Treat a Staph Infection Naturally

Staph infections are caused by the bacteria Staphylococcus and is carried by 25% of people in the nose, mouth, genitals and anal areas. Infections begin when the bacteria enter the body through something as small as a puncture wound. Infections range from boils to antibiotic resistant and flesh eating infections all differing based on the strength of the infection, how deep it is, how fast it is spreading and how resistant it is to antibiotics.

 

How do I know if I have a staph infection?

  • Tenderness
  • Swelling
  • Redness
  • Open sores
  • Pain
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Sweats

 

How can I prevent a staph infection?

  • Clean cuts well
  • Keep injuries dry and clean
  • Keep injuries covered
  • Wear foot coverings in public restrooms

 

How can I treat a staph infection?

If you see red lines stretching from the wound seek medical attention immediately. This is a sign that the infection is spreading.

  • Swab the area with tea tree oil and cover with a clean bandage. Repeat two or three times a day until the infection is cleared up.
  • Make a paste with baking soda and apple cider vinegar, apply and cover with a bandage. Clean off when dry, and reapply several times a day.
  • Make a paste of tea tree oil and honey, cover the wound with the paste and a bandage and repeat several times a day.
  • Make a soak with apple cider vinegar, honey and a cup of hot water on a clean cloth. Apply as a hot pack three times a day being sure to use a new, clean cloth for each application.
  • Try a colloidal silver spray and apply three times a day to the infected area.
  • Drink a mix of 2 tablespoons honey with 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar in 2 cups water twice a day.
  • Have an acidophilus supplement twice a day, this beneficial bacteria will help to fight off the staph.
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