The Formula for a 1000-year-old antimicrobial that rivals today’s antibiotics: Bald’s Eye Salve


We review the Formula for a 1000-year-old antimicrobial that rivals today’s antibiotics. Bald’s eye salve killed up to 90% of MRSA in mice models. This is the translated formula from the Anglo-Saxon Bald’s Leechbook, courtesy University of Nottingham.

Citation: A 1,000-Year-Old Antimicrobial Remedy with Antistaphylococcal Activity doi: 10.1128/mBio.01129-15
11 August 2015 mBio vol. 6 no. 4 e01129-15