Honey is a delicious sweetener
made naturally by bees for their consumption .The process of making honey
begins when the bees feast on flowers collecting the nectar in their mouths.
Then mixes with enzymes in the bees saliva, in this process it turn into honey.
The bees bring it back to the hive and store it in the cells of the hive. Until
they need it for their nourishment or until the lucky beekeeper helps
Honey is composed primarily of
carbohydrates and water, and also contains small amounts of vitamins and
minerals. Honey contains a variety of falconoid phenolic acids which act as
antioxidants. Generally darker honeys have higher antioxidant content than
A study by a Penn state College of
Medicine research team found that honey may offer parents and effective way and
safe alternative. The study found that a small dose of Buckwheat honey given
before bedtime provided better relief of nighttime cough and suppressant found
in over the counter cold medications.