Did you know that there are natural antibiotics – herbs that fight infection and disease?
These natural antibiotics happen to be a better choice compared to typical antibiotics and we will show you how. There are many herbs and foods that can treat and prevent a large number of diseases naturally, without unwanted side effects.
We are going to inform you of five common herbs that can fight and prevent many common diseases naturally, so please keep reading.
There will be times that prescribed antibiotics are life-savers, but if there are times when you have a choice, let me tell you about the major disadvantages of typical antibiotics.
When antibiotics are used regularly to fight diseases, many pathogens can become immune to them. The other negative effect of prescribed antibiotics is that they kill all bacteria, good or bad. We may also need to increase the dosage, or switch to a different antibiotic when our regular medicines don’t work anymore.
The most dangerous part of taking medicinal antibiotics is that the germs that we want to fight may become stronger and stronger with each dose of medicine. So, it’s vital that we understand the importance of fighting diseases naturally with natural herb-based antibiotics.
Five antibiotic herbs
OK, so here is a list of five herbs that are known for their potent antibiotic properties to fight bacterial and microbial infection. You may easily find these herbs at your local grocery store. Some of these herbs might even be in your kitchen right now.
Garlic is a common ingredient for cooking. It has also been used as a remedy for illnesses for thousands of years around the world. Garlic is a powerful antibiotic which has antimicrobial, antiviral, antibacterial and anti fungal properties. It contains high amounts of vitamin C and allicin, which are the two key elements for fighting disease. Garlic is also known as a potent antioxidant that strengthens your immune system and helps to fight signs of aging.
Garlic can be effective against cold and flu symptoms, and can also reduce the risks of heart disease.
Ginger is very commonly used in traditional Chinese herbal medicines. Ginger is a powerful antibiotic which is also known for its ability to calm the upset stomach. An herbal tea brewed with ginger can also be quite soothing to a sore throat during the common cold and flu or viral attacks in the cold seasons.
Ginger’s ability to loosen and expel phlegm from the lungs makes it an ideal treatment in fighting several lungs diseases including asthma, acute and chronic bronchitis, sinusitis, allergic rhinitis. Ginger also releases accumulated phlegm from the respiratory system.
Sage belongs to the mint family, similar to some other herbs, such as lavender, oregano, rosemary, basil and thyme. Sage has been found to fight symptoms of digestive problems including diarrhea and stomach pain. It is also an effective treatment for mental illnesses such as depression and Alzheimer’s. The nutritional value of sage includes antioxidants and vitamin K. Taking sage regularly may also improve your memory. (What are the health benefits of sage? – Medical News Today)
4. Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera is rich in vitamins and minerals. It has almost 200 active ingredients such as amino acids, enzymes, polysaccharides, and fatty acids. It is also rich in vitamin A, C, E, folic acid, B1, B2, B3 (niacin), B6, calcium, magnesium, zinc, chromium, selenium, sodium, iron, potassium, copper and manganese. These ingredients make aloe Vera a remedy for a wide range of diseases.
Aloe Vera is also high in all essential amino acids. It contains an impressive range of fatty acids necessary for the human body. It has been used for over 5,000 years around the world as an effective natural remedy against disease. The use of Aloe Vera as an adaptogen, to boosts people’s ability to adapt to external changes, is also common.
Among other health benefits, Aloe Vera also helps in digestion, improves cardiovascular functions and boosts the immune system so that we can fight diseases naturally. (Top 12 Benefits of Aloe Vera – Laura Dawn – Happy & Raw)
The little juniper berry, known for it’s distinctive piney flavor, is also known for it’s antibacterial and antioxidant properties.
Juniper berries are often used in European and Indian dishes to add spice. In ancient Greece, juniper berries were used as a remedy to fight disease. An active ingredient found in juniper, 4-terpinen, helps lower uric acid levels, soothe digestive upset, and manage the herpes simplex virus infection in humans. A study from the University of Tunis El-Manar in Tunisia published in “Natural Product Research” concluded that due to the high antioxidant levels in them, juniper berries may also be useful against diseases of the blood vessels and brain. (Juniper Berries and Health Benefits | LIVESTRONG.COM)
So these are a few of the potent herbs that may not only spice up your dinner, but also bring some health benefits to you, if you use them regularly in your food. Taking natural antibiotics is far more beneficial than taking traditional medications found in pharmacies because of the low risk of side effects and their natural immune boosting properties.
I hope that you will include at least some of these herbs in your diet on a regular basis and enjoy long lasting health benefits.
To learn more about the clinical healing power of a natural plant-based diet, please view the replay of our webinar with Giuseppe La Manna, CEO/CTO of EcoLogix Sustainable Business Solutions, LLC.
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Source: Nourish the Planet
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