AAO-HNSF: Honey Beats Antibiotics for Chronic Sinusitis.

September 24, 2008

Chronic rhinosinusitis associated with significant bodily pain that improves following surgery

Honey is an effective bactericidal agent against common causes of chronic rhinosinusitis, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus (SA), and chronic rhinosinusitis leads to increases in bodily pain that improve following endoscopic sinus surgery, according to two research studies presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Foundation held Sept. 21 to 24 in Chicago.