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Dracunculiasis Herbal Treatment, Prevention, Symptoms, Causes, Cured By

General Name
Medical Name
Dracunculiasis Symptoms
Painful Blisters
Skin Sores

Dracunculiasis Cured By


Croton Lobatus
Cuscuta Austral...
Euphorbia Poiss...
Excoecaria Grah...
Guiera Senegale...
Indian Stinging...
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Dracunculiasis is a disease of the Skin.
A human being may get infested by the larvae of the Guinea worm. This may happen when he drinks contaminated water.
The Guinea Worm larvae mature in the abdomen. It lives in the connective tissues and then it moves to the skin. It shows itself as a painful blisters.
It has to be removed surgically by making a cut in the skin.

Causes of Dracunculiasis
Guinea worm Larvae
Stagnant water contaminated with Guinea worm Larvae

If not treated properly, Dracunculiasis may cause

Body Part(s)

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Materia Medica for Dracunculiasis

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Spiny Bamboo for Dracunculiasis

Wash infected Wounds with the extract of Spiny Bamboo. It is very effective remedy, use regularly.
OR : Heat the leaves and shoots of Spiny Bamboo in a pan. Tie them in a piece of cotton cloth. Use it as a poultice.

Castor for Dracunculiasis

Apply leave paste of Castor over infected Wounds. It helps in extracting Worms from the Wounds.

Thespesia Populnea for Dracunculiasis

Apply any carrier oil on the fresh leaves and heat them. Tie the leaves on the Blisters associated to the Dracunculiasis.
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