Archive for the 'Natural Antibiotics' Category

December 18, 2009

GarlicWriting a small article about medicinal uses of garlic is quite a difficult task because this herbal remedy has such a vast variety of therapeutic properties and benefits which can be covered and discussed only in a 500-page book. Presently, health benefits of garlic (Allium sativum) are pretty well explored and studied. Garlic is one of the oldest known medicinal herbs, which is mentioned in famous Ebers Papyrus, a medical encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt (dated back to 1500 BC) as a key ingredient of 22 most important natural remedies of that epoch. In ancient Roman and German national epic, garlic consumption was associated with courage, bravery and good health. It seems that people of those epochs were quite tolerant to garlic odor! Read the rest of this entry »

Herbal Remedies For Gingivitis

Author: Carla Fiscina
December 11, 2009

home remedies for gum inflammationMany modern people suffer from such dental problem as gingivitis, or gum disease, a type of periodontal diseases. This health condition is connected with a severe gum inflammation cause by various reasons: mainly by poor dental hygiene, but also certain viral infections, genetic predisposition, poor or unhealthy diet, taking certain medications, hormonal changes during menopause and pregnancy, and so on. Regardless of what the causes of gum inflammation are in your particular situation, it is necessary to find the most effective treatment of the problem in order to avoid hard complication and losing the teeth. Read the rest of this entry »

Health Benefits of Aloe Vera

Author: Carla Fiscina
October 5, 2009

Aloe Vera Health BenefitsAloe Vera is one of the oldest known herbal remedies and natural antibiotics, which is mentioned in ancient Egyptian scripts and thus it has been used for more than 6000 years. This plant has an aimportant place in ancient Chinese medicine. Besides, it is mentioned in the works of ancient Indian physicians and in the workd of ancient Greek botanist and pharmacologist Dioscorides. In our times, there are more than 250 species of Aloe Vera which are being cultivated in the Mediterranean region, Middle Asia and other warm climatic zones. The spicy named Aloe barbadensis miller is used the most in modern herbal medicine. Read the rest of this entry »

Natural Antibiotics

Author: Carla Fiscina
September 7, 2009

Antibiotics are among those few medicines which caused a real revolution in modern medicine. By a lucky chance, the world’s doctors received a powerful cure to fight a large number of bacterial infectious diseases, which used to cause the majority of lethal outcomes. Soon after Flemming’s penicillin discovery in 1928, such diseases as tuberculosis, meningitis, typhoid fever, sepsis and many others could be cured fast and effectively. However, when antibiotic had started being applied in many therapies, it turned out that the microorganisms, which were supposed to be destroyed by this antimicrobial compounds, became resistive and did not display any reaction on known antibiotics. Read the rest of this entry »