Did you know that nature has given us some wonderful alternatives to fight infections? Natural antibiotics for humans can help fight skin infections, urine or bladder infections, tooth abscesses and upper respiratory infections. Strong natural antibiotics do not end up killing the good bacteria in our body unlike conventional drugs. So, the next time you are dealing with one, try these healing natural antibiotic recipes. As always, do see your doctor if these remedies do not show desired results.
Garlic is the strongest natural antibiotic known to man. Its allicin content is about one-fiftieth as powerful as penicillin. Besides this, garlic is also anti-microbial and anti viral. Allicin, the compound that imparts Garlic its antibiotic properties is only found in this herb and nowhere else. You can use this natural antibiotic for skin infections, ear infections and throat infections as well. Here are a few natural DIY antibiotic recipes with Garlic:
· DIY Natural Antibiotic Recipe For Ear Infections#1
Directly put essential oil of garlic in the ears or infuse some crushed garlic in olive oil for and have this sit for 3 days at room temperature. Strain the mixture and place it in the refrigerator. When ready to use, add warmed oil in the ears.
· DIY Natural Antibiotic Recipe For Ear Infection #2
Mix together equal parts of essential oils of St. John’s Wort, Calendula succus, Garlic oil and Mullein oil. Add a few drops of the warmed mixture into the aching ear.
· DIY Natural Antibiotic Recipe For Throat Infection
Take a few cloves of crushed garlic and add it to a cup of boiling water. Let it steep for a few minutes then add a dollop of butter, salt, pepper and crushed oregano. Drink this soup three times a day and especially at bedtime. The garlic coats the throat and quickly stops the pain.
· DIY Natural Yeast Infection Treatment
When suffering from yeast infections, add crushed garlic on a string inside the vagina or use diluted garlic oil. Also eat fresh roasted cloves of garlic several times a day.
· DIY Natural Topical Antibiotic
If an insect bite worsens, apply crushed garlic juice and apple cider vinegar to soothe the sting and prevent pus formation. Also drink a glass of water with crushed garlic and organic apple cider vinegar to heal the infection quickly and prevent fever.
Astragalus is a probiotic remedy that, when taken regularly, prevents infections and also heals them. This herb is an adapotgen, which means it acts a tonic for the entire body. Research is now showing that this strong natural anti-inflammatory herb is even instrumental in preventing cancer cells from multiplying. Take 3 pills of 500 mg of Astraglus daily when suffering from bronchitis or other respiratory infections and you won’t need conventional medicine at all.
3. Cat’s Claw (Unacaria Tomentosa)
This is an important member of the list of natural antibiotics for humans. Take this herbal remedy when you have E.coli infection. Cat’s Claw not only strengthens your immune system it also alters your DNA. It can be used for urine or bladder infections and also for all types of viral or bacterial infections. Avoid taking Cat’s Claw if you are planning a pregnancy or are pregnant or nursing. Many people have seen great results with Cat’s Claw for shingles as well.
Dosage: For painful infection, take up to 100 mg of freeze dried Cat’s Claw extract.
4. Cayenne Pepper
Cayenne pepper is a healing, natural antibiotic for throat infections. It is a potent remedy that can purge your system off toxins and bacteria and even have a positive effect on emotional health. Here is a simple natural antibiotic for throat infections:
· DIY Natural Antibiotic For Strep Throat
Take a teaspoonful of cayenne pepper and add it to a cup of hot water. Apply some coconut oil or petroleum jelly to your lips to protect them from the heat of the pepper. Now gargle with the mixture at least three times a day and before bedtime. You can also add a teaspoon of Cayenne pepper to tomato juice and drink it when fighting strep throat.
This is a well known remedy for urine infections. When suffering from a UTI, just take cranberry pills several times a day until the infection is cured. Also drink sugar free cranberry juice several times a day.
6. Apple Cider Vinegar
This is one of the strongest natural antibiotic second only to garlic. It is a versatile remedy useful for all kinds of infections. Always buy raw, unfiltered or cloudy apple cider vinegar with ‘mother’ intact. It is even safe for infections in pets.
We will now discuss a homemade antibiotic remedy with different natural ingredients
DIY Natural Antibiotic Recipe For All Kinds Of Infections
- Horseradish-one bunch, fresh and unpeeled. It is one of the best natural antibiotics in nature.
- 2 large bulbs of garlic –do not peel the individual cloves -only separate them
- 1 inch of Ginger root-clean but not peeled.
- 10-11 red chilies (Habernaro chilies are best).
- 2 large white onions-unpeeled but clean.
- 2 pints of cloudy Apple cider vinegar
Clean and wash all of the produce but do not peel them as the peels contain antioxidants and healing compounds. Grate the ginger, mince the garlic, and chop the horseradish, chilies and onions as finely as you can or you can use a blender to mince them. Add these ingredients in a clean glass jar. Fill the jar completely with Apple cider vinegar. Shake well and keep the jar outside (at room temperature away from heat and light) for 2-3 weeks. Shake the blend every day and night. Strain the mixture after 2-3 weeks and store the natural antibiotic liquid in the refrigerator. At the first sign of pain, infection or tooth abscess, take 2-3 teaspoons of the remedy. Drink some water to wash it down.
Let us know if you have any other healing herbal or natural antibiotic recipes.