Natural Antibiotic Alternative #14 – Honey
We’ve read the studies that claim bacteria can protect each other and resist antibiotics, but honey breaks up bacteria as it kills it, making it impossible for bacteria to evolve into resistant strains.
Honey is listed as a key component in treating:
hay fever, asthma, cuts and scratches, sore throat, laryngitis, tonsillitis, cough, emphysema, cataracts, fatigue, athletes foot, leg cramps, headaches, heart conditions, indigestion, acne, sores and lesions, skin problems, sleep disorders, stress, tension, and anxiety, teeth, gum, and mouth issues, and ulcers.
Eating local honey can also help alleviate allergies to local pollen, as the pollen is used to make the honey. Ingesting it can help you become immune to the pollen in the air.
Natural Antibiotic Alternative #15 – Cinnamon
Cinnamon is one natural antibiotic we should always have on hand, particularly when traveling and have an increased potential of contracting bacterial infections:
“The antibacterial effects of Cinnamon Bark oil make it one of the best options when a person encounters violent bacterial infections of the intestinal tract, especially while traveling in unfamiliar territory!” *1
Cinnamon spice is antifungal and “inhibit fungi that commonly infect the skin. It is also a key ingredient in natural cough syrup.
Use cinnamon bark oil and cinnamon leaf oil as a powerful anti-infectious blend. Cinnamon is also helpful to reduce or prevent intestinal issues.
So there you have it, 15 natural antibiotic alternatives.
Use these instead of the dangerous prescription chemicals that can damage your body and produce resistant bacteria “superbugs.”
Ref: The Herbal Drugstore; The Healing Intelligence of Essential Oils *1