Low white blood cells

by | Jan 13, 2013 | Autoimmune Disease, Columns, Healing Lyme, Symptoms | 3 comments

Dear Stephen,
I am wondering what you can suggest for a drop in white blood cells – I need to increase my immunity. Thank you!

Stephen’s response:
Cat’s claw, eleuthero, ashwagandha, rhodiola, cordyceps, astragalus – all of these will raise white blood cell counts. Echinacea angustifolia will as well but it is more of a stimulant. The others are tonics. Echinacea purpurea is useless for this unless you use formulations that are not available in the US. I would use tinctures for this purpose.

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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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  1. Jackie Sachs

    Dear Stephen,
    In the case of Neutropenia would you recommend Andrographis to increase the amount of white blood cells and neutrophils?
    Your advice and recommendation appreciated.
    Thank you.

  2. monika

    Did you ever get a response to this?

  3. David Fyfe

    I would like to know this

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