A group of infections caused by Staphylococcus is called Staph infections or fully Staphylococcus infections. Even in healthy people Staphylococcus presents and most common in skin, nose and mouth.
Most of the carriers are unaffected. The germ properly enter the body through unintegrated skin or invasive procedure such as placing urinary catheters and feeding tubes. Different infected site and different individual manifest the infection differently. It properly ranges from very mild to life-threatened.
In the skin, it causes cuts, boils, scratches, impetigo, pimples, cellulitis. Other body’s organs and systems such as lungs, digestive system or joint completely could be affected by Staphylococcus manifested by infection of the lungs, food poisoning and septic arthritis. The most severe infection caused by Staphylococcus is sepsis when the bacteria enters the bloodstream. This severe condition, sometime, develops to toxic shock syndrome.
Staph germs are usually spread by close skin contact. They can also spread through sharing contaminated objects with infected person.
The treatment of Staph infections based on the severity of infection and different from person to person. Basically, Doctors may prescribe you antibiotics combine with wound care. And even surgery to remove an infected organs is needed.
Typically, home remedies play an important role on treating symptoms of Staph infection and preventing further complication.
Tea tree oil
Tea tree oil is believed having strong antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory actions, which does really help treat staphylococcus aureus and wounds.
Use a sufficient amount of water to moisten the cotton swab. Drop 2 to 3 drops of this oil to it. Dab the cotton ball on the infected site and leave it there for few hours.
Other option, mix 1 to 2 drops of this natural oil with about 5 milliliters (1 teaspoon) of liquid extracted from aloe vera. Dip the cotton ball into the mixture and dab it to the affected areas and leave it on for a few hours.
Remember to practice good wound washing after applying these remedies.
Reapply this process once to twice daily until obtain amazing result.
You certainly know that garlic is a natural effective antibiotic that helps combat the Staphylococcus bacteria. It acts to relieve the symptoms and relieve the discomforts related infection. In addition, it is helpful for your immune system.
Before any procedure, you need to clean the affected area first to improve efficiency. Apply garlic oil on that clean are. Overlay the cleaned area by garlic oil. Cover it with a bandage and keep it stay for a few hours. Do this process twice daily for a couple of days.
Eating raw garlic 1 hour before meal or 2 hour after meal helps strengthen your immune system. Also, make garlic becomes the main spice and use it regularly in the diet.
Apple Cider Vinegar
It has been concluded that apple cider vinegar is excellent decision for who want to get rid off staph infection. Aside from its great property to combat the bacteria, it also has anti-inflammatory property, speed up healing process and strengthen your immune system. Then in turn, prevent further acquired infection.
Dilute raw, unfiltered apple cider vinegar in clean water in a 1:1 ratios. Wash the wound by the solution once to twice a day for a few days.
Also, drink a glass of water, which added about 50 milliliter of raw, unfiltered apple cider vinegar twice daily.
Turmeric is another effective remedy to support you fight with this infection. It contributes to successfully get rid of this infection effectively thanks to its antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and promote wound-healing properties. In addition, it has antioxidant property and promotes the immune system.
Sprinkle turmeric powder over the affected skin twice daily to gain effect.
Or, dissolve 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder in about 600 millilitre of water then boil it for 10 minutes. Fill and drink this fluid twice or three times daily.
Oregano Oil is also one of the typical culinaries that is supposed to have antibiotic properties, It significantly effects on reducing infection.
Put about 0.5 milliliters of oregano oil (10 drops) with about 6 teaspoon into a small cup then stir to mix them together. Cover the infected area by the commixture and keep it stay from 1 to 2 hours before you are going to wash it off. Practice this process several times per day to gain the effect.
Or make a drink by dropping 0.25ml of oregano oil to a glass of water. Drink the solution 2 time a day for a week.
Sea salt is very common in our kitchen. Using sea salt to treat Staph infection because of it is convenient, economical and effective. Sea salt is contains about 80 elements essential to human body. It is widely know as the natural hygroscopic agent that used to use as the wound cleaner sustain. Moreover, it reduces the swelling.
Smear sea salt instantly to the wound or use sea salt water to clean the wound. Otherwise, you can use table salt replace for sea salt, however, is not as effective as sea salt.
Coconut oil has a number of positive impacts to our body. It is beneficial for the health of our skin and hair.
Through a number of researches and experimentations, scientists have demonstrated that thanks to antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, coconut oil is definitely good options in treating Staph infection. It also reliefs discomfort from the various skin conditions.
Use the tip of fingers to apply the oil onto the affected skin and massage in circular motions gently. Wait for an hour then wash the area with clean water.
Repeat this process few times a day until the infection is repelled.
Honey definitely has amazing positive impact on fighting bacterial and healing, especially on controlling a staph infection. It keep the wound sterilized, promoting healing of the wound and keeping you away from the infection.
Apply some honey on the infected area and make sure to keep it in that site for a couple of hour before washing out. Repeat a few times a day until you see the effect.