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Modern medicines have been associated with many side effects, no water many people are searching for natural alternatives. Though many life-threatening diseases still need the use of medical antibiotics, natural remedies can be relied on in the treatments of smaller ailments. We have come up with a list of natural antibiotics.

 

  1. Extra Virgin Coconut Oil

Can be used to boost the immune system, balance blood sugar, thyroid levels, and cholesterol. Additionally, it can improve the functioning of the brain. It is also known to have antimicrobial and anti-fungal properties.

 

  1. Green tea

Reduces cancer risks, increases fat burning, kills bacteria, improves brain functioning, and lowers chances of getting Alzheimer’s.

 

  1. Cayenne Pepper

Highly effective in treating strep throat. For thousands of years it has been a well known natural antibiotic.

 

  1. Turmeric

Can be used in fighting against depression, arthritis, diabetes and cancer. You only need to include it in your diet to improve your overall wellness.

 

  1. Oil of Oregano

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Can be used in treatment of wounds, digestion problems, respiratory issues, and common cold. It has anti-fungal, antiviral,and antibacterial properties.

 

  1. Manuka honey

Boost the immune system. It can strengthen one’s white blood cells when mixed with cinnamon. Though all types of honey are known to have antibacterial properties, manuka honey has the highest count of antioxidants. It is a great antimicrobial, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and antibiotic.

 

  1. Cranberries

Can treat and prevent urinary tract infections. They have the ability to prevent the manifestation of the E-Coli bacteria. You can drink undiluted cranberry juice or its concentrated extracts.

 

  1. Fermented Foods

They maintain intestinal balance and can also promote gut health. Examples include raw pickles,  yogurt, apple cider vinegar, and sauerkraut.

 

  1. Ginger

Can fight against indigestion, bacterial infections, heart diseases, and diabetes. Can also fight against food poisoning since it has known antibiotic properties against food borne microorganisms such as campylobacter, listeria, and salmonella.

 

  1. Garlic

Associated with many phytochemicals, minerals and vitamins. It has both antiviral and antifungal properties. It also contains Allicin – a strong antibacterial compound.

 

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