Antibiotic therapies are the conventional treatment of infections, and antibiotics are medications which kill or decelerate the growth of bacteria.
Bacteria lead to illnesses, so antibiotics provide beneficial effects there, but these medications also destroy the beneficial bacteria and yeast in the intestines, leading to imbalance, and development of yeasts.
Actually, antibiotics are poisons that should destroy bacteria, and we use them to treat infections which are a result of bacteria. Moreover, antibiotics may lead to food allergies and various intestinal disorders.
Therefore, in order to avoid their adverse effects, you can try some of the antibiotics provided by nature, which efficiently treat the issue, and does not cause other damage to the body.
These are the top 14 most effective natural antibiotics you can use:
Apple cider vinegar contains malic acid which effectively fights off viruses, fungi, and bacteria. It destroys germs that attack the throat and absorbs the toxins and germs from the surrounding tissues.
Additionally, it causes acetolysis, which is a condition in which it breaks down toxic residue and prevents further damage.
This potent vegetable is an excellent antibiotic but does not destroy healthy bacteria. Apart from it, it has strong antifungal, antiviral, and anti-parasitic properties.
Its regular use, even in small amounts, effectively treat various health issues, including Candida overgrowth, chronic sinus infections, chronic diarrhea, genital herpes, high blood pressure, diabetes, impotence, high cholesterol levels, allergies, toothache, cold, flu, cardiovascular diseases, and cancer.
Hence, when it comes to natural remedies, garlic is definitely one of the miracles we prayed for!
Ginger has been traditionally used as a powerful remedy for flu and colds, but it has been found that its consumption raises the body temperature and leads to sweating. When we are sweating, our body releases a chemical which destroys microbes.
Onions have similar properties as garlic, and their consumption soothes pain, boosts the circulation, and reduces inflammation. They have also been found to act as an herbal analgesic, and anti-inflammatory, which provide great relief in the case of a persistent cough, flu, and colds.
Olive Leaf can effectively destroy fungi, bacteria, and yeast, and supports the multiplication of healthy bacteria. The natural olive leaf extract efficiently treats all kinds of infections.
Fruits and vegetables high in Vitamin C
Vitamin C effectively boosts the immune system and prevents various diseases. Studies have shown that it treats bacterial and viral infections and even snake bites.
Fruits and vegetables high in this vitamin should be consumed regularly, as they prevent infections, and this vitamin also strengthens immunity, promotes the ability to resist bacteria, supports skin health, and accelerates the wound healing.
Grapefruit Seed Extract
Originally developed as an anti-parasitic, this extract inhibits the growth of bacteria, fungi, and viruses. Its active ingredients are non-toxic and gathered from the pulp and seeds of organically grown grapefruits.
Its bioflavonoids are converted into potent compounds which destroy influenza, fungi, Candida, herpes, staph, strep, salmonella, E. Coli, parasites, and more.
Habañero and Horseradish
These stimulants energize the body, raise the body temperature, boost the immune system, and stimulate blood flow to all body parts. The volatile oils in horseradish have potent antibiotic properties which treat infections in the throat and respiratory tract, as well as bacteria which lead to infection in the urinary tract.
It is commonly used as a topical antibiotic and has strong antiseptic qualities. If you use essential eucalyptus oil, you can combine it with other carrier oils, like olive oil or almond oil. You can also drink a tea of this herb, which treats infections, reduces fever, acts antiseptically, and destroys viruses, bacteria, and fungi.
Honey has been traditionally used topically, to treat infections, and antibiotic-resistant strains, due to its beneficial properties. Manuka honey originates from Australia and New Zeeland, and it has potent anti-fungal, antibacterial, antioxidant, antiseptic, wound-repairing, stomach-healing, and health-promoting properties.
According to experts, its topical use destroys multiple pathogens, such as MRSA, a kind of flesh-eating bacteria. Additionally, the treated bacteria cannot build up any resistance.
Make sure you always choose the type which contains a certificate of the legitimacy of its medicinal values, or the UMF, (Unique Manuka Factor) by The Unique Manuka Factor Honey Association (UMFHA). U
ntil now, there are 44 UMFHA members, and even 29 of them have separate licenses for using the UMF trademark.
This herb is very common in antibiotic formulas, due to its anti-viral and antibiotic properties. Herbalists use it in the case of sore throats, vaginal infections, and sinus and ear infections.
You can use it as a vaginal wash and take it internally, as a gargle. This herb also reduces blood sugar levels and should not be used by hypoglycemics, and in the case of pregnancy.
Myrrh has also been traditionally used by herbalists for centuries, and it is even mentioned in the Bible. It has potent antiviral, antiseptic, and antibiotic properties, and is useful in the case of sore throats, bronchitis, mouth sores, and bad breath. It also raises the white blood cell counts. Due to its strong effect on the kidneys, do not use it more than 2 weeks.
The active ingredients in this herb strengthen the immunity, have potent antioxidant, antiviral effects, balance the hormones, soothe inflammation and pain.
It is commonly used in the case of ear infections, sinusitis, hay fever, slow-healing wounds, vaginal yeast infections, and infections of the urinary tract.
Newest studies have found that it has potent effects in recurrent cold sores, and flu, and effectively destroys even the most virulent bacteria, Staphylococcus aureus.
This spice has been medically used for hundreds of years as well, and its essential oils are a potent “anti-microbial” food and have been found to inhibit the growth of fungi and bacteria.
It has powerful antimicrobial, antifungal, antibacterial and antioxidant qualities. It beneficial affects the pancreas, blood sugar, and insulin levels, so it controls diabetes, and prevents sweet cravings.
When combined with Manuka honey, it helps digestion, prevents flu and colds, provides amazing effects for the skin and teeth, and multiple other positive effects on the health.
Other Herbs and Spices
You can also use other extremely useful natural antibiotics in the form of spices and herbs, such as the following:
Parsley, Wild Indigo, Mint, Bay Leaf, Coriander, Pepper, Allspice, Fennel, Anise, Oregano, Cumin, Thyme, Tarragon, Cloves, Caraway Seed, Mustard, Chili Peppers, Marjoram, Dill, Nutmeg, Cardamom, Sage, Basil, and Rosemary.