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Natural Antimicrobials - Better than a prescription?

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Usnea Barbata Tincture

Best natural antibiotic. Made from "old man's beard," the lichen that grows on trees here in the northwest. Tastes nasty but it works. Colloidal silver is good too, I use that for daily maintenance.

go natural

we haven't taken a prescription in years, actually haven't been to a mainstream doc in years. Echinacea tincture is our choice of antibiotic. It is very easy to make and the plants are readily available. Plant some now and make your own this fall.

Since it's spring, don't forget to plant your own medicine survival for when the SHTF

The word "biotic"means LIFE.

The word "biotic"means LIFE. So guess what ANTI-biotic means? hint: ANTI-LIFE

If you disagree with me on anything you are not a real libertarian...

Cyril's picture

My natural antibiotic of choice among 400 of the same kind

My natural antibiotic of choice, among 400 others of the same kind (french cheeses: ~ 400 different ones, over 22 regions):


Main peculiarities:

1. stinks quite a bit or a lot; consider warning your neighbors; may require protecting other items in the fridge from getting its smell (Tupperware will do)
2. pretty fatty; lotta calories
3. tastes yummmmmmmy!!!
4. can turn quickly into an addiction (j/k)
5. eating it without fresh bread is a major sin (NOT kidding)
6. true delight with red wine, bread, and salad to end your evening meal

Worked for me. I rarely ever got sick or had to go see the doctor (probably less than every other year on average).


"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.


"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

Even germs wouldn't go near

Even germs wouldn't go near the stink of that cheese you were eating. LOL

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LOL. Yup!

LOL. Yup!

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.


"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

real cheese

is real good

I quit eating american cheese.

I only eat "queso fresco"

So I guess american cheese is not so fresco. I'm pretty sure mexican cheese is real...

Only time in France I was drunk most of the time due to the good cheap wine. 2 buck chuck there is as good as $40 bottles from napa. The cheese is great aside from the fact I ate some and passed out every night and have no recollection of the taste.

Although I do recollect going to a cathouse a few door down or next door from moulin rouge on pigalle and they said they would give me a beer and a show for 5 euro, except they gave me soda instead. I thought it was just a strip club. Boy was I wrong. Which lead to a funny taste in my mouth (soda).

The price quoted was way too high, in fact was all of my FRN equivalents. So I had to pass. I think it was 400 EU at the time. Pigalle is an interesting street though. I wish I had brought more FRN's for clothes and shoes as they were dirt cheap.

Edit: I also wish I had bought 100 cigars as well..

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If you can get your hands on this one, it's from my Normandy too

If you can get your hands on this one, it's from my Normandy, too:


Lesser known maybe, but now it's for the real amateurs. You're warned. ;)

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.


"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

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Paris is now outrageously expensive. And decadent.

Paris is now outrageously expensive. And decadent.

More than ever, and it's not going to improve any time soon.

While it used to be a beautiful, lively, popular capital, with a strong middle class, decades ago, before the socialists wreck it, with cronies and state leeches taking over. The honest working people now fleeing away.

It's a miracle I could keep my sanity after living over there for the last 3+ decades.

I feel so much better today, even in socialist California. How more sad could that sound, right? I'll grant you that.

Not an excuse to lessen our effort in fighting the collectivist horror happening over here now, though. All the more the exact opposite.

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.


"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

Currency and money run parallel.

It's the fundamentals that matter. Back to basics.

Learning from Bacteria about

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Bump for the evening folks

Bump for the evening folks

Resist the temptation to feed the trolls.


I'm sorry, what did she say?
"Natural something...blah..blah...Boobies...Boobies...bOObies...BOOBIES!"

I am such a cad. ;-)

In my defense I offer that it is hard not to act like a man...
when you are one.


I had a bad tooth infection resulting in a severe, golf ball sized abcess.
I started taking garlic/cayenne pills, two at a time, three times a day.
The abscess/infection was completely gone within 48 hours.
I continued taking the pills for 5 days at half the dose.
It has been since last July with no returning infection.
My wife found this info on the net and I figured it couldn't hurt to try.
I am amazed at the results!

Exercise Liberty.

America Rising.
The Constitution Stands.

"That the pen is mightier than the sword would be proven false; if I should take my sword and cut off the hand that holds the pen" - American Nomad

Here's a vid of her cooking beans

It may be even may be even more popular...

Resist the temptation to feed the trolls.

You might have gotten lucky.

You probably should have consulted a dentist/periodontist/oral surgeon. Depending on the location of the abscess and severity it could have done some serious damage or killed you. Sometimes an antibiotic regime is indicated and sometimes it is not, depending on the situation and what tissue spaces are involved.

The efficacy of garlic and capsaicin as antimicrobials is questionable at best and possibly clinically indistinguishable from placebo.

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questionable at best?

recorded here for all to read and you say."" you might have gotten lucky""
read like a testimonial to me,but what do i know? I use colloidal silver for infections,and use it in a atomizer

setting your expectations to high,can cause depression

Testimonial is the correct word.

Too many people accept testimonial as scientific fact.

I had an abscess on my leg and smoked a pack of cigs andthe healed! That is my testimonial so it must be cause and effect right?!

deacon's picture

your response

lacks facts,and just your way of deflection

setting your expectations to high,can cause depression

C_T_CZ's picture

Some notes...

* colloidal silver is currently one of the known, accepted methods recommended by the world health organization to purify water. I'm not saying the WHO is a perfect source, but still they claim therapeutic benefits through objective studies, not conjecture;
* colloidal silver can be made and used safely if one understands the process and shows some level of care. All the necessary information is out there, if you look for it;
* its use fell by the wayside in the 1930s after antibiotics came out, which were much more powerful - but also resulted in antibiotic resistant bugs;
* my interest in colloidal silver came when looking for an independent option to combat resistant bateria. It's a decent Plan B, especially if you are 100% dependent on our current health care system which could break down or become difficult to work through in the future;
* it has no known toxicity in humans;
* it has been reported to work successfully for dogs, cats, and other animals;
* it can be applied topically for surface infections or orally for internal infections;
* it's not a replacement for antibiotics, but again is a decent Plan B in a SHTF scenario (especially if you otherwise have no Plan B at all);

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it's not a replacement for antibiotics?

Says who, you ...and the medical industrial complex?

Pretty sure the express purpose of this video was 1. An alternative to antibiotics 2. Gratuitous boobs. You seem to have missed both the point and the boobs :)

Well thats certainly one way

Well thats certainly one way to get people to take notice. If more stuff took this approach we would probably get much further in spreading various information like this.
I would include a pun because I can see plenty already.

To climb the mountain, you must believe you can.

Keeping aBREAST of holistic cures

My wife had an MRSA sinus infection two weeks ago. The, doctor prescribed 3 different antibiotics. I had to battle with the wife for a week to get her to try and stick w colloidal silver before destroying her immune system with the doctors antibiotics. One week later...MRSA gone. My wife tells the doctor she didn't use the antibiotics, guess what he does. Yup. Prescribes more antibiotics. For what? I dunno. What a joke.

BUSTed, show some SUPPORT

For the NAKED truth of NATURAL antibiotics. Im sure there are a PAIR of studies that can convince the MASSes.
There must be many around the GLOBE that have NIPped this one.
I'm just saying.....

For Freedom!
The World is my country, all mankind is my brethren, to do good is my religion.


Natural is definitely the way to go! O,O

I Think The REAL Reason

This is front and top is HER TOP! hahaha


I'm glad you said it

Shame on you


For Freedom!
The World is my country, all mankind is my brethren, to do good is my religion.

well, that lady in the

well, that lady in the youtube video said they are, so they must be. forget the millions of people that have died from bacterial infections prior to antibiotics.

Her comments

Are backed by a very compelling power. I believe her....I BELIEVE!! =D

it's true that there are many

it's true that there are many natural antimicrobial substances, but they are not a replacement for anti-biotics. science people....lots of research and science. not a lady on the internet.

The compelling power I refer

The compelling power I refer to is bursting out of her dress =D

Of course antibiotics are required, no question. Modern medicine is helpless without them.

People just want to hear that the world is not complex. They want to believe that you don't need to study medicine to become a doctor, just look up YouTube videos in their spare time and that's as good as a degree.

I actually followed Randi's example and demonstrated the uselessness of homeopathic medicine to some people. It is a huge industry here though. I'm trying my best to fight against pseudoscience but its an uphill battle.