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(NaturalHealth365) For millennia, the indigenous people of Australia have prized the oil of the tea tree or Melaleuca alternifolia. The aromatic oil from this evergreen tree contains powerful antibacterial, anti-fungal, antiviral and anti-proliferative compounds known as phytochemicals.
(NaturalHealth365) The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) calls the problem of antibiotic resistance, one of the “biggest public health challenges” of our time. Indeed, when pathogens become immune to the medications meant to combat them, it is a public health issue with frightening consequences. Also known as antimicrobial resistance, antibiotic resistance affects nearly 3 million Americans and claims a shocking 35,000 lives each year. Thankfully, essential oils have the ability to combat bacterial and viral infections.
Our skin – the largest organ in the body – is the first line of defense against injury, pathogens, toxins, air pollution, and overexposure to cold, heat and sun. As such, it’s first in line to “take a hit” from these everyday threats – and to respond to these stressors with wrinkles, age spots, dryness, redness or pimples.
(NaturalHealth365)As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to decimate the economy and claim lives, researchers are racing to discover methods of treating, containing and controlling this highly contagious virus. This much is already known – in addition to physical distancing, hand washing and a healthy diet – the proper cleaning of surface areas is a wise choice. So, today, we’ll focus on recent research that reveals the antiviral benefits of 6 essential oils.
While essential oils have long been used in aromatherapy to lift mood, combat fatigue, relieve headaches and support health, many people remain unaware of their potential for deactivating and inhibiting pathogens. →
(NaturalHealth365)For a tiny, single-celled organism, Candida albicans can cause some big problems. This fungus exists normally – and harmlessly – in the eyes, mouth, intestines and genitals – unless an overgrowth occurs, toppling the body’s normal balance of microorganisms. The key to all of this is to live an antifungal lifestyle. →
(NaturalHealth365). There are many essential oils that have such powerful plant constituents within them that they are atriple threatto any pathogens lurking in your home or workspace. You can use essential oils for cleaning surfaces or within a diffuser to help detoxify your household and workplace environment.
Let’s face it: with all of this talk about viruses … it’s good to know that we can avoid harmful bacteria and viruses with completely safe (and natural) substances. Let’s take a closer look. →
(NaturalHealth365)In November 2019, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) admitted that more people are contracting and dying from antibiotic-resistant superbugs than anyone previously thought. We can’t say we’re shocked – since we now know that antibiotics are an over-prescribed class of drugs. Fortunately, we have something as simple as tea tree oil that could help put an end to this unnecessary human suffering. →
(VAKEN.se)Bakterier som är resistenta mot antibiotika är ett konstant problem som läkemedelsindustrin inte lyckats att lösa, men i naturriket och på hälsokosthyllorna finns redan en rad örter och medel som fungerar mot dessa bakterier. Natural News rekommenderar tio naturmedel mot resistenta bakterier och även svampinfektioner.
Alexander Fleming (1881-1951) nobelpristagaren och uppfinnaren av penicillin varnade tidigt för risken att utsätta bakterier för låga halter av antibiotika som inte dödar dem. De kommer att bli resistenta, sa han. →
(Natural News) The word “antibiotic” is a combination of the words “anti”, meaning “against”, and “biotic”, meaning “life”. It essentially means that antibiotics are “against life” as they are used to fight living bacteria that can cause harmful diseases. The problem is that when antibiotics are overused, this can result in antibiotic-resistant superbugs that can contribute…..Read more
Essential oils have been used for healing and medicinal purposes for centuries and most certainly long before we had pills, capsules and big pharma to take care of our medical woes. And while there is a place for manufactured pharmaceuticals in our survival medicine kit, there exists the possibility that none will be available or that they…Read more