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Plant Medicines for Infections

Here is a list of list of plant-based medicines which can cure many deadly microorganisms that cause disease. In light of the tradgedy in this country, please get this information out to as many as possible. It may mean someone getting treatment or going without.
Enterococcus Bacteremia (massive doses of echinacea, garlic or usnea) surgical infections (external: usnea, echinacea, garlic, GSE, eucalyptus, honey, witch hazel)
Haemophilus influenzae Meningitis, ear infections, pneumonia, sinusitis, epiglottitis (Coltsfooot, garlic, goldenseal, sage, oak bark, boneset, GSE and Thyme or Oregano Oil for pnemonia
Mycobacterium tuberculosis Tuberculosis (garlic, usnea, GSE, boneset, goldenseal, red clover, shizandra, elecampane)
Neisseria gonorrhoeae Gonorrhea (garlic, acacia, long spotted spurge)
Plasmodium falciparum Malaria (cryptolepsis, artemisia, Uvaria spp., Brucea javanica, garlic vine)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa Bacteremia (large amts. garlic, echinacea, boneset) pneumonia (aloe, eucalyptus, juniper, garlic, Cassia spp., GSE, oils of Thyme or Oregano, or large spotted spurge) urinary tract infections (juniper, uva ursi, eucaplyptus, goldenseal, cranberry, Cassia spp.)
Shigella dysenteriae Severe diarrhea (goldenseal, garlic, GSE, Terminalia spp., cryptolepsis, sage, oak)
Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia (large doses of: garlic, echinacea, usnea or boneset) pneumonia (usnea, garlic, goldenseal, cryptolepsis, eucalyptus, boneset, wormword, Terminalia spp., juniper, Populus spp., GSE, essential oils of thyme or oregano) surgical wound infections (usnea, garlice, cryptolepsis, eucalyptus, wormword, sage, honey, St. John's Wort, juniper, Cassia spp., Terminalia spp., GSE)
Streptococcus pneumoniae Meningitis, pneumonia, ear infections (garlic, usnea, echinacea for throat, eucalyptus, ginger, sage, rosemary, boneset, GSE, lavender)
Klebsiella pneumonia Bacteremia (large doses of: echinacea or garlic) pneumonia (ginger, goldenseal, GSE, sage, wormwood, boneset, thyme or oregano oil, or pleurisy root) urinary tract (eucalyptus, juniper, uva ursi, goldenseal) and surgical wound infections (eucalyptus, ginger, goldenseal, sage, wormwood)
Escherichia coli Severe or bloody diarrhea (goldenseal, garlic, eucaplyptus, cryptolepsis, juniper, acacia, sage, ginger, GSE)
Salmonella Severe diarrhea (garlic, eucalyptus, wormwood, juniper, goldenseal, sage, ginger, acacia, GSE, Terminalia spp., Punica spp.)

GSE stands for Grapefruit Seed Extract and comes in pill and liquid forms.

Spices of all kinds provide powerful protection from food-born illnessess: A list of the most powerful are: all types of onions and garlic; ginger, oregano, basil, red pepper, paprika, cumin; coriander/cilantro, pepper, cinnamon, turmeric, fennel seed; rosemary, thyme, sage and lemon or lime juice. Include as many in your diet as your tummy can tolerate to protect against food poisoning and other microorganisms. In addition, coconut oil helps heal ulcers, as does any part of the acacia tree species. For diabetes, try using the herb "gymnema sylvestre" or Chinese Bitter Melon (vegetable) if you are diabetic and have no access to insulin medication. If those aren't available, try using cinnamon.

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