Free Press Journal

Maple syrup extracts can boost potency of antibiotics


Maple syrup extract may dramatically increase the potency of antibiotics, claim scientists who have found a natural way to prevent the creation of drug-resistant bacteria or “superbugs” by cutting down on dosage of these medicines.  Antibiotics save lives every day, but there is a downside to their ubiquity. High doses can kill healthy cells along with infection-causing bacteria, while also spurring the creation of niceobes that no longer respond to known antibiotics.