I do caution against using only parts of a protocol, as we can easily miss something that is really important/helpful for us to be using - but, with that said, we do have to find what works for us. This being my 3rd time around with treatments, I'm mixing and matching a bit, but basically following Buhner's full protocols.
Are you doing a modified protocol because of financial reasons? You can buy and capsulate your own herbs, or even make your own tinctures, which saves a ton of money. A handful of us here are doing this and we can be of help if you wish.
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 - unknowingly had Asymptomatic Babs and Asymptomatic Bart, being treated now though (2/2016)