10 natural antibiotics that fight infections

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People are turning to natural antibiotics to fight milder infections and limit the spread of bugs that have become resistant to prescription antibiotics.

As we develop ways of fighting harmful micro-organisms in our bodies, they are simultaneously developing ways of fighting back.

Many people are turning to natural antibiotics to fight milder infections in order to limit the widespread presence of antibiotic-resistant bugs.


Antibiotics fight bacteria, fungi and some parasites, but not viruses. What is commonly referred to as flu is a viral infection. Antibiotics don’t work for viral infections.

Natural antibiotics

Natural antibiotics can be divided into antibacterials and antifungals. Medicinal antibiotics are usually designed to fight bacteria and fungal infections, but natural antibiotics usually have very specific functions.

These ingredients are available in supplement or tincture form. Speak to your doctor about the correct dose. For prevention, all of these foodstuffs can be ingested in their natural form on a daily basis.

Natural antibacterials

Antibacterials are used against E. Coli or Salmonella, H. pylori, ear infections, strep throat, or wound infections.

1. Apple cider vinegar

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2. Ginger extract

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3. Onion extract

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4. Horseradish root

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5. Habanero peppers

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6. Turmeric extract

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7. Garlic extract

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8. Echinacea root extract

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9. Raw honey

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10. Oregano essential oil

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Natural antifungals

Anti-fungals are used against candida albicans overgrowth, athlete’s foot, skin rashes or yeast infections. They are:

  • Echinacea root extract
  • Apple Cider Vinegar
  • Ginger extract
  • Turmeric
  • Raw honey extract

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