Lunchtime reading reveals how science reveals simple solutions to combat infection:
This article (from one year ago) described how ion-imbalanced salt solution can help kill bacteria in the most chronic wounds. Interesting chemistry there!
A more recent article on how honey (yes, that's honey!) may combat increasingly antibiotic-resistant bacteria in infections found on chronic wounds and burns. While honey may have been part of "homeopathy" for many centuries, it is only now that the "scientific" circle begin to acknowledge its effectiveness.