Honey is a natural product, containing flavonoids and phenolic acids, appreciated for its therapeutic abilities since ancient times. Although the bioactive potential is linked to the composition, that is variable depending on mainly the botanical origin, honey has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
However, because they originate mainly from the sector of one plant species, they have a distinctive taste and significantly improve the medicinal properties of the plant of origin.
Honey contains large amounts of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties. It also enhances the anti-diabetic activity and has a protective effect on the cardiovascular system. Honey also offers benefits to diabetic patients, where low doses would lower blood sugar levels in both type 2 and type 1 diabetes.