Studies show that because of an enzyme added to the nectar by the bees, honey has mild antibacterial and antibiotic properties. This enzyme generates hydrogen peroxide, which kills harmful bacteria.* Additionally, applied topically, honey has been found to reduce inflammation and to promote the growth of healthy tissue.
Honey Bee: Most Honey Bees are reddish brown and black, with orange-yellow rings on the abdomen. Their head, antennae, and legs are black. They have crowded, soft hair on the middle part of body. Honey bees have 6 legs, 2 compound eyes made up of thousands of tiny lenses, 3 simple eyes on the top of the head, 2 pairs of wings, a nectar pouch, and a stomach | Photo courtesy: Flickr Under creative commons license.-