According to the Law, Honey is the natural sweet substance produced by bees from the nectar of plants or from the secretions of living parts of plants or from secretions of insects bees collect, process enrich with their own substances that contribute to its transformation , deposit, dehydrate, store and retain it in honeycombs to ripen.
According to market regulations honey is a food and not a medicine.
Honey is divided into two major categories: Flower honey produced from the nectar of flowers and honey from honeydew which is a sugar-rich sticky substance secreted by scale insects. In this category belongs the honey of Fir, Pine and other forest plants.
Honey is a true treasure of health and power.
The value of honey has been appreciated since ancient times .On Egyptian papyrus 3500 years ago, honey is mentioned as a therapeutic agent. In the book of life of the ancient Indians is reported that life is prolonged when honey and milk exist in the daily diet. In the Greek mythology mentioned that Zeus was raised with honey by the nymph Bee and nectar was the food of Olympus gods. Hippocrates recommended honey for treatment of many diseases and so Aristotelis.
The honey sugars are that’s why absorbed immediately for this honey a quick energy source. Honey contains nutrients that contribute to metabolism and nourishment of the organism.
Honey has antiseptic properties, is tonic, increases the heart rate, reduces ulcer stomach problems, is high in choline which helps people who suffer from constipation, and ensure the proper functioning of the body.
Honey owes its antimicrobial and antibacterial qualities in Hydrogen Peroxide.
Honey has inorganic elements known as trace elements which play an important role in metabolism and nutrition, which are components of bones and cells and involved in several enzyme systems and regulate stomach acidity.