Bees play an important role in our life and the world. As one of nature’s major pollinators, bees are a necessary part of agriculture and food production. approximately a third of the crops grown are dependent on pollinators throughout the world. Pumpkins, Strawberries, cherries, watermelon and so on. we achieve these wonderful fruits, and around many other delicious foods by the assistance of bees. believe it or not, these are many benefits and treatments which these tiny insects prepare for their consumers:
- treating most colds and coughs by just drinking one teaspoon.
- improving memory and eyesight and reducing stress and tiredness.
- Relieving stress and providing an ideal energy supplement by drinking it diluted in hot water in winter and in cold water in summer.
- restoring health and enhancing power of body organs particularly joints by a spoonful of honey early in the morning.
- including four times more energy than milk.
In addition, Honey is the unique edible food that includes all the substances necessary for healthy life, including enzymes, vitamins, minerals, and water; And containing “pinocembrin” an antioxidant that improves brain function, makes it a miraculous food. Honey is Not harmful for diabetics.
The use of honey as medicine and as nutritional food by human being has been in existence from time immemorial. The benefits of honey have been praise highly since ancient times by many religious faiths and recorded in most ancient scriptures. In fact, records reveal that raw honey is the most ancient sweetener, and it is noted that it has been in use throughout the world several million years ago. Honey have been used for an immemorial time in ancient civilizations. Besides, all popular religions accentuated the necessity of honey for humanity and as a sacred food. In Judaism honey is a symbol and mark of a new year called Rosh Hashanah; and consuming it with slices of apple to bring a sweet new year. In Christendom, we can observe many references made to the importance and it’s key role in human life. In Islam, honey considered as a medical food to cure lots of problems of organs in humans’ organs. In their holly book, Honey is also named as a sacred insect and a sign of God in the nature because of miraculous benefits, documented in some verses and traditions. Beside these popular religions, Buddhism and Hinduism emphasize the importance and beneficial role of honey in human life. Buddha also highlights a delicate moral note in pollination by honeybees: “as a bee gathers honey from the flower without injuring its color or fragrance even so the sage goes on his alms-round in the village.