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Honey

Sweet Medicine or Snake Oil?

Scots have always been partial to a spoon or two of gleaming amber heather honey on their piece or mixed with warm milk to make a soothing drink for a sore throat and to ensure a good night’s sleep. The reputation of honey as a valuable natural health-promoting nutrient, with anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and antibiotic properties, promoting wound healing and skin graft success following burns, aiding virility and fertility, and even claims of anti-cancer activity, has stood for at least 4000 years. Aristotle documented the healing qualities of honey in 384-322 B.C. Nowadays, there are many research articles detailing evidence of the myriad uses for this health-promoting, natural sweet medicine. The question arises, why is honey not more widely used or even recommended by physicians and other health professionals

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