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Garlic more effective than antibiotics against food poisoning bacteria

Thursday, May 10, 2012 by: D Holt
Tags: garlic, food poisoning, antibiotics

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(NaturalNews) If you feel ill because of food poisoning you may not feel like eating it, but garlic has been proven to be more effective than antibiotics in fighting the effects of food poisoning bugs. The active compound, diallyl sulphide, is able to breach the membranes on many bacteria that make them harder to destroy.

Research published in the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy claims that not only is garlic more effective than ciprofloxacin and erythromycin, it also takes a fraction of the time to work. The research was based on tests on the common food poisoning bacteria, Campylobacter. Further research in the African Journal of Biotechnology also concluded that raw garlic was effective against Staphylococcus aureus, another common food poisoning bacteria.

Throughout many cultures over many years, garlic has been used to treat a variety of conditions such as stomach upsets, skin problems and infertility. Along with ginger, garlic has long been associated with promoting a healthy digestive system, preventing and treating heart disease and acne, and antioxidant anti-aging effects.

What about garlic breath?

The main reason why most people would not eat raw garlic is garlic breath. Two of the best ways around this issue is to take an odorless capsule, or more favorably to eat a couple of teaspoons of fresh parsley with the garlic. Not only does parsley have positive effects on garlic breath, it also has health benefits of its own such as neutralizing carcinogens and boosting health of the nervous and immune systems.

Garlic has no medical side effects, unlike the comparable antibiotics such as ciprofloxacin and erythromycin whose side effects include diarrhea, abdominal pain, liver damage, muscle weakness, tendon rupture and difficulty breathing. It seems that a little garlic breath is a small price to pay for a natural drug that is not only more effective but far safer too.

The pharmaceutical industry has a long history of producing drugs that fight infections or conditions but have side effects that cause conditions as bad or worse than the original illness. The practice of using natural substances to cure illnesses is consistently under pressure from lobby groups infiltrated by the drug companies. These groups use misinformation and so-called experts to argue that natural substances and their derivatives are ineffective and should be banned or tightly regulated. These experts, usually doctors paid by the pharmaceutical companies, often argue that the use of natural medicines is preventing people from taking real medicines that are more effective.

This is obviously a lie in the case of garlic and many other natural plant drugs. Any doctor that claims that natural substances have no effect on human physiology need look no further than garlic, opium, aspirin (derived from spiraea ulmaria), caffeine, codeine (Papaver somniferous), quinine (Cinchona ledgeriana), THC etc. In fact a very quick Google search points to over 300 important drugs from natural sources.

Is it easy to spot an expert paid by the drug companies? The answer is yes, the ones who claim that plants have no benefits to health whilst the drugs companies use plants to isolate drugs to make huge profits.

Information for this article is available at:

http://antibiotics.emedtv.com
http://www.dailymail.co.uk
http://jac.oxfordjournals.org/content/43/6/837.full
http://naturalhealthremedies.org
http://www.healthdiaries.com/eatthis/6-health-benefits-of-parsley.html
http://www.rain-tree.com/plantdrugs.htm

About the author:
D Holt has written over 200 articles in the field of alternative health and is currently involved in research in the UK into the mechanisms involved in healing due to meditation, hypnosis and spiritual healers and techniques. Previous work has included investigations into effects of meditation on addiction, the effects of sulfites on the digestive system and the use of tartrazine and other additives in the restaurant industry. new blog is now available at http://tinyurl.com/sacredmeditation or follow on twitter @sacredmeditate

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