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Tuesday, 11 October 2016

Could Honey be the Future of Anti-Bacterial Medicine?

Most of us are familiar with honey. It’s considered as a sweet treat across the globe, and used in many types of foods. A study released in 2008, suggests that honey can be used for an alternate purpose.

Honey has been used throughout history, dating back to the ancient Egyptians, who used it on open wounds to stop the spread of infection, a preservative for corpses and an anti-inflammatory. It was even considered sacred for its healing properties during the time of the Buddha.

But this is no ordinary honey. The one we are eluding to is known as Manuka honey. Sales of Manuka honey have boomed over the past few years for its high nutritional profile, boosting the immune system to assist in combating sickness and disease...read more>>>...