Phenolic Compounds in Honey and Their Associated Health Benefits: A Review

  title={Phenolic Compounds in Honey and Their Associated Health Benefits: A Review},
  author={Danila Cianciosi and T. Y. Forbes-Hern{\'a}ndez and S. Afrin and Massimiliano Gasparrini and P. Reboredo-Rodr{\'i}guez and P. P. Manna and J. Zhang and Leire Bravo Lamas and Susana Mart{\'i}nez Fl{\'o}rez and Pablo Agudo Toyos and J. Quiles and F. Giampieri and M. Battino},
  journal={Molecules : A Journal of Synthetic Chemistry and Natural Product Chemistry},
  • Danila Cianciosi, T. Y. Forbes-Hernández, +10 authors M. Battino
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • Molecules : A Journal of Synthetic Chemistry and Natural Product Chemistry
  • Honey is a natural substance appreciated for its therapeutic abilities since ancient times. Its content in flavonoids and phenolic acids plays a key role on human health, thanks to the high antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that they exert. Honey possesses antimicrobial capacity and anticancer activity against different types of tumors, acting on different molecular pathways that are involved on cellular proliferation. In addition, an antidiabetic activity has also been highlighted… CONTINUE READING
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