There are many foods, herbs, and spices that have the natural antibiotic qualities needed. Natural antibiotics work in two ways; they eliminate dangerous germs and boost the body’s natural defenses. In many cases, scientists aren’t sure what specific ingredient in a particular herb works to treat a condition or illness. Whole herbs contain many ingredients, and they may work together to produce a beneficial effect. The best thing you can do is try them. Once you’ve tried the recommended dosage, you’ll know how effective they are for your body.
Turmeric is a very familiar spice and appears in many functional foods thanks to its amazing effects. Turmeric contains a lot of antioxidants, anti-viruses, very good antibacterial digestive tract, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, prevent ulcers … In addition, turmeric is also used to beautify, reduce dark, treat acne, help Regulates acne relief thanks to its antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties.
Like turmeric, ginger is also available in every home. Ginger is also a valuable medicine for many different diseases: digestive diseases, weight loss, anti-motion sickness, nausea, dizziness, cancer prevention, reducing inflammation, and strengthening the immune system for the body. Ginger also has two great effects: antibacterial and anti-fungal. Ginger can combat many types of bacteria such as E. coli and Salmonella, which are common causes of food that cause gastrointestinal diseases, diarrhea, and abdominal pain. A cup of ginger tea will help cure cold-related diarrhea, bacterial diarrhea, abdominal pain, and solve many gastrointestinal problems.
3. Onions and Garlic
Both garlic and onion have been used to help fight off the residual effects of colds and flu, while garlic’s antifungal properties help prevent yeast infections and combat viral conditions, onion’s high phytonutrient content are known to “mop up” free radicals that can lead to cancer in the body. Did you know about the onion’s magnetic power? It attracts all germs and bacteria. If a person falls ill, keep an onion bulb under his feet. You can also place some onion pieces near that person. They will draw all the toxins from the body.
Honey has been used as an antibacterial treatment, long before antibiotics were invented in cultures all over the world. Honey contains an enzyme, antimicrobial in nature, which releases hydrogen peroxide and prohibits the growth of certain bacteria. In Chinese medicine honey is thought to harmonize the liver, neutralize toxins, and relieve pain; and its antibacterial properties are effective in the treatment of the bacterium Heliobacter pylori or stomach ulcers. Did you know that honey never goes bad? It may be kept without preservatives for years. Honey is very effective to treat Cough, Cold, Phlegm, and Asthma. It is especially very effective when you take a teaspoon with half a teaspoon of Black Pepper first thing in the morning. Take only for three days at a time.
These Calendula Officinalis flower petals have been since at least the 12th century as medicine in Ancient Greece, Rome, and Indian cultures. Many plant pharmacological studies have suggested that Calendula extracts may have antiviral, anti-genotoxic, and anti-inflammatory properties in vitro. Calendula is available in the form of a tincture at Homeopathic pharmacies and it’s called Marigold Tincture. Always keep a bottle at home as it’s excellent for bleeding cuts. Dress wound with the tincture diluted with water (half and half) and bandage.
Honey and cinnamon are combined often to fight various infections. Daily use of these two products can prevent bacterial and viral infections and they help strengthen white blood cells. They can be drunk with water to heal colds and coughs and heal bladder infections. Honey and cinnamon paste can ease an aching tooth, cure acne, eczema, insect bites, ringworm, and other skin infections.
Echinacea is one of the top-selling herbal remedies throughout the world. It is also one of the oldest. Echinacea is a native American plant that was recognized over a century ago as a natural infection fighter. It is an immune stimulant, a substance that boosts the body’s immune system. Unlike traditional antibiotics that kill bacteria directly, Echinacea works indirectly, killing the germ by strengthening your immune system. Echinacea helps the body to create powerful immune cells which fight bacterial infections. For internal use, grind the dried Echinacea, add 2-3 teaspoons of powder in a cup of water. Boil and strain it, and have this tea twice a day. For external use, soak a cotton ball in the infusion of Echinacea and tap onto the infected skin area.
8. Cat’s Claw
Cat’s Claw has been used traditionally for many centuries by Peruvian medicine men for a variety of ailments. Cat’s claws seem to work both by strengthening your immune response and calming the overactive immune system. Its anti-inflammatory properties may be responsible for its immune benefits. This helps Cat’s Claw fight infections more effectively.
Elderberries are used for their antioxidant activity, to lower cholesterol, improve vision, boost the immune system, improve heart health, and for coughs, colds, flu, bacterial and viral infections, and tonsillitis. Elderberry juice was used to treat a flu epidemic in Panama in 1995. Elderberries (Sambucus) have been a folk remedy for centuries in North America, Europe, Western Asia, and North Africa, hence the medicinal benefits of elderberries are being investigated and rediscovered.
Goldenseal is one of the most popular herbs sold on the American market and has recently gained a reputation as a herbal antibiotic and immune system enhancer. American Indians used goldenseal as a medication for inflammatory internal conditions such as reparatory, digestive, and genito-urinary tract inflammation induced by allergy or infection. If you suffer from digestive tract disorders, try using Goldenseal. It is a good herb to cure peptic ulcers, heartburn, diarrhea, and constipation.
Bees produce a compound called propolis from the sap on needle-leaved trees or evergreens. When they combine the sap with their own discharges and beeswax, they create a sticky, greenish-brown product that is used as a coating to build their hives. This is propolis. Propolis has a strong antiseptic effect on many types of bacteria, it can be said to be a natural broad-spectrum antibiotic. Thousands of years ago, ancient civilizations used propolis for its medicinal properties. Greeks used it to treat abscesses. Assyrians put it on wounds and tumors to fight infection and help the healing process. TIP: You can use Propolis rich lip balm on your lips to treat oral herpes.