Pulls bacteria out of the tissues
TCM uses a plant similar to Teasel for the ability to maintain the meridian of the liver and essence of kidneys.
“It will restore what is broken”
Latin Binomial: Dipsacus sylvestris
Common Names: Teasel
Part Used: Root. biennial.
Native to Europe – but introduced to the Americas. A similar species is used in TCM.
Emotional/Energetic – People who jump in without thinking – bull-headed – and suffer the consequences. IRIDOLOGY – Silk type/lymphatic. Dried out — lack of vitality due to injury. A loss of purpose & helplessness.
- Warms cells and muscles (Wood) – inviting bacteria into bloodstream so that it can then detox.
- For joints that have been torn, stretched or wrenched (Wood)
- TCM – tonification of kidney essence and liver blood — responsible for strength of joints & tendons. Deficient kidney essence = lower back and knees compromised — weak, stiff, ache. Liver blood deficient = muscles & tendons are not nourished, tightening and become injured easy.
- Promotes circulation of the blood – removing pain & stiffness in areas that are bruised.
Detoxifying and strengthening to the immune system.
- Lyme and stealth infections – chronic inflammation & destruction of muscles & joints
- Muscle pain and inflammation – chronic and limiting movement – torn, stiff & sore
- The ‘deterioration of structure’ (Wood)
- Take in conjunction with antibiotics
SPECIFIC – Large, bulky people who have thrown joints out – increased momentum. Chronic inflammation of muscles – limiting movement and increased pain.
“For people who had a use, but lost it. They stepped of the path”
– William LeSassier.
TCM – The root of Dipsacus japonica, i similar plant to Teasel, is considered a medicine for kidney jing (essence). “Restore what is broken”.
Caution: Risk of herx when using this herb in Lyme/Chronic pathogenic stealth infections is very strong. Must go low and slow! Herx usually shows up around week 2 into treatment (Wood).
DROP DOSE: Slowly increase.
Wood suggests to only use one to three drops – 1 to 3 times a day.
He says that even this may be too much for chronic cases.
PPC HERB DOSE:
DAY ONE: Start with only one drop in the morning.
DAY TWO: Start with one drop in the morning and add one drop in the afternoon.
DAY THREE: Start with one drop in the morning, one drop in the afternoon and add one drop at night.
DAY FOUR: Start with 2 drops in the morning, one drop in afternoon & one drop at night.
DAY FIVE: Start with 2 drops in morning, two drops in afternoon and one drop at night.
Continue this process until 9 drops are achieved.
Burdock, Boneset & Dandelion – Lyme
Wood, M. (1997). The Book of Herbal Wisdom.