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Combining nature and medicine in fight against fungi

By Damir Beciri
5 October 2012

ars-thymol-research-1Food-safety-focused studies by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists and their colleagues unexpectedly led to development of more effective prescription drugs used in fight against severe fungal infections. They found that pairing conventional antifungal medicines with compounds from plants— such as thymol, edible compound extracted from the popular herb thyme—can boost the healing effects of… »