The Healthy Gut
SIBO: Herbal Therapies and Biofilm Busters with Dr Rachel Fresco | Ep. 61
Dr Rachel Fresco is an acupuncturist, PhD, and founder and CEO of Bio-Botanical Research. Since 1989, Dr. Fresco has utilized her background in naturopathy, Chinese medicine, and clinical nutrition to create products that have a significant impact on challenging clinical conditions. She joins Rebecca to discuss how herbal therapies can be useful in the treatment of SIBO and biofilms. On today's podcast, they discuss:
-The Bio-Botanical Research range of products
-Why it’s important to use a biofilm buster in your treatment protocol and why biofilms can contain both bacteria and yeasts
-Why we should be supporting our treatment protocols with a seasonally appropriate diet
-Why we should consider our detoxification pathways when treating an overgrowth and biofilms
-Why die-off symptoms can be like for some patients
-Why we should all work with a practitioner who can oversee our treatment and monitor our symptoms
-Why botanicals are anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-viral and anti-parasitic
-Why using a blend of various herbs can be more easily tolerated than single herbs alone
-Why chronic sinus infections should be treated with a nasal biofilm buster
-Dr Fresco’s views on using probiotics during SIBO treatment and why she favours spore-based probiotics
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