Linolenic acid would therefore have all the agents of an ideal antibacterial agent… its naturally occurring and hence untoward reactions would not be expected.
Flaxseed Oil has a rich source of healing properties and has been cultivated for more than 7000 years. Apart from its antimicrobial properties, flaxseed oil is renowned for its skin healing properties; irritated skin can often respond to its anti-inflammatory actions and skin soothing properties.
Tea Tree has been used for a century as a topical antiseptic and anti-fungal by indigenous Australians. Laboratory studies have also shown that tea tree oil was effective against common everyday germs along with more high potency bacteria.