10 Natural Antibiotics Hiding In Your Kitchen Cabinet

10 Natural Antibiotics Hiding In Your Kitchen Cabinet

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    If you are into using antibiotics, it’s better you don’t get them from the medical stores. This is because of their synthetic nature that can harm you in the long run.

    Are there better alternatives? Well, yes, and they are right in your home. Would you like to know what they are? Keep reading!

    1. Garlic:

    Garlic is one of the most beneficial and widely used antibiotics of all time. It has been used in several cultures across the world and is prevalent till today. Garlic contains antibiotic and antifungal properties that fight bacteria and boost good health and immunity. The most important and active ingredient you will find in garlic is allicin. It eliminates harmful diseases and keeps you active and charged. You can crush the garlic to activate these compounds, or simply add it to a warm cup of herbal tea.

    Interesting fact: Garlic is often used to treat blood sugar problems, maintaining liver function and fight both stress and fatigue .

    Oregano contains oil that removes pathogenic bacteria without affecting the harmful bacteria. It contains antiviral and anti-fungal properties that make it a perfect combination to ward off diseases. The main ingredient found in oregano oil is carvacrol.

    Interesting fact: Oregano contains antioxidant properties that prevent free radical damage that could lead to premature aging and other degenerating diseases.

    3. Manuka Honey:

    Manuka honey is not just used as an antibiotic, but is also known for taking good care of your skin. If you can apply this topically, you will be killing a wide range of pathogens that include MRSA and flesh eating bacteria.

    Interesting fact: Honey is often used as an energy booster .If you are feeling lethargic, feel free to add a tablespoon of honey to a warm cup of water with a dash of lemon. You will feel enthused

    4. Echinacea:

    Echinacea has been used for a large number of medicinal purposes over the last few years. Earlier it was used for treating diseases such as blood poisoning, diarrhea, diphtheria and other diseases. This herb is also used for treating colds and flu, especially because it can eliminate some of the most hazardous kinds of bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus.

    Interesting fact: Echinacea helps in boosting immunity and increases the life span of cancer patients.

    5. Cabbage:

    Cabbage contains a large number of compounds that ward of cancer symptoms and protect you from life-threatening diseases. It contains Vitamin C and antibacterial properties too. The best thing about cabbage is that it can be used as a salad or even cooked as a side dish. Cabbages improve digestion, fight diseases and manage body weight.

    Interesting fact: Cabbages are known for improving your digestive health by rejuvenating the digestive tract and improving the growth of friendly bacteria.

    6. Apple Cider Vinegar:

    Apple Cider Vinegar contains antibiotic and antiviral properties that lower cholesterol, improve heart health and boost the chances of losing weight. Apple Cider Vinegar can also be used while making delicious sauces of meat dishes. Some people like to use apple cider vinegar since it is an astringent that contains no chemicals at all.

    Interesting fact: Apple Cider Vinegar works as an excellent detoxifier. It will purify the blood and clean your organs.

    7. Extra Virgin Coconut Oil:

    Extra Virgin Coconut Oil is easily found in the kitchen and comes with a large number of benefits. You can add a spoon to your cup of coffee every day in order to make the most of it. Not only will it boost immunity, but also fights cholesterol, reduces blood sugar levels and improves brain function.

    Interesting fact: Coconut oil helps in fighting the deficiency of fat thereby preventing diseases such as skin disorders, hyperactivity, depression, schizophrenia .

    8. Grapefruit Seed Extract:

    Grapefruit seed extract is a natural antibiotic, which, according to several studies, fights many infectious agents. It wards of symptoms of cancer and can be used best when mixed with glycerine.

    Interesting fact: Grapefruit seed extracts boost your chances of losing weight and also control your appetite.

    9. Cayenne Pepper:

    Cayenne Pepper has been used for thousands of years and is known to us for its healing powers and antibiotic effects. Not only does it fight infection among women, but also fights life-threatening diseases.

    Interesting fact: Cayenne pepper detoxifies your kidneys, improves overall health and purifies your blood.

    10. Ginger:

    Have you ever wondered why raw ginger is served with sushi? It is because of the antibiotic effects that control the symptoms of food poisoning. Fresh ginger boosts the production of stomach acid and reduces signs of indigestion.

    Interesting fact: Ginger is a heat producing plant that takes care of your metabolism and removes extra fluids from the body.

    So, try out these ingredients today for a healthy life. Also, tell us how you liked this post. Have you tried any of them? Let us know in the comment box below

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    Unbreen Fatima
    Broadcast Journalist from Pakistan. Currently associated with DW as Freelance Correspondent. Several years of experience as a journalist in radio, newspaper, online and TV journalism.


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