Green Tea May Be Essential To Conquering Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

This study found that combining an antibiotic for pseudomonas aeruginosa (aztreonam) with an agent found in green tea (epigallocatechin) was more effective than either agent alone. Should doctors prescribe green tea to patients with pneumonia? The answer possibly could be yes! - TFH





Green Tea May Be Essential To Conquering Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria:

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GUILDFORD, England — Antibiotic-resistant bacteria have become a greater focus among doctors and health-focused scientists in recent years. However, researchers at the University of Surrey in England may have found a secret weapon in the fight against these persistent microbes: green tea. According to their new study, epigallocatechin (EGCG), a natural antioxidant commonly found in green tea,…

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