First off, this thread is 6 years old - Deejavu is the only one still posting here. Sorry.
I used Teasel in my herbal treatments as well Chapelle. Buhner says this about
"In my experience teasel is most effective for helping with arthritic symptoms from lyme; I don’t know of any contraindications."buhnerhealinglyme.com/basics/teasel/
And here he has some interesting things to say about
Herb only treatment for Lyme & Bart ended 12/11 - no active symptoms for 2 yrs -Herb only treatment for Babesia ended 12/12www.healingwell.com/community/default.aspx?f=30&m=2977364
Had Lyme, Bart, Babs, RMSF, Ehrlichia, Myco, Anaplasmosis, EBV
New Lyme case 8/2014 - Healed 1/31/15
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