The nature abounds in a limitless source of medicines that can treat many diseases in absolutely natural way without any negative effects. However, why do people use chemical medications and drugs when experiencing some health problem?
There is a famous saying by the great Hippocrates which says that the food can be your medicine and medicine can be your food.
This article will provide you ten natural antibiotics that will help you fight various infections. For unknown reasons, the pharmaceutical companies don’t want to reveal to the public.
By eating a few cloves of garlic each day, you can effectively fight off all sorts of bacteria, viruses and infections. Studies have even found that garlic can assist in areas as severe as AIDS symptoms, diabetes and high blood pressure. (source)
It is also a great help in relieving the effects of colds, cases of flu and toothaches. It does not hurt that organic garlic is also quite affordable!
Cooking it for a meal is not good enough, to maximize its full antibiotic properties, you’ll need to crush the garlic and eat it raw. A great way to try this is in a salad, soup or even drink.
This vegetable is closely related to garlic and has pretty similar effects and health benefits. Onion is beneficial for pain and inflammation reduction and for treating conditions such as colds and flu.
3. Grapefruit Seed Extract
The grapefruit seed extract, also known as GSE, is conventionally used as antimicrobial substance. This ingredient has been found pretty promising in preventing the growth of different fungi and bacteria, and it has even been recommended for cleaning the bathroom. Before use, the extract needs to be diluted. You should adjust the amount of extract you will use depending on the use.
his potent plant gives the body great amounts of energy and protects the body from numerous possible diseases. Thanks to the strong antibiotics properties when resolved in the stomach improves the blood circulation and treats other conditions.
Also, horseradish is used for treating many different medical issues such as kidney stones, infections of the urinary tract and bronchitis. It is suggested to consume it in a raw state or in a combination with a little vinegar in order to obtain the best effects of it.
5. Vitamin C
Vitamin C is known to help strengthen the body’s immune system and ability to fight disease, and throughout the years, studies have shown vitamin C to even help heal snake bites, bacterial and viral infections. Fruits high in vitamin C are recommended because they can help stave off or eliminate certain infectious bacteria. Vitamin C is essential for growth and development, and serves in the function of skin repair, making it very important in wound healing, strengthening the human immune system and increasing the body’s ability to resist infection.
Fruits rich in vitamin C Include: Acerola or West Indian Cherry, Currants, Guavas, Oranges, Lemon, Kiwi, Strawberries, Pineapple, Honeydew, Mangoes, Plums and Watermelon.
Vegetables rich in vitamin C: Peppers, Chives, Parsley, Kale, Broccoli, Cabbage, Brussels Sprouts, Cauliflower, Asparagus, Tomatoes and Spinach.
6. Manuka Honey
Honey has a long history of being used as a topical treatment for infections, because this wonderful sweet substance has been shown to be effective against fighting certain antibiotic resistant strains. The most deadly type is Manuka honey, which comes from Australia and New Zealand. It is derived from nectar collected by honey bees that forage the manuka bushes of New Zealand, and it contains unique antibacterial, antiviral, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antiseptic, stomach-healing, wound-repairing, and overall health-promoting properties that make it an amazing superfood!
Researchers have discovered that Manuka honey applied topically can kill a wide range of pathogens, including MRSA, a flesh-eating bacteria. Scientists also found that the treated bacteria didn’t build up any resistance, rendering the honey ineffective. Awareness about manuka honey is growing, and many health food stores, online vendors, and even grocery stores are beginning to carry products claiming to be medical manuka honey. To help you identify which varieties of manuka honey are truly medicinal and contain high levels of powerful UMF, (Unique Manuka Factor) The Unique Manuka Factor Honey Association (UMFHA), independently tests and certifies manuka honeys to verify their legitimacy. They have created an official UMF trademark to verify the legitimacy of products claiming to be manuka honey. There are currently 44 UMFHA members, 29 of which hold separate licenses for using the UMF trademark.
If you find a manuka honey brand that does not bear this official logo, be sure to inquire as to who certified their honey for the presence of unique UMF.
Cinnamon can help lower blood sugar in folks dealing with adult onset diabetes tendencies. It also contains antibiotic properties and can help treat yeast infections. (source)
There are many ways to consume cinnamon. One of many people favorites is to simmer Sri Lankan cinnamon bark in a pot of water and pour the contents into a mug. You can then refrigerate the drink and consume it over several days. Quite refreshing!
8. Apple-Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar contains malic acid, known to possess anti-biotic properties. It can assist greatly in preventing and relieving a sore throat helping to kill the germs that cause the condition. (source)
Ginger has been traditionally used to treat colds and flu, but it has been found that when we consume it, are temperature is raised causing us to sweat. When we sweat a chemical is produced that fights bacteria causing a antimicrobial effect. Chinese studies have shown that ginger even helps kill influenza viruses (even avian flu), and an Indian report shows that it increases the immune system’s ability to fight infection. Health care professionals recommend ginger to help prevent or treat nausea and vomiting from motion sickness, pregnancy, and chemotherapy. It is also used as a digestive aid for mild stomach upset, to reduce pain of osteoarthritis, and has even be beneficial fighting heart disease and cancer.
This a powerful antiseptic herb that is highly beneficial for the skin. In terms of colds, it is usually used in teas or inhaled against coughs. Also, eucalyptus is used for fungal infections due to its anti-fungal qualities.