A 36-year-old member asked:
What's the origin of natural sea salt as an antibiotic?
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Wound care 37 years experience
Before refrigeration: Perishables were treated with salt before refrigeration under the theory that the salt dessicated and hence inactivated bacteria and other orgaisms that spoiled them. The reality is that it dried the meat out so bacteria couldn't grow there. Its not an antibiotic.
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Last updated Sep 10, 2013
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