The antibacterial properties of honey have long been known, both ancient Greek and Egyptian physicians are said to have valued it and it was used in the treatment of wounds right up to World War II.

Honey is now regularly being shown to kill superbugs in the laboratory, as scientists and doctors work together to once again prove honey’s effectiveness in battling life-threatening bacteria.

(READ the story from the BBC)

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