Antiseptic Herbs

Antiseptic Herbs

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Septic refers to a wound or a part of the body infected with bacteria. Antiseptic herbs are used to kill or inhibit the growth of microorganisms when applied to the living tissue or the skin. It kills or inhibits the growth of microorganisms on the external surfaces of the body. Antiseptic Herbs reduce the possibilities of infection, sepsis, or putrefaction.

Antiseptics should be distinguished from antibiotics and disinfectants.

Antibiotics destroy microorganisms internally.
Disinfectants destroy microorganisms found on nonliving objects.

All herbs should be administered under the care of a qualified healthcare practitioner.