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Honey in Traditional and Modern Medicine (Traditional Herbal by Laïd Boukraâ

By Laïd Boukraâ

The use of honey may be traced again to the Stone Age. proof are available for its dietary and medicinal use starting with prehistoric and old civilizations. presently, there's a resurgence of medical curiosity in usual medicinal items, corresponding to honey, by way of researchers, the scientific neighborhood, or even most of the people. Honey in conventional and sleek Medicine offers a close compendium at the clinical makes use of of honey, proposing its huge, immense capability and its limitations.

The ebook covers honey’s ethnomedicinal makes use of, chemical composition, and actual houses. It discusses the therapeutic houses of honey, together with antimicrobial, anti inflammatory, and antioxidant houses. It additionally examines the botanical foundation of honey, a severe think about relation to its medicinal use, besides the complicated topic of the various composition of honey. Honey’s antibacterial characteristics and different attributes are defined in a bankruptcy devoted to Leptospermum, or Manuka honey, a different honey with power for novel healing applications.

Chapters discover a number of medicinal makes use of for honey, together with its therapeutic homes and use in burn and wound administration. They evaluate honey’s invaluable results on health conditions, similar to gastrointestinal problems, cardiovascular illnesses, diabetic ulcers, and cancers in addition to in pediatrics and animal well-being and well being. The e-book additionally examines honey-based formulations, smooth tools for chemical research of honey, and the historical past and fact of "mad honey." the ultimate chapters conceal honey within the nutrients undefined, as a nutrient, and for culinary use.

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