Food of the
✻Humans have used honey for thousands of years, both as a delicious source of food and as a medicinal supplement. Ancient peoples knew what they were doing in using honey as a salve for burns and wounds – it is an effective antibacterial agent with a soothingly viscous texture. For similar reasons, it works wonders on a sore throat. At the same time, with its source in plant nectar, honey strengthens the immune system by bestowing some resistance to allergens. As a symbol of nature’s bounty, the wonders of honey can’t be exaggerated.