Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Transcripts - Natural antibiotics
Natural antibiotics to the rescueGerms are everywhere. While some exposure is necessary to build up our immune resistance, it isimportant to avoid dangerous bacteria that could cause potentially fatal diseases.Antibiotics as we know them originated in 1928 when Sir Alexander Fleming discovered their powerin the mold of Penicillium notatum. Capitalism got in on the act by way of pharmaceutical companiesharnessing this and mass producing antibiotics. The challenge developed where these drugs wereused too much, and now they are unable to deal effectively with the bacterial strains that arearound today.
Nature provides a number ofnatural options to keep bacteria atbayIn fact, most of us have many of the ingredients in our kitchens that will combat bacteria naturally.Another bonus is that many of these ingredients are tasty, so there is no convincing needed to usethem to keep healthy. • Manuka honey is delicious and has an extremely powerful effect on bacteriaThis food hails from our Australian and New Zealand friends. The honey is devastating against flesh-eating bacteria and other pathogens. Even better news is that bacteria cannot build up a resistanceagainst the honey as is the case with many conventional drugs. • In South America, an herb called Pau DArco is found, and it contains the active ingredient, lapachol. Lapachol is effective in fighting against fungi, viruses and bacteria. Early research is suggesting that this herb contains cancer-fighting properties. The Indians of this region used the herb to strengthen their immune systems and treat life-threatening diseases. Most people drink this as a tea. • Colloidal silver has incredible antibacterial properties that have been known to man for close to a century. Clinical studies have proven the efficacy of this mineral in combating viruses, fungi and bacteria. This is in spite of the FDAs attempts to discredit the effectiveness of colloidal silver. Too many people have achieved incredible results with regards to treating infections, sores, wounds and various bacterial diseases such as MRSA. • Perhaps the most tasty of all natural remedies is our friend, garlic. This herb is used to add flavor to many dishes, and garlic is also a powerful antibiotic. It has been used successfully for literally thousands of years to deal effectively with black plague, flu, Helicobactor pylori, MRSA, pneumonia and even earache. Current research has also shown that garlic contains powerful antioxidants, which destroy free radicals and bacteria in the blood, thereby strengthening and protecting the immune system. Use it in food to protect yourself from many ailments, including fungal infections such as candida.Staying healthy is easy with these powerful natural foods.
What are your favorite bacteriafighting foods?