Thursday, July 23, 2009

Researcher Studies Medicinal Properties of Stingless Bee Honey

Harrisonburg Woman Researches Honey as Medicine
By Haley Harrison, WHSV-TV, 7/20/2009

A local woman's research may one day have you closing the medicine cabinet and heading to the kitchen to treat infection.

Harrisonburg High graduate and JMU student Chelsea Cockburn says honey isn't just for your toast anymore. She spent seven weeks in Ghana this summer studying the medicinal properties of honey.

Cockburn's research centered around sting-less bees found only in tropical regions. She says honey may be a great alternative to modern medicines...

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