About Honey


Did you know that honey is made thanks to the efforts of thousands of honey bees, and it is actually their winter stores of food?

Were you aware that honey is the only food made by insects, and eaten by humans as well as the insects?

Here are links to pages providing lots of information about honey. 


Honey articles













More honey articles

  • Honey Articles information about honey and general articles.

  • Honey And Ancient Medicine Examples of bizarre ways honey was used in ancient medicine, such as mixing honey with a pig’s eye, then pouring it into the ear ..... to cure blindness!

  • Toxic Honey ("Mad Honey") The earliest form of chemical warfare may date back to Turkey, 65 BC. Surprisingly, honey bees played a role, producing toxic honey, also known as ‘mad honey’.



Honey is absolutely fascinating.  It has long been prized throughout cultures and history, not only for its sweet taste but also for its health-giving properties.  Even the beekeeper to King Charles I of England once said:

    "A  bee is a most magnificent chemist".


I hope you enjoy learning all about honey!



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