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A blend of Mexican mint and oregano oil can treat multidrug-resistant bacteria: Study

Researchers are now looking to the mint plant as a possible alternative treatment for multidrug-resistant bacteria, according to a study in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. A collaboration of researchers from INTA College, the Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro, and the Federal University of Ceará in Brazil found that the essential oil of the Mexican mint (Plectranthus amboinicus) contains antimicrobial and anti-biofilm activity, after multiple tests on antibiotic-resistant bacteria.  Read more...

 

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