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In a cross-sectional study on patients perception and knowledge regarding wound care, including 414 non-medical professionals from varied social backgrounds in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 70.2% of respondents used coffee beans for self-treatment of wounds. Malaekah 2020
A review on the traditional knowledge of plants in the treatment of oral mucosal lesions gives special emphasis to Coffea, among other plants with anti-oral mucosal lesion activity. Salehi 2019
Gustav III's risk assessment on coffee consumption; A medical history report. Afshari 2017
In his 1892 textbook, The Principles and Practice of Medicine, William Osler recommended coffee, chloroform, cannabis, antipyrin, antifebrin, phenacetin, caffeine citrate, nux vomica, or ergot for acute treatment of migraines. His recommendations were similar to other writers of his time. Boes 2015
A study estimating dietary sources of total dietary antioxidants for the Brazilian population found coffee to be among the important sources of antioxidants. Koehnlein 2014
Coffee: Description and History,Constituents of Roasted Coffee, Medicinal Action and Uses, Dosing. A Modern Herbal
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ORIGINAL RESEARCH BY: J. Mohanasundaram, MD, PhD
April 2013
May 2019
LATEST UPDATES BY: Oren Rabinowitz, MSc
December 2020