One theory is the natural ingredient could help desensitise asthma sufferers to pollen – a major trigger for asthma attacks during hay fever season
By Andrea Downey, Digital Health Reporter
IT’S something we all have in our kitchen cupboard – but it has a surprising benefit.
You’ve probably used honey to treat a sore throat or a cough before, but the sweet treat could also help ease the symptoms of asthma.
Honey has anti-inflammatory properties and is often used as a natural remedy for cuts and burns, and it also increases saliva production.
What has all this got to do with asthma?
* THESE STATEMENTS HAVE NOT BEEN EVALUATED BY THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION. THIS IS NOT INTENDED TO DIAGNOSE, TREAT CURE OR PREVENT ANY DISEASE.