A 1000-Year-Old Anti-Bacterial Recipe is Reopening the Battle of the Books

The antibiotic-resistant super bacteria known as MRSA have met their match in a 1000-year-old home remedy reconstructed from a recipe in the Anglo-Saxon tome Bald’s Leechbook: Scientists recreated a 9th Century Anglo-Saxon remedy using onion, garlic and part of a cow’s stomach. They were “astonished” to find it almost completely wiped out methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus, otherwise known as MRSA. . . . They found the remedy killed up to 90% of MRSA bacteria and believe it Read more […]