Monday, September 24, 2018 by Michelle Simmons
Researchers continue to search for natural antimicrobial agents as the increasing number of drug-resistant pathogens continues to become a problem for infectious diseases globally. In a study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, it was revealed that cinnamon bark oil can be used to fight against Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection.
Based on the findings of the study, cinnamon bark oil and its active compound cinnamaldehyde could be used as an alternative treatment for multidrug-resistant P. aeruginosa infection.
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Utchariyakiat I, Surassmo S, Jaturanpinyo M, Khuntayaporn P, Chomnawang MT. EFFICACY OF CINNAMON BARK OIL AND CINNAMALDEHYDE ON ANTI-MULTIDRUG RESISTANT PSEUDOMONAS AERUGINOSA AND THE SYNERGISTIC EFFECTS IN COMBINATION WITH OTHER ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 1 June 2016; 16(158). DOI: 10.1186/s12906-016-1134-9