Drawing on healing systems from around the world, a medical anthropologist and herbalist offers natural and holistic remedies for treating Lyme disease
When Dr. Wolfe Storl was diagnosed with lyme disease, he refused standard treatments because of antibiotic intolerance. Instead, he researched healing systems of various cultures—including Traditional Chinese Medicine, American Indian healing practices, homeopathy, and traditional Western herbal lore—and discovered the teasel root. Teasel, a flowering plant that grows throughout Europe and Asia, tonifies the liver and kidneys, promotes blood circulation, and strengthens the bones and tendons. The plant has been documented to help cure chronic conditions marked by arthritis, sore, stiff muscles, and eventual incapacitation—all symptoms associated with Lyme disease. Dr. Storl’s approach consists of flushing out toxins and inhibiting bacteria by using teasel root as tincture, powder, or tea (available for purchase online and in natural foods stores); stimulating the immune system and detoxifying the body by exposing it to extreme heat (sweat lodges and Japanese baths); and dietary and naturopathic measures, including fresh natural food, exercise, and sufficient sleep.
Written in an encouraging, personal tone but based in science and clinical studies, Healing Lyme Disease Naturally offers hope in combating a condition that has stubbornly resisted conventional medical treatment.