About the Book

Revised edition published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers

October 2014 – UK / November 2014 – USA

This book is crammed full of information about the problem of MRSA – in hospitals – in the community – in animals – around the world.  It also includes information on natural products that have been scientifically proven to combat MRSA in a laboratory setting.

Essential oils such as tea tree, manuka and tyme are each profiled in great detail – from their habitat, chemistry and commercial uses to the latest scientific reasearch proving their effectiveness against MRSA bacteria

Other products with proven ability to help with the management of MRSA include – allicin from garlic, silver, manuka honey and phage therapy – each has a role to play in staying healthy or regaining health after suffering an MRSA infection.

Contents of the book include:-

PART ONE

MRSA – World View
MRSA – Human Stories
MRSA in Animals
Evolution of MRSA
Dr. Jonathan L Caplin, BSc, PhD, Senior Lecturer in Microbiology, University of Brighton, UK
Microbiology Explained
Professor Valerie Edwards-Jones, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

PART TWO
Tea tree
Manuka
Thyme
Further Research with Essential Oils
Other Ways to Combat MRSA

PART THREE – APPENDICES
Facts & Figures
Reasons for Antibiotic Resistance
Risk Factors
Before Going into Hospital
Essential Oils
Wound Care
Extra Reading
International Agencies

Resources – Products
Resources – Services & Support

Glossary
References
About the Author

 

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