Herbal Antidepressants: When Candida gets you down

  Herbal Antidepressants: When Candida gets you down


Candidiasis (an outbreak of the candida fungus in the body) presents many of the same symptoms as depression and the two may be more intimately linked than we had realised. Listed below are the herbs we sell which are traditionally believed to help in the fight against candida. Read our Blog Article on Herbal Anti-depressants here.


Barley Grass

(Hordeum vulgare L)
Barleygrass Benefits

Barley Grass has a huge nutritional range boosting energy and vitality, combating fatigue, allergies and stress. It helps the body detoxify, eliminating unhealthy bacteria and balances gut and bowel health. It is a strongly alkalising food and therefore helps fight candida.

Good for... Nutrition, Candida


(Echinacea Purpurea)
Echinacea Benefits

Echinacea is widely respected as "THE remedy for colds and flu." It is a major immune booster that helps the body combat all types of infection including candida.

Good for... Candida


(Calendula officinalis)
Marigold Benefits

Marigold is ideal for use in a detox program; it is also nature's skin healer. Its anti-inflammatory qualities make it a heal all and a definite contender for the first aid box. It is a prime candidate for any anti Candida regime.

Good for... Candida

Pau D'arco

(Tabebuia Avellanedae or Tabebuia Impetiginosa)
Pau d'arco Benefits

Pau d'arco also has a long history in herbal medicine around the world and is indicated for boosting the immune and treating fungal infections like candida.

Good for... Candida


(Plantago ovata)

Psyllium has been used for thousands of years as a safe and effective laxative, intestinal cleanser and for maintaining healthy bowel function. The bowel is one of the major organs the body has for eliminating toxins.

Good for... Nutrition, Candida


(Salvia officinalis)
Sage Benefits

For woman Sage can reduce night sweats during the menopause, and can help reduce the flow of breast milk, and is therefore helpful during weaning. It is also a fantastic antibiotic and therefore indicated for candida problems

Good for... Hormones, Candida