Compound from medicinal herb kills brain-eating amoebae in lab studies (image) American Chemical Society Share Print E-Mail Caption Leaves from Inula viscosa, a Mediterranean perennial shrub, contain a compound that kills brain-eating amoebae. Credit Adapted from ACS Chemical Neuroscience 2020, DOI: 10.1021/acschemneuro.0c00685 Usage Restrictions Image may only be used with shown credit. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.