Iranian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research (2004): Supplement 2:
2nd International Congress on Traditional Medicine and Materia Medica
Affects of plain boiled water (H2O) mixed with pure natural honey (Mel) in inflammation of the kidney (Nephritis)
Herbs Research Foundation of Pakistan, Ahmadabad Okara, Pakistan
Purpose of this clinical research study was, to determine the efficacy of plain water mixed with pure natural honey, to be used in the inflammation of the kidney (Nephritis) patients.
10 patients aged 18 to 21 years, (4 females, 6 males) with non- sever nephritis were given[three times a day] one standard glass of plain boiled water mixed with 4-table spoons of pure natural honey (Mel) for 14 days. Study was conducted at Herbs Research Foundation of Pakistan (Okara) during December 2003. Pre - clinical trials, 5 days wash out period were given, patients medical condition were assessed through Urinalysis.
After 14 days of study, significant decrease of albumin, protein, pus, blood, red and white blood cells and hyaline in patients urinalysis were noted, (while one patient (male) did not respond well).
The study provides convincing evidence that plain boiled water mixed with pure natural honey could be used in nephritis patients successfully.