Apitherapy - a natural antidote for oral diseases: an overview

Akkala Satya Gopal, Lakshmi Sindhuri Veluru, Sai Sankar A. K, C H Ram Sunil

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Natural commodities of honeybees have various ingredients within them, which contribute to their incredible properties. These products have been used in traditional medicine since ancient times, due to its biologically active nature in preventing infections, wound healing and in promoting health. This nature is credited to their antibacterial, antioxidant, immunomodulating, anti-inflammatory and wound healing property. As natural remedies are showing promising results in management of oral diseases in the modern era, this paper attempts to highlight the properties of various products of honeybees and clinical applications in dentistry.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.19177/jrd.v4e2201641-44

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Journal of Research in Dentistry, University of Southern of Santa Catarina, Santa Catarina, ISSN 2317-5907

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