germ has been found in over 60 per cent of persons who have peptic ulcer, and is
believed by some to be the cause of peptic ulcer.
Several studies have shown that 70-90% of the ulcer patients treated with
Zantac or Tagamet will have recurrences within one year.
Those treated for Helicobacter have only 5 to 10 percent recurrence.
Helicobacter has been found in virtually all cases of acute and chronic
gastritis and peptic ulcers. Following
are ways to treat Helicobacter (in addition to usual methods of treating peptic
Fast one day using nothing except water by mouth.
Begin a simple diet consisting of not more than two food items, plus
bread and spread. Take small bites
and chew each bite to a cream before swallowing.
Use a tincture of golden seal and echinacea, one teaspoonful every hour
for six hours; then one teaspoonful every four hours - you must wake up at night
to take it - then six teaspoons a day until a bottle containing eight ounces has
Beginning on the seventh day, take a heaping tablespoon of charcoal four
times daily, early morning, mid morning, mid afternoon, and bedtime, avoiding
mealtimes by at least half an hour on either side.
Until the echinacea has been completely taken, avoid all animal products,
spices, vinegar products, baking powder and baking soda, and all beverages
except water and herbal teas. Drink
eight to ten, eight ounce glasses of water or herbal teas per day.
Many people with peptic ulcer disease are chronically dehydrated.
Herbal teas for soothing, for pain, sedation, etc., as needed.
These include white willow bark, wild lettuce, licorice and slippery elm.
Garlic, if tolerated, should be taken in the quantity of five cloves for
breakfast, and five cloves for lunch. Meals
on the first day after the fast should be approximately half the quantity one
ordinarily eats. The garlic can be
chopped and made into a garlic sandwich. If
preferred, the sandwich can consist of three garlic cloves taken in a sandwich
three times a day. If raw garlic is
irritating to the stomach, it may be steamed.
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