Professor Dr. Emin Duru, who conducts the investigation of the medical and chemical features of honey produced in Turkey, said that Alzheimer’s disease is not encountered especially in the beekeepers who produce chestnut honey and explained that chestnut honey reduces the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
Professor Dr. Mehmet Emin Duru attended a meeting held online at the Muğla Province Beekeepers’ Association (MAYBİR).
Dr. Duru, during the project meeting, announced the results of the study titled as “Determination of the Fingerprints of Some Monofloral Honey Produced in Turkey Which Has a Commercial Potential: Investigation and Standardization of Medical Activities Along with Chemical Content”
“The antioxidant effect of chestnut and sunflower honey is higher”
While delivering his speech about the project, Dr. Duru stated that monofloral sunflower, chestnut and agave honeys can be combined with synthetic or non-synthetic drug active ingredients and used as therapeutic in apitherapy thanks to their anti-inflammatory properties.
“Chestnut honey can reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease”
Stating that chestnut honey can reduce or delay the risk of Alzheimer in particular, Dr. Duru added, “It can prevent or protect us from Alzheimer’s disease at an early age. Pine honey and oak honey also have an excellent antioxidant effect. They can also be used for such purposes.”