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The MDR Concern

It is possible we as a society have over used pharmaceuticals and created MDR ( multi-drug resistance ). Food based medicine might be the the emerging direction for complex infections.

Oil of oregano is widely recognized for its antimicrobial activity, as well as the antiviral and anti-fungal properties. Nevertheless, recent investigations have demonstrated that this compounds is also a potent antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetic and cancer suppressor agent. The properties of oregano essential oils are of potential interest to the food, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries.

NIH Studies Oregano Oil to treat MRSA

NIH Studies Oregano Oil to treat MRSA Development of non-antibiotic alternatives to treat infections caused by multidrug-resistant (MDR) microbes represents one of the top priorities in healthcare and community settings, especially in the care of combat trauma-associated wound infections. Oregano oil has been investigated in clinical trials in 2018. The finding result that the potential efficacy of oregano oil against pathogenic bacteria including MDR infections. The isolates from the Oregano oil showed a significant anti-bacterial activity against 11 MDR clinical isolates including four Acinetobacter baumannii, three Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and four methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

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