Scientific rational for the medical application of ozonized oils, an update
Type: Journal article
Author: Gregorio Martínez-Sanchez
The medical use of ozonated oils in infectious diseases has numerous advantages over conventional therapies. This type of therapies reduces the cost, has similar or superior effects to traditional antibiotics, result in a broad antimicrobial spectrum and a low rate of adverse events. The products of lipid oxidation produced after the reaction of ozone with fatty acids and other substrates, generate compounds with germicidal, immunostimulant and tissue repair activity. The stability of ozonated preparations allows the development of conventional formulations for clinical use.