Honey As Antibiotic

December 17, 2014

 

Today, interest in honey as an alternative to antibiotics is peaking in both developing countries – where fresh honey is easily available, as well as Western countries – where antibiotic resistance is seriously increasing.  While the effect on human bacteria has only been tested in a lab environment thus far, the lactic acid bacteria has been applied directly to horses with persistent wounds. The lactic acid bacteria was mixed with honey and applied to ten horses; where the owners had tried several other methods to no avail. All of the horses’ wounds were healed by the mixture.

Here is the link to the entire article:

Honey Compounds As Antibiotic Alternatives

 

As always,

Be well,

Diane Silverman R.Ph.
Ask The Pharmacist Group, LLC

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