Helicobacter pylori is a bacterium that affects the digestive system. Namely, H. Pylori is found in the stomach of people who have chronic gastritis and gastric ulcers, but this bacterium also can cause severe health issues, including duodenal ulcers and stomach cancer.
One of the treatment options is to use over-the-counter meds, but if you don’t want to take pills and to expose yourself to the side-effects of medications, you can destroy this bacterium with the help of natural remedies.
WHAT TYPE OF BACTERIUM IS Helicobacter pylori?
The H. Pylori has helical shape and studies showed that more than 50% of people of the world’s population have H. pylori in their upper gastrointestinal tract.
THE MOST COMMON SIGNS OF Helicobacter pylori INFECTION
- Pain in the stomach
- Peptic ulcers
- Abdominal discomfort
- Loss of appetite
HOW TO REMOVE H. PYLORI NATURALLY
MANUKA HONEY: studies showed that by consuming 1 tablespoon of this type of honey after you wake up in the morning, before breakfast or eating a slice of toasted bread with Manuka honey can help you to destroy this bacterium.
CRANBERRY JUICE: drink 1 glass of fresh and unsweetened cranberry juice right after you wake up in the morning, before breakfast. In order to get all of the benefits of cranberry juice, it is advisable to use organic cranberries only.
PROBIOTICS: foods that contain probiotics are great for the overall health, but especially are beneficial for the digestive system. Additionally, these foods efficiently remove this infection. According to a recent research, when it comes to elimination of the infection, the probiotics are even more potent than certain antibiotics.
BLACK SEEDS: the black seeds posses potent gastro-protective and acid-reducing characteristics and have the ability to destroy any bad bacterium, including H. Pylori.
BROCCOLI SPROUTS: abundant in sulforaphane, a compound that possesses incredibly potent antioxidant and detoxifying properties, and has the ability to remove the infection and treat gastritis. There are studies which have proved that the broccoli sprouts can avert gastrointestinal damage caused by NSAIDs (drugs used to reduce pain, decrease fever and decrease inflammation).
GREEN TEA: this beverage offers numerous health benefits and latest researches show that regular consummation of green tea can treat mucosal inflammation caused by H. Pylori and this tea also has the ability to impede the spread of this bacterium.
GARLIC: garlic is one of the most beneficial veggies due to its potent anti-inflammatory and antibiotic properties and raw garlic can remove this bacterial infection.
PROPOLIS: the so-called bee glue contains more than 300 compounds and offers numerous health benefits. There are many scientific studies which have proved that propolis can impede the spread of H. Pylori.
Helicobacter pylori DIET TIPS
- Eat fish that is abundant in omega-3 fatty acids (preferably wild-caught fish)
- Include chia seeds and flaxseed in your diet (that are rich source of omega-3 fatty acids)
- Eat more cruciferous veggies (arugula, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, collard greens, etc.)
- Eat more berries (blueberries, cranberries, raspberries and strawberries)
- Reduce the intake of caffeine or completely avoid it
- Exclude spicy foods
- Avoid eating pickled foods
- Do not eat low-fiber grains
- Do not drink soda drinks
PREVENTION IS CRUCIAL
- In order to prevent infection, you should make sure that the water you drink is safe and it is not contaminated in any way
- Pay attention to your personal hygiene
Eat adequately prepared food