Conventional medicine is very successful in treating strep infections. However, several alternative therapies, including homeopathy and botanical medicine, may help relieve symptoms or support the person with a strep infection.

  1. Several herbs, including garlic (Allium sativum), echinacea (Echinacea spp.), and goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis), are believed to strengthen the immune system, thus helping the body fight a current infection, as well as helping prevent future infections.