Essential Oils For Use Against Superbugs: Which oils kill Antibiotic resistant Bacteria?
You may have heard about this in the past, superbugs are created through antibiotic overuse, both by doctors who rely too heavily on antibiotics and by today’s modern industrial farming practices. There are in fact some essential oils that have the power to kill antibiotic resistant bacteria.
Lemongrass is widely used in Chinese and Thai cooking but it can also relieve aches and pains, as an insect repellent and and a bacteria killer.
The citral and limonene content in lemongrass oil can kill or stifle the growth of bacteria and fungi. This will help you avoid getting infections such as ringworm, athlete’s foot, or other types of fungus. Studies in rats have proved that lemongrass essential oil is an effective antifungal and antibacterial agent.
Additional research found that lemongrass oil could reduce MRSA.
A US study found tea-tree oil was a more effective treatment for staph-infected wounds than conventional treatments.
While many across the country are concerned about measles, which occurs in a largely vaccinated population and has caused no deaths, a larger threat wasn’t receiving proper attention: drug-resistant tuberculosis—and antibiotic-resistant “superbugs” in general. These infect at least two million Americans each year and kill 23,000, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
These Essential Oils For Use Against Superbugs can help keep your family healthy year round without using potentially harmful over the counter or prescription drugs.