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.

AntibioticsMoreover, there is a very destructive and harmful side effect of chemical antibiotics in various therapies: negative effects on the immune system. When used too frequently, antibiotics cause imbalances of useful microorganisms in human body. As a result, the immunity gets worse and body can not resist many dangerous diseases anymore. In addition, all main functions and systems of the body are affected, and antibiotics turn into our enemies.

Fortunately, there is the way: we can use the substances given by our Mother Nature to protect us against negative influences of various microorganisms. Natural antibiotics are considered to be quite safe and, if taken in reasonable doses, they usually do not have any serious harmful side effects (neither in a short-term, nor in a long-term context). Other important thing is, they do not weaken our immune system. On the contrary, they improve our immunity and play a very important role in preventing and treating many infectious diseases. At the same time, chemical antibiotics can be still used in cases of serious and life-threatening diseases.

Natural AntibioticsAll known natural antibiotics are received from the herbs and plants, which contain certain antibiotic compounds for effective protection against various fungi, viruses and bacteria. Pathogenic microorganisms can attack plants in the same way they attack humans and animals in order to live and destroy the tissues of the body. That is why a great number of natural antibiotics work not only against bacteria, but also are very effective against fungi and viruses.

Knowing more about the most powerful natural antibiotics will help you to protect yourself and your children against many infectious diseases, as well as to avoid harmful side effects of chemical antibiotics. In contrast to the latter, natural antibiotics heal softly and can be taken as a preventive measure. Instead of waiting with a sense of fear for cold weather to come, start fighting against various possible colds, flu or tonsillitis by using this natural gifts of nature. This way your immune system will get stronger and learn how to fight effectively against viruses, bacterias and other causative agents.

Author Info: Hi! My name is Carla and I am a 5th year medical student at HYMS. I am interested in alternative medicine and I have done months researching the topic of herbal medicine. Besides, I like interviewing people and learning more about their experiences with one or another type of herbal treatments. I am willing to contribute to this site with my knowledge, and I would be happy to help you out to the best of my ability with any specific questions or problems related to alternative medicine.

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