Essential Oils As Antibiotics
The following plants and their essential oils have been found to be effective in fighting bacteria according to numerous studies:
Its antibiotic properties have been proven to kill bacteria thriving in animal intestines. Many people also report success when using oregano leaf tincture against colds and taking oregano oil capsules in cases of bacterial stomach illness.
2. Chili peppers
The phytochemicals found in chili peppers possess immune-enhancing properties that protect animals against live coccidiosis.
The use of cinnamon was related to antigen presentation and humoral immune response, and was found to boost the immune system against bacterial infections.
Turmeric also provides higher protective immunity against coccidiosis.
Rosemary essential oil has been found effective in killing salmonella.
It also exhibits antibacterial properties beneficial to humans, and is found to be effective in bacterial vaginosis.
7. Tea tree oil
It effectively clears MRSA, an infection that has become resistant to most commonly-used antibiotics.
Lemongrass oil also reduces MRSA when used as a component for hand gels and cleansers.
Another potent antibiotic spice is garlic, which has been found by studies to be 100x more effective than antibiotics against food poisoning bacteria