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Combining Antibiotics with Oregano Oil Enhances Antibacterial Effect

Discussion in 'Antivirals, Antibiotics and Immune Modulators' started by adreno, May 21, 2015.

  1. adreno

    adreno PR activist

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    It looks like combining antibiotics with oregano oil enhances their efficiency:

    Antibacterial effect of oregano essential oil alone and in combination with antibiotics against extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli
     
  2. girlinthesnow

    girlinthesnow Senior Member

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    I wonder if combining oregano oil with anti-virals (acyclovir and herbals) would also ramp up AV effects?
     
  3. Uno

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    Oregano Oil is really potent. It will kill pretty much anything bacteria wise - viruses are different as they mutate into our DNA.
     
  4. ebethc

    ebethc Senior Member

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    does oregano oil kill good bacteria, too? is it safe for low-dose, long-term therapy? Diet alone is not enough to keep candida at bay.. thanks.
     
  5. ScottTriGuy

    ScottTriGuy Stop the harm. Start the research and treatment.

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    I started on oreganum tincture from my ND about 3.5 weeks ago - one drop in the morning and another in the evening - I was kind of careless so usually had 2 drops am and pm.

    Started to feel sick on the 2nd day - as the overgrowth died off I assume - but felt great on the 5th day - I also started a probiotic, taken middle of the day, at the same time.

    My pem got worse - today I neglected taking the probiotic after reading others on PR experience with FOS and that lactic bacteria causing hypoxia (I'm not very science-y) - though I am feeling better at the moment.
     
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  6. Theodore

    Theodore Senior Member

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    Hi Scott!

    How did it go with the oreganum tincture? Thanks.
     
  7. ScottTriGuy

    ScottTriGuy Stop the harm. Start the research and treatment.

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    Hmmmm, that seems so long ago...what I remember most is that what little appetite I had disappeared and I lost 8 pounds during that month of oreganum tincture (a colleague kept saying I didn't look well; a nurse kept saying I looked sick), which made me underweight (my spine was sticking out, yech).

    Also, my pem threshold improved after I stopped the oreganum (and probiotic) - if I recall correctly, I didn't walk farther than 10 minutes during that month, but could do 20 - 30 minutes as soon as I stopped.

    I've since had much improvement (but not cured) with adding butter (and cutting back on sugar and carbs).

    Have you tried or are considering trying oreganum?
     
  8. Theodore

    Theodore Senior Member

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    Thank you for your reply!

    That is so odd, I don't understand oreganum can do that...

    I am interested in oregano oil for my ebv but I didn't really any success here but failure yeah, a lot!
     
  9. ScottTriGuy

    ScottTriGuy Stop the harm. Start the research and treatment.

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    Perhaps it was the probiotic that was having the negative effect for me?
     
  10. Theodore

    Theodore Senior Member

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    Do you remember its name?
     
  11. ScottTriGuy

    ScottTriGuy Stop the harm. Start the research and treatment.

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    Oreganum Plus by St Francis.
     
  12. roller

    roller wiggle jiggle

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  13. Theodore

    Theodore Senior Member

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    Sorry I meant the probiotic.
     
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  14. ScottTriGuy

    ScottTriGuy Stop the harm. Start the research and treatment.

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    lol - pardon my fogged brain.

    The probiotic was Natural Factors, double strength ultimate multi probiotic - 24 billion active cells, 12 strains.
     
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  15. Theodore

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    No problem! Thank you.
     

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