Because antibiotics may eventually prove ineffective, their usage is generally considered to be a last resort. And as a consequence of our reliance on this form of medication, some diseases are gradually becoming more drug-resistant. But although that prospect may be worrying, a natural household solution exists that may just turn out to be a game-changer.
General scientific consensus states that bacteria are among the oldest inhabitants of Earth. Indeed, the progenitors of modern bacteria are said to have first appeared some four billion years ago. And yet after all this time, the microbes are still here – with some variants even helping us humans.