Help with Cure for Mrsa

Posted by Isabel (Toledo, OH) on 10/17/2006

I was reading about cures for MRSA.... I want to try the cleaning solution but I'm not understanding what it is that I need to mix together. I've never tried anything other than what the doctors say, but that doesn't seem to be working very well. Please help me understand how I can get rid of this and make sure that it is no longer lingering about in my home.

Replied by Ted
Bangkok, Thailand
383 posts

Dear Isabel:

I'm not understanding what it is that I need to mix together.

I am assuming you want a cleaning solution for MRSA to be used on furniture and other places rather on people. Therefore,

Any alkaline solution where pH is between 10-12 would be ideal to kill the MRSA. Add this with Hydrogen peroxide 3% solution and most MRSA are killed. Norovirus (Norwalk virus) on most cruise ships don't get killed since they too relatively resistant to acid. You need to get on your rubber gloves upon application of course.

Now what is the simplest mixture for people and easiest to apply to be used on furniture, sofa, glass, etc.? Most detergents are of alkaline solutions anyway, which is good news since they usually fall within the range of pH 10 - 12. Since I live in a different country and used different brands of detergent, the only way to be sure whether it works or not is to get the pH meter or a litmus paper. However most laundry detergents, at least mine anyway has a pH of 10.1 so adding H2O2 to get a 1% concentration should make a helpful application for killing the MRSA in the house to prevent reinfection. To be a bit more specific, you can use a rough guide of just buying one bottle 3% H2O2 and add 2 more bottles of water and put in a laundry detergent enough to dissolve most of it. Then use this to kill the MRSA that is hidden in furniture and other places.

Please help me understand how I can get rid of this and make sure that it is no longer lingering about in my home.

What is no longer lingering? The chemical or the MRSA? The chemical if it lingers will continue the killing of MRSA until it is no longer there. The downside is too much of any chemical is not good. So you will have to rinse after applying the antiseptic solution.


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