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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  • Длительность: 4:20
  • 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: 3 100

  • pianoperson05 _
    pianoperson05 _ 1 день назад

    Why do people want to drink alkaline water? Why not neutral?

  • Pinkrevenge101
    Pinkrevenge101 5 дней назад

    That's interesting so honey coming into contact with bacteria will make the water diffuse to it. Leaving the bacteria dry at the same time they're a neutral ph and their water activated gluconic acid in the honey which will prevent more bacteria growth and the hydrogen peroxide in glucose will destroy the existing bacteria.

    • Pinkrevenge101
      Pinkrevenge101 5 дней назад

      +Pinkrevenge101 ok nvm I he just said it that the bees put a part their immune system defense to the honey and the glucose oxidase prevents it from being spoiled. AND safe from bacteria since it is carrying water.

    • Pinkrevenge101
      Pinkrevenge101 5 дней назад

      Makes me wonder if this chemical makeup of honey has a reason that allows bees to keep their food from being infected with bacteria or the bees themselves.

  • Pinkrevenge101
    Pinkrevenge101 5 дней назад

    Phospholipid bi membrane

  • Pinkrevenge101
    Pinkrevenge101 5 дней назад

    So that's why you call a loved one Honey

  • NYXD
    NYXD 6 дней назад +1

    4:20 BLAZE IT

  • Strom & Tidi
    Strom & Tidi 6 дней назад


  • xisobelx373
    xisobelx373 8 дней назад

    NEVER GIVE HONEY TO ANYONE UNDER 2 YEARS OLD..any kind. don't do it.

  • xisobelx373
    xisobelx373 8 дней назад

    raw honey is amazing

  • Brad Smith
    Brad Smith 8 дней назад

    Bees are badass!!

  • stephen gentry
    stephen gentry 10 дней назад

    Currently have a throat infection. Watched video. Immediately went to kitchen to down all the honey i have.

  • 1wildwackywoman
    1wildwackywoman 12 дней назад

    I wanna squeeze that baby!

  • verifiedmartian
    verifiedmartian 12 дней назад

    Is this why honey helps pimples?

  • The new anti Arstotzka Union
    The new anti Arstotzka Union 12 дней назад

    60% came here to actually learn,40% came here for the daaaaaaaaaaaaank mememz

  • Sage Mirei
    Sage Mirei 12 дней назад

    Honey gives me anaphylaxis. I feel like I'm missing out

  • Ranrom Ran
    Ranrom Ran 14 дней назад


  • Ms. Sketchy
    Ms. Sketchy 14 дней назад

    Now I want to consume honey by the spoon full.

  • Fernando Feitoza
    Fernando Feitoza 24 дня назад

    I don't care if it was god or evolution who made bees and honey and all the chains they take part. I just can't stop appreciating nature and all the marvelous, strange, breath-taking things living there. It's wonderful.

  • Michael De Rita
    Michael De Rita 24 дня назад

    Wow, thats sooo cool. I Love Raw unprocessed Local Honey. About $9 a jar from my local farmers market. I use Honey as an allergy stopper.

  • Funtime hz
    Funtime hz 26 дней 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."


    FERNANDO MONTES DE OCA 1 месяц назад

    Thank you it was very helpful of you to do this because I a sore throat

  • Christian Wang
    Christian Wang 1 месяц назад

    Then what happens when u put that stuff in yogurt

  • Pierre M
    Pierre M 1 месяц назад

    Funny, as I'm typing these words, my 2nd degree burnt ass is covered in MediHoney and gauze.

  • HarryRacer18
    HarryRacer18 1 месяц назад

    So much science. The real answer is magic. Bees are magical beings that produce magical pixie dust that form into honey.

  • Lucio Jose
    Lucio Jose 1 месяц назад

    Can cure clamydia?

  • MrSoldier
    MrSoldier 1 месяц назад

    honey is some iconic substance

  • FunTime Vlogs
    FunTime Vlogs 1 месяц назад

    What happens if you eat so much honey

  • Oliver Johansson
    Oliver Johansson 1 месяц назад

    I'm suddenly compelled to get bee hive

  • Januar
    Januar 1 месяц назад

    So honey is good to consume regularly or not? Considering its antibiotic properties?

  • mrconfidenceofficial
    mrconfidenceofficial 1 месяц назад


  • Endrank luvs da 4 loco
    Endrank luvs da 4 loco 1 месяц назад

    Wait, I know the bacteria that causes cavities love sugar, and honey is mostly sugar, but it's also antibacterial, so would swishing honey around in your mouth help kill germs like mouthwash or make them grow like crazy?

  • Jahquan Russell
    Jahquan Russell 1 месяц назад

    What's in my tears

  • BlueyMatiOnz666
    BlueyMatiOnz666 1 месяц назад

    Yummm i love honey.... time to eat my honey... (wife)

    jk im still a kid i dont hav a waif

  • vlad ivanov
    vlad ivanov 1 месяц назад

    show I be concerned if my honey is unpasteurized?

  • Cheshire Kat
    Cheshire Kat 2 месяца назад

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

  • Prince O'Humour
    Prince O'Humour 2 месяца 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 месяца 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 2 месяца назад

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

  • sexy korean girl
    sexy korean girl 2 месяца назад +1

    get u get fatter eating honey over sugar?

  • silver ninja510
    silver ninja510 2 месяца назад

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

  • Snooker King
    Snooker King 2 месяца 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??

  • Healthy Coconut
    Healthy Coconut 2 месяца назад

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

  • Marc Belair
    Marc Belair 2 месяца назад


  • The TimeLord
    The TimeLord 2 месяца назад

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

  • Doakan Uqbah
    Doakan Uqbah 2 месяца назад

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

  • Pixella Entertainment
    Pixella Entertainment 2 месяца назад

    honey vs cancer??

  • C•H•U•Y
    C•H•U•Y 2 месяца назад

    So de we now wash our hands with honey

  • Killer Memestar
    Killer Memestar 2 месяца назад

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

  • TotalRookie_LV
    TotalRookie_LV 2 месяца назад

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

  • Eli Mui
    Eli Mui 2 месяца назад

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

  • lee guankiat
    lee guankiat 2 месяца назад

    I wanna produce that toxin.

  • Bob Troller
    Bob Troller 2 месяца назад


  • A Man Apart
    A Man Apart 2 месяца назад


  • Adrian Alegado
    Adrian Alegado 2 месяца назад

    love it

  • Robert H
    Robert H 2 месяца 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 2 месяца назад

    Any difference in the benefits of Raw honey vs processed ?

  • Mukthar Mohammad
    Mukthar Mohammad 2 месяца назад

    clostridium botulinum..??

  • Konglim Khoo
    Konglim Khoo 2 месяца 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."

  • Ur Man
    Ur Man 2 месяца назад

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

  • Aiden Negron
    Aiden Negron 2 месяца назад

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

  • kirby march Barcena
    kirby march Barcena 2 месяца 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 2 месяца назад

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

  • Franklin Winnemucca
    Franklin Winnemucca 2 месяца назад

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

  • SweetTea
    SweetTea 2 месяца 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 2 месяца 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 2 месяца назад


  • doverandover61
    doverandover61 2 месяца назад

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

  • LittleLionLover
    LittleLionLover 2 месяца назад

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

  • niva zero
    niva zero 2 месяца назад

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

  • YOLO Money Gang Gang
    YOLO Money Gang Gang 2 месяца 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 2 месяца 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 2 месяца назад

    i love insect vomit! particularly in heated leaf water.

  • Yilmaz Ozturk
    Yilmaz Ozturk 2 месяца назад

    Go bees 🐝 🐝 🐝 Go!!!

  • David Clarkson
    David Clarkson 2 месяца назад

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

  • TheRamsfanstl
    TheRamsfanstl 2 месяца назад

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

  • Little Nova
    Little Nova 2 месяца назад

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

  • mehdi bouzarria
    mehdi bouzarria 2 месяца назад

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

  • леня болотинский
    леня болотинский 2 месяца назад

    so you say that sugar is good for health??

  • Ali
    Ali 2 месяца 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 2 месяца назад

    wich honey? we have numerous type of honey now.

    • sawadikin
      sawadikin 2 месяца назад

      Heidi Marchant
      thankyou for explanation i appreciate :-)

    • Heidi Marchant
      Heidi Marchant 2 месяца 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 2 месяца 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 2 месяца 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 2 месяца 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 2 месяца назад

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

  • Beanshkabob
    Beanshkabob 2 месяца назад

    That's badass

  • Ash N
    Ash N 2 месяца назад

    So would honey actually help with acne?

  • Ace Trainer Aidan
    Ace Trainer Aidan 2 месяца назад

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

  • Gabriel Figueroa
    Gabriel Figueroa 2 месяца назад

    A video of Aloe Vera?

  • Ceiling Fan
    Ceiling Fan 3 месяца назад

    F*** wasps and hornets.

  • hello this is alec
    hello this is alec 3 месяца назад

    Who dislikes these videos?

  • Ian and Taryn Podcast
    Ian and Taryn Podcast 3 месяца назад

    bye bye neosporin!

  • Kiwi Leong
    Kiwi Leong 3 месяца назад

    how are bees doing these days?

  • Treebam3
    Treebam3 3 месяца назад

    Beekeepers Unite!

  • john master
    john master 3 месяца назад

    try stingless bee honey from Malaysia!

  • Jacob Rozacar
    Jacob Rozacar 3 месяца назад +1

    4:20 :)

  • realniqqa101
    realniqqa101 3 месяца назад

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

  • ShadowMaster 45
    ShadowMaster 45 3 месяца назад

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

  • Rohith Shinoj
    Rohith Shinoj 3 месяца назад

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

  • Dave Schulz
    Dave Schulz 3 месяца назад

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

  • The Yangem
    The Yangem 3 месяца назад

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

  • django priceaction
    django priceaction 3 месяца назад

    Should you brush your teeth with honey?