Garlic (Allium sativum) is well known natural antibiotic with wide effect. It kills different kinds of bacteria especially staphylococcus and yeasts such as candida. The effectiveness of the garlic is a result of its compounds: nitrogenous compounds and sulfur-containing compounds which are responsible for the typical aroma of fresh garlic. Garlic also contains potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium, sulfuric acid, phosphorus acid, vitamins C, D and B, essential oils and selenium. Raw garlic is most powerful natural antibiotic because high temperature destroys the useful enzymes and vitamin C. If you cannot stand the specific smell of garlic take garlic powder, garlic capsules or tablets. Some tips for neutralization of the specific garlic smell are chewing lemon slices, parsley leaves, cardamom or cinnamon. Also, mouth rinsing with milk is very helpful. Take garlic especially during the winters and springs when the immune system is weak.
Onion (Allium cepa)
Besides the health and nutritional characteristics, onion is also a natural antibiotic. It has been proven by Luj Paster that onion is effective against bacteria and viruses which cause various diseases, even against Salmonella or Escherichia Coli. Onion antibacterial effectiveness is slightly less effective than streptomycin. Most nutritious is spring onion because it contains four times more Vitamin C and even to 500 times more Vitamin A. Vitamin C is present in the green leaves of the spring onion. You should try to eat half onion bulb (raw) each day at least. Always strive to add onion into salads, barbecue, and canned fish in order increasing the nutritional value of the meal. You can eliminate the smell of onion into your mouth with black coffee or glass of milk.
Did you know that if you chew onions for 5 minutes your mouth will be completely sterile?
Leek (Allium porrum)
Leek together with garlic and onion are the most powerful natural antibiotic foods. It was used as food and natural remedy for some diseases 4000 years ago by Egyptians, Ancient Greeks, and Romans. It contains plenty of minerals: potassium, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, zinc, iron, sodium and can be compared with mineral water. If you have a cough, inflammation of the respiratory organs or tonsillitis you should try the following leek syrup.
Leek syrup recipe: In a small amount of water put the green parts of the leek and boil it until the leek become soft. Mash the leek, then add the same quantity of honey and the syrup is done. You can make this syrup with milk instead of water. Take 3 to 5 tablespoons of the syrup every day. To see the effectiveness, consume it for a longer period.
Other natural antibiotic food….
Lemon (Citrus Medica) is subtropical yellow fruit rich in vitamin C, А, В2, potassium and calcium salts. It also contains iron, magnesium, copper, glucose, fructose, and sucrose. Essential oils with a bitter taste are present in the lemon peel. Lemon is powerful antibacterial fruit. If you have throat inflammation try the following natural remedy. Squееzе one lemon and heat the lemon juice up to 100-110 °F. Then put one tablespoon of honey into the lemon juice and mix well. When the mixture gets cold, take 2 tablespoons and make a gargle for 2 minutes. You can swallow the mixture but you should avoid drinking anything else immediately. Unpleasant sensation into your throat is а result of the remedy action.
Honey and any other bee products such as wax, queen honey, pollen, and propolis are also powerful natural antibiotics. Especially Manuka honey from New Zealand is very powerful and successful natural antibiotic. It is particularly effective for elimination of different kinds of bacteria, including the super bacteria which are antibiotic tolerant.
Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is a highly healing plant which originates from India. It’s highly effective fever reducer and can eliminate mucus secrets accumulated in the throat, sinuses, and lungs. Try the following healthy natural remedy. Grate fresh ginger root. One tablespoon of grated fresh ginger root mix with hot water and after half an hour drink the mixture. Repeat the procedure several times a day.