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Serrapeptase is a pro-teolytic enzyme isolated from the micro-organism, Serratia E15. This enzyme is naturally present in the silk-worm intestine and is processed commercially today through fermentation. This immunologically active enzyme is completely bound to the alpha 2 macroglobulin in biological fluids. Histologic studies reveal powerful anti-inflammatory effects of this naturally occurring enzyme.
Serrapeptase digests (dissolves) non-living tissue, blood clots, cysts, and arterial plaque and inflammation in all forms.
What happens to the residue?
This is mainly converted to basic amino acids and is usefully recycled into the body. Any other residue is excreted in the usual manner.
No side effects have been found in over 25 years of studies and usage. Many people take very high doses to speed-up the relief e.g. in cases of sports injuries which can be as high as 30 per day with no side effects whatsoever except a faster recovery. It is even safe for children of 2 years+ for a wide range of conditions: (asthma, lung problems, arthritis, etc).
Although Serrapeptase simply digests dead and inflamed tissue these two problems are the cause of the majority of symptoms in the body. The wide range of conditions that respond to Serrapeptase include:
Can I use Serrapeptase for any condition, even those not-listed?
It is worth a try for practically anything. If you have great discomfort it is worth taking a high dose for one week which should give great relief.
Can Serrapeptase be used on animals such as cat and dogs?
Yes it has proven to be very effective on all animals. Many veterinarians are now prescribing it as well as arthritic pet owners sharing their own bottle with their arthritic clog to great effect. can understand internal scars (lesions and adhesions) but what about external scarring, how can it help this? It will still work on surface scarring just as it will on diabetic ulcers and the similar problems. By continually digesting the scar tissue, healthy tissue will eventually replace the old scar. It may not complete eradicate all of the scarring but the worse the scarring the better the visual benefits.
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Can Serrapeptase be taken with other medication and do I need to inform my Doctor?
Yes it can be taken with any medication and may mean that you will be able to stop taking them.
I have abdominal scar tissue 2 years after a lipoplasty procedure. I heard that Serrapeptase could help "dissolve" internal scar tissue. Is there any truth to this?
Yes it is a very effective and safe solution. It will take about 3 weeks to get rid of the discomfort and a further 3-6 weeks to ensure they are completely clear.
As it is 2 years post-op, I do not have pain.
Maybe a burning sensation if the scar tissue is massaged, but that's about it.
Do you still think Serrapeptase is effective as the scar tissue is this old? And if so, what doses should I be taking and how often?
Yes, the age of the scar is irrelevant. The dosage depends upon your finances. Perhaps 3 x 3 to start with and then reduce each week as the symptoms reduce. When symptoms are gone take the lowest dose 1x2 per day.
Will Serrapeptase help Irritable Bowel Syndrome?
Serrapeptase will remove dead tissue and inflammation from the digestive tract, thereby relieving the symptoms. There are, however a number of causes of IBS and for example some people benefit from hypnotherapy. Follow the plan in my book for best results.
I have Osteoarthritis. I am taking Vioxx, 25mg, daily for inflammation. Also taking 1500mg Glucosamine, 12QOmg Chondroitin, and 3gm MSM, will Serrapeptase help?
Serrapeptase is extremely effective in removing the inflammation, without the side effects associated with drugs. Once the inflammation has gone then the body's own recovery systems can then start to rebuild, with the help of Glucosamine. Chondroitin, MSM and collagen.
What is the Clinical usage of Serrapeptase in children, with dosage precautions and other relevant clinical information?
It can be safely used with children - 1-3 tablets per day. If they cannot swallow the tablets, they can chew the tablet as it does not have any taste, (also capsules that can be broken open and mixed with honey). In fact a sore throat can be cleared in about 30 minutes by chewing 1-2 tablets.
Wondering if Serrapeptase has ever been used for Peyronie's Disease (curvature of the penis)?
It could work as the growth that causes it should diminish with Serrapeptase.
Please can you tell me if I give Serrapeptase to my Dalmatian dog how many tablets can I give him. Also can it help for inflamed skin which occurs because of a small infection in the hair follicle which makes the skin swell into a lump which looks inflamed?
It is well worth trying; 1-3 a day should be sufficient.
Does Serrapeptase help with lung problems fungus?
No, just the inflammation that may result from the fungal infection. Try colloidal silver in a nebuliser mixed 50:50 with 3% hydrogen peroxide.
I am on Warfarin, is it safe to take Serrapeptase?
Yes it is perfectly safe and if you follow my cardiovascular plan you may not need the Warfarin. Healthy people do not need drugs.
Can I take Serrapeptase whilst I am pregnant?
Yes you can take it pre and post natal.
Why do doctors not prescribe Serrapeptase if it is so good?
They do, in the better medical systems such as Germany and other countries with superior results compared to the UK and the USA. They have prescribed it for the last 25 years.
Can it get rid of my varicose veins completely?
it can get rid of the discomfort and the swollen veins (ask my grateful wife). It cannot repair damaged valves.
How long has Serrapeptase been in use?
Around 25-30 years.
My son has Crohn's Disease, he is 10 years old. Can he take these tablets and how many?
He can take any amount as they are quite safe. Try 3 a day to begin. He also needs to follow the recovery plan to resolve it (see one in the book 'Pain relief, Inflammation Relief and Clear Arteries').
I will be having ACL surgery and would like to use this enzyme in my recovery. I am somewhat familiar with enzymes from the book 'Enzymes for Autism' which I am utilising, successfully for my son diagnosed with PDD-NOS.
Serrapeptase will certainly help in your post-op recovery.
I have gallstones and a stomach ulcer. Would Serrapeptase aid recovery?
Not for the stomach ulcer, and it may cause discomfort. You need to use a special formula to heal the ulcer first before you deal with the gallstone.
My granddad is diabetic but would like to try this product for a number of things listed. Can he take this medication with being diabetic? and what ingredients are used to make Serrapeptase please?
Yes he can take it as a diabetic and with the drugs he is taking. The contents are just Serrapeptase enzymes. Reports for diabetes users tell of balanced blood sugars but we cannot tell if it is the Serrapeptase or the fact they are cutting back on starchy carbohydrates.
My husband has nasal polyps and is about to go into hospital for the third time to have them removed. Will this product help him?
It should do; it gets rid of other cysts. One cannot say how long it will take and so he can use them immediately he comes out to prevent the return of the polyps.
Research indicates that Serrapeptase is destroyed by stomach acid and therefore needs to be enterically coated. Do you have research that shows otherwise?
No there are no other studies showing that non-enteric coated works as well. Observations show that you would need to take twice the amount of non-coated compared to enteric coated to get the same effect. There is misinformation put out by others that it does not matter.
There are no studies showing it is as effective. All of the studies in the past 30 years used enteric coated.
I notice that you recommend high doses of high strength compared to others with small dosage products, are the high doses really needed?
Yes, a high dose ensures the best possible results and this makes it a very effective and safe solution. It will take up to 3 weeks to get rid of the discomfort and then the dose can be reduced to a low level to make sure it is kept clear. It will be much more costly to purchase a low-dose product and take a high enough amount to get the symptoms clear.
I am primarily concerned with whatever cardio-vascular benefits might be experienced with the use of Serrapeptase. Is the evidence supporting Serrapeptase very preliminary, or is it fairly solid, that shows benefit for arterioscleroses?
You will not find any conclusive evidence of the effectiveness of Serrapeptase. The information around is simply the reports coming in from users and doctors who are witnessing the results. As it is obviously safe, no one feels the need to subject it to expensive trials.
Serrapeptase works in the same way that aspirin works i.e. it is an anti-inflammatory. Cardiovascular diseases are, in the main, caused by chronic inflammation and anything that reduces this inflammation will help clear the arteries. Even simply stopping eating starchy carbohydrates, overcooked or microwave and processed foods will start the process of recovery (assuming you replaced those with vegetables and fruits).
The advantage of Serrapeptase, as well as being a much more powerful anti-inflammatory, is that it is also a very strong protease. This dissolves the dead proteins that bind the plaque blocking the arteries.
The reports come in daily of the many different successes:
My husband has a condition called poly-cythemia (blood is too thick) and has to have a phlebotomy approx. every 3 months to keep his blood thin. He also has had a couple of mini strokes and is on a full aspirin a day and 11 mg. of Coumadin daily for these conditions. He takes another medication called hydroxyurea that is a chemo drug to keep his white platelet count down.
Is it safe for him to take this enzyme to keep any further blood clots from developing? I already take Serrapeptase for cardiovascular problems.
Yes it is safe (and essential) for him. While there may be a genetic reason for his condition, factors that will make it worse are invariably common to many diseases.
It is now proven that the cause of many diseases is chronic inflammation. Chronic inflammation results in thick blood. Starchy carbs and processed food are the main causes of inflammation. Change the diet as well.
Serrapeptase is the amazing enzyme that stops unhealthy inflammation in its tracks and clears inflamed dead tissue. Science has now concluded that the prime factor in the majority of disease is inflammation.
Sorry drug companies, but your anti inflammatory and its side effects are not needed. Serrapeptase is the safest and most effective all round solution to inflammation and the feedback from such a wide range of conditions proves it.
A Practitioner's Story of Serrapeptase
Sylvia DeSantis - Naturopathic Counselor A patient - After taking 2 tablets 3x a day of the 40,000 IU, for about six weeks, her shortness of breath had lessened, her voice was back to normal, and her cough had subsided to just a little.
Personally -1 had a constant pain in my back for over 20 years. It was something I just lived with, and never really took anything for it unless it got too unbearable. After taking Serrapeptase for about three weeks, I realized I had no pain. I am so amazed with this product that I talk to people all the time about. Almost everyone I know could benefit from it one way or another. I now take 2 to 3 a day just for maintenance. Sylvia DeSantis
Acne Rosacea and Serrapeptase
'I suffered from Acne Rosacea for 13 years' Says Pat: "I'd suffered from acne rosacea for 13 years and nothing seemed to work. It was when I was onto my 2nd or 3rd bottle that I noticed the rosacea was clearing up. Now on maintenance dose of 1 x 3 daily, Pat is delighted that her skin tone is now perfectly even and her pimply red nose a thing of the past.
Adhesions and Serrapeptase
'Within three weeks, I felt relief Since Sept. 2006, I suffered with abdominal adhesions and had to take a prescription three times a day, all with no results. I tried Serrapeptase capsules, and within three weeks, I felt relief. I am improved 85% to 90%. It also helped with my varicose veins. K.F. - U.S.A.
Angina and Serrapeptase
'Since taking the 80k ID Serrapaptase tablets, my Angina has stopped' I had angina pains just walking my dog around the block by the time I only reached the half way mark. I took 6 of the SerraEzyme 80K tablets for 30 days, and now I'm down to just 3 a day. Again, I'm 82. Larry Hawes - Ellenton, Florida
Animal Treatment and Serrapeptase
'the dog had immediate results.' We have a 14-year-old arthritic dog that could hardly walk. As he got older, he was getting much worse. We came across Serrepeptase, and to our great relief, the dog had immediate results. It has now stopped hurting, he is able to sleep much more comfortably, and he is generally more relaxed. Yours faithfully, A.H. - USA
'they have all now put their horses, dogs & husbands on Serrapeptase.' Ruth called very upset as her 26 year old mare was so chronically lame with arthritis that 3 vets had recommended that she be put to sleep. We recommended that she try SerraPet, as she had tried everything else. We put Walnut on 12 tablets a day and to keep her on that until Ruth noticed an improvement, then to drop the dosage to 8 a day. 18 months down the line, Ruth and Walnut are back riding round the village and thrilled, Ruth keeps walnut on a maintenance dosage of 4 tablets a day. Ruth Kelso - UK
:A course of SerraPet got him back and winning' I was delighted with the results achieved on my Pekinese who had back/ leg problems and wasn't walking properly. Vet suggested an operation! A course of SerraPet got him back and winning in the show ring. I have given my vet your brochure so that he could read up about it, as he was amazed at the lad's recovery! Mrs. Jan/is
Arterial Disease and Serrapeptase
Carotid Arteries - 'Serrapeptase has done the trick.' I just wanted to let you know that I have my results from my ultrasound on my Carotid Arteries. The left is now completely clear from 48% blocked and the right has a small visible amount about 5% to 10% from 50% blocked.
From something that cannot be reversed, good old Serrapeptase has done the trick. Many thanks for all your advice and encouragement. Best regards, Harold
It has kept my brother alive and helped my twin sister tremendously.' My sister has a blocked artery in her brain (found by some kind of testing). BlockBuster and Serrapeptase has kept her from needing another stint since she started the therapy.
My brother has also improved dramatically since using your recommended products (heart blockage with no stints because of no insurance). He can function now, whereas before he was incapacitated by pain. Sincerely, Charline
Arthritis and Serrapeptase
'I made up my mind I'd give it a try' "I'd just like to say that it has worked wonders for both my back and knees". Severe pain in his back and knees was affecting Mr Owen's life badly. He walked sideways 'like a crab' as he puts it. That was until he heard about Serrapeptase on the 'Dennis the Chemist' Radio program.
"I made up my mind I'd give it a try," he says. "I'd just like to say that it has worked wonders for both my back and knees. I have very little pain these days. I also recommended it to one of my sisters and it has cleared up her chest problems." Thanks
In December 2007, as I was once again experiencing daily angina attacks when I walked my little dog. Since I've been on Serrapeptase, all symptoms of angina have stopped, and I walk my dog every day here in Florida in heat around 80 to 90 degrees--a one mile walk, and no angina.
Plus, at age 80, I was diagnosed with Crohn's Disease.. If it were not for finding Serrapeptase, I would not now have control over my Crohn's as well. LH. - U.S.A.
Cysts and Serrapeptase
'Within three months the cyst had disappeared.' "I feel as though I've been given an extra life!" says 64-year-old Dorothy Antrobus, "I feel and look good and it's thanks to Serrapeptase. I swear by it."
Some while ago Dorothy had surgery on her knee and all seemed to go well. Then she began to experience a lot of pain and was told she had developed a cyst. The rest is history. Within three months the cyst had disappeared.
Diabetes: Type II and Serrapeptase
Robert, your 'good-word' is spreading. My diabetes specialist Doctor (Endocrinologist) has been delighted with my condition, and all blood chemistry measures have been virtually "non-diabetic". If you know the scale, my so-called A1 c measure has been 6.8.
The only issue not seemingly ideal to my specialist, is that my so-called "good cholesterol" number is around 36, where, with my being a type II diabetic, she would prefer to see it over 40.1 have thoroughly read, and endeavour to follow, the regimen's in your excellent booklet "The 'Miracle' Enzyme is Serrapeptase The 2nd Gift from Silkworms". Robert Rivard
'My Type II Diabetes Caused Leg Numbness' I lived with numbness in my legs for at least ten years, and it had been getting progressively worse. My herbalist told me about Serrapeptase. I took 6-8 of the 80,000IU tablets once a day after I got home from work. I also take wheat grass. After only about a week and a half, I was absolutely amazed that the numbness in my legs had receded, and I could feel my legs again! I no longer "stump around," and I'm able to walk normally. I'm pretty excited about that! K.S. - U.S.A.
Emphysema and Serrapeptase
'I have Emphysema, but now feel like I did 30 years ago.' Dear Staff, Thank you for the fast service. I'm not writing this to claim a freebie, but to say with Serrapeptase and Oxysorb, my life has changed beyond my wildest dreams! I have Emphysema, but now feel like I did 30 years ago. I have reduced my inhalers by 50% and could do with less. I felt today as if I was in a dream! Regards, Tom Scally
Emphysema - Caroline Harvey I'm Caroline Harvey a complementary therapist. "The best result I have had was with a man who was 93 when I first saw him; this was about 2 years ago. He was suffering from very bad emphysema to the extent he could hardly walk let alone go up stairs and was on oxygen 12 hours a day. Since he took Serrapeptase he has been able to lower his intake of oxygen by 50%. I saw him a few months ago he is now 95. He was going to the Health Centre on the treadmill and said he was looking for a new wife. He is taking minerals and vitamins as well, but it is the Serrapeptase that has yielded best result, lowering inflammation in the lungs. Caroline Harvey
'It seems to have no bad side effects at all.' When a recent respiratory test revealed a remarkable improvement in Mr Clarke's breathing capacity, medical staff were impressed and want to learn more about its properties.
"It is early days yet," says Joy, "we're going to wait until he sees the specialist next time. But my husband is certainly continuing to take Serrapeptase. Unlike the steroids which affect the adrenal gland and cause depression, Serrapeptase seems to have no bad side effects at all. Maybe in time we can get him off these other drugs. I know they're not good for you in the long term." Mrs. and Mr. Clarke