Potential biochemical effects of honey in oral health care: A review

Qamar, Z. and Alghonaim, M. F. and Almohana, S. A. and Almohana, A. A. and Zeeshan, T. (2021) Potential biochemical effects of honey in oral health care: A review. International Food Research Journal, 28 (1). pp. 23-30. ISSN 1985-4668,

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Honey is a natural flower extract rich in healthy components including fructose, glucose, and various oligosaccharides. In addition, it comprises of proteins, enzymes, trace elements, vitamins, and polyphenols. Honey has a long history for its uses in medicinal purposes. However, its benefits on oral health have been overlooked till date. The main aim of this review is to address the benefits of honey in oral cavity, which have been identified in previous studies to have anti-cariogenic and anti-plaque; and also, for the treatment of cancer-induced mucositis and xerostomia. (C) All Rights Reserved

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Honey; Anti-plaque; Anti-microbial; Gingivitis; Anti-Carcinogenic; Oral health
Subjects: R Medicine > RK Dentistry
Divisions: Faculty of Dentistry
Depositing User: Ms Zaharah Ramly
Date Deposited: 19 Jul 2022 06:19
Last Modified: 19 Jul 2022 06:19
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/28051

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