We discuss the recent research article ” Chestnut leaves yield extract that disarms deadly staph bacteria, without boosting its drug resistance.” Chestnut Leaf a rediscovered old Folklore remedy, may also have relevance to patients faced with toxin-mediated infection, including staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome (esp. in neonates), abscesses, necrotizing fasciitis, sepsis, atopic dermatitis (eczema) and more.
Castanea sativa (European Chestnut) Leaf Extracts Rich in Ursene and Oleanene Derivatives Block Staphylococcus aureus Virulence and Pathogenesis without Detectable Resistance
Published: August 21, 2015DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0136486
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