Wednesday, 30 March 2016

Natural Home Remedies For Lyme Disease

Lyme Disease is an infectious, bacterial disease that can be transferred to humans via the bite of a deer tick, which is the most common method of transfer. Lyme disease is transmitted through ticks and is quite common in North America and Europe. The bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi is responsible for causing this disease. The bacterium is harbored by deer ticks, which feed on human and animal blood. Those affected with this disease are known to recover completely with proper treatment, although recovery may be slower if treatment is administered in the later stages of the condition. Lyme disease must be treated on the right time if you delay it can spread to joints, heart and nervous system.  Listed below are few natural remedies, which are safe, effective and inexpensive and help a lot to treat Lyme disease.

Natural Home Remedies For Lyme Disease

1 .  Aloe Vera

Extract the fresh juice of an aloe vera plant and apply on the affected skin. It lends a cool soothing feeling that helps to reduce inflammation and rashes in the case of lyme disease. You can also drink one glass of aloe vera juice daily to flush out harmful toxins that attack the body when suffering from lyme disease.

2 . Antimicrobial Herbs

Extensive research has been done on the role of various herbs in battling microbial infections and bacteria that can harm our bodies. In terms of Lyme disease, a direct connection has been made between samento, guaiacum, oregano, and clove, since they have anti-spirochete capacities, meaning that they directly inhibit the spread of specific types of bacteria of which the Borrellia genus is a part. Using these herbs in either salves on the site of the bite or including them in your diet can naturally heal your body from infection.

3 . Garlic

Garlic is a Lyme buster and killer due to it’s anti-inflammatory, anti-viral, antifungal, anti-parasitic and antibiotic properties. It helps to reduce inflammation and fight bacterial infection caused due to Lyme disease. Garlic contains Sulphur and because it is secreted in the body sweat after consuming, it could quite possible be repulsive to insects.

4 . Green Tea

Several researches have proved that green tea is very effective in providing relief from inflammation caused due to lyme disease. The anti oxidants present in green tea are very effective in reducing the oxidative damage and promotes healing.

5 . Echinacea

Echinacea better known as ‘purple coneflower’ is the best herb useful in treating Lyme disease. It helps to improve your immune system and acts as a natural antibiotic, which helps to cure Lyme disease.

6 . Flaxseed Oil

Oil extracted from a flaxseed is rich in omega 3 fatty acids. This nutrient helps to boost the human body’s immune system. If you know that you have been bitten by a tick, apply one teaspoon of flaxseed oil on the affected part and spread gently. For severe cases of lyme disease, consume three to five teaspoons of the oil everyday.

7 . Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar works like a medicine and has numerous health benefits, it acts as antiseptic and antibiotic killing bacteria that cause lyme disease. It is made by fermenting apple juice. Use organic apple cider vinegar because it contains remnants of pesticides from sprayed apples. Mix 3 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar in 8 oz of water and consume it before every meal, three times a day.