Can echinacea treat bacterial infections?

Echinacea. Echinacea is an herbal supplement that boosts immune system. Fda guidelines require a label stating that supplements are not intended to treat, diagnose or cure a disease. If your immune system is good, it will help fight infections. Colloidal silver may have antibacterial properties.

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Can echinacea and goldenseal treat bacterial infection?

Bacterial infection. There is no conclusive evidence of the efficacy of echinacea and goldenseal in treating any form of infection. There is good evidence that they have little or any effect on viral illnesses. Read more...

What can be used to treat dry itchy balls, bacterial infection?

Dry skin. The most common cause is overwashing. Minimize bathing, especially with hot water and soap. Fungal infections (athlete's foot) can also cause itching, but more often in the groin (inner thighs) than on the scrotum itself. Read more...

Should viruses and bacterial infections actually be treated right away, or let the body fight it a few days?

Natural Approach. The body has some amazing tools to fight infections and often we "muck" it up by trying to handle it with other meds. Let the body fight it, if you can stand the symptoms. Read more...
Depends. Some viruses like mono you let run its course. It is milder in little kids than adults, but there is really no rx other than comfort care. Others like Ebola usually kill you regardless. Strep can feel better in a few days, but come back a month later with deadly rheumatic fever.Some bacteria like pneumococcus or meningococcus can kill you in a few days if treatment is not started quickly. Read more...

How are bacterial infections treated?

Depends. Some go away by themselves, some require antibiotics, some (like abscesses) need surgery. Read more...

I have reoccurring bacterial infections. I get treated with meds but it comes back almost instantaneous. What can help me because the meds arnt workin?

Needs evaluation. You may need to seen by physician and need detail examination and laboratory study . There are several immunological disorder that needs to address . Is there any resistant organism? Which part you have infection? So i think you need thorough exam. Read more...

Can curcumin treat bacterial infections?

Not aware. Curcumin may have many benefits including as anti-inflammatory but I have not read anything specific as antibacterial. http://www.pureprescriptions.com/expert_opinion/curcumin-turmeric.asp. Read more...
No. Can curcumin treat bacterial infections? https://www.healthtap.com/.../10523-can-curcumin-treat-bacterial-inf...curcumin may have many benefits including as anti-inflammatory but I have not read anything specific as antibacterial. Read more...