I began to worry about my daughter and I recently after my little cat was found to have roundworms. I wouldn't have thought about us having them but some people online elsewhere were telling me we could have them. I freaked and ordered some herbal things.
But after I took the first awful tasting dose, I decided not to take any more. The product contained wormwood and in looking it up online it said it should not be taken internally and although it killed parasites, it was far harder on the host. It listed a bunch of reasons not to take it, including liver and kidney failure. Thankfully I don't think that one dose caused any harm.
I couldn't take any other of the herbal remedies because I am intolerant to something they contain. And I wasn't about to go to the Dr. for a parasite test because frankly I don't think I had any symptoms. And the chances of us getting roundworms from the cat are slim. Now how the cat got them, I do not know. I can only figure that she had them since we got her. The vet did diagnose lungworms and she was treated for that but perhaps she had the round worms at that time too. She did have symptoms. I just didn't know.