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Honey and its Role in Medical Disorders

Hamad Alfarisi, Hamad Abdulsalam and Ibrahim, Muhammad and Hamad Mohamed, Zenab and Hamdan, Asmah Hanim and Che Mohamad, Che Anuar (2021) Honey and its Role in Medical Disorders. Bulletin of Environment, Pharmacology and Life Sciences, 10 (3). pp. 250-256. E-ISSN E-ISSN 2277-1808

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Abstract

Honey has been used as food and medicine by ancient and modern world, and by all traditions and civilisations. Modern medicine has accepted honey as therapeutic agent for diversity of clinical ailments. Honey is a source of important macro and micronutrients, and a rich source of calories. Honey possesses modulating effects on most of risk factors of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs). Natural honey can exert hepatoprotective effects both in term of hepatic function as well as by preserving liver structure. Natural honey proven for its anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antimicrobial, anticancer effects, and has been tried for wound healing, eye disorders, gastrointestinal diseases, neurological disorders, and fertility disorders. This review discusses the current knowledge for the important therapeutic role of honey.

Item Type: Article (Review)
Additional Information: 89961/5751
Uncontrolled Keywords: Honey, Therapeutic, Medical disorders.
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RM Therapeutics. Pharmacology
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Allied Health Sciences > Department of Nutrition Sciences
Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Pathology & Lab Medicine
Kulliyyah of Pharmacy > Department of Basic Medical Sciences
Depositing User: DR ASMAH HANIM HAMDAN
Date Deposited: 24 May 2021 13:46
Last Modified: 24 May 2021 13:46
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/89961

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