Mark Mattson, Chief
of the Laboratory of Neuroscience at the National Institute on
Aging, has explained
that pharmaceutical companies can't make money off of healthy
people, which is why there is no funding for research.
So, it's not
really surprising that drug companies would manufacture pills that
have negative side effects, because then they can keep us sick.
Relman, a Harvard professor of medicine and former Editor-in-Chief
of the New England Medical Journal, has also stated:
profession is being bought by the pharmaceutical industry, not
only in terms of the practice of medicine, but also in terms of
teaching and research.
The academic institutions of this country
are allowing themselves to be the paid agents of the
pharmaceutical industry. I think it's disgraceful.
companies play a significant role in controlling how doctors are
educated, so it's important to remain skeptical and do your own
research on health.
When it comes to
30% of oral antibiotics prescribed are completely unnecessary.
This isn't an uncommon trend for doctors, as many of them get
compensated or praised for relying on drugs to treat their patients.
Additionally, pharmaceutical companies often overstate the benefits
of drugs and understate the risks, so many people don't think twice
when these drugs are prescribed to them.
Did you know that
one of the most popular antibiotics used in the U.S., Levaquin, is
capable of causing paralysis, excruciating joint pain, tendon
ruptures, difficulty breathing, exhaustion, neurological damage,
dizziness, depression, anxiety, psychosis, debilitating tendinitis,
and even permanent nerve damage?
These side effects are rarely
mentioned when discussing the drug with patients, and are instead
just listed in the fine print.
Not only are there
significant risks with taking pharmaceuticals like antibiotics, but
they also have a bandaid effect by only addressing and fixing the
immediate problem as opposed to the root cause.
If your immune
system isn't fighting hard enough to protect your body, you can't
just take a pill filled with chemicals and expect it to be
completely fixed; you need to build it back up.
Luckily, there are
numerous natural "antibiotics" that can boost your immune system and
rid you of infection simultaneously.
Here Are the Best Natural "Antibiotics"
Oregano is so much
more than just a common flavoring used in Italian dishes.
oil aids digestion and weight loss and the oil in oregano, Carvacrol,
is a natural
antimicrobial that can fight bacteria that cause infections as
well as combat Candida
This is arguably the first supplement you should
reach for when you develop a cold or flu.
However, you need to be
careful when consuming it as it's extremely strong and can upset
your stomach or burn (although the burning sensation is natural), so
make sure you dilute it properly in either water or carrier oil and
only take the recommended daily dosage!
Apple cider vinegar
has antibiotic, anti-fungal, and antiseptic properties that can
naturally alkalize your body, which can help prevent or fight
cancer in some cases (read more about
This special type of vinegar can also combat heartburn,
manage weight, and lower cholesterol. It can also be used as a
sterilizer or disinfectant when used topically, or can be a
delicious addition to salads and other recipes!
Honey is another
excellent natural source of "antibiotics," as the
enzyme found in honey releases hydrogen peroxide, making it
perfect for naturally treating wounds and preventing infection.
fact, ancient Romans actually used it on the battlefield in order to
prevent infection and treat them.
Please note that it is crucial
that you purchase raw, unpasteurized, and preferably organic honey,
as regular commercial honey is highly refined and stripped of many
of its health benefits as a result.
Honey can also
alleviate digestive issues, colds, and sore throats.
You may have heard
garlic is excellent at fighting the common cold, which is
flavor is an excellent match for its
powerful healing properties, as the
in it protects against yeast, parasites, bacteria, Candida, and
Allicin is one of the active principles in freshly crushed
garlic homogenates, which has a variety of antimicrobial activities.
Keep in mind that this is especially powerful within raw garlic!
antibiotic has been used for centuries, and is one of my personal
favorites, as it's cured me of many severe throat infections.
Colloidal silver is a mixture of silver particles suspended in
fluid. Though meant to be a temporary treatment, since silver,
a heavy metal, can be toxic, it can be used to stop the enzymes that
single-cell bacteria need in order to multiply.
Learn how to use it
on an infection
Ginger is a natural
antibiotic and anti-bacterial.
It's also used for other medicinal
purposes such as curing colds, nausea, asthma, colic, heart
palpitations, swelling, and stomach aches.
You can read more about
ginger's powerful medicinal properties in this study
is scientifically proven to hold antibacterial properties and it's
known to quite literally suck illness, sickness, and toxins right
out of the body.
A few cut open onions in a house will remove
tons of bacteria up from your living space!
(ITCs), which are proven to hold antibacterial properties.
result, it can be used as a natural "antibiotic."
The oil that
causes the stronger taste of horseradish (as well as mustard and
wasabi) is called
allyl isothiocyanate, or mustard oil, which is a
proven antimicrobial against a number of pathogens.
Not only are
Habanero peppers well-known for being one of the spiciest peppers,
but they're also known for their
In fact, you can even just use
Habanero chili sauces to fight against bacteria!
bioactive substance found in turmeric, has both
antibacterial and antimicrobial properties. Turmeric has gained
a ton of popularity lately, particularly due to its medicinal
properties as an anti-inflammatory.
What's more, turmeric has been
scientifically proven as an effective counteractive agent against
cancer, auto-immune disease, inflammatory disease, and a whole lot
So, next time your
doctor prescribes you antibiotics, perhaps inquire about some of
these natural remedies first!