Tannins are natural substances found in a number of plants such as Black Walnut and a vast array of plants used in traditional eastern medicine. Tannins are what give red wines such as merlots and cabernets their sharp, biting taste. They are also found in the bark of trees that are particularly resistant to fungus such as the redwood tree. They have been demonstarted to have a powerful anti-fungal and astringent action in a multitude of clinical studies6,7,8. Tannins are one of a number of natural substances tested against pathogens found in stool samples by functional medicine labs. More information can be found on these tests here. Tannins are available in a number of froms to treat intestinal yeast overgrowth. As previously mentioned they are the active anti-fungal ingredient in many traditional eastern herbal preperations. Black walnut has a very high tannin content and is commonly used to treat infections with Candida sp, parasites and worms. It is widely available from health stores and nutritional supplement suppliers. Tannins are also available in an isolated and concentrated form. Treatment with plant tannins is comparable in cost to most natural anti-fungal agents, being in the region of $15-$30 per month.
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ase.tufts.edu/biology/labs/orians/.../1991JCE-b.pdfThis study evaluates the effects of a condensed and a hydrolyzable tannin on the activity of polyphenol o• and the growth of the fungus. I hypothesized that low ..
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Wen-Pei Sung, Jimmy C.M. Kao - 2015 - Science2008), which structure contains a lot of ester bond, it is more easily hydrolyzed in acidic solution, and easily degraded by white-rot fungus. Wattle bark tannin and ..