I was just going to post about this herb! This is one of the main herbs in the Zhang protocol. I started off doing Zhang - which was working mighty nicely - for about 2 months until I started getting horrible digestive problems. He was away in China and I didn’t trust what his assistant was recommending so I slowly started Buhner. I went to see Dr. Zhang last week to follow up and he recommended that I take his artemisia annua and coptis, very slowly, with my current protocol. He said it was safe with what I’m taking and seemed sure and all. Thing is, Buhner no longer recommends it and online I find conflicting info.
Looking back, perhaps that is what gave me all the digestive issues. So I’m really not sure if I should listen to Zhang or Buhner. Thoughts anyone?
(OP,sorry if I’m hijacking your thread!)
Okay - so I'm quite sure Zhang's Artemisia is really Artemisinin and Artesunate (I think he has two different types) or it's Artesunate and dihydroartemisinin.
Hopefully someone will be along to clarify.
The order in 'strength' is Artemisinin, Artesunate, diydroartemisinin for the active constituent of Artemisia.
(Artemisia is whole herb)
Buhner has Artemisinin or artesunate in his Babesia protocol. (see proactfit's post above)
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Symp started April/2013; Buhner's Lyme May 15-July24/14; Igenex pos. July 3/14
Doxy: July 4-Aug.24/14;Zithro July26-Aug24/14; Amox + Proben. Aug. 29/14;
added biaxin Sept. 26/14
Disc. amox,added Ceftin Nov. 20th.;
Disc. biaxin added Buhner bart herbs Dec/14;Jan/15 pulsing Tinda (w/ Ceftin);
Abx/herb break Apr-July/15; July-mino; Aug. added Rif;
Nov./15 mino - to biaxi