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Mastitis

by Amanda W.

October 2006

I have had 3 cases of mastitis in the past and at the first sign that something wasn't right, I determined that I was not going to the doctor for antibiotics AGAIN! (I've probably had antibiotics 10 times.) So, here's what I did, and it worked!!!!

  • I took 1/2 teaspoon of the Immune Booster every hour for about 11 hours. The idea was to take it until I had no more symptoms.
  • I made some fresh garlic oil (3 cloves diced in 2 tablespoons of olive oil, let set, then strain) and massaged it into my breast.
  • Then, I got out a potato and slice it thin. Placed it in my bra at the spot... It's supposed to draw out the infection. Change the potato frequently.
  • Also, I took 2 cranberry capsules 3 times a day.

    And now I am better!! Hopefully I never have to use antibiotics again, just natural ones!

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