Comparison of the antibacterial activity of essential oils and extracts of medicinal and culinary herbs to investigate potential new treatments for irritable bowel syndrome

@inproceedings{Thompson2013ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of the antibacterial activity of essential oils and extracts of medicinal and culinary herbs to investigate potential new treatments for irritable bowel syndrome},
  author={Aiysha Thompson and Dilruba Meah and Nadia H. Ahmed and Rebecca Conniff-Jenkins and Emma Chileshe and Christopher O. Phillips and Tim C Claypole and D. W. Forman and Paula E Row},
  booktitle={BMC complementary and alternative medicine},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common functional gastrointestinal disorder, which may result from alteration of the gastrointestinal microbiota following gastrointestinal infection, or with intestinal dysbiosis or small intestinal bacterial overgrowth. This may be treated with antibiotics, but there is concern that widespread antibiotic use… CONTINUE READING