The 12 Best Antibacterial Herbs You Need
Here are my top picks for the best antibacterial herbs for healing and how to use them.
Turmeric grows in the tropics and has been used in India (Found in Curry Powder) for over 2000 years. When cooked with cauliflower Turmeric has been shown to prevent cancer of the prostate and even stop the growth of tumors, and studies show that Turmeric stops the spread of cancer in the lungs of mice. Turmeric has been shown to reduce the risk of Childhood Leukemia and also prevent colon cancer… and new studies are being done on pancreatic cancer and Turmeric. Turmeric is a powerful healing and antibacterial agent that we are starting to know more and more about. And it has lots of anticancer abilities too.
Dose – Take 4 – 400 mg capsules for 7 to 10 days. But turmeric is a food so it can be taken for long periods of time.
Garlic is an all-around great antibacterial agent that works well for all kinds of illnesses. And it also lowers blood pressure at the same time.
Dose – Take 1 to 4 cloves of fresh organic garlic for 7 to 10 days. Garlic is a food so it can be taken for longer periods of time.
Organic Oregon Grape Root
Oregon Grape is a powerful healing agent for lots of different disease processes. It helps with liver disease, hepatitis, cirrhosis, vaginitis, cholera, candida infections, pink eye, bacterial infections, and heals skin rashes and wounds. It also helps with arthritis, joint pain, endometriosis, fatty liver disease, herpes sores, inflammation in general, urinary tract infections, stomachaches, mouth and oral infections, sore throats, and helps with wound healing. Also works well to get rid of antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections. Plus it helps with inflammatory bowel disease, lowers blood glucose, heals diarrhea, and so much more.
Dose – Take 1 – 500 mg capsules – 3 times a day for no more than 7 to 10 days.
Organic Ginger Root
Ginger has been around for over 2,000 years and it’s great for muscle pain after exercise, inflammation in general, migraines, cancer, protects against acetaminophen liver damage, lowers blood pressure, for colon inflammation, nausea, and kills bacteria… and so much more.
Dose – Take 2 – 400 mg capsules twice a day… Ginger can be taken for long periods of time ginger is food.
Organic Yellow Dock
Yellow dock is a powerful antioxidant and studies at the University of Jamia Hamdard in India proved that yellow dock removes free radicals and prevents and repairs DNA damage. Yellow dock is a powerful antioxidant and studies at the University of Jamia Hamdard in India proved that yellow dock removes free radicals and prevents and repairs DNA damage. Yellow dock has also been used topically in creams and ointments for healing rashes, eczema, psoriasis, and poison ivy. And yellow dock also works well for athletes foot infections. Studies in the Journal of Complementary Medicine found that yellow dock had anti-inflammatory qualities and shortened the healing time for wounds.
Dose – Take 2 – 500 mg capsules daily and always take the yellow dock with food for no more than 7 to 10 days. Yellow Dock is Very Strong
A study in 2004 showed significant improvement in flu patients who were given elderberry extract. Elderberry has antioxidant properties and boosts the immune system helping with bacterial and viral infections. Also contains anthocyanin which is a good anti-inflammatory agent. Elderberry also contains Vitamins A, B and C, and amino acids, carotenoids, and minerals. Plus Elderberry Juice and Extract can lower cholesterol and especially LDL or bad cholesterol. Elderberry Juice also helps lower blood sugar and is effective in the treatment of colds, yeast infections, asthma, coughs, and congestion, and protects against cardiovascular and heart diseases. And Elderberry is good for improving your eyesight and for stress reduction.
Dose – Take 2 – 400 mg capsules daily for no more than 7 to 10 days.
Organic Olive Leaf
Olive leaves have been used as a healing agent for thousands of years. And now we know they are amazing at healing many health challenges. Olive leaf is great for almost every health challenge you can think of. It contains more antioxidants than Vitamin C, kills bacteria, kills viruses, kills cancer cells, kills yeast infections, prevents colds and the flu, prevents heart attacks, gives you more energy, helps with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, slows the aging process, and increases circulation. Plus it also helps with arthritis, it’s a powerful anti-inflammatory agent, helps to heal bone marrow problems, heals skin challenges, helps with diabetes, protects the brain and prevents dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease, lowers blood pressure, lowers cholesterol and trigs, helps with weight loss, reduces food cravings, helps with herpes, strengthens bones, helps with tooth pain, and heals urinary tract infections. And it also helps with shingles, diarrhea, lowers eye pressure, reduces fevers… and it has No Side-Effects. This is one of the best all-around herbs to have in your herbal medicine chest and it’s also very inexpensive.
Dose – Take 2 – 500 mg capsules AM and PM – for no more than 7 to 10 days.
Organic Oregano Leaf
This simple plant is easy to grow and grows all over the world, and has lots of amazing healing qualities. I highly recommend using oregano oil and the herb for cooking, and for all kinds of health challenges plus it’s very tasty too. Oregano is great for rashes, bits, itches and irritations of the skin, it’s a powerful antioxidant with 4 times the antioxidants power of blueberries, a wonderful antibiotic that kills bacteria even when diluted 1000 times. Oregano also works great as an anti-inflammatory agent, helps with arthritis, joint pain, redness, swelling, and pain in general. Oregano works wonders for arteriosclerosis and osteoporosis, has lots of iron for anemia, Omega 3 Oils for cardiovascular health, Vitamin E for sexual health, Vitamins A and C for preventing colds and the flu, and it soothes the GI tract. Oregano is full of zeaxanthin and lutein for eye health and helps to prevent cancer in amazing ways. In fact, oregano is one of the most important spices for preventing cancer in general.
Dose – Take 2 – 400 mg capsules for 7 to 10 days – This is a food so it can be taken for longer periods of time.
Organic Uva Ursi
Uva Ursi which is also known as Bearberry has been successfully used all the way back to the 1300th century. And it’s recommended by the well known German Commission E for healing. It grows all over the world and in the US in many different places. Amazing for Healing Urinary Tract Infections, Prevents Kidney Stones, Anti-inflammatory, Powerful Antioxidant, Helps with Bladder and Urethra Swelling, Great for Youthful Skin and Hair, Helps with Gout, Helps with Arthritis, and Enlarged Prostatic Disease, Helps Heal Cancer, Antibacterial, Antiviral, Anti-fungal, Helps with Herpes and Vaginal Infections, Great for Dark Skin Spots, Heals Skin Wounds, Powerful Diuretic, Bladder Wall Relaxing Agent, and more.
Dose – Take 3 – 500 mg capsules AM and PM – for no more than 7 to 10 days.
Cloves are a great herb that can be used in many different ways. Did you know that cloves contain eugenol which helps numb the pain of dental procedures, gum pain, and toothaches? Cloves are a mild anesthetic and also antibacterial in action and it is used for root canals. Cloves kill bacteria and help to heal infections. Cloves are also used in sore throat sprays and mouthwashes and cloves are anti-inflammatory too, and like fish oil cloves contain Omega 3 Oils. Cloves contain lots of anti-oxidant flavonoids such as kaempferol and rhamnetin which are also good for the heart. Plus cloves are full of manganese and have a good amount of calcium and magnesium, Vitamin C, K, and fiber. And cloves soothe the GI tract and helps relieve gas and because cloves are soothing they also help with stress. In ointments, cloves can heal styes and sores, and cloves have been used for keeping away biting insects and more.
Dose – Cloves are Strong – Take 1 – 250 to 400 mg capsule once a day – for no more than 7 to 10 days.
Calendula flowers can be made into infusions, tinctures, and ointments that work well for skin wound, rashes, bed sores, varicose veins, diaper rash, burns of all kinds and even impetigo because it’s a great antibiotic agent. Calendula flowers also work well for eczema and even allergic reactions thus making it wonderful for all kinds of skin problems. Studies show calendula flowers help to promote regrowth of blood vessels in the skin… thus speeding up the healing process. So far there are no side effects to calendula flowers, but herbs should not be used by those nursing or pregnant.
Dose – Take 0.5 to 1 ml of the tincture 3 times a day for no more than 7 to 10 days.
Rosemary oil is also a good antiseptic and anti-fungal compound. Studies show that Rosemary oil can control staph and H. pylori infections. Rosemary is also a good anti-inflammatory agent thus helping with arthritis, muscle pain, gout, and many other inflammatory conditions. Rosemary boosts our immune system thus helping to prevent colds, flues, and other common diseases. Also, Rosemary helps to weaken the cell wall of antibiotic-resistant bacteria making them easier to kill.
Dose – Take – 3 to 6 drops of Rosemary oil in a carrier oil once or twice a day… Rosemary is food but it’s very powerful so limit the use to 7 to 10 days.
Taking too much of any herb can cause nausea and diarrhea. And all herbs and supplements should not be used by those who are pregnant, nursing, or small children.
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