10 Natural Antibiotics
Infections caused by antibiotic-resistant bacteria every year there are 25 thousand people in the developed countries. Bacterial resistance to antibiotics can lead to very serious health complications. One of the main reasons for the increasing drug resistance of bacteria to antibiotics is their excessive use, including viral infections (antibiotics are effective only in the case of bacterial and fungal infections).
If we want to strengthen the immune system and help treat bacterial infections without compromising health, you can use natural and natural antibiotics. Products and plants contain compounds that eliminate many bacteria and fungi from the body (including antibiotic-resistant), and without causing any side effects.
The best-known natural antibiotics include: garlic, onions, oregano, basil, cranberry and propolis.
10 natural antibiotics and their properties.
Garlic has a bactericidal effect and due to this the fact that it contains allicin, which gives it a characteristic pungent odor. Allicin has the ability to kill streptococci, staphylococci, which cause food poisoning infection, purulent inflammation of the skin and the lungs, bacteria and even meningitis, E. coli. Garlic is recommended for sinusitis, sore throat, flu, colds, intestinal disorders. According to researchers, garlic fights bacteria that cause intestinal problems more effectively than many antibiotics.
Regular consumption of garlic improves circulation, lowers bad cholesterol and blood pressure, even protects against cancer. Allicin destroys many fungi, including mold and Candida Albicans (yeast infection). This compound is formed by grinding or crush the garlic. When cooking and marinating this compound is destroyed, so to take full advantage of the effects of garlic for health, it is recommended eat it raw.
As this vegetable garlic contains sulfur compounds, including allicin. Onion juice destroys the bacteria responsible for infections of the skin, including Staphylococcus aureus, accelerates the healing of wounds, boils, acne, burns, is also recommended for the treatment of sinusitis and bronchitis, cough, fever, colds. It has been proven that onions can prevent atherosclerosis, reduce the risk of heart attack, lowers blood pressure and blood sugar levels in diabetics, regulates cholesterol. Just like garlic, onions are best eaten raw.
The cranberry has strong antibacterial properties. It is often used in the treatment of infections, in particular Escherichia coli and, especially in the urinary tract infection. Hippuric acid to prevent bacterial growth on the walls of the bladder that prevents infection. Moreover, cranberry preventing dental caries and gum disease. Cranberry juice reduces the risk of heart attack and suppresses the growth of cancer cells.
Propolis is often called antibiotic twenty-first century. This material is made from bees aromatic compounds found in plants. Propolis is used by bees to the hive and strengthen its construction, and to protect against germs.
The composition of propolis includes approx. 300 materials (including resins, balsams, wax, essential oils, pollen). Its powerful antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal properties are likely to arise from the interaction of all the useful components. Propolis fighting infectious diseases (herpes, influenza, bronchitis, sinusitis, and tonsillitis). It helps with inflammation of the gums and periodontium. It can be used in the case of acne, boils, helps with disorders of the gastrointestinal tract (ulcers, constipation, gastritis), strengthens the immune system and accelerates healing of wounds, bind toxic metals.
Attention! When using propolis, always consult with your doctor.
Thyme oil has antiparasitic, antifungal and antibacterial properties. The oil also acts as a relaxant and an expectorant, and that is why it is often used to relieve cough and hoarseness. Infusion thyme recommended at digestive disorders (thyme stimulates the secretion of digestive juices), it is also used as a disinfectant for washing small wounds, skin inflammation, acne.
Thyme oil can irritate the mucous membranes, and it should not be used in pregnant women (stimulates the uterus). For these reasons, before using pure essential oils you should consult your doctor.
Thymol and carvacrol which is contained in an ethereal oil of oregano have antifungal properties, bacterial (eliminate E. coli, salmonella, staphylococcus, and even bacterium Helicobacter Pylori) and antiparasitic. Oregano is also used for bronchitis, digestive disorders (brings relief from irritable bowel syndrome, bloating). Applied topically, it relieves rheumatism and migraines.
The essential oil of basil has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial properties, it combats parasites. Infusion of basil leaves is recommended for indigestion and lack of appetite, it helps to cure flatulence, sore throat. Compresses help treat migraines, reduce swelling. Basil is not recommended for women during pregnancy, the elderly or small children.
The drugs and essential oils contained in the leaves of sage. The compounds can accelerate the treatment of infections and flu, heal mouth ulcers, relieve symptoms of inflammation of the gums, tonsils and throat.
The infusion of sage helps digestion, prevents bloating, night sweats, associated with menopause, regulate menstruation.
The essential oil is derived from cinnamon bark has antiinflammatory, antibacterial and antifungal properties. It helps in the fight against acne, acne, limits the growth and multiplication of yeasts (eg, Candida Albicans). Cinnamon is also used in case of indigestion, bloating, diarrhea and nausea. It removes the acidity of the stomach and externally relieves pain in muscles and tendons.
Cinnamon should not be used during pregnancy (increased risk of premature birth).
Pine oil is obtained from the buds and young shoots of the plant and has antibacterial, antitussive and expectorant properties. In the form of this pine is recommended for the treatment of bronchitis, laryngitis, cough. Inhalation using pine oil help against colds.
Oil is used topically for the treatment of rheumatic pain and to stimulate circulation.