A study conducted in the UK has shown that honey is more useful in cough and cold. University of Oxford published results of a study online in the latest issue of BMJ Evidence Based Medicine.
It should be noted that in Eastern countries, especially in Muslim countries. Honey has been used for hundreds of years in the treatment of various diseases. While in recent years, various scientific researches have proved the medical usefulness of honey.
Details of these medical investigations are explained in the “Review Article” published in the 2017.
The issue of the research journal Pharmacognosy Research, which was published online.
However, the domestic tip for “licking honey” in colds, flu and coughs is centuries, maybe even thousands of years old. Some studies have even claimed that this home remedy is more effective, safe and useful. Than all other medicines (including antibiotics).
In the latest study, medical experts at Oxford University scrutinized 14 previous investigations into the alleged efficacy of honey, especially for colds, flu and coughs, involving a total of 1,761 people.
Although this analysis showed honey is actually more useful than antibiotics in colds, flu and coughs. It was found that the quality of previous research was not very good and Every such study must have had some technical flaws.
In light of these points, experts say that the medical efficacy of honey has historically been a matter of course.
While scientific research conducted in recent decades cannot be completely ruled out.
But a broader and more careful scientific study is needed to bring this debate to a conclusion.