Honey increased saliva, plasma, and urine content of total nitrite concentrations in normal individuals.

@article{AlWaili2004HoneyIS,
  title={Honey increased saliva, plasma, and urine content of total nitrite concentrations in normal individuals.},
  author={Noori S. Al-Waili and Nadir S Boni},
  journal={Journal of medicinal food},
  year={2004},
  volume={7 3},
  pages={377-80}
}
This study investigated effects of oral honey solution on total nitrite, a stable nitric oxide metabolite, in saliva, plasma, and urine samples collected from normal subjects. Fourteen adult healthy volunteers, 25-50 years old, nine males and three females, were enrolled in the study. Total nitrite was estimated in saliva, plasma, and urine after 14 hours of food fasting. Each subject was then asked to drink honey solution (80 g of raw honey dissolved in 250 mL of water). Saliva and blood… CONTINUE READING