Boosting immune system and antibiotics

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Re: Boosting immune system and antibiotics

Post: #248648 demi
Fri Nov 18, 2011 10:26 pm

have you tried goats milk? its better for people who are lactose intollerent because its got lower levels of lactose than cows milk and its generally less of an allergen.
when i was a baby i was allergic to cows milk ( giving me terrible excema all over my body) my mum switched me to goats milk and hey presto, it all cleared up.
i wouldnt advise giving raw milk to kids though, especially kids with low immunity, theres a risk of passing on infection from raw milk. pasturising kills off any bacteria/viruses in the milk making it safe to drink.
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Re: Boosting immune system and antibiotics

Post: #248680 JuzaMum
Sat Nov 19, 2011 9:59 pm

Hi Demi

No we have not tried goats milk but only because I have a bit of a yuk factor with animal products (I am vegetarian). Maybe I will give it a try. He seems to be building back up now I think (fingers crossed) after back to back colds.

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Re: Boosting immune system and antibiotics

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Sun Nov 20, 2011 5:05 pm

I was wondering where you can buy raw milk in the UK, is it legal to sell it? I can't drink milk either as it makes me very snotty (allergic rhinitis) but I would be interested to try raw milk if I knew where to get it.

Also I read that natural yoghurt is just as good as pro-biotic drinks and much cheaper.

I have used a few things to help with infections in soft tissue (I used to get terribly infected gums) including bee pollen, bee propolis, royal jelly (bee products are good) and I also used a liquid called colloidal silver which is supposed to kill bacteria. I had some success with these products, but when it got really bad I am afraid I had to go with the anti biotics. (which is why I had the tooth pulled in the end).

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Re: Boosting immune system and antibiotics

Post: #248706 demi
Sun Nov 20, 2011 5:14 pm

i dont believe it is legal to sell unpasturized milk in the UK because of the risk of infection from contaminated milk.
however, as i said above, people who react badly to cows milk are generally fine with goats milk, which you can buy from the super market.
if you really dont like goats milk iv seen an advert for cows milk on tv thats supposed to be fine for people who are allergic, cant remember the name of it though.......
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Re: Boosting immune system and antibiotics

Post: #248708 Helsbells
Sun Nov 20, 2011 5:28 pm

It's called lacto-free but it still aggravates my nose, plus they don't do an organic version which I am not happy about because I don't want all those chemicals.

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Re: Boosting immune system and antibiotics

Post: #248731 demi
Mon Nov 21, 2011 12:55 pm

you should give goats milk a try.
iv gave goats milk to people without telling them and they havent noticed the difference.
you cant tell at all if its mixed with somthing (cerial/tea/hotchocolate/used in cooking) its only really noticable if you get a glass of cows milk and a glass of goats and try to tell the difference.
goats milk is way better for you anyway, its the closest milk to human milk.

http://www.healthnews-nz.com/goatsmilk.html

here is some interesting information on the benifits of goats milk over cows milk in people with allergies.
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Re: Boosting immune system and antibiotics

Post: #248733 Bristolbelle
Mon Nov 21, 2011 1:09 pm

I used to have a gift shop which sold hand made bath and body products. I did a trial with my yongest daughter who had very bad ezczma. The soap was called "honey bee good" by bomb cosmetics. It contains honey ( no kidding) and tea tree oil. If you google it I think you can buy it online directly from them. Or at least be able to find your nearest supplier. It worked very well for my daughter and a few customers with scoriasis used to swear by it as well. The honey is soothing on the skin. Hope this helps. :wave:
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Re: Boosting immune system and antibiotics

Post: #248734 Green Aura
Mon Nov 21, 2011 2:17 pm

Helsbells wrote:I was wondering where you can buy raw milk in the UK, is it legal to sell it? I can't drink milk either as it makes me very snotty (allergic rhinitis) but I would be interested to try raw milk if I knew where to get it.


It's not only not illegal but you can buy online! The London branch of the Weston A. Price Foundation have lots of info on buying raw milks, yoghurts and cheese suppliers.
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Post: #248747 The Riff-Raff Element
Mon Nov 21, 2011 6:40 pm

Green Aura wrote:
Helsbells wrote:I was wondering where you can buy raw milk in the UK, is it legal to sell it? I can't drink milk either as it makes me very snotty (allergic rhinitis) but I would be interested to try raw milk if I knew where to get it.


It's not only not illegal but you can buy online! The London branch of the Weston A. Price Foundation have lots of info on buying raw milks, yoghurts and cheese suppliers.


I believe the processed food lobby in some corners of the world have managed to get raw milk products banned (the US?) and I think attempts have been made in the UK, but the science is pretty clear on this one: provided that proper hygiene is adhered to, raw milk and its products are safe and healthy.

Here in France it is widely regarded as a health food and pretty much every supermarket I've been to sells the stuff as do the Bio and wholefood shops. There are increasing numbers of vending machines appearing on places like garage forecourts dispensing the stuff. The upsurge in demand has been a real shot in the arm for small dairy farmers 'cos it's got them out of the clutches of the big dairy processors and they can actually make a living.

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Re: Boosting immune system and antibiotics

Post: #248773 demi
Tue Nov 22, 2011 2:33 pm

i allways boil the milk, just to be safe :)
i wouldnt risk my kis getting berculosis.
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