Herbal antibiotics have long been used by herbal healers to ward off colds and flu, clear infections and speed wound healing. Now, they may be moving back into the mainstream as an alternative for bacteria that have become resistant to synthetic antibiotics. This post is based on the book “Herbal Antibiotics” by Stephen Harrod Buhner, and related materials. We’ll start with some background information and then discuss antibiotic herbs and their use. Note: Not all bacteria are harmful – many are essential to our health and well-being. What is an antibiotic? MedicineNet.com defines and antibiotic as: A drug used to treat infections caused by bacteria and other microorganisms. Most of us think of antibiotics as liquid or pills you pick up at the pharmacy, but these compounds were originally developed from naturally occurring sources. How do bacteria become antibiotic resistant? The TED talk below by Bonnie Bassler gives examples of some of the rapid communication abilities of bacteria. Aloe
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10 Vital Areas of Inner PurificationBy Openhand Contributing Writer for Wake Up World In a recent video diary Transformation of Humanity, I spoke of the pressing need for people everywhere to reclaim our spiritual power in order to transform society into a new paradigm: to prevent immanent, wholesale, takeover by the industrial military complex, fueled by a behind-the-scenes Opposing Consciousness. We spoke of the need for “non-compliance” with the unjust ways of the old fear based reality. Non compliance flows hand in hand with inner purification. So if we become intently committed to the spiritual path, we’ll find ourselves cleansing the old consciousness inwardly, which then in itself unravels the outer threads of the matrix… How can we purify our inner world? Food: For me, food must come top of the list. There is probably nothing more divisive and destructive to sentient life right now on our planet than our industrial food chain, not least now because of the surreptitious insertion of GMOs. Water: Electrosmog: Heavy Metals:
20 Antibacterial & Antiviral Herbs & How To Use ThemImage Credit: sustainablebabysteps.com Before you read on and start trying these wonderful alternative herbs please consult a medical professional also I would consult an herbal medicine guide or herbalist for exact dosing instructions. Using herbal remedies is easy and if you’re looking for herbs to prevent or treat bacterial and viral infections, this list can help you decide what’s best for your situation. The full article from sustainablebabysteps.com below shows you 20 great antibacterial and antiviral herbs and how to use them accordingly. This is wonderful knowledge to have if you are looking to go more natural. 20 Antibacterial and Antiviral Herbs and How to Use Them
Keep Kidney Stones At DistanceAmongst the most dangerous medical conditions, kidney stones has been occupying enough space in medical books. Although there are advanced medical treatments, many people are still living in ignorance or perhaps ignoring when they are facing urological problems. Before we dig into the details of the kidney stone treatment and remedies for the same, let me elucidate the causes of kidney stones. Kidney stone causes: Our kidneys, which are located in the lower back, helps in urine filtration. Hypercalciuria: It’s an additional grew up honing problem, will cause stones throughout over fifty percent involving instances. Other circumstances linked to a higher threat involving kidney stones consist of hyperparathyroidism, kidney ailments like renal tubular acidosis, along with grew up honing metabolic circumstances, including cystinuria along with hyperoxaluria. Bowel problems: People who have inflammatory by a bowel illness will also be more prone to create kidney stones. Some medicines: Diet:
ancient-ginger-garlic-soup-recipe-fights-flu-common-cold-excess-mucus-sinus-infectionsThis fantastic article was written by Sarah Biren, a baker, cook, author, and blogger living in Toronto. We encourage you to check out her website here! Winter is nearly here and that means the flu season is on the rise. With the change of temperature, and the cold air being more conducive to spreading germs, many of us are already feeling run down. Maybe some of us are sniffling while other have a sore throat. Health Benefits of Garlic Garlic contains allicin, a compound that is known for anti-microbial, antiviral, anti-fungal, and antioxidant properties. Garlic can: regulate high blood pressure,fight allergies,diminish plaque from the arteries,regulate blood sugar levels,expel parasites,reduce inflammation,help prevent weight gain,treat sore throat,and soothe upper respiratory tract infections Garlic is a vital source of vitamins of nutrients that can combat cold and flu symptoms. Health Benefits of Ginger Flu-fighting Ginger And Garlic Soup Ingredients: Method: Variations: Sarah Biren
8 Aromatherapy Scents and What They Can Do for YouBy Casie Terry Guest Writer for Wake Up World Aromatherapy suggests that you can extract volatile compounds from plants (known as aromatic compounds) and deliver them to the body via vapor or a topical solution for the purpose of altering mood, cognitive function or health. Essential oils were traditionally used as antiseptics to prevent infections. How does this happen? Aromatics is one of the more fascinating areas of organic chemistry. Understanding aromatic compounds makes it easier to see why aromatherapy is such a perfect complement to other wellness strategies. Here’s a few popular aromatics and what they can do for you 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. It should be noted that the quality of an essential oil is important for its efficacy. Previous articles by Casie: About the Author Casie Terry is Associate Editor of the natural health and wellness site, Live in the Now. This article was republished with permission from Live in the Now, one of the fastest growing natural health newsletters.