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When the patients get diagnosed with bacterial infection, the allopathic, or regular biomedicine MDs practice, treat it with antibiotics. Although antibiotics are the common treatment of bacterial infection there are several strong home remedies and natural solutions on how to defeat mild to moderate harmful bugs without antibiotics. Antibiotics are however invaluable when treating very progressed infections, sepsis (infections of the bloodstream) and highly virulent (dangerous and potent bacteria). Different antibiotics are derived from natural origins. They are man made or chemically likened to a fungus which kills bacteria. Because of the depression of important digestive probiotic bacteria (friendly flora) they should be used where the more body-friendly remedies are limited.
Treating Bacterial Infection Without Antibiotics – Effective Natural Solutions and Home Remedies
Because of anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties, aloe vera is considered as the good way on how to treat bacterial infection naturally. Moreover, aloe vera has healing and medicine properties, it also helps you to cool the effects of bacterial infection and boost your immunity. Not only does aloe vera treat bacterial infection but the aloe gel extracted from the aloe plant also cures other diseases such as internal infection, urinary tract or vaginal infection. You can utilize the aloe vera as the good treatment for bacterial infection by applying the gel on the affected skin. Leave it for a few minutes before rinsing it off with warm water. Another way you can try is consuming aloe vera juice which has the same benefit.
The reason why probiotics are considered as the excellent remedy on how to treat bacterial infection may be that probiotics increase the good bacteria and decrease the amount of bad bacteria. Moreover, it boosts your immune system; therefore, your body is able to fight against the bad bacteria. It is recommended eating two cups of fresh yogurt every day in order to kill bad bacteria. In addition to, you can take probiotics as the form of supplements. Many evidences proved that probiotics are effective in treating bacterial skin infection, bacterial vaginosis, stomach and intestine infection. Therefore, you should not ignore this tip.
Garlic is available in every kitchen and it is the excellent home remedies to treat a lot of fungal and bacterial infection. I would like to suggest that the good ways to keep bacterial infection at bay is eating 4-5 cloves of garlic per day. Moreover, it is also good for your digestive system and circulatory system. There are different ways for you to consume garlic. You can chew and swallow it. Another way is taking garlic in the form of capsules. However, this way may be less effective than chewing garlic directly. Moreover, garlic tea is also recommended as the herbal remedy on how to treat bacterial infection. You should add some cloves in the boiling water and steep for a few minutes before sipping the garlic tea. Applied directly to the skin is practiced with caution not to cause irritation but a plug of garlic in the ear canal not only kills exterior ear infections but usually kills middle ear infections (the painful infection behind the ear drum) reducing inflammation and pain almost immediately.
If you want to look for the ways on how to treat bacterial infection, you should not skip ginger which is effective in treating stomach infection and respiratory infection. It will cool your body and boost your blood circulation. As a result, ginger will help to reduce the amount of bad bacteria in your body. In order to treat respiratory infection, it is recommended drinking ginger tea 3-4 times during a day. Moreover, you can massage your affected skin. By boosting the blood circulation, this way will help you reduce the pain caused by bacterial infection.
Honey not only treats respiratory and skin infection which is caused by bacteria but also cools the affected areas. You can drink organic honey along with a glass of warm water to soothe and reduce the sore, irritated throat caused by cough. If you have open wound, scratches or cuts on the skin, the good way to prevent any bad bacteria from entering through the wound is applying honey on the affected areas as the initial treatment.
By regulating the PH balance of your body and skin, baking soda can treat many infections due to bacteria such as respiratory infection, bacterial skin infection, and intestinal tract infection. Moreover, when you mix a half teaspoon of baking soda in a glass of water, it can help to treat respiratory infections and stomach infection. Another way to use baking soda in order to treat bacterial infection is pouring a cup of baking soda into a tub of warm water. This treatment can be used daily as a rinsing and soaking agent.
Lemon is another home remedy that treat many infections caused by bacteria, especially respiratory infection. Lemon can help to remove the mucus accumulated in the respiratory tract. Moreover, drinking lemon juice also gets rid of the bacteria trapped in the mucous.
All people know that turmeric is the excellent treatment for cancerous tumours. The possible reason may be that curcumin in turmeric have antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Moreover, using turmeric paste which is made from ground turmeric can be effective in treating bacterial skin infections. You should apply this paste on the affected areas in order to soothe the effects. Finally, after a few minutes, wash off with the warm water.
Because apple cider vinegar contains anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties, this vinegar will regulate the PH balance in your skin and body. Moreover, it prevents the bad bacteria from spreading in the affected areas. You should dilute the apple cider vinegar in the warm water and apply this solution on the affected skin. This treatment should be repeated several times until you get the satisfactory result.
10. Oregano oil
Wild Oil of Oregano is an edible medicinal grade essential oil that is grown from a wild species of oregano especially in the Mediterranean. There are a multitude of conditions that Oil of Oregano treats, but the most famous use is its ability to kill infections in the body. Most organisms cannot survive when exposed to the powerful phenols (carvacrol and thymol) which are the active ingredient in this Wild Oil of Oregano. These ingredients work well on their own but have an added potency when found together in nature. The ancient Greeks were among the first to take advantage of oregano’s medicinal qualities and termed the spice origanos, meaning “delight of the mountains.”
Here is a list of the powerful actions of Oil of Oregano
- Potent antioxidant
- Anti-venom (spiders, scorpions, bees, ants and snakes)
- Natural Anesthetic (pain reducer)
- Mucolytic (thins mucous)
- Anti-tussive (decreases cough)
These are 10 home remedies and natural solutions on how to treat bacterial infection naturally without antibiotics. I hope that you will find these tips and home remedies effective and helpful. If you have any questions to ask, please raise your voice by leaving your comments bellow. I am glad for your contribution.
By, Nga Vu and Guy Clark