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Beekeeper's Apothecary: Medicinal Benefits of Honey


Honey is the sweet liquid made by Honey Bees using the nectars of the flowers.

Honey used in the medicinal form, dates back to as far as 8000 BCE. From ancient Chinese topical use of Honey, Egyptian medicinal concoctions with honey and milk, to the ancient Greeks who mixed together tinctures of vinegar and honey to treat pain from wound sites. Honey is simply a remarkable substance created by our tiny winged heroes that we call Apis mellifera. To think about how honey is made from the many gatherings of the nectars, combined, sealed, and preserved is like natures multi-vitamin of the flowers.


Medicinal Properties of Honey