The Chinese ground orchid discovered to be a powerful antibiotic

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(Natural News) Chinese researchers examined the antibiotic potential of phenanthrene, a fraction derived from the tuber of the Chinese ground orchid (Bletilla striata). They reported that phenanthrenes showed significant bactericidal and bacteriostatic effects on several pathogenic strains of Staphylococcus aureus bacteria. The research was supported by the Zhejiang Chinese Medical University. The outcome was published…

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