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Are you fighting an infection? - Here’s how to fight it naturally

How to fight an infection naturally

There are lots of organisms that make us sick form time to time and our bodies work very hard to try and fight them off. Sometimes your system needs a natural boost to help it along. Here are some foods you can add to your diet to help you.


Lets start with honey…

Honey has been used for its antibacterial qualities for hundreds of years, long before the pharmaceutical companies started developing medicines to help us with infections. The reason for this is that honey contains an enzyme that releases hydrogen peroxide which is amazing at killing certain kinds of bacteria, make sure your honey is not pasteurised and that you buy it from a reputable source like here.

Take it raw from the spoon two or three times a day.


Lemons contain coumarin and tetrazine. Both these compounds can help you fight several pathogens. Lemons also have protective effects both inside and outside your body. Lemon water will help fight throat infections due to its antibacterial properties, try gargling with ½ lemon juice and ½ water.


Turmeric has significant backing from the scientific community as studies have proven its effectiveness against Bacillus cereus / coagulans / subtilis, Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichaia coli, and Pseudo monas aeruginosa. The compound that gives turmeric it bright yellow colour is also the same one that gives it anti-microbial power.


Now, this is one of the most powerful anti- microbial foods on this list! It contains lots of components that fight against yeast, worms, fungus and even candida overgrowth.Ginger…

This is another big one on the list. The compound in ginger known as gingerol has shown to fight infections, especially in the mouth.



Please do your own research before taking on any advice given here. I have written this through my own knowledge & advice from others, it is meant purely as a guide & for information purposes only.