How to Cure a MRSA Staph Infection Naturally

MRSA is caused by Staphylococcus aureus and is resistant to most antibiotics. The infection causes cellulites’, impetigo, folliculitis and many more skin infections. The simplest way to acquire MRSA Staph infection is through physical contact with an object or a person who has MRSA. As soon as a person becomes infected with antibiotic resistant bacteria, symptoms of MRSA arise. The bacteria resists treatment by most antibiotics, so culture testing is important for doctors to choose antibiotics more likely to work against Staph, wiping out the infection before it changes to MRSA. Alternative treatments for MRSA produce side effects; health practitioners must be consulted before starting herbal or other remedies. Wounds or possible infections on the skin should be reported to your medical practitioner if redness and swelling appears on wound.


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    Try Lapachol Tea. This is made by boiling one tsp. lapachol in one cup of water and is to be taken two to eight times daily.
    • Due to its antimicrobial properties, it can eradicate bacterial infection such as MRSA but it may have blood thinning effects. It should not be taken by people using blood thinning medicines, unless under the supervision of a health practitioner.
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    Use Japanese herbal tonic to control symptoms of MRSA. It contains several herbs used in Eastern medicines, including ginseng.
    • One or more of the ingredients produces side effects, so a health practitioner needs to be consulted before using the tonic.
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    Add Echinacea to the MRSA treatment plan. This is a cleansing herb used as an immune enhancer and clears the blood of various poisons. Tea is made from dried Echinacea by steeping one tsp. of the herb in one cup of boiling water for 15 minutes.
    • It is then strained and should be sipped throughout the day. It is not recommended for people taking immunosuppressive drugs.
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    Try olive leaf extract. This is an effective remedy to cure an infection caused by MRSA. It contains a compound called oleuropein, which helps the body to fight against such infections.
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    Add eucalyptus oil for relief. The oil, in combination with tea tree oil, lavender oil, rosemary oil or oregano oil in small quantities provide, a soothing relief to the boil caused by MRSA infection.


  • Regular hand washing is the best way to prevent getting and spreading staph/MRSA. Hands must be kept clean by washing them frequently with soap and warm water, or hand sanitizer.
  • Cuts and scrapes should be cleaned and covered with a bandage until they are healed.
  • Contact with other people’s wounds or bandages must be avoided.
  • Avoid sharing of personal items such as towels, washcloths, toothbrushes and razors. Sharing these items may transfer staph from one person to another.
  • Encourage children to clean shared sports equipment with antiseptic solution before each use, or use a towel as a barrier between skin and equipment.
  • Use creams and moisturizers if a child has dry skin, eczema or a skin condition.
  • Protection against sunburn and bug bites is helpful.
  • Wear disposable gloves, gowns and masks when treating or visiting hospitalized MRSA patients.
  • Shower immediately after a sweaty activity.
  • Get early care if there is an infection.


  • The herbal treatments may produce side effects or allergic reactions. Think before taking them.
  • As Staph grows rapidly in warm, moist environments, extra vigilance is needed in health clubs and gyms.
  • It typically spreads by skin to skin contact and in crowded conditions. Keep away from such places.
  • It spreads through the sharing of contaminated personal items. Avoid them.
  • Groups who seem to be at increased risk include those who have regular contact with health care workers, those who have recently taken antibiotics like fluoroquinones or cephalosporin, military recruits, and prisoners.

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Categories: Infectious Diseases