essential oils as the new antibiotics?

 

I’m crazy excited about this article from The Atlantic that came out several months ago.

chickens The idea that essential oils, which I’m a big proponent of, might have use in more commercial applications is very exciting. Yesterday I read that Perdue, a giant poultry manufacturer (that’s what they are, really), has stepped away from using antibiotics in their chickens.  They may not be perfect, but it’s a step in the right direction. Take a moment to read this article, which is very well written, and learn more about the scientific basis of essential oils.

 


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