Antimicrobial

Definition of Antimicrobial:

Tending to destroy microbes, hinder their multiplication or growth.

Topics Related to Antimicrobial

Athletes Foot

...recommendation Grapefruit Seed Extract
“This extract is a powerful all-around antimicrobial product and is an excellent disinfectant...”

Bacterial Dysbiosis

...the condition
“...Diagnosis and Tests: Effective treatment of dysbiosis with diet, antimicrobial substances and bacterial replacement or support must distinguish among patterns of dysbiosis...”
...recommendation Antibiotics
“...Herbal antibiotics may be preferred because of their greater margin of safety and the need for prolonged antimicrobial therapy in bacterial overgrowth syndromes...”
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Beta 1,3 Glucan

...as a treatment
“...Function; Why it is Recommended: The carbohydrate polymers known as Beta-1,3-d-glucans exert potent effects on the immune system – stimulating anti-tumor and antimicrobial activity, for example – by binding to receptors on macrophages and other white blood cells and activating them...”

Canker Sores (Aphthous Ulcers)

...the condition
“...Antimicrobial mouthwash helps to kill microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses or fungi that can cause mouth infections...”

Chinese Thoroughwax

...as a treatment
“...It has a reputation for its ability to relieve liver tension and digestive disturbances, and because it is detoxifying and antimicrobial...”

Chronic / Hidden Infection

...recommendation Cayenne Pepper
“Cayenne may have some benefit as an antimicrobial to help control infections in general...”

Coffee Enema

...as a treatment
“...Periodically run boiling water, peroxide, or other comparable antimicrobial agent through the empty bag to discourage mold growth when not in use...”

Colloidal Silver

...as a treatment
“Colloidal Silver (CS) is an effective antimicrobial with powerful antibiotic properties that help destroy bacteria, fungi and viruses...”

Crude Coal Tar

...as a treatment
“...It appears to have antimicrobial, antipruritic (reduce itching) and keratoplastic (normalize keratin growth in the skin and reduce scaling) effects...”

Diarrhea

...the condition
“...Another agent, bismuth subsalicylate exerts its effect both through its antisecretory salicylate moiety and possibly also by its antimicrobial activity; it improves the symptoms of nausea and vomiting that are associated with gastroenteritis...”

Eucalyptus Blue Gum

...as a treatment
“...Antiseptic / Antibacterial / Antimicrobial: It is a highly effective antiseptic, especially as it ages and forms ozone upon exposure to air...”

Fo-Ti / Heshouwu

...as a treatment
“...Studies using fo-ti have focused on the following areas: Antiaging effects, immunologic effects, hypolipidemic and antiatherosclerotic effects, liver protectant effects, resistance to colds, antimicrobial, laxative and others...”

Garlic

...as a treatment
“...Garlic extract has broad-spectrum antimicrobial activity against many types of bacteria and fungi...”

Giardiasis Infection

...recommendation Garlic
“Garlic has traditionally been used as an antiparasitic and antimicrobial agent...”

Goldenseal

...as a treatment
“...Look for goldenseal by itself, or in combination with other ingredients in products such as antimicrobial, anti-fungal, gastrointestinal aids, and immunostimulatory products...”

Hops

...as a treatment
“...Some of the bitter resins have been implicated as antimicrobial, but hops are most often used medicinally for their sedative effects...”
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Lactoferrin

...as a treatment
“...Function; Why it is Recommended: Lactoferrin is a multifunctional protein with antimicrobial activity (bactericide and fungicide), that is also part of the body's innate defense system, mainly in the mucous membranes...”

Laryngitis

...the condition
“...Antimicrobial gargle: Coneflower, goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis), and myrrh (Commiphora molmol) are antibacterial and immune-stimulating herbs...”

Mastic Gum

...as a treatment
“...The benefits of this naturally-occurring resin are now being rediscovered for their antimicrobial effects...”

Parotid

...related topic
“...has some of the thick viscous lubricant nature of saliva from the glands in the floor of the mouth, the parotids secrete high levels of ptyalin and amylase (starch-digesting enzymes) lysozymes (antimicrobial enzymes) and a group of proteins loosely called parotin that stimulate epithelial and nerve cell growth...”

Parsley

...as a treatment
“...Other traditional uses include the treatment of diseases of the prostate, liver, and spleen, anemia, and arthritis; as an expectorant, antimicrobial, aphrodisiac, hypotensive, laxative; and as a scalp lotion to stimulate hair growth...”

Pau D'Arco / Taheebo

...as a treatment
“...Source: Extracts of Pau D'arco are used in antifungal, antimicrobial and general immune enhancing products...”

Pneumonia

...recommendation Cayenne Pepper
“Cayenne may have some supportive activity as an antimicrobial to help control infections such as pneumonia...”

Probiotics

...as a treatment
“...Probiotics produce certain antimicrobial compounds that kill some of the undesirable pathogens in the intestines, including yeasts, virii and bacteria...”

Prostatitis

...the condition
“...Causes and Development; Contributing Risk Factors: There are three types of prostatitis ... Acute infectious prostatitis is usually caused by bacteria and is treated with antimicrobial medication or antibiotic...”

Sinusitis

...recommendation Cayenne Pepper
“Cayenne may have some supportive activity as an antimicrobial to help control infections such as sinusitis...”

Tea Tree oil

...as a treatment
“Tea tree oil is derived from the leaves of the "tea tree", Melaleuca alternifolia, and possesses a broad range of antimicrobial activity...”

Turmeric

...as a treatment
“...Turmeric (curcumin) has been shown to have anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, cholesterol-lowering, platelet aggregation inhibition, hepatoprotective, carminative, and antimicrobial activities...”

Ulcerative Colitis

...the condition
“...Treatment and Prevention: If candida or a bacterial overgrowth is present, further recovery in ulcerative colitis can be achieved by correcting the imbalance through antimicrobial or antifungal agents...”

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

...the condition
“...Single-dose therapy is generally less effective than the same antimicrobial used for 7-14 days, but most antimicrobials given for three days are as effective as the same antimicrobial given for 7-14 days...”

Vaginitis/Vaginal Infection

...the condition
“...Other factors that may increase the incidence of VVC include the use of douches, perfumed feminine hygiene sprays, topical antimicrobial agents, and tight, poorly ventilated clothing and underwear...”
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