Thursday, August 16, 2007

Malaysian University to Study Honey’s Effect on Libido

USM to Conduct Research on Nutritional Value of Honey
Bernama Malaysian National News Agency, 8/16/2007

KOTA BAHARU, Aug 16 (Bernama) -- Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) will conduct a three-year research on the nutritional value of honey including as an aphrodisiac.

University Sains Malaysia Hospital (HUSM)'s Family Health Clinic Specialist and Lecturer Assoc Prof Dr Shaiful Bahari Ismail said the study would enlighten the public on the amount needed to be taken daily to stay healthy.

"The study will also look at whether consuming honey has any desired effect in enhancing libido as believed by many people," he told reporters after opening the Sexual Health Conference opened by HUSM director Dr Zaidun Kamari here Thursday.

Dr Shaiful Bahari said he was keen to carry out the research as the goodness of honey to health was mentioned in the Quran and the study would be conducted once a grant for it was approved by the government…

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