Manuka Honey can Inhibits. Aureus Biofilm

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Talib Abdulmaged Alboslemy, Iman Awad Bachay, Zaid Qutaiba Alzamil


Honey has a height nutritional consider and has beneficial effectiveness on human health, so some peoples use it as food and medicine since time immemorial. The current study aimed to estimate the action of Manuka honey (MH) against Gram-positive biofilm.Where the effect of MH on inhibiting S. aureu biofilm was compared at different concentrations: 0.025, 0.5, 1, 1.5, and 2 (g). The evaluation of the anti-biofilm effectiveness of this honey was adopted using microtiter plate test (crystal violet) at measuring absorbance (490).The results proved that MH has an inhibitory effect onS. aureubiofilm at 1.5, and 2 (g( concentrations.The study concluded that 2g of Manuka honey had the best anti-biofilm activity.When applying this honey in practice for medical purposes, it is recommended to take into account the appropriate concentrations to obtain the best biological and therapeutic effects

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