Its been there since ancient times, never has men loved the puke of any animal or insect like they do the honey bee. Its honey is a gold like liquid, with an appearance and fragrance that is very appealing, its properties are outstanding, and its taste, worth every bee sting.
When bees consume nectar from flowers, they digest and regurgitate this nectar in their bee hive into honey. This serves as stored food for bees. Honey is highly beneficial, and has very many health benefits. It is mostly recommended to be used instead of refined sugar.
Some of its benefits includes;
1 One of the many properties of honey is its effect on cough. Its been found to be very effective in stopping cough, and a better choice compared to some cough medications which could have side effects. However, it is advised not to be given to children under one year of age, this is to avoid the risk of botulism.
2. Honey is rich in calories. One table spoon of honey contains about 64 calories, including sugars like fructose, glucose, maltose and sucrose.