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Can I Take Baking Soda and All My Citrates While I Am on Antibiotics

Posted by LAURIE (APPLE VALLEY, CA) on 01/02/2008

Hi Ted, Laurie from Apple valley, CA. Hope all is well with you. Had a question. Can I take baking soda and all of my citrates while I am on antibiotics for 7 days. I got a nasty case of impetigo on my nose and had tried some remedies on earthclinic but had to go to urgent care anyway. Thank you for your time

Replied by Ted
Bangkok, Thailand
391 posts

I can take baking soda and citrates can be taken along with antibiotics without any problems, but antibiotics often leads to vitamin deficiencies, in particular is the thiamine vitamin B1, but I may have to take vitamin complex (usually the B50 or B100), but not necessarily everyday, such as twice a week, being the average.

It should be noted that the impetigo is a group of streptococcus or staphylococcus aureus, and they tend to grow best whenever the body is acid (metabolic acidosis) and the body is low on magnesium.

Taking the magnesium citrate 500 mg, which is a higher than average, taken for 5 days a week, when there's a sign of problem as more is needed. I used citrates, bicarbonate more as a form of antibiotic, as well as the zinc acetate or zinc gluconate. Perhaps I am not so lucky but traditional antibiotics is not working for me at all, perhaps you might be lucky then me. A topical application of milk of magnesia 50% in a solution of 1% H2O2 applied to the nose area, just the area affected can kill them.

Another possible formula in case the impetigo is not due to streptococcus or staphylococcus aureus, which seems in at least one case lead to lupus (their origin may have started from nanoinsects as a carrier), and I might try borax in hydrogen peroxide 1% topically in the nose area. These are two formula I like to use.

Replied by Candice
Victorville, California

Hello Ted! I am so sorry that I took so long to reply to your remedy. I just wanted to let you know that it work WONDERS! Within an hour she felt so much better! I can not thank you enough! Yes, impetigo is very persistant but your remedy worked 100x's better than anything that she was being perscriped. NONE..of her perscripition creams worked! Thanks again!