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British Journal of Medicine and Medical Research, ISSN: 2231-0614,Vol.: 20, Issue.: 10

Short Research Article

Honey: Nature’s Wonder of Healing


Vikram Singh1*, Pratiksha Hada1, Shilpa Sharma2, Akanksha Tiwari3, Ashutosh Dutt Pathak4 and Sakshi Sharma1

1Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, RKDF Dental College and Research Centre, Bhopal (M.P), India.

2Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, SMBT Dental College, Sangamner, Ahmednager (Maharashtra), India.

3Department of Public Health and Community Dentistry, Goa Dental College, Bambolim (Goa), India.

4Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, RKDF Dental College and Research Centre, Bhopal (M.P), India.

Article Information
(1) Bodur Hatice, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Ankara Numune Training and Research Hospital, Turkey.
(1) Giuseppe Pipicelli, The Diabetology and Dietology Complex Operating Unit, A.D.I. Study Groups, Province Healthcare Company Catanzaro, Italy.
(2) Yu Koyama, Niigata University Graduate School of Health Sciences, Japan.
Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/18556


Aim: Aim of this present study is to quantify, evaluate and assess the therapeutic benefits of honey on the treatment of recurrent apthous ulcer.

Materials and Methods: Sixty patients with minor oral ulcers were attended by Dept. of Oral Medicine and Radiology for treatment for oral ulcers. A double blinded clinical trial was carried out by topical application of honey or placebo therapy and the reduction in size and duration of complete elimination of ulcerations were noted.

Results: The ulcers had reduced in size considerably after 3 days of treatment by honey dressings, some with complete remission after another 3 days.

Keywords :

Honey; Recurrent apthous stomatitis (RAS); ulceration; erythema.

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2017/32358

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