Why honey is effective as a medicine. 1. Its use in modern medicine
Molan, P. (1999). Why honey is effective as a medicine. 1. Its use in modern medicine. Bee World, 80(2), 80-92.
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Honey has been used as a medicine for thousands of years and its curative properties are well documented. However, modern medicine turned its back on honey and it is only now, with the advent of multi-resistant bacteria, that the antibiotic properties of honey are being rediscovered.
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