10 All Natural Antibiotics You Don’t Need A Prescription For

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3. Ginger Extract

Ginger has such a proven history of dealing with food and digestive issues, it is often served in a pickled state with raw sushi to keep the chances of getting food poisoning to a minimum. Fresh ginger has been used as an antibiotic in treating salmonella, campylobacter, and listeria. It’s not a coincidence that you may have been given some ginger ale to sip on when you were little and had a tummy ache. Besides digestive issues, ginger has been known to treat colds, asthma, stomach aches, nausea, and heart palpitations.

 

4. Turmeric

Turmeric has a main component called curcumin which makes it extremely effective as an antibacterial. It’s use as an anti-inflammatory has proven to reduce inflammation as effectively as an over-the-counter nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). If you are interested in taking turmeric as an antibiotic just add a dose of 400 to 600 mg of it up to three times every day.

 

5. Oregano Oil

Even though there are more than 40 species of oregano on the market, the main one to look for is the oil that comes from wild oregano, organum vulgare. You can use oregano oil topically to treat your foot problems or fungus on your nails. If you are trying to keep an infection from settling in, put a bit of the oil that has been diluted under your tongue. Create your own steam bath with a couple of drops of oregano oil in some hot water and tent it to keep your sinuses clear.

 

6. Pau d’Arco

Many times the result of taking too many antibiotics leaves the recipient with a yeast infection known as Candida. Pau d’Arco handles candida and reduces the extra cravings for sugar that many people are left with. The best way to put this herb to work is to consume it as a hot tea. Just taking a cup or two for a couple of days will get your gut back to its regular state again.

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