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Latest Edit: Iva Lloyd, ND 2014-05-24 (EDT)

See Also Naturopathic Therapies
See Also Naturopathic Therapies
See Also Action of Herbs

Antimicrobial Herbs

The antimicrobial herbs assist the body in destroying or resisting pathogenic micro-organisms. Many of the antimicrobial herbs can be used in cooking, salads and in herbal teas on an ongoing basis as a preventive way of protecting the body.

Antimicrobial herbs also refered to as: antibiotic, anti-infectives or antiseptic herbs.

The above list of herbs are not meant to provide medical advice. They are a list of herbs that have a common action. Talk to a naturopathic doctor before beginning any treatment regimen.

Essential Oils

The Essential Oils that are known to have anti-microbial properties include:

  • Cinnamon oil
  • Oregano oil
  • Tea Tree oil


Foods known to be anti-microbial include:

  • Propolis, and honey