A REVIEW OF ALL-INCLUSIVE THERAPEUTIC POTENCY OF PURE HONEY: A NEW HOPE FOR ANTIBIOTICS ALTERNATIVE
Attah F.*, Abalaka M. E., Adobu U.S., Mamman G. P. and Apeh T. A.
Honey is a sweet substance created from the nectar of blossom flowers, which is gathered by honey bees and blended in with an emitted compound. Honey was an aged long traditional medicine that was captured in many religious history of the world. It has both pharmaceutical and nutritional value. The therapeutic potency of honey is enormous. It had recorded significant success within the treatment of the many infectious diseases causing agents like fungi, bacterial, parasitic worms and viruses and non-infectious diseases like diabetes, anemia and cancer. No history of antimicrobial resistance to honey as applicable to synthetic antibiotics. The advantage of using honey as a medicinal agent is that it takes care of the many diseases conditions which make it as an independent medicine. Therefore, with these plethora therapeutic evidences, more clinical research should be carried out on honey so that it can be used and accepted clinically as antibiotics alternative since the world is witnessing dynamic treatment failure.
Keywords: Honey, antioxidant, anti-anemic, diabetic and anti –biofilm.
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