Top Natural Solutions for Pneumonia;
Pneumonia is a respiratory system infection that severely weekend the immune system, swells the lung with a fiber like congestion of mucus. Bacterial and viral infections are retransmitted to other cells through this contaminated mucus/phlegm. it is vital to clear the lungs as quickly as possible to also reduce the added burdens on the immune system.
A few good methods to a solid and quick recovery are:
Thieves oil as a disinfectant of the environment and the lungs.
High doses of vitamin C for immune system recovery and support. See Vitamin C syrup recipe at bottom of this post. and importantly nutritional supplementation(s) and hydration especially with pure coconut water when possible this will help balance electrolytes.
- Mullen This herb will kill any virus on contact.
- Horehound. a powerful antibacterial/antiviral herb specifically for the respiratory system.
- for very severe cases use ground ivy( also known as creeping charlie) but use sparingly.
- Garlic and onion syrup for its powerful immune system support and antibacterial and antiviral properties.
If White Blood Cell count drops to a low level make a concoction of Astragulus root or Echinacea root to increase white blood cell count.
The Goal is to clear the mucus from the respiratory system, purify the blood from toxins (dandelion Root,Burdock Root) and eliminate any fever if present( Yarrow Root, White willow bark) and aid in the recovery of a healthy immune system, Then providing nutritional supplementation ( Slippery Elm Gruel is Great for this and is safe even for infants)
Garlic Onion Syrup
1/2 Yellow Onion Diced Fine
2 cloves of fresh peeled and pressed garlic
2 tablespoons of dried mullein leaf
2 cups of distilled water
1/4 cup of food grade vegetable glycerine
1 cup of raw unfiltered wildflower honey (from a domestic bee keeper.)
Directions: distilled water and vegetable glycerine mix very well until clear
bring to a boil
add all ingredients except honey
Cover saucepan and lower heat to a low simmer stirring every so often for 30 minutes or until reduced by half.
take off heat and let cool
Press well using a potato ricer or strainer
Add honey to pressed liquid and mix well
Bottle and refrigerate this syrup should lat 3-4 weeks so make in small quantities.
Dosage: Adult take 3 times daily
this recipe can be double or tripled
Vitamin C Syrup:
1/4 cup of elderberries
1/3 cup of rose hips
1 tablespoon of fresh grated ginger root
2 cups of distilled water
1 cup of honey
1/3 cup of vegetable glycerine
1 cinnamon stick
1/2 teaspoon of thyme
Add distilled water and glycerine to a saucepan mix well and until clear, bring to a boil, add all ingredients except honey, stir well and cover and lower heat to a low simmer let simmer for 30 minutes or until reduced by one half press or strain very well add honey to the pressed liquid mix well and bottle and refrigerate this syrup lats only 3-4 weeks before it begins to loose its potency. make in small batches. But this recipe can be doubles and or tripledDosage: ADULT: 1 tablespoon ever hour when sick, or otherwise 1 tablespoon daily for overall good healthy and immune system support. A great syrup for transitioning through seasonal changes.
Thieves oil Recipe:
2 tablespoons tea tree essential oil
1/2 tablespoon cinnamon essential oil
1 tablespoon oregano essential oil
1 tablespoon clove essential oil
1 tablespoon lemon essential oil
2 tablespoon Eucalyptus essential oil
4 ounces of jojoba oil
Mix all ingredients well and let propagate overnight .
use 6 drops in a 2 gallon simple steam vaporizer or 2-3 drops in a diffuser or follow manufacturers directions to its size. let run continuous
Making a herbal concoction:
add 4 tablespoons of dried herb bring 2 cups of water to a hard boils add herbs and cover and bring to a low simmer let simmer for 30 minutes or until reduced by 1/2 press and strain drink as per dosage hot. if necessary use food grade vegetable glycerine as a sweetener or raw wildflower honey. to taste. NO Milk or Dairy.