Aromatherapy vs MRSA
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus is a bacterium responsible for several difficult-to-treat infections in humans. It is also called oxacillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. [Source: Wikipedia.]
Aromatherapy vs MRSA by Maggie Tisserand takes a very close look at MRSA and the ongoing risks and challenges in addressing these serious infections. She offers valuable research based information regarding essential oils that may play a noteworthy role in combating and protecting individuals from MRSA.
It's particularly recommended for those practicing or studying holistic aromatherapy and for those that are faced with addressing MRSA.
Aromatherapy vs MRSA includes references for her findings, resources and a detailed glossary.
Description From Back Cover:
Addressing the challenge of serious infection, especially MRSA, in hospitals, in the community and in animals, Maggie Tisserand focuses on the scientifically proven effects of antibacterial essential oils, and their usefulness in managing infection. She profiles the key essential oils - tea tree, manuka and thyme - covering everything from habitat, chemistry and commercial uses to the latest scientific research that proves their effectiveness against bacterial infection. She also includes information about other natural methods to help with their management and reduction of acute infection.
"Maggie Tisserand is an internationally recognized expert on the uses of essential oils with MRSA. Her comprehensive book offers vital information for health professionals worldwide and is an extraordinary resources for anyone suffering with MRSA. Maggie has successfully given us organised and practical information on how people can protect themselves against MRSA. The book is an accessible, in depth compendium of crucial information." - Andrea Butje, founder of aromahead Institute, www.aromahead.com, USA
Maggie Tisserand began investigating the effectiveness of using essential oils to combat multi-drug-resistant infections after using them to overcome serious chest infections picked up during her travels. This lead to her working with the MRSA support group and running a decolonising programme. Maggie was inspired by the results and continued her research in collaboration with university microbiologists. Maggie lives in Dorset, South West England, and has three children and three grandchildren.
Table of Contents of Aromatherapy vs MRSA
- Part One: MRSA
- 1. MRSA - World View
- 2. MRSA - Human Stories
- 3. MRSA in Animals
- 4. The Evolution of MRSA
- 5. Microbiology Explained
- Part Two: Antimicrobial Essential Oils
- 6. Tea Tree
- 7. Manuka
- 8. Thyme
- 9. Further Research with Essential Oils
- 10. Other Ways to Combat MRSA
- Part Three: Appendices
- Appendix I Facts and Figures
- Appendix II Reasons for Antibiotic Resistance
- Appendix III Risk Factors
- Appendix IV Before Going into Hospital
- Appendix V Essential Oils
- Appendix VI Wound Care
- Appendix VII Extra Reading
- Appendix VIII International Agencies
- Resources: Products
- Resources: Services and Support
- About the Author
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