Honey, the nectar produced by honeybees has been valued since ancient biblical times for its sweetness, and medicinal properties. Honey and honeycomb are referred to sixty-five times in the Bible from Genesis to Revelation. The familiar phrase, "a land flowing with milk and honey," describes a nation experiencing prosperity, provisions, and plenty.
Read this list of 14 fascinating facts and beneficial uses for raw honey and see why raw honey should hold a place of prominence in your pantry and medicine cabinet.
Did you know that honey had so many useful applications? What's your favorite? Understanding that it takes 300 honeybees to produce one pound of honey, let’s do our part to prevent the honeybees from extinction so we can continue to utilize their gift of liquid gold.
About the Author:
Deborah Tukua is a nonfiction author, and editor of Journey to Natural Living. She is author of seven books including, Naturally Sweet Blender Treats: 55 Fresh from the Blender Recipes, and Marketing Strategies for Chiropractic Success. Deborah has been a regular lifestyle feature writer for the Farmers' Almanac since 2004.
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