Biopolimeric Nano Structural Compositions Based on Caramelized Honey

  • S.А. Кurta Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University
  • О.М. Khatsevich Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University
  • М.R. Tsap Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University
  • D. Ondrušová Trench University of Oleksandr Dubcak
  • T.M. Gromovy Surface Institute of Surface Chemistry OO Chuka National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
  • N.V. Boyko Uzhgorod National University
Keywords: honey, wax, beeglue, caramelization, biochemical properties, chewing gum, prophylaxis, gingivitis, periodontitis, periodontal disease, treatment

Abstract

The article deals with chemical properties of honey as well as wax and beeglue before and after the process of caramelization. The research has been done to study chemical reactions of caramelization of honey and other bee products; the biochemical properties of the obtained substances have been investigated as well. It has been revealed that biological activity of the compound after thermochemical heating of honey in the presence of special catalysts was discovered. Infrared spectra, moisture, viscosity, size and distribution of nanoparticles, elemental composition, oxymethylfurfural content, diastase number  of caramelized honey have been investigated. The difference between the sizes of nanoparticles of raw and caramelized honey has been revealed, namely caramelized honey (1.5-2.0 times) of smaller size encourages their biochemical activity. On the basis of the results obtained from caramelized honey, wax and beeglue as well as their properties, the chewing gum with biologically active components for the prevention and treatment of periodontal tissue diseases (gingivitis, periodontitis and periodontal disease) was invented. Clinical studies on chewing gum with honey, wax, and beeglue have confirmed that it provides health benefits among 72 % of patients.

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Published
2019-12-15
How to Cite
КurtaS., KhatsevichО., TsapМ., OndrušováD., GromovyT., & BoykoN. (2019). Biopolimeric Nano Structural Compositions Based on Caramelized Honey. Physics and Chemistry of Solid State, 20(4), 445-452. https://doi.org/10.15330/pcss.20.4.445-452
Section
Scientific articles