want to try this reply back and I'll be glad to send the details. You can study Dr. Doug Graham candida natural news, Andrew Kim Blogs why cells go bad, insulin revisited, carbon dioxide, raw food health the candida cleanse, and watch raw food for candida videos fpr more info. Thank you.
Posted by Taram7
Cincinnati, Oh
01/01/2014
10 Posts
Candida Diet will not and cannot help Candida... because leaky gut must be healed and is almost ALWAYS present with Candida overgrowth. Your body has to have fruit... a juice fast for 30-90 days is the best method. I have struggled with these insufficient diet theories and Candida for over 5 years... I am finally healing by killing the Candida Cell wall (chitin layer) Juice fasting and good probiotics. If leaky gut is not healed with Candida, the symptoms will just transfer somewhere else into another part of your body. Foods heavy to digest and cutting out fruits is bad for your healing and health, as your cells NEED FRUIT to be strong and heal and fight it and without curing leaky gut, the candida keeps migrating into other parts of the body. Candida just goes 'dormant' with the Candida diet and does not 'die' because of the hard to destroy cell wall, your immune system cannot kill Candida on its own without a Chitin Layer destroyer.
Posted by Timh
Ky, Usa
01/02/2014
1294 Posts
Val: Since Candida is an opportunistic fungus, it seems very likely you have other disease states also. Have you tried detox methods like gallbladder cleanse, colon cleanse, parasite cleanse?

Here are some effective remedies for parasites and pathogens which can be used alongside the diet:

Zapper

Colloidal Silver

MMS

Liposomal Vit-C

Liposomal Borax

Lufenuron

How is the quality of your indoor air? Upgrading your air quality will improve immune function. Magnet therapy directly over the thymus gland as well as "tapping" will improve immunity. Supplementing Raw Thymus Glandular will boost immunity.

Posted by Timh
Ky, Usa
01/03/2014
1294 Posts
Val: Update on my original reply. I forgot to mention the possible need for heavy metal detox as Candida can thrive in a heavy metal contaminated body.

Also, I have suffered what I believe to be more than one species of fungus infection for aprox 15 yrs w/ symptoms of infection in the spine and until only recently definitely affecting my brain & eyes resulting in vertigo and mental decline, vision problems etc. I began zapping the upper and lower spine w/ major die off symptoms for aprox 5 days. I also did several daily ozone ear insulflations which I did note positive results. Now, aprox 2 wks later I am still improving.

Posted by Bill
San Fernando, Philippines
01/03/2014
951 Posts
Hi Timh...Fungal infections in the backbone and in the synovial fluids can cause considerable problems as regards adequate delivery of curative nutrients because of the blood/bone or blood/brain barrier.

I've recently found out that artemisinin(ART) seems to be very useful against fungus, viruses, various bacteria and mycoplasma. Furthermore, artemisinin is easily able to penetrate the blood/brain barrier -- so it should perhaps be effective in the backbone area as well. Some research here and here.

The way ART works is that it contains a peroxide bridge on its molecule. Similar to Vitamin C, ART can also look like sugar to candida. When the ART gets inside a candida cell then ART reacts with the iron in the candida cell(candida loves ferritin or iron) to produce reactive oxygen species or free radicals(same as MMS and H2O2) only this happens inside the candida cell, not outside. Consequently the candida cells -- not the host cells -- are destroyed. This ART pro-oxidant method of kill is also similar against other pathogens. Also, candida biofilms contain alot of iron, so ART may well be effective at rapidly destroying candida biofilms. I've also read where ART is being successfully used against malaria and cancer(in Vietnam and China). Other posts show that people are using ART against particularly nasty diseases like Morgellons and Lyme Disease -- which can also involve candida.

I've also read where an 81 year old man in California with skin melanomas cured this problems using DMSO and ART. One ART pill in DMSO. His wife also had melanomas and was also cured by this method. See this link. So I was just thinking that using DMSO witand remove h ART on your backbone might be a more focused protocol to help kill the fungus/pathogens inside the backbone area. DMSO, as a carrier, is easily able to transport nutrients through the skin, blood/brain and blood/bone barriers of the body. DMSO with Iodine might also work. Unfortunately, turpentine is insoluble in DMSO, so you cannot use it with DMSO, more's the pity.

Posted by Timh
Ky, Usa
01/04/2014
1294 Posts
Thanks for the info Bill. I use Art in combination w/ walnut hulls and clove both orally and let. and also includes oregano & grapefruitseed. Despite extensive trnt my condition is still quite severe although I have shown moderate improvement in the last month.

It appears that my heavy metal load has finally decreased and my liver function is better than several yrs past, so I am hopeful yet.

I am more in belief that the autoimmunity problem which stems directly from the lung fibrosis is the single major detriment to any kind of substantial recovery.

I get noticeable improvement fallowing Glucosamine (as it relates to promoting mucus secretions in the lung of which appears I am deficient), Hawthorn also helps (proly something to do w/ antioxidant protection reducing inflammation). Beginning trials w/ Valerian & Calms Forte' seem promising. LDN seems very promising as well as Cannabis (unfortunately I don't live in Colorado). Nebulized Resveratrol appears to have some potential.

Posted by Carolyn (Milford, Ct) on 07/11/2012

I am trying to email Bill from San Fernando about his candida summary protocol. More precisely;

Is it possible to combine several of the candida-cleanse ingredients into a one liter bottle of water with the borax? I would like to combine the borax, baking soda (Ted recommends 1/2 tsp to prevent kidney pain while taking the borax), h2o2, methylene blue, vitamin c (as sodium ascorbate, of course) and a couple of drops of Lugol's iodine.

I know that combining the Lugol's and vitamin c at the same time will make it turn clear and into iodide. Does this matter for the overall curative effect when done over an extended period of time?

Also, I am curious how long he waits between taking the lemon/lime baking soda (Or Ted's carbicarb remedy) and then sipping at the borax? Is there a need to wait a while before or after the bs/lemon before sipping the borax again?

Any help would be appreciated!

Warmest Regards, Carolyn

Posted by Prospero
Angeles City, Pampanga
08/29/2012
Bill, if you happend to see this message please drop me an email at prosperity71(at)gmail.com

I need to ask where did you get the BORAX, I'm also from Pampanga, Philippines. I have really a severe candida that crippled my life for almost 3 years now. Thank you

Posted by Susan (New York) on 04/07/2012

Bill from San Fernando, Can you clarify how to take 5% Lugols Iodine? I thought onlly distilled water should be used with 5% Lugols Iodine? Is spring water ok too?

Posted by Bill
San Fernando, Philippines
04/08/2012
951 Posts
Hi Susan... 5% Lugol's Iodine means that 5 gms of elemental Iodine is completely dissolved in a solution that comprises a mixture of 10 gms of potassium iodide and 85 gms distilled water. This mixture would make approx 100 mgs of a 5% lugol's iodine soluton.

Elemental iodine is not soluble in water alone but is completely soluble in an aqueous solution of potassium iodide.

The 5% Lugol's represents the lugol's strength -- such that one drop from a dropper of this form is equivalent to 6.25 mgs of iodide/iodine whereas a 2% lugol's iodine solution would deliver less -- just 2. 50 mgs of iodide/iodine per drop.

Lugol's Iodine is generally always made with distilled water.

Posted by Lon
Stanhope, Nj
04/08/2012
11 Posts
This is terrific and much needed guidelines. Thank you Bill. I read all of your posts carfully as you summarize and break down to the essentials. One question; what about the flouride in the green tea. Isn't that a problem?
Posted by Bill
San Fernando, Philippines
04/08/2012
951 Posts
Hi Lon... There might indeed be fluorine in the green tea. However, since you will also be detoxifying halogens as well as heavy metals with this protocol anyway, I don't think this is a worry because borax and lugol's iodine, which are also both used in this protocol, will act to strongly remove or inhibit absorption of fluorine into the body respectively. So the effect of possible fluorine in Green Tea is therefore cancelled or nullified when you follow this anti-candida protocol.
Posted by Bill
San Fernando, Philippines
04/10/2012
951 Posts
I must perhaps add several other points concerning this anti-candida protocol:

* Generally whenever people request my help with getting rid of their candida problems by email, I initially send them the protocol above and some initial advice. Then I wait for a response. There should always be a response because systemic candida can effect people in many ways with differing symptoms and so there will always be questions. There must be questions. But after I send them the protocol, I never hear from about 70% of them again. Obviously they are perhaps a little surprised or horrified at the protocol.

* Many people treat candida as perhaps just a trivial problem. Candida not only causes acid body and drags down the thyroid and immune system -- but the environment candida creates inside the body sends an open invitation and pass to other pathogenic bacteria and viruses for a free lunch in your body as well. This is why particularly systemic candida is so hard to defeat -- because you may well have other associated bacteria and viruses in your body as well as the candida -- which can also give rise to a huge variety of symptoms. Therefore, just as an example, if you have colitis, GERD, IBS, Leaky Gut Syndrome, Crohn's Disease etc, then there will be a very high probability that you also have candida as well. When Dr Orian Truss started to use Lugol's Iodine in earnest, he found that larger dose LI could cure not only candida but schizophrenia and severe depression as well. Candida is also a fungus, which is a highly adaptable pathogen which can both hide and overcome drugs by mating with your cells. Of the people that email me for help, only about 25%-30% of them actually do the anti-candida protocol. I am always in touch with these sufferers by email because symptoms always change, other problems arise and there are always questions to be answered and so support must be given.

* Many people with hypothyroidism (another close companion to candida), as another example, when they take just one or two drops of Lugol's Iodine have heart palpitations, arrythmias or skin breakouts, eruptions and rashes similar to acne or other problems such as depression, lethargy etc. This is caused by bromine detox by the iodine causing excess poisonous bromine to accumulate in the blood. And so if you also have a weakened excretory system already (very likely with longterm candida) -- and an overstressed or insufficient liver or kidney -- then your body will not be able to clear the bromine sufficiently quickly and you will get other symptoms arising and manifesting such as racing heart, skin problems, depression etc. This is why oral iodine should never really be taken alone -- but always, at a minimum, involves taking companion nutrients that help strengthen the liver and kidney, while also taking nutrients that heal metabolic malabsorption issues (bromine also inhibits iodine uptake in the intestines and cells). The answer, therefore, to this bromine detox problem is to take the Sea Salt Loading Protocol given here to help eliminate the bromine more quickly from the body. It has also been my experience that when I've helped people from Africa or the Philippines with candida -- these people took 30 drops of iodine from the start with very few bromine detox problems. And yet, it seems that candida and hypothyroid suffers from the Western World -- America and Europe -- have much harsher side-effects from even taking just one drop of lugol's iodine. Why is this? This is because the people I treated in these more primitive countries ate better, less processed foods and better diets that contained no bromine. In the Philippines bromine is not used in their bread by law. In America particularly -- bromine is used in their bread and in their brominated, highly processed vegetable oils. So I am not the least bit surprised that people in America or Europe now have such a hard time taking just one drop of lugol's iodine. This is one of the reasons why proper diet is also important in the anti-candida protocol.

* I am also surprised at the way people think about how to cure their problems. Alot of people seem to think in the same way as doctors do now, which is:

One disease --> One Germ --> One Cure (just attack the pathogen and do nothing else)

OR - in the case of autoimmune and degenerative disease treatments eg hepatitis, cancer, heart disease, diabetes, hyperthyroidism:

Antibody attacks organ --> Attack and destroy anti-body with huge collateral body and immune system damage and hope for the best. Meanwhile, let's just treat the symptoms instead.

Attack!! Attack!! Attack!!

Make sense?

Where's the healing?

Where's the actual cure?

I define an actual cure as taking a remedy or a protocol for a while until you determine that you no longer have that medical problem and then you can stop taking that remedy forever. Unfortunately, in the case of degenerative or auto-immune diseases, the larger pharmaceutical companies seem to prefer just treating the symptoms of these diseases with a battery of drugs (glorified anti-inflammatories and pain-killers with huge and dangerous side-effects) for the rest of your life, simply because this seems to be a much more profitable fit to their Business Model.

Posted by Lon Di
Stanhope, Nj
04/10/2012
11 Posts
Thank you, Bill, this is very helpful information because I've been quite confused about green tea.
Posted by Heather
San Diego, Ca
06/23/2012
23 Posts
Yes. This works.

I have been following various forms of Ted's advice, combined with other research I found on the Net (after years of piecing together what did and didn't work for me from trial and error). Essentially, what I came up with is exactly what Bill has written, which I just now discovered on Earth Clinic.

I used this for chronic fatigue syndrome, which I suspected was related to candida.

This is very good advice. It took 6 months for me, and I still have health issues but the main ones (fatigue, brain fog, depression, anxiety) are cured.

Also, I haven't given up dairy. I did for two months, didn't notice any difference in my health and since I missed it so much, added it back. Also not taking the MB from the aquarium store, but may add that in. (May eventually give up dairy too but for now I eat only organic, minimally processed dairy when I can afford it.)

THANKS so much for writing this excellent report! I'll refer to it often!

Posted by Wydo
Ventura, Ca, United States
09/24/2012
29 Posts
Hi Bill from San Fernando, Philippines, You have a wonderful protocol here and it has helped me out greatly. I, however, struggle. I have discovered the reason that the protocol doesn't work that well for me as it has for others. I discovered I have a couple of places on my descending colon that just clamp up tight and do not allow the digested food to pass through. These strictures make the whole digestive system back up and cause the Candida to flourish. I discovered the problem while trying to get things to move by doing an enema. I just couldn't get much water to go in. At first I thought the strictures were a prolapsed colon but they can be made to pop open. I took an enema, one time, after sex and all 2 quarts of water went in before I knew it and that's how I learned that those strictures will pop open. At this time I really need some help on resolving this problem because I have needed to do an enema every day for the last 3 weeks. I do feel better when I take the borax in water but terrible when I am not taking it.

I use 3 capsules of laxative, magnesium chloride and VCO to try to keep things moving. When it comes out it comes out as diarrhea and that is the only way it will come out. I also do your protocol but I don't do all of it at once because it is just too hard for me to do all of it while working. If you have any ideas on how to relax these strictures please post them for me. Thank you.

Posted by Cindy
Wisconsin, Usa
01/16/2013
2 Posts
Question for Bill from Phillipines. Could one do nasal irrigation for candida? What would you use in the water for most effect and how often? I have a bad smell in my nose in the morning and a drippy nose as well during the day. Also feel a lump in throat like something you can't get swallowed down. Thanks in advance.
Posted by Josey
Vancouver, Canada
09/19/2013
Hi Bill, I was hoping you could help me as I have a lot of questions before I do this program. First, for some background info, I am a 20 year old female with Mitral Valve Prolapse (second level out of 4, but I have symptoms synonymous with level 3 - premature ventricular contractions, fast/irregular beats, which give me a lot of anxiety). I believe I have a systemic candida infection; I have chronic yeast and sinus infections (which I believe to be fungal because I had a fungal ball discharge through my eustachian tubes into my mouth once - disgusting! ), among many other symptoms - chronic fatigue, low immunity, constant sickness & infections, more recently skin rashes/reactions, anxiety, hives/allergies/food sensitivities, indigestion/constipation, loss of balance, athlete's foot (which I struggled with as well as warts as a child but eventually grew out of), etc. I've traveled a lot throughout my life and I've caught various viruses overseas in Asia and it leads me to think I might have parasites as well but who knows.. Of course there's nothing wrong with me according to doctor's, they can only diagnose my yeast infections when they are at their worst, but not when they are mild... But I know they are still there.

I have a question about your suggested use of borax... In the past few months I have successfully used boric acid powder which I put into empty gel caps and inserted vaginally overnight to cure yeast infections - temporarily of course, it usually works after inserting 3 nights in a row and then comes back within a week or so, doing it once a week usually helps to keep the infections at bay... I'm sure I'm just killing the active infection in my vagina but since it's inside my body it will just keep resurfacing there until I kill it all.. Anyways I'm wondering what the difference between borax and boric acid powder is and whether they are interchangeable or if one is better than the other for ingesting and/or inserting vaginally for candida. And now that I think about it, I have another question - with Hydrogen Peroxide therapy (the one where you increase the drops daily up to 25 drops 3x/day and then reduce back down again), I am worried about killing the good bacteria within as well as the bad (I think I'm very low in good bacteria as I believe that my candida problems started after I was put on many different antibiotics for something that was eventually diagnosed as one of the first cases of h1n1 virus in Canada) so I'm wondering when it would be best to take my probiotics, as I'm supposed to be drinking the h2o2 3 times a day and I don't want the two to interfere. And while I'm at it, I already take on a daily basis: 500 mg of magnesium, fish oil, 200 mcg of selenium, 500 mg of timed release vit C, astaxanthin, vit D drops, peppermint oil gel caps for digestion, birth control pills (I know bad), and tryptophan 1000 mg for my heart palpitations/arrythmia/premature ventricular contractions. I mostly only take 1 tryptophan at night, because my symptoms are worse at night, unless something is causing worse heart symptoms of late, then I might take more pills or some during the day - I try not to though because I find it suppresses my nervous system too much and lowers my blood pressure so I get very faint the next day if I take too much at night. Recently I started taking B100 timed release and those aggravated my symptoms, so I stopped and after a couple days they went away, but I was fine before on another B complex that wasn't as potent I guess (I don't have the bottle anymore so I'm not sure). I also drink 1 tb of liquid chlorophyll, ACV & blackstrap molasses every day as well. I'm wondering if there's anything else you suggest that I should take, or if any of these supplements will react with either each other, the h2o2 therapy and/or my tryptophan. I was thinking of adding Pau D'Arco and of course doing the sodium bicarbonate & lemon alkalizing formula twice (or thrice?) daily. And what kind of anti oxidants do you recommend taking on the h2o2 therapy?


Thanks in advance for your help, I appreciate any and all advice I can get as I know other people who have gone through the candida diet "cure" just by changing their diet and not using many of the other things, but who I personally don't believe are cured because still get a few yeast infections a year, think I'm insane for considering h2o2 therapy, and so do my mother and her bf, who are both in the science research field, my mother in cancer research and her bf has his doctorate as a scientist - then again his speciality is sex hormones not fungus so who knows, I take everything with a grain of salt and everything in moderation.

Thanks again!

Josey

Posted by Dave
Fountain Inn, Sc
09/20/2013
435 Posts
Hello Josey; based on your description and travel experiences as well as what you suspect, you clearly have a system wide viral/fungal infection. Your description of the sinus problem means you need repeated sinus irrigations of colloidal silver. I make my own so know it is strong enough... Over 100 ppm. But you'll know if you have the right silver the first time you irrigate. It should sting in the infected sinus cavities. Also irrigate into the ears so the eustacian tubes are coated. Repeat twice a day for a month. AND begin drinking on empty stomach two tablespoons daily for at least six months to kill the system wide infection. One case I knew took two years to kill the infection; it had landed on the pancreas.

Finally, I'm happy to see you are doing some things to help the heart situation but you have left off the most important; NATURAL vitamin E. You need at least 400 iu daily for good circulation/ oxygen flow/ slicking down veins and arteries and platletes.

Do not buy E in a drug store as they only want to carry synthetic E.

Posted by Mike
Denver, Colorado
09/20/2013
Josey: A young woman who followed the candida plan for 2 years gives a concise explanation of the way she completely cured everything in 3 days. Google raw food for candida videos. She has an accent and is standing in a field. The duration is 7:15.
Posted by Davae
La
12/16/2013
Borax and Boric acid are two different things DO NOT INTERCHANGE THEM THAT IS DANGEROUS! Boric acid is only for yeast infections it is to be inserted in the vagina,

I had a fungal overgrowth and finally figured out a natural solution, I had a hidden dental infection that lead to sinus issues/ nasal polyps I had to have sinus surgery then I was on clindamycin which lead to bad yeast infection my doctor gave me boric acid suppositories to insert vaginally before bed and he told me that I needed to do it for two weeks to really get rid of it Now I had fungus overgrowth I had this intense stinging, itching. The MD gave me Diflucan that stopped the itching fast except I had bad side effect I really hate to take antibiotics .I decided to do my own research So here is what you do to get rid of fungal overgrowth take mega doses of vitamin C, stop all sugar and carbs dairy gluten. Read the the Gut and Psychology book get on the diet. Start taking slow released coconut pill ( caprylic acid) and serrapeptase which dissolves the biofilm 15 minutes later take Grapefruit seed extract , garlic pills, SF722 antifungals some people like oregano oil but is kills all the good flora too so you need to decide if it is for you . Few hours later take threelac, florastor probiotics, this will keep the good flora in place. This will take awhile you may have a dieoff of the bad stuff so take benonite clay to get in out of your body, Get with a naturopathic doctor they know how to cures this and will test for it they might suggest IV therapy.

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Posted by David (Illinois) on 09/27/2014

Bill, about the Methylene Blue. There are several websites that caution using MB along w/ Sodium Bicarb. They do not say exactly what the concern is. The MB/bicarb warning is listed near the MAOI Inhibitor warnings. Can you explain what the concern would be in taking MB and bicarb? Have you seen any problems with them together?

Posted by Bill
San Fernando, Philippines
09/28/2014
951 Posts
Hi David...I have never recommended the use of Methylene Blue with Sodium Bicarbonate alone. I recommend the use of Ascorbic acid that has been converted to Ascorbate with addition of Sodium Bicarbonate. Then, when you add the methylene blue, this converts the ascorbate to dehydroxyascorbate. This form of vitamin C has exactly the same properties as ascorbate -- except this form can penetrate the blood/bone and blood/brain barrier. So this form of vitamin C reaches farther in to your body.

Another reason to take MB with vitamin c is to stop its side effects -- it turns urine green and the whites of your eyes blue. MB is used as a stain in biochemistry for identifying the presence of carbohydrates. So taking taking MB with ascorbate will stop these side-effects.

MB attacks plasmodium, bacteria and fungus and is also energizing. MB has positive methylation effects and also acts to increase serotonin in the body thereby also increasing the production of T-cells and immune system lymphocytes.

You should never take MB together with SSRIs(Selective Serotonin Re-uptake Inhibitors) because this could result in overproduction of serotonin, MAOI and serotonin toxicity:

Overview of MB

Interactions

I used MB frequently when I had candida problems and I also alkalized(at different times) using Sodium Bicarbonate on the same days and I have never suffered any problems with with this combination.

Don't forget that very small amounts of MB are recommended on this site -- 6 to 10 drops of 0.1% MB taken only once or twice a day. When the US troops used MB against malaria in Vietnam in the 60s -- they took stronger dosages by the spoonful.


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Posted by Kin D (Philippines) on 09/02/2014

Hi Bill,

I purchased your book last month. It's very informative. I did not yet start with the protocol. I'm planning to start this month. I just have 1 question. Can I substitute lemon/lime/acv with calamondin or calamansi? Thank you in advance.

Posted by Bill
San Fernando, Philippines
09/02/2014
951 Posts
Hi Kin D...In answer to your question, yes you can take calamansi instead of lemon/lime/ACV. It is also a citrus fruit that contains some vitamin C. I drink calamansi all the time in the Philippines. But make sure that you use enough calamansi for two tablespoons per serving and always add sodium bicarbonate(Arm & Hammmer brand is what I use) to neutralize the acidity first as advised by Ted from Bangkok on EC and in my book.
Posted by Kin D
Pampanga, Philippines
09/02/2014
2 Posts
Thanks Bill. It's great to know that. I have other questions please. Will it affect the efficacy of sodium bicarbonate, lugols iodine, lemon/lime/acv/calamansi if I prepare and put them in a bottle container(approx.2-3 glasses) early in the morning and drink the needed amount of mixture throughout the day or within the scheduled time? For instance, I prepared and mixed them at 7 AM. Can I drink the mixture at 11 AM, 3 PM, 7 PM or later in the day? This same question goes for other solution like sodium thiosulfate. Do I still need to put sodium bicarbonate in the mixture if I already have capsules of sodium ascorbate? For alkalizing protocol, I guess yes.

Since decoction of chanca piedra is more concentrated and better than tablets, capsules and tea, I'll be making my own decoction and tincture. Fresh chanca piedra is readily available here. I believe decoction can only lasts for 2-3 days. I can't make decoction every time I need it so I'm planning to make large amount and preserve it using vegetable glycerin. I'm also planning to make a tincture, but I read that tincture bypasses the gi tract and directly absorbs in the bloodstream.

Chanca piedra has anti-fungal properties. If I take it, I want it to pass my gi tract so decoction is more suitable for that than tincture. Tincture is stronger though than decoction and its absorption to the bloodstream is faster than tea and decoction, so its effect to the body is faster too. Now, I'm unsure which is better for candida sufferers, a decoction or a tincture of chanca piedra? This will be my first time making decoction and tincture of chanca piedra. I can't find several sources on how to make tincture of chanca piedra. I hope I can make it right. Your place is just some minutes away from mine. If I failed to make an effective chanca piedra decoction or tincture, I might politely ask if I can bother and visit you personally as my last resort. Thank you again.







 



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