Simple Home Candida Test


Up to 85% of Americans May Have Candida – do you?

Here is a home Candida saliva test (also called the Candida spit test) you can do in the morning. The four of us started out using this test many years ago and believe it shows whether fungal yeast is present in the saliva though we’ve never seen any scientific proof in its favor. A lot of people poo-poo this test because it is so simple and unscientific. To us, it’s not all that important. There are other Candida tests you can try that have been written by doctors who have spent much of their lives studying candida. We have 3 of those available here on our site for Free. We also have a relatively new and very inexpensive blood test you can take. All are available at the top of this page under our “free tests” link or at the bottom of this page. Use this spit test, if you wish, as one piece of your self-diagnosis.

How does the saliva test work? It’s simple, really.

Candida begins in the intestinal tract, where it sets up its ongoing production. As time goes by the yeast migrates along the mucous membranes of the digestive tract into the stomach, then up the esophagus and finally into the mouth. Often, depending on how thick the yeast becomes, it can be seen in the mouth and on the tongue as a white film called oral thrush. The fungal yeast mixes into the saliva and has certain properties (heavier than water) when put into water.

Saliva Candida test IllustrationCandida Saliva Test

When you awake in the morning, before you put anything into your mouth, work up some saliva and spit it into a clear glass of water. Within 1-3 minutes, look in the glass. If there are strings coming down from your saliva, or if the water turned cloudy, or if your saliva sank to the bottom, YOU MAY HAVE A CANDIDA CONCERN! Healthy saliva will simply float on the top! (You may want to put out a glass of water in the bathroom or on the nightstand the night before you wish to do the home Candida Saliva test, just to remind yourself not to brush your teeth prior to spitting into the glass.)

Exclusive: Doctor written, interactive Candida Tests from Candida, the Candida Research Site

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  • See our Kids & Candida page for a home Candida child test specific to children

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* Disclaimer:

Results may vary, person to person.

Please be aware that we are not licensed doctors, nurses, nutritional consultants or health care professionals.

We are simply individuals who have frequented the aisles of health food stores since our teens; we’ve read books on various methods of natural healing and have studied health in our own way. We are not “experts” in these fields, we are simply in a unique position right in the middle of the Candida revolution — a time of new understanding – sending and receiving emails for over 13 years to and from people all over the world with Candida Yeast problems. We may be able to help you by sharing our own experiences and beliefs.

We believe in using natural means whenever possible and in treating the causes as well as the symptoms of illness. We try to be proactive with our own health-care using preventive measures like diet, herbs, exercise and balance in our lives.

YOU are the one who must decide if our approach is valid for you. It’s important to find a health professional in your area who listens to you and will spend a little time with you; someone whom you trust to guide you in your health and healing. Individual results will vary as Candida presents itself differently in every body.

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