The Benefits of Honey in Holy Quran

Purbafrani, Abbasali and Ghazizade Hashemi, Seyed Amirhosein and Bayyenat, Saeed and Taghizade Moghaddam, Habibolah and Saeidi, Masumeh (2014) The Benefits of Honey in Holy Quran. International Journal of Pediatrics, 2 (3.3). pp. 67-73.

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Abstract

Honey contains a wide variety of vitamins, minerals, amino acids and antioxidants. The vitamins found in honey include niacin, riboflavin and pantothenic acid; minerals present include calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium and zinc. In addition honey contains a variety of flavonoids and phenolic acids which act as antioxidants, scavenging and eliminating free radicals. Honey has had a long history in human consumption, and is used in various foods and beverages as a sweetener and flavoring. It also has a role in religion and symbolism. Medicinal importance of honey has been documented in the world's oldest medical literatures, and since the ancient times, it has been known to possess antimicrobial property as well as wound-healing activity. More than 1,400 years ago, honey is described as a source of healing in the Quran and it is also mentioned as one of the foods of Paradise.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WA Public Health
WS Pediatrics
Divisions: Journals > International J Pediatrics
Depositing User: IJP IJP
Date Deposited: 29 Sep 2017 14:52
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2017 14:52
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/6802

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