What is Honey?

Category: Nutrition/Diets

Most popular types: Active Manuka Honey Raw Honey Organic Honey Show all

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Honey is a sweet aliment produced by honey bees and derived from the nectar of flowers. Honey is a mixture of sugars and other compounds and contains trace amounts of several vitamins and minerals.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 16 1
Allergies 4 2
ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) 3 0
Fibromyalgia 3 1
Inflammation 2 1
Seasonal allergy symptoms 2 0

Show all 19 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 7

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Honey

Side effect Patients
Acne breakout 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Honey

Dosage Patients
1 tbs. daily 2
1 other daily 1
1 tsp. daily 1
2 tbs. daily 1
3 tbs. daily 1
1tbs. as needed 1
2tbs. as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Honey

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 3
Did not seem to work 2
Side effects too severe 1
See all 6 patients who’ve stopped using Honey

Duration

Currently using Honey

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 4
10 years or more 1

Stopped using Honey

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 1
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 2
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 6
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 4
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Honey.