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Anyone who's ever suffered from stomach ulcers knows how excruciating it can be. But a new study involving the humble potato is set to change all that.
While it might not sound appetizing, scientists at Manchester University say that potatoes contain unique antibacterial molecules that can help treat stomach ulcers and does not cause any side-effects.
Members of the university’s microbiology team now hope the substance, dubbed ‘potato juice’ could go into production as a daily diet supplement. And unlike treatments that involve antibiotics, the bacteria found in the stomach will not develop resistance
to the molecules. The Daily Mail reports:
Scientists at the university even carried out the test on different
types of potatoes - discovering Maris Piper and King Edward varieties
worked the best.
The process to extract the as yet unnamed molecule has now been patented, with hopes it could one day be sold as a supplement similar to probiotic yoghurt drinks.