‘Bacterial infections’

Manuka honey – THE BEST to treat wounds, burns, skin infections.

medical grade honey is the best to treat skin infections

The antibacterial effect of manuka on wounds has been long recognized. In 2004 Britain’s National Health Service has licensed the use of manuka-honey wound dressings and sterilized medical grade manuka-honey creams. There are lots and lots of scientific studies, lab tests, clinical trials. There is no doubt that manuka honey is one of the best natural treatment (better than synthetic drugs) for skin infections. Egyptians and Greeks used honey for wound care, and a broad spectrum of wounds are treated… Read More

Is manuka honey a natural treatment for MRSA? Is it the best?

manuka honey for mrsa

Is manuka honey better the other honeys? In some fields, yes. Is manuka the best natural treatment for MRSA? Yes. But this doesn’t mean it is the best honey in everything. This would be a very simplistic way of considering things. Manuka is a very good honey, yet not a panacea, it cannot be considered good for all the diseases in the world. So, no, it is not better than the other honeys, but different. Generally, honey is antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, wound and sunburn… Read More

Is propolis antibacterial? Can it kill bacteria, viruses, fungi or parasites?

what kills abacteria? propolis

Yes. Propolis is antibacterial, and through substances which have been partly identified by our science, is able to kill bacteria, viruses, fungi, any type of bad microorganism. Over the last 40 years, hundreds of publications have appeared on biological and health enhancing properties of propolis. While there are countries where propolis is officially considered medicine (Switzerland, Germany), countries where it has always been used as medicine without asking permission to the official alophatic medicine (all Asian countries), countries where it is accepted and… Read More

Nigella Sativa, the black seeds, can cure every disease. Come on…

black seeds can cure everything

Nigella Sativa – the blessed seed- has been said to cure everything: cancer, bacteria, viruses, ulcers, diabetes, chronic inflammation, liver & pancreatic disease, fungus, molds and deadly parasites. Middle Eastern and North African cultures use them for thousands of years – for they, the black seeds is nothing short of a miracle all-healing remedy. Hundreds of medical studies demonstrate that there is, indeed, fire under the smoke, and that Nigella Sativa should be researched very seriously. Its efficacy in healing cancer is proved by its… Read More

Sidr honey benefits for health

sidr honey health benefits

Despite tradition and recent scientific research on honey benefits for health, Sidr honey is still surrounded with a lot of doubt, even in the Arab world. It it said that Sidr honey was used in magic and sorcery along with others treatment uses. Yet, their culture says that hundreds of years ago, Sidr honey was given as gift to kings and princes, to express appreciation and loyalty. In India Sidr honey is used with trust to cure eye conditions and clear vision. Somebody said very beautifully… Read More

Onion and honey: a natural remedy for bacterial infection!

benefits of onion and honey

Combining onion and honey we get a natural remedy for bacterial infection. Have you heard this sentence before? Probably not, because science has merely started to study our old folk remedies. They now rediscover the way we should combine food to get the maximum health benefits. I have recently read a page on how an incredible marathoner, with the healthiest lifestyle possible, got diabetes. That type of diabetes that only gets worse, no matter what pills, shots or food someone can… Read More

Is Manuka Honey safe to eat?

is manuka honey safe to eat

We ask this question because manuka honey contains MGO. So, is manuka honey safe? What is MGO anyway? MGO comes from Methylglyoxal and is a substance belonging to dicarbonyl group (a group of toxic substances). Manuka honey contains very high levels of this substance (over 1,000 ppm), hence the concern regarding its safety. How toxic is it? MGO is the main precursor to Advanced Glycation End products (AGEs)(wikipedia link). These are harmful compounds that can affect nearly every type of cell and molecule in the… Read More

How to kill antibiotic resistant bacteria!

honey against bacteria

The latest news bring back some old knowledge: Honey is antimicrobial. And yes, it can also kill antibiotic resistant bacteria, germs, microbes, superbugs, or whatever the name you choose for them. Microbes are like people: good and bad. We all know about the good probiotics – the friendly bacteria in our guts. But we should also know that bacteria are everywhere in our body, not only the gut. We could not hear, smell or everything else without them. We cannot… Read More