Journal of Medicine and Health Research
 

Journal of Medicine and Health Research, ISSN No. : 2456-9178, Vol.: 3, Issue.: 1

Review Article

ACHIEVING ORAL HEALTH THE NATURAL WAY: PART IV-HONEY

 

VINEET NAIR1*, NEHA PAL2, AKANKSHA JAIN2 AND SIDDHARTHA DAS3

1Department of Periodontology, North Bengal Dental College and Hospital, Darjeeling, West Bengal, India.

2Department of Periodontology, Goa Dental College and Hospital, India.

3Department of Conservative Dentistry, North Bengal Dental College and Hospital, Darjeeling, West Bengal, India.

Abstracts

Honey is a sweet natural gift of nature. Honey either alone or as a mixture with any of the following-lemon, clover, milk, cinnamon or water is normally used in our daily life for treatment of fatigue, weight loss, indigestion, hearing loss, halitosis, pimples, influenza, heart diseases, toothache, hair loss, bladder infections, infertility etc. Commercially honey is used as moisturizer, hair conditioner, laxative, aphrodisiac, rooting hormone and as cleansers. This review article has been framed after going through several search engines and PUBMED indexed journals over the last ten years to explore the role of honey in oral health.

Keywords :

Anti-bacterial; antioxidant; ayurveda; honey; ulcer.