Honey has been used as both food and a medicine, honey is particularly used instead of refined sugar, honey is low in water and high in sugar ,so bacteria cannot grow on it
Also contains small amounts of hydrogen peroxide, inhibiting the growth of microbes.
Contains some nutrients
Is less bad than sugar for diabetics
Is rich in antioxidants
The antioxidants in it can help lower blood pressure.
Helps improve cholesterol also can help suppress cough in children. ( but for children’s over one year of age ) honey can act as a natural and safe cough suppressant.