Five novel antibiotic and manuka honey combinations were found that improved antibact

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  1. Americasbeekeeper

    Americasbeekeeper New Member

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    Improving Antibiotic Activity against Wound Pathogens with Manuka Honey In Vitro
    Fifteen antibiotics were tested with and without sublethal concentrations of manuka honey against each of MRSA and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Five novel antibiotic and manuka honey combinations were found that improved antibacterial effectiveness.
    http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0045600
     
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    So, are the use of antibiotics common practice?
     

  3. Gypsi

    Gypsi Super Moderator Staff Member

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    this study is on human pathogens that defy antibiotics, MRSA, staph, etc., that don't respond well to antibiotics. By combining manuka honey with treatment, the antibiotics worked better.