There has been an increasing need for people seeking medical help to go through the alternative medical route, rather than the more conventional commercial medicine route. Nature has already provided us with herbs and spices that are rich in antibiotics that are very potent and useful in the treatment of several ailments by dispelling with bacteria, fungus, and viruses that have found ways of resisting commercial drugs and medications.
These superbugs as they have come to be known as, have a way of resisting common commercial antibiotics, making these medications ineffective. The natural foods that can be used to eliminate these superbugs can be classified by their potency and these foods have antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal properties.
Natural Antibacterial Foods
These get rid of harmful bacteria such as E Coli and Salmonella. Here are 8 common natural plants and foods that have excellent antibacterial properties.
Pure Natural Honey
This is a 100% natural sweetener and it is known to have excellent antibacterial properties. You can add it to your green tea and you will protect yourself from being overcome by harmful bacterial infections.
This is a spice that is yellow in colour and is added in your curry powder. It has potent antibacterial properties and you can add it to your meals and even smoothies if you prefer.
Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV)
This will destroy pathogens and can be consumed by diluting a tablespoon of ACV in a glass of lukewarm water, to be consumed preferably in the morning before breakfast. It is also useful for combating acne, warts and hair lice.
Oregano Essential Oil
This oil is useful in the treatment of skin disease and digestive tract infections, such as; cholera. It is also useful for the treatment of urinary tract infections (UTIs), making it a very potent remedy for both external and internal bacterial infections.
You can use garlic as a culinary herb, it will help to stimulate your immune system and blood circulation. You will be in a better position to fight off opportunistic infections like the common cold and flu when you consume garlic regularly.
Onions are also very good for eliminating harmful bacteria from your body, they have very potent antibacterial properties and equally stimulate both your blood circulation and immune system.
This root is effective in the treatment of Listeria and Staphylococcus. It’s active antibacterial compound is allyl isothiocyanate and it is known to be very effective in combating dangerous bacteria in the body.
You can use ginger powder or ginger root as a culinary condiment. It has excellent antibacterial properties. Ginger is very useful in the treatment of respiratory tract bacterial infections.
Natural Antifungal Foods, Spices And Herbs
With 100% naturally occurring antifungal foods, spices or herbs; you can treat fungal infections such as; athlete’s foot and nail fungus infections. Here are some natural antifungal foods, spices, and herbs you should know about.
- Pure natural honey which is also a potent antibacterial food.
- Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV)
- Echinacea root
The beauty about these antibacterial and antifungal foods is that they are readily available in your local supermarket where you can get them raw and incorporate them in your daily dietary plan and nutrition. When you consume them daily, you can be sure that your immune system will be given a big boost to combat infections better. Your overall health will improve and you will be less likely to be overcome by infections.