The Peanut Mill

191 Welland Ave St.Catharines

Phone: 905 685 8848


Salsa Secret: Spice identified as strong antibiotic

By | June 28th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Researchers have identified a compound in cilantro, a key flavour component of salsa and a variety of other dishes, that kills harmful Salmonella bacteria. It shows promise as a safe, natural food additive that could help prevent foodborne illness, according to a joint study by US and Mexican researchers. The compound — dodecenal — was [...]

Honey Heals! Researcher details antibacterial power of honey

By | June 27th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Research undertaken by Dr Shona Blair at Sydney University has shed some light on the unusual antibacterial activity of certain types of honey, leading to a greater understanding of the ability of some honeys to kill pathogenic bacteria and promote wound healing. In a study, the potent Leptospermum honey, made from jelly bush flowers and [...]

Remedy beats pneumonia bacteria

By | June 4th, 2015|HNU Archive|

According to a recent study, garlic may be one of nature’s best defences against bacterial pneumonia. Researchers at the Ethiopian Health and Nutrition Research Institute studied the effects of a garlic extract on strains of pneumonia-causing bacteria. The test results showed garlic extract to be highly potent. The garlic was able to completely inhibit the [...]