Natural Antibiotics are exactly what the heading says, straight from heaven to planet earth especially for you.
According to folklore, our first major antibiotic, penicillin, was derived from mouldy bread.
And another myth is that Louis Pasteur had also noted that bacteria died when exposed to garlic.
We have special white blood cells whose job it is to attack harmful bacteria and help fight off infections.
Sometimes, however, our immune system does not cope and our bodies need some help from antibiotics when we are suffering from ailments such as sinus infections .
But we should'nt rush off and start taking these antibiotics, because we are not giving our immune system chance to fight them off naturally.
Antibacterials work in one of two ways:
We all know the side effects that antibiotics can have on us, so why not take a look at the list of herbs that have antibacterial properties and see what they can do as a healthy and natural antibiotic straight from heaven to earth!!
Natural antibiotics should be a way of life, and not only for when we are in trouble.
And, as always, remember to get a firm diagnosis and approval from your health practitioner or herbal advisor before embarking on any self-medication journey.
Garlic is one of nature' strongest, most complex, broad-spectrum antibacterial agents.
Tests have shown that Garlic kills or cripples at least 72 infectious bacteria that spread, diarrhea and tuberculosis amongst others.
The smelly onion, too, is an exceptionally strong antibiotic.
And we have added some of the other ailments that can benefit from taking these herbs.
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Choose dark chocolate with at least 70% pure cocoa and have a little twice a week.
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At last, something yummy that is healthy!!
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