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Pharmaceutical antibiotics are probably one of the most helpful medicines ever developed by mankind. However, this type of antibiotic being sold on pharmaceutical stores have certain harmful effects (mild to serious) to human health when taken inappropriately, that is why antibiotics are not given to any patients without doctor prescription.
Pharmaceutical antibiotics, just like any other standard medicines, are developed from natural compounds just like plants and herbs. Yes, some plants and herbs have natural anti bacterial properties that are very helpful in fighting bacterial growth and these natural antibiotics are very accessible in our kitchen and pantry.
Garlic is one of the super foods that has anti bacterial properties. The anti bacterial properties found in garlic called allicin is very much effective when consumed raw. Aside from anti-bacterial properties, garlic is also popular for having anti-viral, anti-oxidant, ant-fungal, anti-inflammation and anti-parasitic properties.
Extra Virgin Coconut Oil
Coconut is probably the richest plant on earth. Aside from the numerous things and products that you can make from this wonderful tree, coconut is also the source of one of the purest and healthiest oils in the world which is the extra virgin coconut oil. Virgin coconut oil has anti-bacterial properties and anti-fungal properties. Plus a very good source of plenty of minerals that helps improve overall health.
Honey has this enzyme that releases hydrogen peroxide and this helps human body fight certain infections and will stop bacterial growth. It also has anti0xidant properties and anti-inflammation properties.
- Other plants and herbs that has anti-bacterial properties:
Although natural antibiotics are usually safe to consume, yet you still need to understand that there are some herbs/herbal products that would never be suitable for you especially if you are undergoing certain treatments or if you have taken certain medications, so we highly recommend that you seek advice from health professionals.