Cowden protocol

  • Cryptolepis Cryptolepis
    Dear Stephen, I've been treating Lyme for over a year now with antibiotics, and have made 85% progress. Can I take cryptolepis with antibiotics such as Ceftin? What about Flagyl?
  • Herbal Protocol: Cowden Herbal Protocol: Cowden
    Lyme protocol using various herbs from Peru, nutritional supplements, and dietary recommendations, including Samento (TOA-free Cat's Claw), Cumanda, Quina, Burbur, Bromelain, Chlorella, and Magnesium Malate.
  • About to go on Cowden protocol About to go on Cowden protocol
    Dear Stephen, I have had MCS for 15 years (along with CFIDS and FM). The last six years I have also had uveitis (iritis) in one eye. Will the Cowden protocol help with uveitis?
  • Andrographis and elevated liver enzymes Andrographis and elevated liver enzymes
    Dear Stephen, My daughter is on the Cowden protocol and has had slightly raised liver enzymes. She recently added andrographis and her liver enzymes are now even higher.
  • Andrographis with Cowden herbs Andrographis with Cowden herbs
    Dear Stephen, My daughter's LLMD has had her on the Cowden Protocol and now wants her to add andrographis. Is andrographis safe with the Cowden herbs and how should it be spaced?
  • Samento with acid blocker? Samento with acid blocker?
    Dear Stephen, I take antibiotics and Cowden herbs, as well as prilosic for acid reflux—is it ok to take samento, cumanda and quina with this?
  • Intractable neck discomfort / choking symptoms Intractable neck discomfort / choking symptoms
    Dear Stephen, I feel like I am being choked and when I move my neck from side to side my sternocloidomastoid muscles feel like they are so tight and ache so much.
  • Elecampane for babesia? Elecampane for babesia?
    Dear Stephen, I read that the Cowden protocol may be adding a mixture, including elecampane, for babesia. Elecampane grows terrifically in my garden. How can I prepare elecampane to take medicinally for babesia?
  • Cumanda Cumanda
    Dear Stephen, What is your opinion about the efficacy and safety of Cumanda as a treatment for Lyme neuroborreliosis?
  • Mixing Cowden and Healing Lyme protocols Mixing Cowden and Healing Lyme protocols
    Dear Stephen, I am on the Cowden protocol and am considering adding in andrographis and japanese knotweed and just wondered if you had any suggestions.