Nov 21, 2013

Why Herbal Antibiotics and Not Store Bought Antibiotics

Antibiotics are drugs used to treat infections caused by bacteria and other microorganism and it works by inhibiting the growth of the microorganism. The natural things apart from the synthetic antibiotics include herbs, honey, onions, licorice roots, ginger and sage.

Herbal antibiotics have been in use for quite a long time to cure colds and flu, clear infections, and speed up wound healing. It is now being used also to get rid of bacterial infections which have become resistant to antibiotics.

Bacteria become resistant to drugs as different bacteria try to communicate with each other and try to develop survival tactics thus resisting the drugs which previously acted upon them. When swallowing antibiotics, it reaches a time when the bacteria learn and adapt on how to resist the drugs.

The herbal antibiotics are hard for the bacteria to adapt to as they have several components in them that fights the bacteria unlike the store bought drugs which contain only one known chemical component and thus making the bacteria to easily adapt to it.

The top antibiotic herbs include but are not limited to; cinnamon, acacia, cryptolepsis, Echinacea, eucalyptus, garlic, ginger, goldenseal, and grapefruit seed extracts, honey, juniper, licorice, sage, sage, wormwood.

Herbs can be effective even to those infections which don’t respond to standard treatment. It is advisable though that, caution should be taken before starting on any herbal medicine especially if one is already on any prescription medication.

The good news is that most or all of these herbs can be grown by individuals are easily found locally. Try preparing your own homemade medicine but with precaution lest you prepare something that might turn out to be poisonous to your body. It is advisable you seek medical advice before starting on any herbal concoction just to be sure that is fit for consumption.

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