Dr Shona Blair: Medicinal Honey – a sweet solution against super-bugs?


A history of medicinal honey use from ancient times to the current day with details of experiments looking at the basis of honey effectiveness against current challenges

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From Ancient Egypt to modern times, honey has been recognised for its healing properties and Shona lays out some of this history before detailing modern day experiments to understand the mechanisms that honeys like those from Manuka exploit for their anti-microbial effects. She talks about the use of medicinal honey particularly in wound care and healing, and for its potential use in fighting drug-resistant bacteria.


Published 2019

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Weight 0.066 kg
Dimensions 21 × 14.8 × 0.5 cm