Encapsulating Japanese knotweed

by | Aug 28, 2010 | Columns, dosage info, Healing Lyme, Herbs, japanese knotweed, The Basics | 0 comments

Dear Stephen,
In order to afford continuing to take Japanese knotweed, I have decided to encapsulate the herb myself, which I will order from Healing Spirits Herb Farm per your recommendation. I’m confused about the dosage however. The Source Naturals I was taking comes in “0” caps and the dosage is 1-4 caps 3-4x/day. You say to use “00” caps (larger) and take 2-4 4x/day. Is this because the herb is not standardized? Also, if I already have “0” caps, how many of these would be comparable to the recommended “00” dosage? Thank you so much for your wonderful work!

Stephen’s response:
Just begin with the 0 caps and see how it goes, and yes, it is because they are not standardized. You can increase to 00 later if you wish.

This protocol was incredible. After only a few weeks most of my symptoms were gone. After six months all my symptoms were gone… it has given me my life back.

– Amazon review by Joseph

Please note:

Stephen Buhner is no longer living and this Q + A column on Planet Thrive is closed to new questions. It will be kept on our website so readers can access vital information in the archives, communicate with each other in the comments section, and find herbs, books + lyme adjuncts in our directory. If you want to read more of Stephen’s writings, please see his website at: stephenharrodbuhner.com.

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