"The superfood of our ancestors"- Importance of honey in history

Honey is a hard effort of honeybee that converts into a sweet substance. The history of the honeybees is more ancient than the history of mankind.

The cave paintings of the Mahadev Hills located in Pachhamari, Central India and the cave of Valencian, Spain, represents the attraction of human beings towards honey and use of honey in ancient culture.

Aristotle, Cato, Veho, Palenque, like scholars have written books related to honey and the honeybee. According to the great philosopher Democritus, honey has perfect nutrition element which increases immunity strength of human beings.

Hippocrates (460 BC) and Galen (203-130 BC), both of these scholars have called honey as elixir medicine. At present, modern experiments and scientific studies have also proved this statement. People of ancient cultures like Mishra, Mesopotamia, and Charisa had use of honey in the form of a diet and medicine.

Egyptians kept honey with mummy (dead body of royal people). The honey found from Egyptian pyramid's royal grave was almost 3400 years old. The appearance of this honey is the black but nutritional value of this honey is best among them all. Players of Roman culture used honey to gain power immediately.

Even in Ayurvedic texts, it is believed that "honey is as good as old". In Indian culture, honey is placed in Panchamrita. In India, honey is given to the born baby as part of the first feed. As a food honey is considered as a highly energetic diet. In Ayurveda, there is a deep study of the usefulness of honey to mankind. The significance value of honey is described in Rigveda, which is the world's oldest scripture and base of Hindu religion. The significance value of honey is also described in Islamic scripture the Holy Quran.

In Greek civilization, honey is considered as valuable food and a gift from a God.

“Madhu Purnima” represents the importance of honey in Buddhism. Honey is appreciated in almost all religions of the world.

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