Tag: natural antibiotics

Grapefruit Seeds: Mother Nature Infection Figther

Grapefruit Seeds: Mother Nature Infection Figther

| Sep 9, 2016

We may be at the top of the food chain, but we’re still remarkably vulnerable to infectious pathogens. Microbes (bacteria) are single-cell organisms so tiny that millions can fit into the eye of a needle. They are the oldest form of life on earth. Without microbes, we couldn’t eat or breathe. Understanding microbes is vital […]

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Garlic: More Effective than Drugs (and does not destroy your gut)

Garlic: More Effective than Drugs (and does not destroy your gut)

| Feb 14, 2016

In ancient times, many spices were worth more than gold. Surely their vibrant colors and alluring aromas played a part in making them so desired, but the ancients primarily valued spices because they understood their deep and versatile therapeutic potential. A plant that could cure, as if by magic, any number of varied maladies, while […]

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Coconut “Oil Pulling” Can Transform Your Health

Coconut “Oil Pulling” Can Transform Your Health

| Nov 11, 2015

Oil pulling is an age-old remedy that uses natural substances to clean and detoxify teeth and gums. It has the added effect of whitening teeth naturally and evidence even shows that it is beneficial in improving gums and removing harmful bacteria! Oil pulling, which is known in Ayurveda by the more romantic names kavala or […]

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Not All Fats Are Created Equal (Choose the Healthy Ones)

Not All Fats Are Created Equal (Choose the Healthy Ones)

| Nov 6, 2015

The debate over “healthy fats” vs. “unhealthy fats” has been raging on for some time. Despite a mountain of evidence suggesting that properly chosen fats are a healthful and absolutely essential part of a balanced diet, they still have a pretty bad reputation. Saturated fats get the worst rap—even prestigious organizations like the National Institute […]

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Chamomile: Relieves Anxiety (and so much more)

Chamomile: Relieves Anxiety (and so much more)

| Oct 31, 2015

Sometimes it’s the most time-tested and ancient remedies of all that we take for granted. Modern medicine has trained us to view “folk remedies” and plant-based medicine as antiquated modalities developed through superstition and unscientific practices. Anything that doesn’t receive the seal of approval from conventional Western medicine—a system that’s been in practice for barely […]

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Antibacterial Soaps Are More Harmful Than Helpful

Antibacterial Soaps Are More Harmful Than Helpful

| Oct 22, 2015

There’s a war going on between bacteria and mainstream medicine. And in case you were wondering, bacteria is winning. Antibiotic-resistant bacteria is on the rise, and there doesn’t seem to be a whole lot that scientists can do about it. Infectious bacteria have literally evolved entirely new mechanisms to resist antibiotics—and this new trick of […]

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3 Natural Antibiotics to Ward Off Superbugs

3 Natural Antibiotics to Ward Off Superbugs

| Sep 30, 2015

 In 1945, Alexander Fleming and two colleagues won the Nobel Prize in Medicine. They were recognized for developing penicillin as a therapeutic drug. Penicillin went on to become one of the first commercially available “antibiotics.” In the decades that have followed, antibiotics have saved countless lives. These drugs allow doctors (and veterinarians) to easily treat […]

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Natural Flu Fighters and Cold Killers

Natural Flu Fighters and Cold Killers

| Jul 3, 2015

It seems like there’s always some new illness that’s out to get us. At the moment, the buzz is all about ebola, but let’s not forget about all the other superbugs that generated hysteria when they first arrived on the scene: swine flu, bird flu, AIDS, anthrax, Mexican flu, West Nile virus, MRSA, SARS, and […]

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7 Reasons to Add Oregano to Your Life

7 Reasons to Add Oregano to Your Life

| Jun 26, 2015

Oregano is one of the most underestimated herbs. It’s certainly a great flavor-enhancer for pizza sauce, but it’s also so much more. It’s a veritable panacea that’s been right under our noses all along. Here’s a sampling of its benefits and virtues. Hopefully, it will convince you that oregano should occupy a prominent placement in […]

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Death by Prescription Pad: Can We Survive in a Post-Antibiotic World?

Death by Prescription Pad: Can We Survive in a Post-Antibiotic World?

| Jun 26, 2015

I don’t know about you, but personally, I find horror stories and thrillers about disease epidemics to be some of the most terrifying of all. The only book I’ve ever abandoned halfway through because of excessive fright was one by Richard Preston, who specializes in chilling tales surrounding infectious disease and bioterrorism. Perhaps these stories […]

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