Helicobacter pylori – Possible Herbal Remedy

Helicobacter pylori can inhabit various areas of the stomach. It can cause inflammation of the stomach lining impairing stomach defences and can be responsible for ulcers.


The two herbs that can be used for treating Helicobacter pylori are:


  • Golden seal

Golden seal is a bitter that stimulates the secretion and flow of bile and can also be used as an expectorant. It has a strong activity against a variety of bacteria, yeast and fungi such as E. Coli and Candida.
Golden seal is used for infections of the mucous membranes, including the mouth, sinuses, throat, the intestines and the stomach and is useful for digestive disorders including ulcers and Helicobacter pylori.


  • Oregano

Oregano as an antiseptic is used as a cure for stomach and respiratory ailments. Oregano is high in antioxidant activity due to high content of phenolic acids and flavonoids.
The antimicrobial and antiseptic properties of oil of Oregano make it very useful against strains of the food-borne pathogen making it capable of destroying Helicobacter pylori.