30 Mar 2015

Ancient Remedy? 1,000-Year-Old Salve Recipe Kills MRSA Cultures

Ancient remedy? Archaeology.org – NOTTINGHAM, ENGLAND – A ninth-century Anglo-Saxon remedy for eye infections has been found to kill the modern-day superbug MRSA and disrupt naturally antibiotic-resistant biofilms in tests conducted by researchers from The University of Nottingham and Texas Tech University. Anglo-Saxon expert Christina Lee enlisted the microbiologists who recreated the potion, which includes