Honey: Bacteria's Worst Enemy

  • Опубликовано:  1 год назад
  • It may not look like it sitting in that cute bear bottle, but honey is a supercharged bacteria-killing powerhouse!

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  • Тэги для этого Видео:  SciShow  science  Hank  Green  honey  bacteria  Honey: Bacteria's Worst Enemy  sugar  glucose  fructose  supersaturated solution  osmosis  bacterium  mold  fungus  microorganisms  bees  glucose oxidase  gluconic acid  hydrogen peroxide  acidic  antibiotics  bee defensin-1  protein  methylglyoxal  manuka honey  Clostridium botulinum  botulism  infants  spores  immune system  bear bottle  

Комментарии: 3 032

  • Cheshire Kat
    Cheshire Kat 1 день назад

    Honey's good with some slices of cheese (like gouda or brie) on crackers.
    Especially with a pear on the side.

  • Prince of Humor
    Prince of Humor 2 дня назад

    *DID ANYONE ELSE IMMEDIATELY THINK OF* that movie "The Equalizer" when Denzel Washington poured a spoon of piping hot honey on his open leg wound...

  • IvafromTheStars
    IvafromTheStars 2 дня назад

    Story time!
    When I was younger me and my friends enter the science fair at my school , but we also had one of the more popular girls in are team too. The project was something do to with mold and water ( I don't remember what it was exactly)
    But basically the other girl took the protect home for the last day before the deadline, but she mixed up the lanes so.....

    ..... she eat/ drank I few sips of moldy honey , vinegar and sugar water and got sick so she couldn't bring in the protect..

  • Cheyne McDowall
    Cheyne McDowall 4 дня назад

    Manuka honey IS good for you. Just make sure you know that it is from a reputable business in New Zealand.

  • biteeemeee101
    biteeemeee101 11 дней назад

    get u get fatter eating honey over sugar?

  • silver ninja510
    silver ninja510 13 дней назад

    Honey is evil, what if humans were made of bacteria o_O

  • Snooker King
    Snooker King 14 дней назад

    These tricks cant work if we CONSUME the honey rite??

    1st: We absorb the sugar so regulate its concentration in our body, so there’s nothing to do with sucking out water from the bacteria in our body. Even before we assimilate it, we normally dilute the honey before drinking it, if we don’t, our saliva will, so this sugar-concentration-kills-bacteria trick wont work.

    2nd: When honey meets water, be it water that we use to dilute it before drinking or from our saliva, gluconic acid and H2O2 will be produced. The highly acidic gluconic acid will not only kill bacteria, but will also irritate cells of our digestive tract. The same goes to H2O2, which will not only kill bacteria, but also kill our cells if we consume it.

    3rd: The only thing left is antibiotics, so I assume that we can effectively absorb antibiotics and use it to fight bacteria in our body?? And so the statement “consuming honey is good for our body” is based on the antibiotics we get when we consume honey??

  • Coconut
    Coconut 15 дней назад

    How long must you keep honey on a infection until you can wash it away?

  • Marc Belair
    Marc Belair 16 дней назад


  • The TimeLord
    The TimeLord 16 дней назад

    Am I the only one who noticed his eyebrows has fine lines, or is it just me?

  • Doakan Uqbah
    Doakan Uqbah 18 дней назад

    So basically you saying that Honey also kill good bacteria like antibiotic? Can someone explain to me?

  • Pixella Entertainment
    Pixella Entertainment 18 дней назад

    honey vs cancer??

  • C•H•U•Y
    C•H•U•Y 18 дней назад

    So de we now wash our hands with honey

  • Killer Memestar
    Killer Memestar 19 дней назад

    I spread honey on my genitalia and ants turn my dong into there home.

  • TotalRookie_LV
    TotalRookie_LV 19 дней назад

    What kind of germ gave thumbs down to this video?!

  • Eli Mui
    Eli Mui 20 дней назад

    is that why my mom gives me honey-lemon tea?

  • lee guankiat
    lee guankiat 20 дней назад

    I wanna produce that toxin.

  • Bob Troller
    Bob Troller 20 дней назад


  • A Man Apart
    A Man Apart 20 дней назад


  • Adrian Alegado
    Adrian Alegado 20 дней назад

    love it

  • Robert H
    Robert H 21 день назад

    If you wash your face with warm/hot water and then out a thin layer of raw honey on your face for 15 minutes it helps decrease acne and makes your skin look amazing

  • Stuart Hector
    Stuart Hector 21 день назад

    Any difference in the benefits of Raw honey vs processed ?

  • Mukthar Mohammad
    Mukthar Mohammad 21 день назад

    clostridium botulinum..??

  • Konglim Khoo
    Konglim Khoo 21 день назад

    Clostridium difficile is hardy and hard to kill, agree. But when it germinate, the bacteria is much weak and softer. Why don't we just make it germinate and KIll it? AKA "Hatch the egg and kill the chick."

  • D Igoe
    D Igoe 21 день назад

    americans only 1% of your honey is real honey im sorry to say honey xx

  • Aiden Negron
    Aiden Negron 21 день назад

    then why does that 6 legged hairy round bacteria still kill bees

  • kirby march Barcena
    kirby march Barcena 23 дня назад

    Too bad we're running out of PURE honey because of the decrease of fauna where bees gets the nectar for making honey.

  • GammasLab
    GammasLab 23 дня назад

    Watched this while home sick from school, I'm gonna get some honey

  • Franklin Winnemucca
    Franklin Winnemucca 24 дня назад

    if its anti bacreria does that make it bad for your beneficial microbials in your gut.

  • SweetTea
    SweetTea 24 дня назад

    *Wait! Wait! Wait just a minute there mister!* I just so happen to be in the process of making Jun kombucha. For those that don't know, kombucha is made with something called a scoby. A scoby is a culture of *bacteria*. Guess what I feed it? Green tea and .....*HONEY*. My scoby is healthy and happy. So honey can't be killing all the kinds of bacteria.

  • Fernando Rodrigues dos Santos
    Fernando Rodrigues dos Santos 24 дня назад

    If honey is a super saturated solution and wants water so bad, why is it so hard to dilute it in water? I make Mead, and mixing the honey to the water is very slow, usually I have to use warm water to speed up the process.

  • Aleksije Vujovic
    Aleksije Vujovic 24 дня назад


  • doverandover61
    doverandover61 24 дня назад

    Wouldn't honey then kill useful bacteria in the stomach?

  • LittleLionLover
    LittleLionLover 24 дня назад

    Our digestive system, beginning within the mouth is full of useful bacteria. What is up whith them and honey?

  • niva zero
    niva zero 24 дня назад

    Well problem is, where do you find non pasturized honey?

  • Yeoli Livunts
    Yeoli Livunts 24 дня назад

    so I'm gonna assume that the bacteria that lives on, and in our bodies, are safe from Honey the Bacteria Killer.

  • chaotiklink
    chaotiklink 24 дня назад

    I've been using raw organic honey to treat my cystic acne for 3 years. It even cleared up some of the scars or softened them up. It's a miracle cure that's for sure.

  • Reala728
    Reala728 25 дней назад

    i love insect vomit! particularly in heated leaf water.

  • Yilmaz Ozturk
    Yilmaz Ozturk 25 дней назад

    Go bees 🐝 🐝 🐝 Go!!!

  • David Clarkson
    David Clarkson 26 дней назад

    And we're all killing the honey bee. Great job!

  • TheRamsfanstl
    TheRamsfanstl 26 дней назад

    I always wondered why children under 1 year old couldn't eat honey

  • Little Nova
    Little Nova 26 дней назад

    So honey is that one prostitute in the chemical world if science?

  • mehdi bouzarria
    mehdi bouzarria 26 дней назад

    this types of videos motivate me to eat healthy 0:)

  • леня болотинский
    леня болотинский 27 дней назад

    so you say that sugar is good for health??

  • Ali
    Ali 27 дней назад

    Don't know exactly why I am so irritated watching this guy! He keeps appearing everywhere. somebody shoot me for God's sake.

  • sawadikin
    sawadikin 27 дней назад

    wich honey? we have numerous type of honey now.

    • sawadikin
      sawadikin 24 дня назад

      Heidi Marchant
      thankyou for explanation i appreciate :-)

    • Heidi Marchant
      Heidi Marchant 24 дня назад

      sawadikin I know how u feel with the password thing, I'm pretty old school too. Different countries promote different ideas and they're trying to say here that dark honey is best for you but I can't seem to believe it (but that's just me I guess). My experience and what I believe is good old fashioned golden honey. My husband has to have it every day or his allergies flare up big time. I like it in my tea to keep infections away. Our FDA has certain guidelines that make it almost impossible to get "the real deal" but read the labels if you buy it from a store and just use your better judgement I suppose. Sorry I couldn't be more help, good luck and keep your head up🤗👍

    • sawadikin
      sawadikin 24 дня назад

      Heidi Marchant
      no I'm not us citizen, i have one email for this account but im not really sure the password is lol its longtime since i open my email and asking google for help because i forgot my password. i need recover my email i forgot the password again(old man habits lol). ooo the good honey have crystal sediment, i got one like that to but not all honey in one brand will have crystal sediment. some very light consistency and bright colors, some will darker even black. i buy honey sometimes from grocery store, sometimes from local honey farm in honey farm they make so many type of honey depend what flower the bee feed i like the sunflower honey and palm honey, black honey is the most expensive they said its wild honey from dead tree.

      how they really sure can feed the bee with a specific flower. bee fly freely right.

    • Heidi Marchant
      Heidi Marchant 24 дня назад

      sawadikin real honey that I get from my in-laws is golden like blonde hair and you can see the small sugar crystals in it. Do you live in the U.S.? If u want to give me your email address then I can send you a couple pictures to set you on the right track of what to look for. But that's up to you. Good Luck🙄

    • sawadikin
      sawadikin 25 дней назад

      Heidi Marchant
      how do you know its a genuine honey or artificial honey?
      im stil not sure how to identify real pure 100% honey. because to many type of honey.

  • Mordant221
    Mordant221 27 дней назад

    Unfortunately, most honey you see in American stores are not actually honey.

  • Beanshkabob
    Beanshkabob 27 дней назад

    That's badass

  • Ash N
    Ash N 28 дней назад

    So would honey actually help with acne?

  • Youngster Aidan
    Youngster Aidan 28 дней назад

    I was prescribed honey to help with my throat.... Sweet. <--------- Get it? hahaha I'll let myself out

  • Gabriel Figueroa
    Gabriel Figueroa 28 дней назад

    A video of Aloe Vera?

  • Ceiling Fan
    Ceiling Fan 28 дней назад

    F*** wasps and hornets.

  • hello this is alec
    hello this is alec 29 дней назад

    Who dislikes these videos?

  • Ian and Taryn Podcast
    Ian and Taryn Podcast 29 дней назад

    bye bye neosporin!

  • Kiwi Leong
    Kiwi Leong 29 дней назад

    how are bees doing these days?

  • Treebam3
    Treebam3 29 дней назад

    Beekeepers Unite!

  • john master
    john master 29 дней назад

    try stingless bee honey from Malaysia!

  • Jacob Rozacar
    Jacob Rozacar 1 месяц назад

    4:20 :)

  • realniqqa101
    realniqqa101 1 месяц назад

    my grandma had a whole jar of old honey. it just looked normal

  • ShadowMaster 45
    ShadowMaster 45 1 месяц назад

    Can i clear my teeth cavities by putting a little honey on it?

  • Rohith Shinoj
    Rohith Shinoj 1 месяц назад

    But wont eating honey kill gut bacteria as well then. They are definitely needed

  • Dave Schulz
    Dave Schulz 1 месяц назад

    Buy raw honey not the pasteurized kind. You want unpaseurized honey .

  • The Yangem
    The Yangem 1 месяц назад

    does anyone else just pour honey into a spoon and eat it like that?

  • django priceaction
    django priceaction 1 месяц назад

    Should you brush your teeth with honey?

  • Dwayne Kemp-Bey
    Dwayne Kemp-Bey 1 месяц назад

    wow this is mentioned in the glorious Koran

  • Eric Taylor
    Eric Taylor 1 месяц назад

    Honey is full of chemicals. Don't tell the hippies.

  • Cocotero Delta Vos
    Cocotero Delta Vos 1 месяц назад

    From now on I will not tell you 'Honey' ... because you can kill me ...

  • Varia
    Varia 1 месяц назад

    um. honey feeds bacteria. it feeds candida. honey is not a health food.

  • SomeRandomGamerKid
    SomeRandomGamerKid 1 месяц назад

    Pour some honey on meeeeeeee oh yeah sticky sweet!

  • Luis Prado
    Luis Prado 1 месяц назад

    What are the health benefits of eating ass?

  • ramdom lol
    ramdom lol 1 месяц назад

    what about all the good bacteria in our body

  • Flamii Editss
    Flamii Editss 1 месяц назад

    honey fixed my broken screen.

  • D4Y DR34M
    D4Y DR34M 1 месяц назад


  • Gabriela Galecka
    Gabriela Galecka 1 месяц назад

    **watches video** **goes to kitchen and eats all the honey**


  • Princeton Toh
    Princeton Toh 1 месяц назад

    wait... eat more of bacteria's worst enemy, aren't we promoting bacteria then?

  • Knedla
    Knedla 1 месяц назад

    0:08 Technically, in this bottle is not even a real honey, it's a sweet honey flavoured sirup. :D

  • frjuy
    frjuy 1 месяц назад

    so is it really true that honey will NEVER spoil??
    and can still be consume after 5 years, 10 years, or even 20 years??

  • Allhailmegajeff
    Allhailmegajeff 1 месяц назад

    I did this honey stuff on my wound, when I had a leg ular for three years

  • El Inextricable
    El Inextricable 1 месяц назад

    When I was 15, I had a classmate that everyone called "piranha"... Why?.. well... the poor guy had this problem: all of his teeth was rotten. All of them. One day, I dont remember the context, I got enought courage to approach him and ask "What happend with your teeth, dude?" He put this face like if he heard the question a million times before (of course), and to my surprise he answer me pretty much kindly.
    The answer gave me the goosebumps tho: "When was kid, I fell asleep with the mouth full of honey".
    I rarely eat honey since then.

  • Sinwhisper
    Sinwhisper 1 месяц назад


  • backflip addiction
    backflip addiction 1 месяц назад

    90% of the honey sold in the us is faked its just sirup with some fodd coloring an stuff like that

  • Mataiodragon
    Mataiodragon 1 месяц назад

    I have a coworker who says her grandpa eats a spoonful of honey every night, and hasn't gotten sick in years..this is making me believe there is some science behind this theory of theirs

  • Subhan Soomro
    Subhan Soomro 1 месяц назад

    munaka honey cures asthma avoiding taking in hot weathers as asthma mostly attack in winter.

  • ArunSuria1996
    ArunSuria1996 1 месяц назад

    Does it effect the microbes in our body? Gut flora

  • NinjaOnANinja
    NinjaOnANinja 1 месяц назад

    This is why Organic foods need to lead the way. The companies remove all the good stuff and then sell it as other products. Then they sell you the scraps of what is left as the product.
    When you buy the real deal, you get all the healthy stuff with it.

    The same is true for gas and medications and you name it really. Greed and corruption is calling the shots and running the show.

  • Lowkey Nikki
    Lowkey Nikki 1 месяц назад

    I use Manuka Honey on spots on my face, acne or scars and its amazing.. in a week i lost a significant amount of scars on my face i thought would be there forever! Spread the word on Manuka Honey it works miracles

  • Shubham Keshri
    Shubham Keshri 1 месяц назад

    doesn't that mean that it will kill the gut bacteria that are good for us?

  • Binoy Vudi
    Binoy Vudi 1 месяц назад

    Eating a spoon of Honey every morning and evening after quitting smoking, can cleanse smokers lungs !! (and no, this isn't some crazy pseudo scientific claim)

  • TheJamesRedwood
    TheJamesRedwood 1 месяц назад

    It's a pity the honey doesn't protect bee larvae from either American or European Foulbrood diseases - both bacterial, or Nosemosis, or Chalkbrood - both fungal diseases. These diseases are the bane of apiarists world-wide.

  • James Love
    James Love 1 месяц назад

    So that explains why Manuka honey cured my acid reflux / GERD. I wonder why pharmacies don't carry it or doctors prescribe it. Oh yeah $$$

  • Joakim Innvær
    Joakim Innvær 1 месяц назад

    Um, actually, the honey in those bear bottles you are talking about probably wouldn't be honey at all if you live in America. It would just be loads of sirup and flavor, kurtzgesagt made a video about it.

  • Mote _
    Mote _ 1 месяц назад

    Honey smells like butt

  • Valentina
    Valentina 1 месяц назад

    It's also good when u r constipated ! Tip by my super Schamane granny, pity though I'm now traumatised as I had to down a whole bottle of honey, so I vomited it instead. Aiya my childhood memories in China ain't that sweet.

  • ronyene crispo
    ronyene crispo 1 месяц назад

    can i have this to cure psoriasis?

  • Denis Kor
    Denis Kor 1 месяц назад

    i m allergic to it :(((((

  • Endeakour
    Endeakour 1 месяц назад

    ironically im allergic to honey

  • Junaid Thanvi
    Junaid Thanvi 1 месяц назад

    umm... now if we consume it(if in excess too!) will the bacteria in our gut be affected by it ?? (or by then it is broken down to less lethal by then)

  • Saif Md.
    Saif Md. 1 месяц назад

    I get bad stomachaches whenever I eat honey. :(