Take a Survey G6 theatre 08 Jun 2019 11:00 - 11:55

The bioactive properties of honey – using honey to kill superbugs and promote gut health

These talks will cover the antimicrobial properties of honey and its use as a topical treatment for wounds and skin infections, including those caused by antibiotic-resistant superbugs along with how honey works to kill these superbugs without them becoming resistant to the killing effects of the honey. It will also cover the buzz about Australian 'manuka' honey; and how honey acts as a 'prebiotic' food that can improve our gut health by changing the balance of bacteria living in our gut.


Speakers
University of Technology Sydney
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
University of Technology Sydney
PhD candidate

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