Tribulus has the ability to influence the entire immune system of the body and has been shown to have antibacterial and anti-viral effects.
There is clinical evidence to support berberine’s use in the treatment of bacterial diarrhea. Berberine has also shown antimicrobial activity against bacteria, viruses, fungi, protozoans, helminths (worms), and chlamydia.
Demonstrates significant antimicrobial effects and has been traditionally used even in the treatment of malaria. It has a particular historic use of being used to treat parasitic gastrointestinal infections.
Black Walnut Extract
(Juglans nigra) also has a long history of use as an intestinal anti-parasitic (i.e., vermifuge, antihelmitic) in botanical medicine. It also possesses activity against common bacterial and fungal pathogens that occur in GI dysbiosis.
The leaves have been used worldwide as a diuretic, astringent, antiseptic and treatment for urinary tract and gastrointestinal infections. A tea brewed with the leaves has also been used as a laxative.
Studies have reported that dietary caprylic acid inhibits the growth of Candida albicans and other opportunistic fungi in both the small and the large intestine. At the same time, caprylic acid does not seem to adversely affect the growth of beneficial intestinal microflora.