Cinnamon for Staph Infection
In tests at Weber University, Cinnamon oil has proven more effective than Ampicillin in inhibiting the growth of Staphylococcal infections and unlike conventional antibiotic drugs, essential oils tend to leave beneficial bacteria intact while killing disease producing bacteria (pathogens). Additionally, bacteria do not acquire resistance to the oils as they do with antibiotics. Today when so many illnesses and bacteria are becoming resistant to antibiotics, the therapeutic effects of essential oils and their immune-boosting abilities may be just what we need.
Date: 3/29/2005 7:39:53 PM ( 10 y ) ... viewed 4770 times
The use of essential oils for emotional health is also rising. Promoting relaxation, improving mental acuity, calming and soothing, essential oils are a healthy replacement for synthetic and chemically formulated pharmaceutical drugs. These pharmaceutical drugs can have negative side effects and lead to subsequent health complications. Pure, natural and without side effects, essential oils are the perfect de-stressors to our fast, paced, high stressed lifestyles.
Essentially plants seem to be helpers, here to teach us more about ourselves and our environment, serving us in many profound ways.
The real medicinal value lies in the oil, which is actually quite a powerful insecticide. Scientific studies in Japan have shown Cinnamon has been shown to kill certain fungi, bacteria, and other micro-organisms such as clostridium botulinum which causes botulism, and staphylococcus aureus which causes staph infections.
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