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Natural E. coli Solution: safe & effective
E. coli (Escherichia coli) is a type of bacteria. Most types of E. coli are harmless and live in the intestines of healthy people and animals. In 1982 one particular type of E. coli was found to make people very ill and in some cases cause death. This dangerous E. coli was named E. coli O157:H7. Most people who are infected with this E. coli will have cramps with watery diarrhea that turns bloody for about a week, then recover on their own. This E. coli infection is called hemorrhagic colitis.

Bloody diarrhea is usually one of the first signs of an E. coli infection. If you manifest this symptom see a qualified medical practitioner immediately.

In more severe cases of this E. coli infection (up to 15% of cases), the patient’s kidneys become damaged and may stop functioning permanently. This condition, called hemolytic uremic syndrome is most common in children and often leads to death.

In recent years E. coli has struck communities across Canada and the United States resulting in over 1000 reported cases of infection and over 30 deaths. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that there are 73,000 cases of infection resulting in 61 deaths annually in the United States alone.

E. coli outbreaks have been attributed to beef, milk, vegetables, fruits, water, and person to person contact (particularly in day care centers) where inadequate hand washing has occurred.
E. coli is an infection for which medicine has no specific treatment. We do know however, that an E. coli infection should not be treated with antibiotics. It is thought that antibiotics may worsen the problem, by increasing the amount of toxins the E. coli pump into the body.

There is hope through prevention. “All or nearly all, of food borne illnesses are preventable”1

Reduce the Risk
There are steps you can take to protect your family and yourself from E. coli O157:H7
Frequently wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water when preparing food, or while in close contact with children.
  • Keep your food preparation areas clean and tidy.
  • Always keep raw meat physically separate from other foods.
  • Thoroughly clean ALL ITEMS and surfaces that come in contact with raw meat using HOT water, soap and oil of oregano before reusing.
  • Do not use the same dish, plate, tray, utensils or container for raw and cooked meat unless exceptionally well cleaned between uses.
  • Cook all ground meat thoroughly. Make sure the cooked meat is gray or brown throughout, all juices should run clear when meat is pierced, and the inside is hot.
  • When eating hamburgers only eat ones that are cooked “well done”.
  • Avoid raw milk products.
  • In day-care centers, schools, etc. any small children with diarrhea should be carefully handled, and kept away from other children. All diapers and soiled clothing should be kept separate from any items that come in contact with healthy children. Day-care workers, teachers, and health care personnel should practice strict hygiene at all times, regardless of the health of the children.
Safe Remedy to the Rescue
Oil of oregano is an ideal preventative and curative for E. coli infections.

To help guard against E. coli infection;

  • Ensure that all fruits and vegetables are thoroughly rinsed in clean water and then submerged in clean water enhanced with a few drops of Super Strength Oil of Oregano.
  • Clean all work surfaces with hot water and household cleanser enhanced with a few drops of Super Strength Oil of Oregano.
  • To protect your self, supplement your diet with Super Strength Oil of Oregano Capsules or liquid every day.

1 Murray, Joan RD; “Food safety” Healthgate; 1996

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