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The best way to help your body protect itself against Ebola (or any virus or bacteria)

By dsorbello at Oct. 16, 2014, 7:33 p.m., 16112 hits

October 13, 2014 by: Derek Henry

(NaturalNews) With the threat of the Ebola virus spreading, there is a need to understand what natural options are readily available to you in case you don't want to be subjected to conventional medical treatments and infected patients in hospitals. The only proven system to help eradicate the Ebola virus is your body's immune system, and it is of primary importance to start strengthening its response now to give yourself the best chance of successfully fighting off an infection.

Work with your body's natural defenses

The only way to work with your body's natural defenses is to give it what it requires in order to function at optimal performance. Conventional medical wisdom claims that man-made remedies such as vaccines are superior to those provided by nature, but it doesn't take a scientist to understand that the toxic chemicals and preservatives injected into the body along with antigens is not a legitimate way to improve immunity.

To improve your immunity, you must improve your relationship with nature and the medicine it provides, which has been proven to keep people healthy for thousands of years. In this case, a focus on healing foods and herbs that have strong antibacterial and antiviral properties is of primary importance, along with improving immune system function and eliminating foods that suppress it.

Antibacterial foods, herbs, and solutions to begin consuming regularly

Even though Ebola is a virus, it only makes sense to start clearing out any harmful bacteria in your digestive system in order for your immune system to function properly. This will allow it to do its job more efficiently, which is a must have when dealing with more deadly infections such as Ebola.

Antibacterial foods and herbs to consider, include:

Garlic
Onion
Turmeric (curcumin)
Ginger
Lemon
Cayenne
Peppermint
Cinnamon
Clove
Cranberry
Calendula
Echinacea
Oregon grape root
Goldenseal
Marshmallow root
Uva Ursi
Yarrow
Colloidal silver

Most of these foods and herbs can be used in many different ways in every day meal preparation, but the most potent way to receive their benefits in through tinctures, capsules, teas, essential oils, and freshly pressed juices. A few of them are antiviral as well (like ginger, garlic, cranberry, colloidal silver, and Echinacea).

Stock up on antiviral herbs

In the event that Ebola is found in your region, or you suspect you may have an infection, you may want to consider the following as part of your natural defense:

Una de Gato (Cat's Claw)
Pau D'Arco
Astragalus
Elderberry
Lemon balm
Licorice root
Olive leaf
Oregano oil

These proven virus fighters will provide another layer of protection to your overall immune support plan.

Consume immune strengthening foods, herbs, and nutrients

Along with these foods and herbs, it's also important to consider those things that help solidify a strong immune system, such as:

Adaptogenic herbs (reishi, siberian ginseng, astragalus, gynostemma, una de gato, pau d'arco)
Liver supporting herbs (milk thistle, dandelion root, yellow dock root, burdock root, artichoke, turmeric)
Vitamin C (camu camu, acerola cherry, guava, peppers, kale, oranges)
Vitamin D (sunlight and/or fermented cod liver oil)
Zinc (supplement or pumpkin seeds)
Probiotics (supplement or consider sauerkraut, coconut kefir, apple cider vinegar, and kombucha)

The foods, herbs, and ingestible nutrients listed will provide your immune system with exceptional benefits, and can be consumed in whole food, capsules, tinctures, and tea. Grounding is helpful as well.

Ditch foods and behaviors that suppress the immune system

Another very important factor to unleash your immune system is to stop consuming foods and engaging in behaviors that depress it. The biggest culprits in immune suppression are:

Sugar (especially refined)
Alcohol
Dairy
Corn, soy, and wheat (gluten)
Hydrogenated foods
Excess animal protein
Excess flour intake
Highly processed foods
Chronic stress
Excessive EMF exposure
Limited sunshine or vitamin D supplementation

Improve in all of these areas, and your immune system and energy will reciprocate nicely, both which help your body protect itself against Ebola (and any other viruses or bacteria).

As always, consult with a qualified herbal practitioner or naturopath to determine which herbs and solutions are best for your individual situation. At this time, there is no proven remedy for Ebola, but investing in your immune system and using nature's medicine quite possibly gives you the best route of action.

Learn all these details and more at the FREE online Pandemic Preparedness course at www.BioDefense.com

Sources:

http://www.healingthebody.ca

http://www.healingthebody.ca

http://biodefense.com

http://www.sustainablebabysteps.com

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

http://www.ion.ac.uk

Learn more: http://www.naturalnews.com/047232_Ebola_natural_immunity_virus.html#ixzz3GKrqjDkm

— Last Edited by Greentea at 2014-10-15 21:28:32 —

 
Posts [ 1 ] | Last post Oct. 16, 2014, 7:33 p.m.
#1 - Oct. 16, 2014, 7:33 p.m.
BobbyBoomer

I agree with all of the above.

However, I believe that the press makes more out of Ebola than it needs to.

From the Center For Disease Control http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/transmission/qas.html


What are body fluids?

Ebola has been detected in blood and many body fluids. Body fluids include saliva, mucus, vomit, feces, sweat, tears, breast milk, urine, and semen.

Can Ebola spread by coughing? By sneezing?

Unlike respiratory illnesses like measles or chickenpox, which can be transmitted by virus particles that remain suspended in the air after an infected person coughs or sneezes, Ebola is transmitted by direct contact with body fluids of a person who has symptoms of Ebola disease. Although coughing and sneezing are not common symptoms of Ebola, if a symptomatic patient with Ebola coughs or sneezes on someone, and saliva or mucus come into contact with that person’s eyes, nose or mouth, these fluids may transmit the disease.

What does “direct contact” mean?

Direct contact means that body fluids (blood, saliva, mucus, vomit, urine, or feces) from an infected person (alive or dead) have touched someone’s eyes, nose, or mouth or an open cut, wound, or abrasion.

How long does Ebola live outside the body?

Ebola is killed with hospital-grade disinfectants (such as household bleach). Ebola on dried on surfaces such as doorknobs and countertops can survive for several hours; however, virus in body fluids (such as blood) can survive up to several days at room temperature.

Are patients who recover from Ebola immune for life? Can they get it again - the same or a different strain?

Recovery from Ebola depends on good supportive clinical care and a patient’s immune response. Available evidence shows that people who recover from Ebola infection develop antibodies that last for at least 10 years, possibly longer.

We don’t know if people who recover are immune for life or if they can become infected with a different species of Ebola.

If someone survives Ebola, can he or she still spread the virus?

Once someone recovers from Ebola, they can no longer spread the virus. However, Ebola virus has been found in semen for up to 3 months. People who recover from Ebola are advised to abstain from sex or use condoms for 3 months.

Can Ebola be spread through mosquitos?

There is no evidence that mosquitos or other insects can transmit Ebola virus. Only mammals (for example, humans, bats, monkeys and apes) have shown the ability to spread and become infected with Ebola virus.


And although I think the people trying to find a cure or vaccine are doing the right thing, I also think education would go a long way to stopping the spread of the disease - safe sex, don't prepare the dead without proper protection, don't kiss people you don't know, don't purchase sex from prostitutes that don't have a current health check, and so on.

Bobby