Using the ‘Balds eyesalve’ medieval mixture containing a day natural ingredients like garlic, researchers
from the University of Warwick have found it had been effective against five bacteria that cause modern day
1. Acinetobacter baumanii- commonly related to infected wounds in combat troops coming
back from conflict zones.
2. Stenotrophomonas maltophilia- commonly related to respiratory infections in
3. Staphylococcus aureus- a standard explanation for skin infections including abscesses,
respiratory infections like sinusitis, and gastrointestinal disorder .
5. Streptococcus pyogenes - causes numerous infections in humans including pharyngitis, tonsillitis,
scarlatina , cellulitis, infectious disease and post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis.