What is honey.?

What is honey?

Honey is a dense sweet liquid that contains 20-40 per cent sugar, 60-80 per cent moisture, 0.22-0.3 per cent minerals and 0.2-0.5 per cent vitamins. Apart from that, it also contains certain enzymes and pollen. Uses of honey are as follows:

  • Honey has medicinal value specially in disorders that are related to digestion and liver ailments.
  • As it contains iron and calcium, it also helps in the growth of the body.
  • It is used as a source of sugar in various confectionery items.