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5 Most Effective Essential Oils Against ALL Pathogens +Research

A broad systemic review of 166 studies on medicinal and aromatic plants (MAPs) was conducted. The review was entitled, “Antimicrobial Properties of Plant Essential Oils against Human Pathogens and Their Mode of Action.” The review assessed the results of the studies of, “Essential oils, extracted from various MAPs, [for their] strong antimicrobial activity against various bacterial, fungal, and viral pathogens.” The review concluded that the primary mechanism of action of, “Essential oils against pathogens may be in [their] ability to disrupt the cell membrane of the targeted pathogens by increasing membrane permeability, inducing leakage of vital intracellular constituents, and interrupting the cellular metabolism and enzyme kinetics of the targeted pathogens.” This ‘disruptive’ activity by essential oils upon pathogens results in...

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