Herbs and HCV

A selection of herbs used to treat HCV and related conditions:

Aloe Vera
Artemisia
Artichoke
Barberry
Black Cohosh
Blessed Thistle
Bupleurum
Burdock Root
Californian Buckthorn
Cats Claw
Celandine (Greater)
Chaparral
Dandelion
Desmodium
Echinacea
Elder Flowers
Euphorbia
Fenugreek
Garlic
Gentian Root
Ginger Root
Ginkgo Leaf
Ginseng, American
Ginseng, Siberian
Golden Seal
Licorice
Milk Thistle Seeds
Oregon Grape Root
Pau D'Arco
Pokeweed Root
Peony Root
Psyllium Seeds
Sarsaparilla
Slippery Elm
St. John's Wort
Suma
Wild Yam
Yellow Dock

Source: "Hepatitis C Handbook" by Matthew Dolan
Chapter 14: Western Herbal Medicine and Hepatitis C

NOTE: DO NOT just begin taking these herbs without learning more about them. Matthew recommends consulting with an herbalist. He also provides some information on each herb in his book.

More links to herbal preparations for HCV:

Chinese Herbal Preparation CH-100 in treatment of Chronic Hepatitis

Schizandra & HCV

Hepatitis and Herbal Medications

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