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Honey Sweet or Sour to Patients: Know the Science

Soundharya R., Aruna V., Amruthavalli GV, Gayathri R


Honey is an important drug or vehicle used in the Ayurveda and Siddha system of medicine. Honey is used both internally & externally for the treatment of various diseases such as eye diseases, cough, thirst, phlegm, leprosy, diabetes, obesity, worm infestation, vomiting, asthma, diarrhea and healing wounds. The recent scientific discoveries have undoubtedly proved that honey is worse than sugar both in terms of caloric value as well as rapid blood glucose burden. Our present study has proved that honey is the most harmful sugar for diabetes mellitus than sucrose. Findings are presents in the paper.


Keywords Honey, Diabetes mellitus, madhu, Candida albicans


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Soundharya R, Aruna V, Amruthavalli GV, Gayathri R. Honey Sweet or Sour to Patients – Know the Science. Research & Reviews: Journal of Herbal Science. 2019; 8(1): 17–20p.

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