Fake Or Real Honey : From keeping the body fit to skin care, honey has many benefits. Especially in the winter season, honey acts as a shield for health. It strengthens our immunity, which gives the body the strength to bear the cold. Honey is known to have many health benefits like antibacterial, antioxidant and antifungal. Honey has already been used as an Ayurvedic medicine. Honey contains iron, calcium, phosphate, sodium, chlorine, potassium and magnesium. In addition, vitamins B1 and B6 are also found in abundance in it. But what is the hallmark of perfect honey? Read carefully what things to keep in mind while taking honey-
crystallized honey is bad
No, if your honey crystallized means it is frozen or has become thick, then do not throw it out. eat it. It is delicious and completely safe. If the temperature drops below 50ºF (10ºC), the honey will crystallize in the hive, and if you put it in the fridge, the honey will crystallize in that bottle.
Due to the constant working of enzymes, real honey becomes thicker whenever it is stored. Whereas this does not happen with fake or adulterated honey. In this way you can easily identify between these two. It is quite simple to heat your honey and turn it into a liquid. The best way to do this is to put your honey in a bowl of warm water and let it heat up slowly. It will come back in its original form.
The quality of real honey is that it does not dissolve easily in water. So when you put honey in water, it goes down and settles at the bottom. You have to stir it with a spoon for a long time to mix it, whereas if the honey is fake, it dissolves easily with water.
honey will wet the paper
Put a few drops of honey on a sheet of paper and leave it for some time. If the honey is real, it will not moisten the paper as there is absolutely no moisture in it. On the other hand, fake or adulterated honey will make the paper wet and fall down.
real honey sticking to fingers
This test largely depends on you whether you are able to feel the same or not. Take some honey and rub it between your thumb and forefinger. After doing this for some time, you will realize that some amount of honey has been absorbed by your skin and the remaining honey does not make your fingers sticky. Whereas if there is fake honey, then due to the sugar in it, you will find that it makes your fingers sticky.
When does honey go bad?
It is said about honey that it never spoils, experts say that this is technically true too. But if it is not maintained properly then it loses both its aroma and taste. After this, if you use it, then it will neither give taste to your tongue nor will it benefit your health. The color of honey darkens with age. So if it is used on time. Only then will it be beneficial for health.
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