Antibiotics are becoming less and less effective and less widely used. The main problem with antibiotics is that they along with killing the bad bacteria, they also kill the good bacteria in our bodies. This means that they might be effective to a certain extent, but after that the cons outweigh the pros. This is why they are being replaced by healthier natural alternatives which seem to have significantly less side effects.
10 of the best foods and herbs to help fight superbugs and keep you healthy include:
In recent studies, researchers reaffirmed that raw honey is one of the best natural antibiotics you can have. Honey has the ability to fight infection on multiple levels, making it more difficult for bacteria to develop resistance. The secret behind the success of honey lies in a combination of polyphenols, hydrogen peroxide and an osmotic effect.
- Colloidal silver:
Before antibiotics, colloidal silver was used by doctors as the main method of fighting bacteria in a more natural way than through the antibiotics they use today.
Antibiotics can harm our kidneys and liver functions. Colloidal silver promotes healing.
This is a type of bentonite clay found only in the mountains of Wyoming. It is used topically to draw infections from wounds in a matter of hours or days, thereby bringing about total recovery.
This herb has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory qualities that have been known to be highly effective in the treatment of bacterial infections. It can also be used topically for MRSA and additional lesions of the skin.
- Oil of Oregano:
This essential oil known best for its bacteria-killing abilities, as well as controlling staph infections like MRSA contains antioxidant, antiseptic, antiviral, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antiparasitic and pain-relieving properties.
- Tea tree oil:
Yet another very potent essential oil which has been shown to be effective in killing antibiotic-resistant MRSA on the skin. One important note: Therapeutic-grade tea tree oil must be used undiluted if it is to be used for this purpose.
- Olive leaf extract:
It has been used for many years to battle bacterial infections and is currently being used as well to fight MRSA infections in some European hospitals. It provides immune system support while fighting antibiotic-resistant infections.
This is so much more than a tasteful seasoning vegetable, and it has been used for medicinal purposes around the world for thousands of years. It possesses very potent antibiotic, antiviral and antifungal properties.
This is often used to treat aging, as well as a wide variety of infections. It was traditionally used to treat open wounds, as well as blood poisoning, diphtheria and other bacteria-related illnesses. Today, it is used mostly to treat colds and flu.
One of the most popular herbs sold on the American market. It has recently gained a reputation as an herbal antibiotic and immune system enhancer.
As conventional antibiotics generally damage the healthy bacteria in the gut, you first need to reinstate healthy bacteria and essential digestive enzymes to restore gut health and to build a strong immune system. We formulated the Manna GUT Support with essential probiotics and digestive enzymes to get gut health back on track.