Many different types of micro-organism can cause infections including bacteria, viruses, parasite, fungi and yeast. Various natural supplements (e.g. herbs and nutrients) can help fight infections by directly attacking the infection, stimulating the immune function and/or decreasing symptoms.

- June 29, 2017

Trichomoniasis – Natural Treatments & Home Remedies for Trichomonas Infection

Trichomoniasis is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI) worldwide. A parasite called Trichomonas vaginalis causes the infection; therefore treatment options are limited to a few antiparasitic drugs (metronidazole or tinidazole). With increasing, drug-resistance and allergic reactions to these antiparasitic Read More

berberis vulgaris
- June 22, 2017

Yeast Infections – Home Remedies for Yeast Infections and other Natural Therapies

Vaginal yeast infections, also called vulvovaginal candidiasis, are a type of fungal infection caused by the yeast Candida albicans. Yeasts produce a white discharge, inflammation, and intense itching 1. Antifungal drugs are often effective; however, they possess some serious side-effects Read More

- May 18, 2017

Bladder Infections – Natural Treatments for UTIs

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are the second most common infection among adults and account for more than 8 million visits to health care practitioners each year1. The bacteria Escherichia coli cause most UTIs, but other bacteria can also cause the Read More

- May 4, 2017

Natural Antibiotics – The Best Antibacterial Herbs From Around The World

Herbal medicine offers a treasure trove of natural antibiotics from all around the world.   Plants have been used for thousands of years to treat infections in all cultures. Research shows that herbs contain different classes of phytochemicals responsible for their natural Read More

Elderberry - Natural treatments for colds and flues
- March 20, 2017

Natural Treatments for Colds and Flu

The vast majority of upper respiratory tract infections (URTI) are caused by viruses, with cold and flu viruses being the most common.  Antibiotics are ineffective against cold and influenza (flu) viruses and should not be used. Over-the-counter cold medications suppress the cold Read More

- March 17, 2017

Home Remedies for Colds and Flu

There are lots of home remedies for colds and flu but do they actually work?  You might be surprised to learn that there is some research to support them. Next time you get a sore throat and stuffy nose, check your fridge Read More