Honey: Bacteria's Worst Enemy

  • Опубликовано: 11 май 2016
  • It may not look like it sitting in that cute bear bottle, but honey is a supercharged bacteria-killing powerhouse!
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Комментарии • 3 748

  • Ethan McDonald
    Ethan McDonald 6 часов назад +1

    Nah, honey aint bacterias greatest enemy. Its bacteriophages. Killing nearly 40% of the oceans bacteria every day.

  • Lawgx
    Lawgx День назад

    They also love jazz right?

  • 21st century Jeronimo
    21st century Jeronimo 3 дня назад

    Well what about all the gut bacteria has there been a study on the effects of Honey on the human biome

  • Nitrous
    Nitrous 3 дня назад

    Was anyone else drinking a bottle of honey while watching this?😂

    I’m not even joking...XD

  • Kenny Neyban
    Kenny Neyban 4 дня назад

    Hi, I'm a nerd. I'm supposed to know everything while being a cynic and talking down to you. I actually am giving you inaccurate information. I'm just playing the role of a nerd to convince you that knowledge turns you into this; A cynical mean spirited athiest.

  • Fr Louie Goad
    Fr Louie Goad 5 дней назад

    Old beekeeper! SO True!

  • Keenan Ahmad
    Keenan Ahmad 11 дней назад

    Sooo...I just rub honey on a bad wound and I’m golden?

  • internet asian boy
    internet asian boy 12 дней назад

    next thing you know, people will be bathing in honey.

  • Ben James
    Ben James 13 дней назад

    Have strep throat this past week and I am genuinely not exaggerating when I say I have been pouring honey down my throat....

  • 765respect
    765respect 13 дней назад

    And that is why I have 2 acres of lawn full of clover, dandelions, and what nots. No artificial anything allowed on it. Just dogs, cats and wild life.

  • ClickBaiter Hater
    ClickBaiter Hater 14 дней назад +1

    So, if you put honey on your skin, do they suck the life out of you?

  • Sundaylover
    Sundaylover 15 дней назад

    That botulism disclaimer came a bit late...

  • ME-DIC!
    ME-DIC! 16 дней назад

    Lol that transition is hilarious

    MR. IBRAHI*M 17 дней назад

    اشتركو بقناتي مردودة ولله

  • Manny Tai
    Manny Tai 17 дней назад

    420 heh?

  • rafaescate
    rafaescate 17 дней назад

    @SciShow What about the gut "good" bacteria? Excess or intake periodicity of honey would give stomach a problem?

  • Anirud Jampana
    Anirud Jampana 17 дней назад

    I thought Phages were bacteria's worst enemies?

  • Leftie Alex
    Leftie Alex 19 дней назад


  • Richard's World Traveler
    Richard's World Traveler 20 дней назад

    Nepal has the best honey. Hallucinogenic honey.

  • Allen Blanco
    Allen Blanco 20 дней назад

    What about royal jelly?

  • nicole delcourt
    nicole delcourt 21 день назад

    Bees are disappearing so fast ... obviously honey is not their best weapon against diseases

  • Johan Rosly
    Johan Rosly 21 день назад

    I never see pure honey get crystalized. Only fake honey get crystalized.

  • Yun Wen
    Yun Wen 21 день назад

    Botulinum toxin aka BOTOX

  • Yun Wen
    Yun Wen 21 день назад

    *gets papercut*
    *squeezes all of honey on it*

  • Gleb Mescheryakov
    Gleb Mescheryakov 23 дня назад

    thats not a gluconic acid

  • Nedim Golos
    Nedim Golos 23 дня назад

    And your Lord inspired to the bee, "Take for yourself among the mountains, houses, and among the trees and [in] that which they construct. ۝ Then eat from all the fruits and follow the ways of your Lord laid down [for you]." There emerges from their bellies a drink, varying in colors, in which there is healing for people. Indeed in that is a sign for a people who give thought.

    - Surat An-Nahl 16:68-69

  • Shingo Shoji
    Shingo Shoji 25 дней назад +1

    Bee: I'll bee defensin this honey

  • Linter Yolo
    Linter Yolo 26 дней назад +1

    i though Bacteria's Worst Enemy is phage

  • ronch550
    ronch550 26 дней назад

    I asked my doctor if honey is an antibacterial substance and he said it's not true. *SO CONFUSED!!* 😢😢😢

  • Hugh of Sparta
    Hugh of Sparta 26 дней назад

    This motherfucker is a smart one

  • Ninja Sushi
    Ninja Sushi 26 дней назад

    In fighting my jock itch by slathering my crotch in honey. Thanks SciShow.

  • Dinesh Kurmilla
    Dinesh Kurmilla 29 дней назад

    We need to take action for the bees save them! They're better than us!

  • The Canine Nutritionist
    The Canine Nutritionist Месяц назад +1

    I ❤ honey

  • michael gum
    michael gum Месяц назад

    Does honey kill the bacteria that our body needs?

  • El Catrin C
    El Catrin C Месяц назад

    so... if i eat a lot of honey i can live forever?¿

  • La stulta kato
    La stulta kato Месяц назад

    Honey: Hand sanitizer, hold my beer...

  • keke purple
    keke purple Месяц назад +1

    Both of my parents are bee keepers... I love bees

  • Go Fuck Yourself
    Go Fuck Yourself Месяц назад

    I don't know why did I laugh so hard at "Bee Defensin-1"

  • La Amenaza Escurridiza
    La Amenaza Escurridiza Месяц назад

    Como llegue aqui?

  • Jonathan Orr
    Jonathan Orr Месяц назад

    actually a bactierophage is bacterias worst enemy

  • Zeus Modi
    Zeus Modi Месяц назад

    So I should cover my body with honey at least once in a while.

  • Arnav Rawat
    Arnav Rawat Месяц назад

    Bee defensin - named by the hood scientists

  • Arnav Rawat
    Arnav Rawat Месяц назад

    Aww baby gonna die from honey :(

  • anon wong
    anon wong Месяц назад

    Fuckin love bees

  • Shleep
    Shleep Месяц назад

    Lol that honey is fake it's starch corn syrup... you need raw unfiltered honey from a honey farm or from your local sprouts or Whole Foods store

  • Lizardnix
    Lizardnix Месяц назад

    Nicolas Cage fans disliked this video.

  • Roy Sandhy
    Roy Sandhy Месяц назад

    bad host

  • Micah van Everdingen
    Micah van Everdingen Месяц назад

    But how does honey not kill your intestine bacteria?

  • A Knight that says Nee
    A Knight that says Nee Месяц назад

    Correct me if I'm wrong, but didn't they find jars of honey in King Tut's tomb, and it was not spoiled?

  • The demon From ink
    The demon From ink Месяц назад

    Wait.........some bacteria are good

  • Toycat's Watermelon
    Toycat's Watermelon Месяц назад +1

    Death: A person's worst fear.

  • Flameaway12
    Flameaway12 Месяц назад

    Bee Defensin-1 sounds like a video game skill or ability.

  • Crowel Lovecraft
    Crowel Lovecraft Месяц назад

    U forgot to mention only sugar fed bee's have flaky honey but bees who eat from the wild dont have flaky honey and doesnt have to do with the level of sugar but it has to do with the type of sigar made

  • Grant Olmstead
    Grant Olmstead Месяц назад

    S U C C C C C

  • not amouse
    not amouse Месяц назад

    The reason that botulinum spore containing honey is toxic to infants is not just immunity, its the anaerobic environment of infant intestines that causes the botulinum bacterium to reproduce. As they get older, their intestines get larger and become a less sealed environment.

  • Josman Ruiz Lorenzo
    Josman Ruiz Lorenzo Месяц назад

    1:34, No wonder my mouth and throat burn like drinking alcohol when I ate/chugged handfuls of honey like a bear. I always thought that it was the immense amount of sugar in honey that caused the burning sensation.

  • M
    M Месяц назад

    This honestly makes me wonder when people say drink tea when you're sick, what they actually mean is to drink honey water.

  • Laura Sofía Vásquez
    Laura Sofía Vásquez Месяц назад

    The honey can kill???!!!

  • Filip G
    Filip G Месяц назад

    I knew honey was good for you but DAMN!

  • Fz-07 Rider
    Fz-07 Rider 2 месяца назад

    Does honey affect your normal healthy gut flora?

  • Aslan Bayramuqlany
    Aslan Bayramuqlany 2 месяца назад

    "And your Lord revealed to the honey bee: 'Make homes
    in the mountains, in the trees and in the structures they
    raise. [68] Then, eat from all the fruits and go along the
    pathways of your Lord made easy for you!' From their
    bellies comes out a drink of various colours in which
    there is cure for people. Surely, in that there is a sign
    for a people who ponder. [69]" (from commentary 'Maariful Quran')

  • Golden Butterfly
    Golden Butterfly 2 месяца назад

    Then..... Protect The Bees

  • Chuck Norris
    Chuck Norris 2 месяца назад

    Thats why i covered my house with honey...

    "Honey! Im home!"

  • Chuck-U Farly
    Chuck-U Farly 2 месяца назад

    Good video but is does give a misleading idea that bees are manufacturing honey like a cook when he says they put this and that in the honey. The way bees actually make honey by consuming the pollen then throwing up. Yes, honey is bee vomit. Yum!

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  • Shaking, Quaking, and Dying
    Shaking, Quaking, and Dying 2 месяца назад

    So is honey at all beneficial for skin via direct application?

  • Mr. King Kitty
    Mr. King Kitty 2 месяца назад

    Honey is the bee's knees.

  • Santiago Arbelaez
    Santiago Arbelaez 2 месяца назад

    scishow said in the video about toxic substances that you kids under 12 shouldnt eat honey and here they said kids under 1.Could you please clarify?

  • Shay Lyrics
    Shay Lyrics 2 месяца назад


  • God Awful Content
    God Awful Content 2 месяца назад

    Bees can prevent the heat death of the universe

  • Anomaly88man
    Anomaly88man 2 месяца назад

    Honey never rots, it kills bacteria so good! I also know that silver, and nitrous oxide kills bacteria too. Most people think there's just air in chip bags, but it's actually nitrous oxide!

  • Marc Kuo
    Marc Kuo 2 месяца назад

    honey has enough nutrients and lipids that you could live off of it

  • Fatima Boukhdoud
    Fatima Boukhdoud 2 месяца назад

    Thnxx...ur videos are sooo useful

    CLIMAX TV 2 месяца назад

    I want you to BEE my honey 🍯 baby!!

  • Jose Lopez
    Jose Lopez 2 месяца назад

    What about good bacteria? Dies too?

  • Ibrahim Saad
    Ibrahim Saad 2 месяца назад

    Does that mean that honey makes me fat????

    COCO TAMA 2 месяца назад


  • Maackiplier
    Maackiplier 2 месяца назад

    Botulism tho??

    • Maackiplier
      Maackiplier 2 месяца назад

      2:59 never mind...

  • jerolvilladolid
    jerolvilladolid 2 месяца назад

    Bacteria resistant... but contains Botulism in 10% of the Honey mass of the world. Life is a complete contradiction.

  • Jenni Annelieze Mellow
    Jenni Annelieze Mellow 2 месяца назад

    Ahhhhh that's so interesting... even though honey bees as we know them are an invasive species. honey bees, not the other bees, just honey bees

  • Bluewaffel4lyfe
    Bluewaffel4lyfe 2 месяца назад


  • feroui hamza
    feroui hamza 2 месяца назад +71

    Save the trees, save the bees, save the whales, save those snails.

    • Hung Nguyen
      Hung Nguyen 6 дней назад

      Yes, definitely the snails. Save them.

    • YoRHa No.9 Type S
      YoRHa No.9 Type S 13 дней назад

      Private businesses are doing just that

    • feroui hamza
      feroui hamza Месяц назад


    • Shrish J.
      Shrish J. Месяц назад +2

      George Carlin right?

  • Andrew Leonardi
    Andrew Leonardi 2 месяца назад +5

    What about the good microbes :(

  • Denver Felix Villanueva
    Denver Felix Villanueva 2 месяца назад

    honey: CONGRATS HONEY 2

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  • fulcrum 29
    fulcrum 29 2 месяца назад

    The natural syrup

  • Mr Rytte
    Mr Rytte 2 месяца назад

    Pure Honey works great at healing a burn, but it doesn't take the fire out. I keep some in the fridge just for burns. I spilled boiling gravy on my toes last month. I washed them off and put the honey on them. The pain was gone in an hour. 4 hours later most redness was gone. Next day you could not see a burn or any blisters. The toes felt completely normal as though never burned. I've used honey for Burns for 35+ years after reading about it in a natural health booklet. I can't remember the booklets name or the other stuff in it. I've even used honey on 3rd degree burns. They completely healed, no graphs needed and hair grew back on that spot on my arm. Honey works on sunburns too. Just be cautious on how much area you cover because honey doesn't have to be digested for the glucose to go into the body. That's why it heals so fast, instant food for damaged cells. Use your own judgement, I'm not a doctor. But I'm Alwis Haph Rytte, the other half is left, LOL.

  • KariahLuke Channel
    KariahLuke Channel 2 месяца назад

    Does it also kill good bacteria too? Please give links so we can check

  • Maya Pilkey
    Maya Pilkey 2 месяца назад

    Another bacteria can survive in honey. The lactic acid bacteria from the bees stomachs survive and thrive when water is added to honey and it ferments. The bacteria works as a natural antibiotic that kills antibiotic resistant infections

  • Joey G
    Joey G 2 месяца назад

    Dude I’m sick i’m going to eat like half the bottle

  • Yuan The Awesome Gamer/TAG
    Yuan The Awesome Gamer/TAG 3 месяца назад

    Honey, Where Are You?

  • Mary Stachowiak
    Mary Stachowiak 3 месяца назад

    I prefer Glass. Plastic and cans are being lined with what was created to be a, Rubber with Spermacidal properties! Soda cans to potato chip bags to soup cans! The Pharmaceutical pipeline, to... Viagra anyone!

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  • sanjay srinivasan
    sanjay srinivasan 3 месяца назад

    Ayurveda says this since thousands of years

  • insanemaori
    insanemaori 3 месяца назад

    Yes it's true, honey can destroy everything including your bank account. A small 250g jar of pure nz manuka honey will set you back $150+ while it is amazing if you can afford it, it ain't no magic potion. Healthy diet and regular exercise you'll be right

  • LennyThroughParadise
    LennyThroughParadise 3 месяца назад

    I’m having a throat infection right now and the tea with honey I’m drinking seems to be the best remedy..

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    Adarsh Pathak 3 месяца назад

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  • Sokol
    Sokol 3 месяца назад

    Honey can never spoil.

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