Make your own antiseptic from natural sources. Here's how.
1. Garlic (Allium sativum) :
Add one fresh clove of garlic three times a day to your foods or you can take 2-3 odor free capsules daily. It helps to fight off and prevent influenza, colds, bronchitis.
2. Marigold (Calendula officinalis) :
Use to treat skin conditions, eczema, ringworm, rashes and burns. Apply Calendula ointment to skin.
3. Papaya (Carica papaya) :
Slice papaya and place over infected wounds or acne for 10 minutes. When eaten, it helps relieve indigestion.
4. Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) :
Use to treat wounds, acne, pimples, cuts, sores. Apply a few drops of Lavender essential oil directly onto area.
5. Echinacea (Echinacea purpurea) :
Effective against colds and flus, burns, bites, ear infections, skin ulcers. Take capsules daily. Follow the dosage directions on the label.
Cynthia Lewis is a natural health consultant and staff writer for Pioneerthinking.com. She is educated in a vast range of topics in the health industry.