Saturday, May 22, 2010

Audio: Radio Report on Use of Honey to Treat Allergies

What if the medicine itself were sweet?, 5/12/2010

A spoonful of sugar may help the medicine go down. But what if the medicine itself were sweet? People with allergies are especially anxious to find assistance this year, because heavy rains have produced more pollen than in the recent past.

Through the centuries, people have taken honey as a treatment for a variety of ailments - including as an allergy suppressant. But can something that tastes that good really be a medicine? KALW's Steven Short has been buzzing about the area, attempting to find an answer. Here's his report…

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