Sarcoidosis

Sarcoidosis is the development of tiny clumps of inflamed tissue.

It is a degenerative disease that affects the glands, the inner and outer skin, and the lymphatic system. It is most commonly found in the lungs, spleen, liver, eyes, skin, mucous membranes, and salivary glands.

Causes and Risk Factors

The exact cause of sarcoidosis is unknown, however experts believe it may be caused by:

  • Unbalanced diet
  • Bacterial exposure
  • Viruses
  • Chemical exposure
  • Polluted dust exposure
  • Genetics

Symptoms

Symptoms vary depending on where the sarcoids appear. In general, people with sarcoidosis may feel:

  • Feverish
  • Fatigued
  • Weight loss
  • Swollen lymph nodes

Natural Healing Solutions

Herbs that cleanse, strengthen, revitalize and nourish the lymphatic system and lymph fluid include:

  • Octillo
  • Lobelia
  • Mullein Leaves
  • Goldenseal root
  • Echinacea root
  • Cleavers
  • Red root
  • Burdock root
  • Wild indigo

Blood purifying, building, nourishing, revitalizing, and strengthening herbs include:

  • Strawberry leaf
  • Burdock root
  • Dandelion root
  • Yellow dock root
  • Capsicum (Cayenne) fruit
  • Nettle leaf
  • Oregon grape
  • Manjistha
  • Alma (amalaki fruit)
  • Cranesbill
  • Echinacea root
  • Cerasee
  • Elder berries
  • Bay berries
  • Goldenseal root

The glandular system also needs working on and the following herbs greatly help the glandular or endocrine system:

  • Sarsaparilla
  • Licorice root
  • Kep
  • Maca
  • Ginseng (all varieties)

The mucous membranes also need attention. Herbs that are beneficial and healing for the mucous membranes include:

  • Mullein leaves
  • Marshmallow (althea)
  • Lobelia
  • Red raspberry
  • Slippery elm bark
  • Irish moss

Alkalizing baths consisting of sea salt (one whole box or package added to the water) proves very therapeutic in cases of sarcoidosis.

Putting more oxygen into the body via ozone or oxygen baths and/or liquid oxygen drops would also help to cleanse and alkalize the body, greatly enhancing the natural healing effect of the body.

Dietary Intervention

Sarcoidosis can be improved by modifying the diet. Meat, dairy and simple starches should be greatly reduced if not outright eliminated from the diet.

Junk foods (refined grains/pastries, soda pop, candy and chocolate, processed food stuffs, coffee, alcohol and beer, etc.) should be entirely eliminated.

People suffering from sarcoidosis would be amazed at what happens by converting to a mostly vegan-vegetarian diet and consuming vast amounts of green foods (green, leafy vegetables) and fruit helps alkalize the body.

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Related Questions

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    Q: While I know by experience that herbs can have a healing effect, You say that clearly, "Sarcoidosis affects the glands", the inner and outer skin, and the lymphatic system. Sarcoidosis is a degenerative disease, and is therefore due to improper diet. You don't mention at any stage that it is an auto immune disease. To say that diet alone can cause one's immune system to attack the body, and major organs (which you don't mention anywhere) seems very simplistic. I may be wrong, but I hope you are not just raising hopes for all the sufferers out there. My sister has sarcoidosis.

    A:

    Beloved, why would I want to in futile and falsely raise innocent people's hopes and create bad karma for myself? I'm not one of the unscrupulous Christian ministers who do such, Beloved. I'm a wise natural healer. I have no incentive in raising false hopes. Life is not joke nor is suffering! Sarcoidoisis is a PREVENTABLE and REVERSIBLE disease which means it is diet related. A disease is preventable because eating wrong foods can be prevented. A disease is reversible because poor diet is reversible. Research the medical term "degenerative disease" and you'll understand where I'm coming from. I'm not one to embrace auto-immune disease because when the body turns on itself that's not natural. The person did something to make their body attack itself. People invite disease, Ma'am via WRONG DIET, WRONG THOUGHTS, WRONG ACTIONS, etc. If she was born with sarcoidosis, she picked up in life, a life that she led pursuant to her own free will. I say again: YOU CAN heal from any disease! If you believe you can, you can. If you believe you can't, you can't! It IS that simple! Jesus (not that you may be a Christian, I'm just quoting) stated: If thou canst belive, all things are possible to him that believeth!

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    Q: I am currently undergoing testing for sarcoidosis and found your site. I am already mostly vegan, but I read in your article that complex carbs should be greatly reduced or eliminated. I was just wondering what that might include, rice, and oats? Should I be eating only fruits, veggies, beans and nuts?

    A:

    That would include rice (only eat a little brown or wild rice), potatoes, yams, etc. Yes, eat more fruits, vegetables, nuts, etc.

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    Q: I am taking more than 20-30 herbal supplements a day and am wondering if it's okay to mix or take all of them at the same time. Here's an example of some I am taking: Burdock, Yellow Dock, Sarsaparilla, Kelp, Licorice Root, Oregon Grape Root, Red Clover, Zinc, Copper, Selenium, Calcium, Magnesium, 50 Chlorella tablets 200mg, 10 500mg Spirulina capsules elderberry, echinacea, goldenseal, vitamin e, gotu kola, american ginseng guarana, dong quai, guggulipid, red yeast rice, hoodia, dandelion, cod liver oil, neptune krill oil, acai, psyllium husks, apple pectin, oat bran chromium picolinate, wormwood, damiana, st johns wort, 5-htp and pycnogenol not to mention others. They are mostly in gelatin capsules. I am concerned that too much gelatin is bad for me too!

    A:

    You are overloading your body! Spread those supplements out throughout your day. Take 6 of them at a time every 3 hours or so. This is best for your body!

    For example:
    7 a.m.
    Burdock
    Yellow Dock
    Sarsaparilla
    Kelp
    Licorice Root
    Oregon Grape Root
    10 a.m.
    Red Clover
    Zinc
    Copper
    Selenium
    Calcium
    Magnesium


    1 p.m.
    50 Chlorella tablets 200mg
    10 500mg Spirulina capsules
    elderberry
    echinacea
    goldenseal
    vitamin e


    4 p.m.
    gotu kola
    american ginseng
    guarana
    dong quai
    guggulipid
    red yeast rice


    7 p.m.
    dandelion
    cod liver oil
    neptune krill oil
    acai
    psyllium husks
    Before bedtime
    apple pectin
    oat bran
    chromium picolinate
    wormwood
    damiana
    st johns wort
    5-htp
    pycnogenol


    We do not reccomend Gelatin capsules. Gelatin capsules are hard to digest in the body, which is why we offer vegetarian capsules.

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    Q: I have sarcoidosis that is contained in the lungs since I was 16 and am now 44. I am starting to feel the effects more and more and am now I’m on oxygen part time through the day and always at night. I have inflammation in the lungs that the doctor is treating with prednisone and plaquinel so it doesn't turn to scar tissue. My question is do you have something better and is there a cure and a reversal for the scar tissue that is already there ?

    A:

    Please read our article on â€SARCOIDOSIS†in our articles section for natural remedies.

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    Q: I have yellow dock, and bradock root, in root formula. How should I prepare these herbs?

    A:

    You prepare them how you want to prepare them: tea, capsules, or extracts. It's your choice in which way you desire to take them. Go on-line (Amazon.com) and purchase books under "Herbal Preparation."

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    Q: I want to ask about Sarcoidosis? My mother was recently diagnosed with lung cancer initially, however, now they are saying it’s not cancerous but rather Sarcoidosis which was caused by stress. In addition to detoxing, what else do you suggest?

    A:

    WE HAVE ALREADY ADDRESSED THIS DISEASE WITH AN ARTICLE THAT IS ON OUR ARTICLES PAGE. WOULD YOU KINDLY GO THERE AND READ THE ARTICLE FOR PURPOSES OF SOLUTIONS? ITâ€S ENTITLED â€SARCOIDOSISâ€.

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    Q: My son was diagnosed with sarcoidosis, unfortunately he has no insurance. Any particular herbs in you would recommend? The sarcoid is in his lungs thanks

    A:

    I only refer folks to Dherbs products and everything can be found on the website (dherbs.com) in the on-line store. Please read our article on "SARCOIDOSIS"

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    Q: We have ordered The Children's Pancreas Kit for my nine year old daughter. My daughter was diagnosed a diabetic last June. We started giving her the 6th formula. The issue we have now, is formula 4 which contains Licorice root. My Daughter is allergic Licorice root". Can we order the kit without Licorice root?

    A:

    Unfortunately we don't customize formulas. What you can do is find an extract of Cascara Sagrada, or Senna leaf, and supplement with that product. Just make sure it is alcohol free! You could even just give the child prune juice (perhaps diluted with water) in place of Formula #6.

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    Q: I am Michael Muhammad's mom, my oldest son has been diagnosed with Sarcoidosis. What herbs are good to take?

    A:

    For Sarcoidosis, we suggest you read the article "SARCOIDOSIS" in our articles section to read about the remedies and recourse for this illness.

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    Q: I want to know what is the difference in using the Wild Alum Root Powder for douching in reference to my prolapsed uterus problem vs. using the FEMALE HEALTH TEA Product that you sell. I would like to know so that I am able to know why and when to use a particular herbal product that will be better for my situation. Your clarity on this for my education will greatly appreciate. Thanks for your time and do have a wonderful day/evening upon receipt of this email. Thanks again for any clarity you can provide so I will better understand why you suggested and advised me to use the Female Health Tea.

    A:

    There's really no difference: it's just that wild alum is one herb (and a very good) and the tea I recommended has more herbs which have an affinity for female organs. Both can be used or one over the other.

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    Q: Hello, I want to know which herb is better for balancing hormones, maca root or the chaste tree berry? I have a high testosterone level (extreme hirsutism) and low estrogen level. Thank you!

    A:

    Both are good but I'd choose Chaste Tree Berry

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    Q: I am a 49 year old black female with stage 4 Sarcoidosis with Pulmonary Aspergillosis. I would like to know if there is some type of supplement that will help me with this problem. I had read an article about boiling garlic until it turns into a syrup, but I misplaced the article. Are there items I can purchase at the herb store? I'm taking prescribed lung medicine called voriconazole and inhalers. Can you help me?

    A:

    Please read the following article entitled Sarcoidosis, below are some recommendations, there is help for you Beloved!

    Article:
    Sarcoidosis

    Product Link:
    Full Body Detox
    Blood & Lymphatic Formula
    Vitamin C Extract
    Electric Greens Cell Food
    Mucus Buster Formula

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    Q: My co-worker was recently diagnose with Sarcoidosis and it is affecting her bones. She has pain and stiffness over her entire body and can hardly move. Which of your products do you recommend she starts with?

    A:

    We recommend starting with the Full Body Cleanse. After cleansing start a daily regimen consisting of the Blood and Lymphatic, Vitamin C, Electric Greens Combo, and our Mucus Formula. 

    Because this is a common inquiry we wrote a full article on it. Please read our "SARCOIDOSIS" article for remedy and recourse (healing). 

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    Q: I would like to know if the MOON CYCLE FORMULA, can be used as birth control, being that it contains both wild yam root and pennyroyal? From my understanding, pennyroyal, acts as a contraceptive, just as wild yam root. Please let me know if this correct. Thank you

    A:

    Oh no, no no no!!!!!!! These are just 2 ingredients with a host of other ingredients that neutralizes these 2 contraceptives' potency. MOON CYCLE FORMULAis NOT a contraceptive. Not at all!

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    Q: What do you recommend for someone who has been diagnosed with sarcoidosis and experiencing complications?

    A:

    Greetings! Please see our article entitled "sarcoidosis" on our site for remedies and recourse to take. Off the bat I recommend FULL BODY DETOX. See also the â€HERBAL CHART†and scroll down to â€SARCOIDOSISâ€.

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    Q: I commonly get sinuses headaches as a result of congestion. I have a sinus drip which is the root cause of this and as a result I am suppose to take sinus medicines daily. I recently did the 10 day express cleanse during which time I did not have the issue with congestion. Which individual product can be used to resolve my congestion issues?

    A:

    The formula's in the 10 Day Cleanse didn't specifically help with your congestion issue, but more so the adjusted diet did. Eliminating certain foods from your diet and eating foods that provide benefits helped decrease the amount of mucus and inflammation in your body. It would be best for you to do the Respiratory Cleanse and Regimen as this specifically helps recondition the lungs and helping with sinus issues.

    Please read our article entitled Respiratory Health. http://www.dherbs.com/articles/respiratory-health-67.html

    Product Links:

    Respiratory Cleanse and Regimen -http://www.dherbs.com/store/respiratory-cleanse-and-regimen-p-204.html

    Lungs & Respiratory Formula -http://www.dherbs.com/store/lungs-respiratory-formula-p-45.html

    Sinus Formula -http://www.dherbs.com/store/sinus-formula-p-60.html

    Mucus Formula -http://www.dherbs.com/store/mucus-Formula-formula-p-50.html

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    Q: Is black cohosh good for clearing out the lymph system? My doctor says my tests are all normal but I've had painful armpit lymph nodes now for 7 weeks! I haven't had anything like this since the 80's when I had mononucleosis. I am a diet and exercise controlled type 2 diabetic. I'm also wondering if the ibuprofen I take for sciatica has triggered this weird reaction. The doctor keeps saying my tests are all fine but I know my glands are unhappy. I also am just starting menopause. I am about to go on a 3 week detox. Do you suggest any herbs?

    A:

    Black Cohosh is a great female tonic herb but if you want a great lymph cleansing herb, you should try LOBELIA, RED ROOT, WILD INDIGO BARK, CLEAVERS, GOLDENSEAL, ECHINACEA, or MULLEIN LEAF.

    You should consider detoxifying your body. Please give our Full Body Cleanse a try. It can provide a myriad of benefits for you and your body.

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    Q: Recently my dentist said I need a root canal. When he describe the procedure, I was shocked! Can you help? The tooth is located in the rear left-side-lower jaw.

    A:

    Dental situations are different from degenerative diseases. You can't take an herb to replace dental work. What exactly did the dentist say? You may not even need the root canal surgery.

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    Q: Besides its contraceptive properties, what are the other benefits of the Mexican Wild Yam Root?

    A:

    Wild Yam is a great source of natural progesterone hormonal precursor. It helps dissolve gas pockets in colon, helps against spasms, (especially abdominal spasms), balances estrogen and progesterone levels, helps to regulate the female menstrual cycle, tones and nourishes female breasts, and alleviates pain (headache).

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    Q: I heard that an herb called Cassava Root increases your chances of becoming pregnant with twins. I can't seem to find it. Is this a true statement?

    A:

    We have never heard of this statement before, Beloved!