Pneumonia is an infection that can make you very sick. This lung infection is caused by viruses, bacteria, or fungi. Before the use of antibiotics, one-third of all people who suffer from pneumonia subsequently died from this infection.
Today, it is estimated that more than 3 million people develop pneumonia each year. More than half a million of the patients are hospitalized for treatment. Even though most of these people manage to recover, it is considered that 5% will die from this infection.
Taking the 6th place of leading causes of death, pneumonia is an infection that you should take it seriously. Streptococcus pneumoniae is the main cause of bacterial pneumonia. In the beginning, this form of pneumonia is characterized with shaking chills, fever, and production of a rust-colored sputum. In 20%-30% of the cases, the infection spreads into the blood and if this happens, 20%-30% of these patients die.
Antibiotics as treatment
When it comes to treating this type of pneumonia, most people used antibiotics like amoxicillin, penicillin and clavulanic acid (Augmentin), and macrolide antibiotics including clarithromycin, azithromycin, and erythromycin. Penicillin was the first choice used in the treatment of this infection. With the arrival of broader-spectrum antibiotics, there was developed significant drug resistance.
Add 3 Drops of Oregano Oil to Water and SEE What Happens to Your Lungs
For centuries, oregano oil has been used in Far Eastern and Middle Eastern cultures as a remedy for treating chronic inflammation, infections, urinary tract infections, jaundice, and dysentery. It is scientifically shown that oregano oil possesses potent antibacterial properties. It has therapeutic benefits due to its high content of minerals, including calcium, potassium, manganese, magnesium, zinc, copper, and boron. This oil is completely safe to use and it can be used along with antibiotics to fight bacterial infection.
All you have to do is take 3 drops of Oregano Oil a day (you can combine it into a glass of orange juice). Within a few hours, you should notice significant improvements. It is recommended to repeat this procedure every day, for 5 days until you eliminate the symptoms.
Baking Soda is another effective home remedy. It can neutralize acids and break down proteins. It has the ability to maintain pH balance in the bloodstream, essential to sustain life. Keep in mind that the process by which the pH balance is maintained is one of the most important processes in our body.
The pH measures the number of hydrogen ions in our body. It may range from 0-14. The balanced or neutral pH is 7. Anything higher is basic, and anything lower is acidic. An alkaline environment has a high ability to attract hydrogen ions while an acidic pH has a low ability to attract hydrogen ions. Hydrogen ions are essential to secure balance and health in our body.
In order to protect ourselves from diseases, we should maintain an alkaline pH between 7.3 and 7.4. This will boost our immune system and its ability to kill bacteria. Viruses and bacteria responsible for bronchitis and colds and secondary infections like pneumonia, are known to thrive in an acidic environment. In other words, maintaining a proper pH can destroy the pathogens.
Taking an alkalizing mixture of sodium bicarbonate and potassium bicarbonate can fight a respiratory infection and symptoms like a sore throat and runny nose. You should do some nebulizer with water and 2 drops of liquid sodium bicarbonate, 2-3 times a day in order to reverse pneumonia, sinusitis, and asthma.
Baking soda can be used in different ways. You can dissolve it into a lukewarm water to soothe the itch of poison ivy and the discomfort of sunburn. You can also prepare a paste with cool water and apply it directly to your skin in order to relieve the pain of bee stings. However, you can mix one-half teaspoon baking soda into 4 ounces (120ml) of water and take this as an antacid.
Source: Healthy Food House