Monday, April 17, 2017

FAKE HONEY Is Everywhere - Here Are The Tips On How To Identify PURE HONEY!

Honey has been used by cultures around the world for over the past 2500 years. Honey is a sugary food substance produced and stored that contains health benefits of that has made it an important aspect of traditional medicines.

But, in order to enjoy this food, you need to check if it’s pure honey or not. Luckily, there are simple ways to know and some of these tests do not actually need a lot of work for you.
  • The Thumb Test
Here is the way to test if the honey is real or not:

1. Take some amount of honey and place it on your thumb.
2. Figure out if the small amount of honey begins to spread around or it tips from your thumb.
3. If it does, then you do not have pure honey because pure honey will not move or at least stay in one piece.
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  • The Water Test
Another way to test the purity of your honey is through the water test. Here are the steps that you have to follow:

1. Fill a glass of water.
2. Take a tbsp. of honey and put it in a glass of water.
3. If the honey dissolves, it is not a pure honey.

Artificial honey will quickly dissolve in water and It will also spread around the container.
While pure honey will stay at the bottom of the glass.

You may be wondering or curious why it is really necessary to know whether the honey is pure or not.

Honey should come from bees and not from factories. Pure and real honey is organic and natural but fake honey contains other substances in it which includes the following:

Dextrose
Glucose
Molasses
Invert sugar
Sugar syrup
Corn syrup
Flour starch