You know essential oils can kill bacteria, fungi and more. But which are the best antibacterial essential oils? Or the best antifungal oils?
Well, a 1999 study published in the Journal of Applied Microbiology attempted to answer these questions. The study tested 52 essential oils on 10 drug-resistant bacteria and fungi species.
The results were surprising. Only three essential oils – at concentrations less than or equal to 2% – inhibited ALL ten microbes. Three out of fifty-two!
There were other antiviral and antibacterial essential oils, of course, but these three were the best. That means you can use these oils to disinfect your surfaces, your surroundings, and your home.
So which are the best oils?