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What are the health benefits of honey?

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Dr. Rick Kirschner answered

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Honey has anti-bacterial properties with dozens of species of bacteria. Applied topically, honey has been used successfully in treatment of diabetic ulcers. Manuka honey may be useful in treating MRSA infections. It may reduce odours, swelling, and scarring in wounds. Pure raw honey contains many minerals and vitamins.

Answered Dec 4, 2018


Dr. Alan Ali answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

Prevents cancer and heart disease, reduces ulcers, increases athletic performance, anti-microbial effects, reduces cough and throat irritation.

Answered Dec 4, 2018



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