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 • 3 554

  • Wolf Films
    Wolf Films День назад +1

    We are not the only ones who put antibiotics in our food.

  • Scatter Daemon
    Scatter Daemon 5 дней назад

    Honey is a superfood. Zero carbers are seriously misguided to avoid honey just because it contains carbohydrates. It is still an animal based product, and therefore is a perfectly good carbohydrate source. There's a reason why "milk and honey" is a phrase of prosperity and abundance.

    www.runnersworld.co.uk/nutrition/honey-the-facts
    www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/manuka-honey-medicinal-uses#1

  • Rob Davidson
    Rob Davidson 6 дней назад

    Oh beeehaaavve

  • margaret m.
    margaret m. 10 дней назад

    What is raw honey? From Germany or Greece?

  • cecchinosniper
    cecchinosniper 11 дней назад

    Soooo.... do i just put diluted honey on wounds?

  • William Miller
    William Miller 13 дней назад

    sucks that Woo ads piggyback on science education.

  • bob king
    bob king 15 дней назад

    Yay I’ve got Manuka honey but I do live in nz so that’s just normal honey

  • Zarathustra Zarath
    Zarathustra Zarath 16 дней назад +1

    *s t i c k y s w e e t s t u f f*

  • Galatea
    Galatea 17 дней назад

    Hello there! I'm a 16 year old student trying to make educational videos of my own, inspired by the videos of others, such as this one, by SciShow. I would greatly appreciate it if you could check my content out!

  • Geoanne Estrada
    Geoanne Estrada 18 дней назад

    I want to be the first woman to create a cure for cancer using honey 🍯, one that actually works, I assure you it isn't out of vanity rather it is because I'd like to save someone important in my life 😊

    • Weeb4life
      Weeb4life 17 дней назад

      Geoanne Estrada sorry to tell you but cancer isn’t bacteria

  • Hypastpist
    Hypastpist 18 дней назад

    so if you have a wound you can just smear honey on it?

  • Miles Huff
    Miles Huff 19 дней назад

    Couldn't we pasteurize the honey to kill the Botulinum spores?

  • DerpyMcDerpell
    DerpyMcDerpell 20 дней назад

    Save the bees! Just don’t jumpscare me with close-ups!

  • Hanan Awan
    Hanan Awan 22 дня назад

    Can honey be synthesized?

  • SuperElevator Man3000
    SuperElevator Man3000 24 дня назад

    Fights infections and bacteria?

    I gotta eat it almost every day I guess...?

  • five six
    five six 24 дня назад

    MashaAllah! bees are better than most insects

  • Jonny Crono
    Jonny Crono 24 дня назад

    I enjoy the existence of this charismatic dude so much. Informative and concise with a touch of humor here and there. Awesome.

  • Linda Zantasa
    Linda Zantasa 25 дней назад

    I love honey

  • Colleen Ditchman
    Colleen Ditchman 25 дней назад

    Oh honey!

  • Cuber GD
    Cuber GD 27 дней назад

    I thought bacteria’s worst enemy was antibiotics

  • Imperator Augustus Caesar
    Imperator Augustus Caesar Месяц назад

    The best part is at 4:20

  • Ben Spotts
    Ben Spotts Месяц назад

    ye 4got about how active honeys defences r in mead m8

  • Ecliptic 47
    Ecliptic 47 Месяц назад

    im eating honey now

  • Jinay Belis
    Jinay Belis Месяц назад

    Honey for acne?

  • Can I have a Julio JOE?
    Can I have a Julio JOE? Месяц назад

    Save the bees.

  • nGon-
    nGon- Месяц назад

    I guess my grandma's advice to suck on lemons with honey when you're sick actually makes sense

  • nGon-
    nGon- Месяц назад

    Honey is the bacteria-killing powerhouse of the hexagonal cell!

  • Niiiiii-
    Niiiiii- Месяц назад

    Funny. When you said sticky sweet stuff I thought of something totally diffrent :L

  • kd k
    kd k Месяц назад

    Can you have too much honey? I had like 3 big mouthfuls of honey on its own and felt kinda dizzy and my digestion didnt like it either. I cant think of anything else I ate or did that woulda caused it. It was capilano pure honey, so thats unpasteurized?

  • speebyda
    speebyda Месяц назад

    My grandfather was an apiarist and we, and by we I mean all 22 grandkids, were given honey from his hives from all over NSW from birth. Not saying anyone's wrong, but Jesus did we all dodge a bullet.

  • Zetamoon
    Zetamoon Месяц назад

    I have a question about honey and safety in babies....... or really in people with immune problems. Because babies don't have a safe immune system does that mean those same hazards apply to those with compromised immune systems?

  • The KSP Gamer
    The KSP Gamer Месяц назад

    Is that why I like honey

  • 9/11 TRUTHSEEKERS
    9/11 TRUTHSEEKERS Месяц назад

    WOW, AFTER 1 OR 2 HOURS OF DIRECT APPLICATION OF HONEY TO A CUT, MASSIVE INFLAMMATION DECREASE, HUGE LESSONING OF PAIN AND CELLS SEEM TO HAVE HEALED 80% ALREADY, ONLY A SLIGHT CUT NOW AND I HAVE BEEN DRINKING TONIGHT, SO I KNOW THATS DEFINATELY NOT GOOD, BUT IT SEEMS TO RAISE THE QUESTION ON PEOPLE TRYING TO GLOB SUGAR INTO THE HONEY GROUP, ITS A HUGE LIE, GLAD I LOOKED INTO THIS! THANKS FOR YOUR POSTS!

  • 9/11 TRUTHSEEKERS
    9/11 TRUTHSEEKERS Месяц назад

    WELL AFTER 15 MIN OF PURE HONEY IN MY CUT, THE PAIN IS SEEMING TO DISAPATE, SO THIS IS SEEMING TO BE VERY GOOD!

  • newbieshelper
    newbieshelper Месяц назад

    Do not buy typical honey in supermarket because they are not real raw honey. Buy raw honey from your local farmers, that is the real nutritious honey

  • Jaime navarro
    Jaime navarro Месяц назад

    As a beekeeper, I approve this message.

  • Constant Mathieu
    Constant Mathieu Месяц назад

    What about fake honey ?? That's pretty much all we get nowadays

  • Ant Nation
    Ant Nation Месяц назад

    Thanks so much I finally know why Infants can’t have honey

  • ballistichydrant
    ballistichydrant Месяц назад

    What about Bee pollen?

  • jessica gray
    jessica gray Месяц назад

    Does this mean it kills the healthy bacteria in yogurt?

  • Tommy Biggers
    Tommy Biggers Месяц назад

    Buy honey from local farmers. not the grocery stores.

  • Veloved
    Veloved Месяц назад

    So.. much sugar means diabetes..
    But Soo soo much sugar at comparation of blackhole like..
    *is healthy..*

  • Arminius 1312
    Arminius 1312 Месяц назад

    So I ehm...now brush my teeth with sugar?

  • THE MEGA MAN
    THE MEGA MAN Месяц назад

    stupid channel

  • Medical Doll
    Medical Doll Месяц назад

    I love this channel, but when they talk it’s like they don’t stop at all lol. It’s like reading a text with absolutely not commas or periods. I wish they would slow down just a bit to explain what they’re saying a little better lol.

  • Fufubunny Iz100
    Fufubunny Iz100 Месяц назад

    So...is honey an indiscriminate antibacterial substance?

  • Rao Rajput
    Rao Rajput Месяц назад

    I really like your video so you sub me i sub you comment if interested!!!!!!!!!!!

  • HD1483 Thor
    HD1483 Thor Месяц назад

    3:50 watching 3:52 OK (get a jar full of honey) (making garling nosie)

  • Saucy man Get the oil
    Saucy man Get the oil Месяц назад

    oh bother

  • William Pratt
    William Pratt Месяц назад

    I'm gonna go get a spoonful of honey

  • Fakhry H. Tatanaki
    Fakhry H. Tatanaki Месяц назад

    We had adopted a kitten one day that had a dangerous viral infection (not contagious to humans),we decided to feed the kitten honey, the results were amazing to the point where it had even shocked the vet, the viral infection had been mitigated and the kitten’s health improved, this is ain’t a joke, honey is indeed pathogens’ worst enemy

  • Þórhallur Róbertsson
    Þórhallur Róbertsson Месяц назад

    Bees hate honey.

  • holyamolyaguacamole
    holyamolyaguacamole Месяц назад

    incredible.

  • Bob Smith
    Bob Smith Месяц назад

    Ur dumb ppl have been giving their children honey long before RUclip or fanatic health cops decided they were the authority on all things or whomever is paying for this vid.

  • Rocky Roadster
    Rocky Roadster Месяц назад

    The only food made by insects that are consumed by humans.

  • Mark Rowland
    Mark Rowland Месяц назад

    Honey's reactions with the exudate from wounds produces several further reactions. One causes superoxide, a very reactive cousin of peroxide. The momentary presence of that little thing is important. Strangely the homey of several Australian Teatree plants have similar properties to Manuka. which is called by locals, I'm one, Teatree.

  • Coley Jacks
    Coley Jacks Месяц назад

    You move your hands a lot when you speak

  • Phat Kat
    Phat Kat Месяц назад

    Perhaps somewhat off topic and not to plug, but the book "Sacred and Herbal Healing Beers: The Secrets of Ancient Fermentation, ISBN: 0937381667" by Stephen Buhner (a really great read, even if you don't drink, like me) talks very some interesting facts and some history of honey and many of it's medicinal, preservative other properties used by mankind... I learned a lot from that book and his other books, but this video really complements it well.
    Oh, and it's also interesting in there knowing how the oldest documented and known alcohol drink, Mead, came to be... from Honey, rain water and air (with wild yeast).
    Just throwing it out there...

  • Russell Squires
    Russell Squires Месяц назад

    #EDUCATION

  • chum 77
    chum 77 Месяц назад

    What about commercial honey?? From the store. Is it different than the natual honey??

  • EntertainKids Daily
    EntertainKids Daily Месяц назад

    the best ever

  • Deathnotefan97
    Deathnotefan97 Месяц назад

    So if/when all of our antibiotics stop working, we can still prevent infections by slathering wounds with honey?

    I can just imagine a surgeon shouting "get me 20 ccs of honey, STAT!"
    Plus after we wake up from surgery we can eat the honey

  • thehoneygrabberz
    thehoneygrabberz Месяц назад

    Me in a nutshell

  • François Laurent
    François Laurent Месяц назад

    The lesson here: Germaphobes, rub honey all over your body 😂

  • TigerShark
    TigerShark Месяц назад

    BEE PUKE

  • Arzial Bloodbaron
    Arzial Bloodbaron Месяц назад

    Infant mortality due to botulism. Nuff said about honey.

  • Tarik Jaber
    Tarik Jaber Месяц назад

    Did you just say that bacteria has cell walls? #7thgradebiology

  • Mario Monaco
    Mario Monaco Месяц назад

    Mr krabs brought me here

  • Dood Dood
    Dood Dood 2 месяца назад

    Can't the bacteria evlove??

  • Abi Baba
    Abi Baba 2 месяца назад

    Honey is a miracle and a gift from God!!

  • Pretty Girl
    Pretty Girl 2 месяца назад

    I hate honey yuck

  • Brice Dowd
    Brice Dowd 2 месяца назад

    this made me not want to eat honey anymore

    • MissNayNay
      MissNayNay Месяц назад

      Why? This should motivate you even more.

  • Glurp Bot
    Glurp Bot 2 месяца назад

    So if you're dying, put honey on yourself.

  • chicken voyage
    chicken voyage 2 месяца назад

    That syrip like stuff isn’t honey, real honey. Is highly crystallized and is quite wax ish, at least right from the hive

  • Josh Duthie
    Josh Duthie 2 месяца назад

    Just to be picky, Manuka honey comes from the blossom of the Manuka tree.
    It's actually very hard to produce, as bees only go to the trees if they can't find any other source.

  • Tony L
    Tony L 2 месяца назад

    More of a reason to defend and protect our bees.
    Say NO to Monsanto and Dupont.
    ALWAYS BUY NON-GMO AND ORGANIC FOODS FOR THE HEALTH OF OUR ENVIRONMENT.

  • Yolo Pie
    Yolo Pie 2 месяца назад

    It's actually 18 percent water

  • Justin Ruiz
    Justin Ruiz 2 месяца назад

    If honey kills bacteria, then why doesn't our gut bacteria die?


    Because of all the water in the gut.

  • dogsdogsdogs17
    dogsdogsdogs17 2 месяца назад

    is crystallized honey more or less good at killing bacteria or does it not matter

  • Scorpi - Tron
    Scorpi - Tron 2 месяца назад

    So you’re saying that when I am sick, I don’t need to go to the doctor, I just need to eat honey!

  • Romano Coombs
    Romano Coombs 2 месяца назад

    How do babies become resistant to Botulism?
    I just assumed Breastfeeding made them resistant to everything the mother was exposed?
    -The Internet Police

  • Y.A.K
    Y.A.K 2 месяца назад

    great video .. No food like honey.

  • Adam Goor
    Adam Goor 2 месяца назад

    Wait so if I put honey on mold it will go away?

  • GoshoTV Productions
    GoshoTV Productions 2 месяца назад

    Hah, are you sure that's real honey or some syrup that tastes like it and isn't as healthy... I mean sadly bees are dying these days. And that's because of money...

  • harel kirma
    harel kirma 2 месяца назад

    01:10
    *SUCC*

  • Ngaariki L Muru
    Ngaariki L Muru 2 месяца назад

    Hi Hank! Really appreciate the correct pronunciation of Manuka. Just wanted to let you know 🙂

  • nor nor
    nor nor 2 месяца назад

    قال رسول الله -صلى الله عليه وسلم-: «ما طلب الدواء بشيء أفضل من شربة عسل»

  • Daniel Velazquez
    Daniel Velazquez 2 месяца назад

    I'm currently doing undergrad research on the antimicrobial properties of honey. This video was so helpful in getting me started!

  • SzaniChan
    SzaniChan 2 месяца назад

    Very stupid question. Is eating honey antibiotic or I can put it on some infected sick skin part?

  • Andy Yang
    Andy Yang 2 месяца назад

    I'm 25. Never had honey in my diet ever. Yes of course I've ate it once or twice maybe in a year (yes thats bad), but ever since I've ate it, i felt better, stronger, i can think clearer, and i dont feel that tire than i usually do. Honey is amazing and i think its staying in my life forever. I love HONEY!

  • David Edward Garber
    David Edward Garber 2 месяца назад

    Interesting. It's sad that there's a lot of fraud in American store-bought honey these days.

  • joseph lucas
    joseph lucas 2 месяца назад

    Does honey can be used for other food for the extension of shelf life

  • Oompa Loompa
    Oompa Loompa 2 месяца назад

    What about high fructose corn syrup in honey

  • Titanic
    Titanic 2 месяца назад

    STOP GIVING BABIES UNDER 1 YEAR OLD HONEY AND MAKE THE WORLD GREAT AGAIN!!!

  • Templaric Legion
    Templaric Legion 2 месяца назад

    You mean Anti-bee-otics.

  • Taylor scieout
    Taylor scieout 2 месяца назад

    If the honey makes H2O2 doesn't that mean it kills our cell too.

  • MiCompre
    MiCompre 2 месяца назад

    When you have tried everything the NHS has to offer to clear up leg ulcers; and all you get for your trouble is a purple shin, you'll try anything. I heard about honey being an antibiotic, and now whenever i break the skin on my legs, and the slough appears I treat it with honey, and a dressing, and within three days the sloughing clears up. Laugh if you wish, but I am happy about it.

  • MD Shaifuddin
    MD Shaifuddin 2 месяца назад

    Xxxcom