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Antibiotics (also see our article on the immune system)

This table contains herbs and compounds reported to work as antibiotics. Only those with blue hyperlinks contain scientific reports. We do not recommend or suggest any item, rather we collect information to allow you to make a more informed decision.

Astragalus
Calendula
coneflower
Cayenne
Camomile (Matricaria recutita
Camomile tea is tasty and healthy drink. Camomile is considered to be the most powerful natural antibiotic. It contains oleic acid, palmitic acid, linoleic acid, salicylic acid and stearic acid; carotene, vitamin C and essential oils. Camomile has antibacterial, anti-microbial, anti-viral, antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory and wound healing effect. Therefore camomile is widely used in medicine for treatment of cardiovascular diseases, nervous disorders and any inflammatory processes, as well as in cosmetic procedures.
Cleavers (Galium aparine)
Burdock (Arctium lappa)
Echinacea
This average-looking plant can actively purify the lymphatic system, blood, liver and kidneys of harmful substances. Unlike ordinary antibiotics, echinacea is prescribed for the treatment of flu, hepatitis and herpes. It is effective almost in every disease of: urinary tract, cardiovascular system, infections and colds. Echinacea improves vision and memory, relieves swelling and reduces joint pain. Echinacea is administered as post-treatment of antibiotics, since it perfectly restores the immune system.
Elecampane
Garlic (Allium sativum)
Ginger
Goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis)

Honey
Healing effect of honey is known since ancient times. It contains about 300 ingredients: vitamins, amino acids, proteins, enzymes, micro- and macro-elements. These ingredients are completely digestible. Honey has positive effect on the circulatory, digestive and nervous systems. It has antiseptic, antibacterial and anti-fungal properties, thus killing germs. Honey is used as natural antibiotic for the treatment of inflammation in the upper and lower airways, gastrointestinal tract and small pelvis. Moreover honey prevents infection of open wounds, healing cuts. Regular intake of honey increases metabolism and strengthens immunity. Approved by the FDA for wound healing.

Kelp
Korean Red Ginseng
Myrrh Gum

Healing effect of honey is known since ancient times. It contains about 300 ingredients: vitamins, amino acids, proteins, enzymes, micro- and macro-elements. These ingredients are completely digestible. Honey has positive effect on the circulatory, digestive and nervous systems.

It has antiseptic, antibacterial and anti-fungal properties, thus killing germs. Honey is used as natural antibiotic for the treatment of inflammation in the upper and lower airways, gastrointestinal tract and small pelvis. Moreover honey prevents infection of open wounds, healing cuts. Regular intake of honey increases metabolism and strengthens immunity.

Neem
Nettle leaf (Urtica dioica)
Pau D'Arco

Onion
This vegetable is found in every fridge, but not all onion fans know that this product is also a powerful natural antibiotic. Onions contain a lot of nutrients: vitamins (B, PP, C, A), minerals (potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus) and essential oils. Onion contains phytoncides – substances with bactericidal and anti-fungal effect. In particular, phytoncides kill the Diphtheria and tubercle bacillus of Koch. Just one piece of onion can kill all the hazardous microbes in the mouth cavity. Fresh onions are used to cure colds, flu, rhinitis and sore throat. Fresh onion mush applied to the burns, can reduce the pain and irritation of the skin, preventing blisters and infection.

Oregano
Peppermint
Sage
Thyme (Thymus vulgaris)
Thyme
Usnea, Old Manís Beard (Usnea spp.)
Uva-ursi, bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva ursi)
 
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