Your first aid kit is a very important item for you, of course, as it can help you in cases of emergencies for various injuries and other health problems when there is no need to consult a physician. Just as important, you need to regularly check this kit’s contents for expiry dates and remove any medicine that is out of date in it.
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a serious public health concern. It’s getting progressively worse; in fact, it actually exacts a greater death toll than AIDS and other “modern plagues”! Here are some common-sense approaches to prevent MRSA and greatly hinder the spread of infections.
Don’t be fooled! Yeast infections don’t just affect women. Candia albicans, the yeast-like microscopic organism to blame, can affect men and children too. It targets mucous membranes, and can be carried by the blood throughout the entire body. And antibiotics only make the problem worse. So let’s talk about how to cure yeast infections naturally.
Today, antibiotics are prescribed for all infections indiscriminately and as a result of this, there is increased microbial resistance, the evolution of super-bugs like the MRSA’s, the ESBL organisms, the resurgence of fatal viral infection and fungal diseases, and a population that is grossly immunologically compromised. So, we’d like to recommend some natural alternatives to antibiotics.
Many women will suffer or have, at one point or another, already suffered from urinary tract infections. They are irritating at best; if left untreated for even a couple of days, they can become excruciating. Most doctors prescribe a course of antibiotics to treat UTIs – but what to do if you’re not the type who runs to antibiotics to fix any problem?
Colloidal silver, or the liquid suspension of silver particles, was until recently a somewhat obscure homeopathic treatment for various ailments (including joint pain and arthritis). It has recently seen a surge in popularity thanks to the opening of a new customer base through the internet.
Oil of Oregano, or Oregano oil, derived from the “wild oregano” or Origanum vulgaris plant, is one of the most potent natural antibiotics on the market. Its most well-known use is as a digestive: simple oregano flowers from your garden, when put into boiling water and brewed into an infusion, can settle an upset digestive system in no time at all.
Tea tree oil is an essential oil derived from the leaves of Melaleuca alternifolia plant, from Australia. The oil comes directly from the leaves of the plant. The chemicals known as terpenoids are the magic inside the leaves. Terpenoids have antifungal properties responsible for tea tree oil’s antimicrobial power.
Garlic, a natural antibiotic, is well known for two things: its delicious taste and its exceptionally strong aroma. But of all garlic’s effects, among the least well known (and most useful!) is its excellent track record as an antibiotic, antibacterial, and anti-fungal.
Probiotics… prebiotics… antibiotics… macrobiotics – the media is full of contradicting information on these topics. But, you don’t need to spend the next millennium decoding labels. Here, the ‘biotic’ list is simplified.