Honey has been used as both food and a medicine, honey is particularly used instead of refined sugar, honey is low in water and high in sugar ,so bacteria cannot grow on it.
Honey also contains small amounts of hydrogen peroxide, inhibiting the growth of microbes.
Contains some nutrients
It Is rich in antioxidants and Is better than sugar for diabetics.
The antioxidants in it can help lower blood pressure.
Helps improve cholesterol and can also help suppress cough in children.
( but for children's over one year of age ) honey can act as a natural and safe cough suppressant.