Chlamydia is an infection that gets transmitted sexually and affects both men and women. Its symptoms are very mild in women and most of the women don’t even come to know about it until the disease is progressed to pelvic inflammatory disease.
In men, Chlamydia symptoms are immediate and it includes painful discharge and painful urination from the urethra. The infection can even spread to the eye and cause conjunctivitis. It is important to diagnose its symptoms at the earliest and treat it as soon as possible. Chlamydia can also be treated with herbal home remedies.
Usnea also called Old Man’s Beard is an anti-viral and quite effective against Chlamydia. Usnea belongs to lichen family and has broad-spectrum antiseptic powers. It can effectively kill viruses, bacteria and fungi and therefore easily get the body rid of chlamydia. Usnea is also quite effective against chronic fatigue syndrome, HIV and other diseases associated with weak immune function.
Since chlamydia is a disease that is caused due to failure of immune function, you can use goldenseal to strengthen your immune system. Goldenseal is a herb with broad anti-microbial spectrum and anti-intermittently power. It contains a substance known as Berberine that can successfully eradicate chlamydia.
You can also fight chlamydia with the help of echinacea herb. This herb can kill a broad range of pathogens, including bacteria, viruses and yeast infections. They also helps in strengthening of tissues and immune system. Alternatively, you can also use Saw palmetto for treating chlamydia. Saw palmetto can effectively treat all urinary tract symptoms pertaining due to Chlamydia. Whatever herbal remedy use for your treatment, try to include Gentian in it.
Chlamydia is surprisingly the most widespread bacterial sexually transmitted disease. Chlamydia infections do not have any noticeable symptoms; therefore it is also called a silent disease. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 50% of infected men and 75% of infected women do not show any symptoms at all. If chlamydia symptoms surface, generally they will appear within three weeks of exposure to disease causing bacteria. However, if you are sexually active, preventive care is the best way you can avoid this disease.