Essential oils from garlic and other herbs kill ‘persister’ Lyme disease bacteria

Oils from garlic and several other common herbs and medicinal plants show strong activity against the bacterium that causes Lyme disease, according to a study by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. These oils may be especially useful in alleviating Lyme symptoms that persist despite standard antibiotic treatment, the study also suggests. Continue reading “Essential oils from garlic and other herbs kill ‘persister’ Lyme disease bacteria”

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