Medieval potion kills antibiotic-resistant MRSA superbugs

April 3, 2015 5:34 PM

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Medieval potion kills antibiotic-resistant MRSA superbugs

A medieval recipe found in a 1,000-year-old book can kill antibiotic-resistant superbugs that are hard to treat with modern medicine.

A recipe for the potion, originally an eye salve, was found in Bald's Leechbok, a 10th-century book of Anglo-Saxon medical advice and recipes for medicines, salves and treatments found in the British Library.

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