Saturday, January 03, 2009

Tea Tree Oil Body Wash

Well it might not be the kind of tea we drink but a new study is investigating whether a tea tree oil body wash can prevent the drug-resistant super bug MRSA in critically ill hospitalized adults. Tea tree oil body wash "may be a simple intervention to prevent MRSA, says Dr. Bronagh Blackwood from Queen's University in Belfast, Ireland.

Tea tree oil is an is obtained from the leaves of Melaleuca alternifolia, a plant native to Australia.

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