Penicillin was so precious it was re-extracted from urine of patients

Penicillin was so precious it was re-extracted from urine of patients

In the 1930s, penicillin was so precious that it was re-extracted from the urine of patients to conserve every last bit of it It’s hard to imagine today, but in the days before antibiotics something as seemingly innocuous as an infected scratch could be deadly. That was before the discovery and development of penicillin, the […]

Before the actual discovery of penicillin many Cultures where using it

Before the actual discovery of penicillin many Cultures where using it

Centuries before the actual discovery of penicillin, many ancient cultures were using mouldy food to treat infection without understanding how it worked “Ancient times Greece & India Many ancient cultures, including the ancient Greeks and ancient India, already used moulds and other plants to treat infection. This worked because some moulds produce antibiotic substances. However, […]