Dr Oz: Infection Remedies
In this segment, Dr Oz invited audience member, Nicole, up to the stage. Nicole stated that she got sore throats at least 4 times per year. According to Doctor Oz, this was normal. Nicole stated that when she had a sore throat, she normally used some antibiotics, cough drops or gargled with sea salt. (Of course, Dr Oz loved the sea salt remedy.) Read on to find out some of Dr Oz’s best natural fixes for infections. According to The Doc, these remedies have been used in other countries for years!
Dr Oz: Sage Tea Sore Throat Home Remedy
Remedy: Sage Tea – Mix the tea with a pinch of table salt and gargle 3 times per day. This reduces pain and soothes your sore throat.
Dr Oz: Pineapple UTI Remedy
UTI (Urinary Tract Infection):
Nicole stated that when she got a UTI, she usually headed to the doctor..and quick! (Good answer.)
Remedy: Pineapples. This fruit contains bromelaine, which has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Aside from being great to cure UTI’s, pineapples are an excellent source of Vitamin C, Manganese and Dietary Fiber. Pineapples also contain Vitamin B1 and Folate. Eat them sliced or use a blender for delicious, healthy juice.
Dr Oz: Garlic Oil Ear Infection Remedy
Middle Ear Infection:
Nicole stated that her kids seemed to always have an ear infection and that when they did, it was usually insufferable for the entire family. (Who else can relate?)
Remedy: Garlic oil because it has antibacterial properties. Warm it up just a bit to use as an eardrop for the kids. Doctor Oz stated that his wife used it all the time.
- Place 1 or 2 drops of the warmed oil into the infected ear
- Insert a cotton ball in the ear for 15 minutes
- Repeat every 1-2 hours
- Once the ear drains out, you’re good to go!