Natural Antibiotics: Information, Research, Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Natural Antibiotics

Index of Diseases / Health Conditions ... Medicinal Foods, Herbs, Spices & Household Items

Please note that the information on the "Natural Antibiotics" page is relevant for human holistic applications. Please discuss with your holistic vet which food items, if any, are safe and effective for pets.

The information is given for reference only - consult a healthcare practitioner before incorporating any alternative treatment protocols into your treatment plan ... Disclaimer.

Herbal Anti-inflammatories

Alfalfa (Organic):

It alkalizes and detoxifies the body, especially the liver, and it contains an anti-fungal agent. It is an excellent appetite stimulant and overall tonic and an excellent source of chlorophyll and vitamins.


Nutritional Healing


Significantly lower or normalize cholesterol and triglycerides. Contain anti-bacterial, anti-viral, and anti-inflammatory agents


Australian Tea Tree Oil aka Oil of Melaleuca Alternifolia

This essential oil possesses amazing antimicrobial properties. In one study of children's ear infections, doctors found a mixture of Essential oils to be more effective than neomycin. Tea tree oil may be dripped directly onto woundsDo not use it on birds, as some toxicity has been identified.


An overall digestive aid containing liberal amounts of Vitamins A, C, B-complex, calcium, phosphorous, and iron. It is anti-inflammatory and helps arthritic conditions.

Echinacea Herb:

Kills a broad range of disease-causing pathogens, including viruses, bacteria, fungi, and protozoa.


Virtually unbeatable at preventing and fighting infection (viruses, bacteria, fungi, parasites). The National Cancer Institute is currently researching it for its anti-tumor properties. It helps to eliminate lead, zinc, and other toxins from body tissues.

Goldenseal Herb:

Strong antibiotic properties. It has a long history of use in infections including bacterial, viral, fungal, and parasitic. Staph, strep, E. coli, Vibrio cholera, Giardia lamblia, and even tuberculosis bacterium have proven sensitive to this herb.

Hydrogen Peroxide:

Soak any infections or cuts in 3% for five to ten minutes several times a day. Even gangrene that would not heal with any medicine has been healed by soaking in hydrogen peroxide. Put half a bottle of hydrogen peroxide in your bath to help rid boils, fungus or other skin infections. (For human treatment only - don't use on pets)

Licorice Root:

Antibacterial, antiviral, and anti-inflammatory. In one Japanese study, strains of Staphylococcus aureus that proved resistant to penicillin and streptomycin were inactivated by licorice root extract. (Ref.:


Antibacterial / Antiviral / Anti-inflammatory / Antibiotics / Antiseptic / Antioxident / Free-Radicals Protection:

Cod Liver Oil ... Natural Antibiotics ... Apples ... Apple Cider Vinegar ... Bartlett Pears ... Blueberries have an oxygen radical absorption capacity value of 2,400 per 100 grams of antioxidant power and they are rich in anthocyanins, ellagic acid and phenolic acids. They help fight bacteria that can cause urinary tract infections, and blueberry extract may combat pain. Fresh and frozen (without added sugar) are comparable from a nutritional standpoint, but dried blueberries contain lower amounts of antioxidant anthocyanins ... Cranberries ... Collard Greens ... Eggplant (fruit okay, leaves toxic to birds) ... Health Benefits of Flax Seeds ... Garlic... Fennel Bulbs ... Green Beens ... Kale ... Kiwifruits ... Lemons & Limes ... Raw Honey ... Vitamin E ... Mustard Greens ... Olive Oil (instead of other oils) ... Olives ... Onions (toxic to birds) ... Oranges ... Papaya ... Parsley ... Pineapple ... Plums ... Prunes ... Raisins (*Note: Raisins have the potential of toxicity in pets if fed in too high a quantity. Caution is advised) ... Raspberries ... Sea Vegetables / Sea Weed ... Sweet Potatoes ... Spinach ... Swiss Chard ... Strawberries (organic only) ... Tomatoes (leaves and stem are toxic to birds) ... Yogurt


Information contained on this website is provided as general advice only and does not replace the recommendation of a medical professional. Before beginning any treatment protocol, please consult with your doctor and/or vet.


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Information contained on this website is provided as general reference only. For application to specific circumstances, professional advice should be sought.

GreenAndHealthy.Info strives to maintain accurate and up-to-date information; however, mistakes do happen. If you would like to correct or update any of the information, please send us an e-mail. THANK YOU!