Benefits of Honey Essay

684 Words Jul 23rd, 2013 3 Pages
|Benefits of Honey |[pic|
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|by Dr. Monzur Ahmed |
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|(Translation of Quran 16:68-69) |
|In addition, the Prophet (PBUH) said: |
|'Honey is a remedy for every illness and the Qur'an is a remedy for all illness of the mind, therefore I recommend to you both |
|remedies, the Qur'an and honey.' |
|(Bukhari) |
|The reader may be surprised to learn that the above quotation from the Qur'an is mentioned in a well known encyclopedia on honey |
|(reference 3). |
|In recent years, scientific support is beginning to emerge confirming the beneficial effects of honey on certain medical and |
|surgical conditions. These effects may be summarized as follows: |
|Antibacterial and antifungal properties |
|These properties of honey are well established. Undiluted honey inhibits the growth of bacteria

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