Honey in traditional and modern medicine /

Boukraâ, Laïd

Honey in traditional and modern medicine / edited by Laïd Boukraâ. - 1st ed. - Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, 2013. - xvi, 454 p. : ill., port. ; 24 cm. - Traditional herbal medicines for modern times ; v. 11 . - Traditional herbal medicines for modern times ; v. 11. .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Ch. 1. Honey : an ethnomedicine
ch. 2. Honey in Ayurvedic medicine ch. 3. Biochemistry and physicochemical properties of honey ch. 4. Healing properties of honey
ch. 5. Importance of botanical origin of honeys / Sad́ Aissat and Hama Benbarek --
ch. 6. Leptospermum (Manuka) honey : accepted natural medicine
ch. 7. Honey in burn and wound management ch. 8. Honey for gastrointestinal disorders
ch. 9. Honey for cardiovascular diseases
ch. 10. Honey for diabetic ulcers
ch. 11. Honey in pediatrics
ch. 12. Honey and cancer : a sustainable parallel relationship particularly for developing nations ch. 13. Honey and bee products for animal health and wellness
ch. 14. Honey-based formulations and drug purposes
ch. 15. Modern methods of analysis applied to honey
. ch. 16. Mad honey : the reality
ch. 17. Honey as a nutrient
ch. 18. Honey in the food industry
ch. 19. Culinary uses of honey

The use of honey can be traced back to the Stone Age. Evidence can be found for its nutritional and medicinal use beginning with prehistoric and ancient civilizations. Currently, there is a resurgence of scientific interest in natural medicinal products, such as honey, by researchers, the medical community, and even the general public. Honey in Traditional and Modern Medicine provides a detailed compendium on the Read more...

9781439840160 (hardcover : alk. paper)

Honey--Therapeutic use.

615.32378 / BOU

RM666.H55 / U84 2013

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