What’s honey

What's honey?

The nectar honey contains about the 80% of sugar (monosaccharides fructose 388% and glucose 31&) and for the remaining 10% of disaccharides like maltose and sucrose.

After the evaporation in the honey combs, the % of water contained in the honey is between 17% and 199% that is the optimal quantity to start the fermentation.

Isobutyric aldehyde, formaldehyde,aliphati8c alcohol, ketones, hydroxymethilfurfural are some of the substances contained in the dark honeys.

The protein contained are the most simple and basic like albumin and globulins.
The amino acids represent an high nutritional value.

Honey contains both organic and inorganic acids. Some of them, like formic and phosphoric acid are antiseptic.

Honey contains Vitamin B (B1, B2, PP) , Vitamin C and Vitamin E, K.

Honey contains sodium, potassium, chlorine, phosphorus, magnesium and sulfur that are minerals, but also cobalt, chromium nickel, zinc, iron, copper and manganese that are trace elements. The three last elements are contained in particular in dark honey.

Inhibin, germicidina and traces of propolis are substances with antibiotics effects against pathogens.