Antibiotics are used to fight bacterial infections, but many bacteria are resistant to these drugs, i.e. they become resistant. In addition, many antibiotics also have harmful side effects, which can have a negative impact on liver or kidney health, for example.
There are natural foods and remedies that can protect against bacterial infections. These foods and oils can help fight pathogens. They reduce inflammation and prevent these bacteria from multiplying.
One of the best antibacterial and anti-inflammatory herbs is none other than ginger. Ginger contains high amounts of gingerols, terpenoids. These are flavonoids that have antibacterial properties and can help against the development and proliferation of many strains of bacteria. Ginger can be consumed as a tea or grated and sprinkled into salads.
Oil of oregano has strong antibacterial and antifungal properties and can be very effective against some strains of bacteria, particularly E. coli. The consumption of oregano oil is not recommended for people who are taking any medication. If you do want to try it, be sure to consult your doctor first.
Onions are extremely rich not only in sulphur compounds, but also in flavonoids, which have an outstanding natural antibiotic effect. And garlic is so effective because it is rich in allicin compounds. It has strong antibacterial and antimicrobial effects, making it very effective against a myriad of bacterial strains. It is best eaten raw. Chop a clove of garlic to release the enzymes that convert it into allicin. Three cloves of garlic seed a day are enough to fight harmful bacteria. Start with one clove a day and keep increasing the dose.
Honey of all kinds can also be a great help in the fight against various pathogens. One of the best types of honey, which also works well as a natural antibiotic, is manuka honey, native to New Zealand. Manuka honey is a great antibiotic that has antibacterial and antimicrobial effects. To prevent bacterial overgrowth, you need to consume two tablespoons of manuka honey a day. Eat it raw, do not heat it or put it in hot drinks and teas, as it will lose its wonderful healing properties.