Ever wondered why the Egyptians were obsessed with honey? Well here it is:

1. Honey is and has been used utilized for its antibacterial properties that helped heal infected wounds.

2. Honey has always been used as a topical ointment.

3. Honey dating back approximately 3,000 years, is the world’s oldest sample. It is perfectly edible. This is due to honey’s hygroscopy and low pH, two qualities that make it difficult for the sticky substance to spoil.

4. Honey contains all of the substances needed to sustain life, including enzymes, water, minerals and vitamins.

5. Honey contains ‘pinocembrin’ that is an antioxidant that improves brain function.

6. Pharmaceutical companies, as well as cosmetic companies, have always used honey and bee products (bees was, bee pollen, propolis and Royal Jelly) in medicine and beauty products because of the enzymes and nutrients that aid in healing diseases, improving health and making skin look younger and radiant.