Antimicrobial properties of honey.

@article{Israili2014AntimicrobialPO,
  title={Antimicrobial properties of honey.},
  author={Zafar H. Israili},
  journal={American journal of therapeutics},
  year={2014},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={
          304-23
        }
}
  • Z. Israili
  • Published 1 July 2014
  • Medicine
  • American journal of therapeutics
Honey has been widely accepted as food and medicine by all generations, traditions, and civilizations, both ancient and modern. For at least 2700 years, honey has been used by humans to treat a variety of ailments through topical application, but only recently have the antiseptic and antimicrobial properties of honey been discovered. Honey has been reported to be effective in a number of human pathologies. Clinical studies have demonstrated that application of honey to severely infected… 
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