A 36-year-old member asked:
what's the origin of natural sea salt as an antibiotic?
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Dr. David Hardin answered
35 years experience Wound care
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.
Answered on Sep 10, 2013
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