Bacteria May Trigger Rheumatoid Arthritis But Australian Bush Medicine May Treat The Bacteria Better Than Antibiotics

August 23, 2015 by  
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‘Bush medicine shows healing potential’ Extracts of an Australian plant have a high antimicrobial activity against a bacterium that may be a trigger for rheumatoid arthritis, says a Queensland scientist. Leaves and peppercorns of Tasmania lanceolata, also known as mountain pepper, are more effective at killing the bacterium Proteus mirabilis than conventional antibiotics such as ampicillin or […]