”Drink honey, it helps!” admonished Grandma every time the throat hurt. She was right. A knowledge overview of all previous research in the field, from the reputable Cochrane Collaboration, concludes that honey may have a moderate effect.
Coughing in children is a very common reason to see a doctor. It worries parents and makes the child tired and cranky after several nights of nighttime coughing. Since honey has been one of the most common home remedies for coughs throughout history, researchers wanted to examine the effect. The meta-study is an update of previous summaries from 2010, 2012, and most recently 2014.
tv-helse.se, Home remedies work – Honey is just one example