February 4, 2010
Get to know the natural germ-killers
Herbs and essential oils are not known to cause drug resistance, and numerous studies concur that many, if not most, botanicals have remarkable abilities to kill all types of germs, which is why they have been used for centuries in home remedies. In my research, I came across a remarkable formula called “The Vinegar of the Four Thieves” or “Grave Robber’s Blend.” The story behind the formula speaks volumes about plants and their germ-killing properties. Having grown up with Western medicine, we might not think about herbs and essential oils as ways to keep germs at bay, but they are effective, and this method was once considered commonplace.
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