War on Bacteria Article in the Santa Cruz Good Times

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War on Bacteria Article in the Santa Cruz Good Times

March 26, 2015

"War on Bacteria"  article in the Santa Cruz Good Times by Maria Grusauskas published 3/25/15

UCSC has partnered with COBHA to find plant based solutions using essential oils to combat MRSA, the deadly super bug.

"Many people think essential oils are simply New Age fodder, used for therapeutic and spiritual healing. There is that. But local clinical trials have found that these ancient remedies, which can interact with human physiology, are also proving effective in killing antibiotic-resistant bacteria—a phenomenon that Thomas Frieden, director of the Center for Disease Control warned last summer could be “the next pandemic.”

Read the full article at:

www.gtweekly.com  under "Wellness"

COBHA would like to gratefully acknowledge Scott Lokey PhD UCSC Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Director of UCSC Chemical Center for partnering with us on this important study.

COBHA would like to offer our sincere gratitude to the following Sponsors whose contributions made this MRSA study happen:

Lotus Amundson

Nancy Brillault

Jennifer Bowers

Belinda Clements


Lynn Hanchett

Suzy Hunt

June Maher

Joanna Miller

Mary Jo Schuermann

June Smith

Pat Wolfe




March 26, 2015
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