Ascariasis; Hookworm; Loiasis; Parasitic Infection, Roundworms; Roundworms; Threadworm; Visceral Larva Migrans; Whipworm 

Botanicals; Herbalism; Medicinal Herbs 

Ascaris is a worm that lives in the small intestine. Infection with Ascaris is called ascariasis (ass-kuh-rye-uh-sis). Adult female worms can grow over 12 inches in length, adult males are smaller.

Herbal Medicine refers to folk and traditional medicinal practice based on the use of plants and plant extracts for the treatment of medical conditions. The use of herbs to treat disease is almost universal among native peoples. A number of traditions have come to dominate the practise of herbal medicine in the west at the end of the twentieth century:- * The Western herbal tradition based on Greek, Roman and medieval sources, * The Ayurvedic tradition of India, * Chinese her...

Ascaris Infection as related to Herbal Medicine