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Honey: The First Antibiotic
June 17, 2008
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Honey was recommended by Hippocrates for ulcers and used for thousands of years as a medicine.

Due to the use of modern antibiotics, however, its medicinal benefits have been forgotten for 60 years.

But honey was mostly likely our very first antibiotic.

  • Honey contains Antioxidants. Just like chocolate (which helps your heart), the darker the honey the higher the level of antioxidants.

  • Do Not Give Honey To Infants < 1 Year of Age. Infants do not contain enough stomach acid to kill the bacterium Clostridium botulinum that can cause severe food poisoning.

What Do The Different Grades Of Honey Mean?

  • Honey is graded on a scale from 1 to 100 based on 3 factors:

Grading 20table

Healthy 20Bites 20  20Honey 207 29 08

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