Honey and Your Health

Article metrics

Abstract

This book is really a companion volume to the late Dr. Beck‘s earlier work "Bee Venom Therapy". Although it is difficult to accept some of the author‘s views with regard to the nutritional advantages of honey over other mixtures of sugars, it is almost impossible not to become infected by his enthusiasm, and to enjoy reading the folk-lore about honey which he has collected together from so many parts of the world. His history of the uses to which honey was put in bygone times makes fascinating reading and will, I feel sure, give pleasure to many people besides those who keep bees. Incidentally, this book contains some excellent recipes in which honey plays a major part.

Honey and Your Health

A Nutrimental, Medicinal and Historical Commentary. By Dr. B. F. Beck and Dorée Smedley. Pp. 231 + 21 plates. (London : Museum Press, Ltd., 1947.) 12s. 6d. net.

Access options

Rent or Buy article

Get time limited or full article access on ReadCube.

from$8.99

All prices are NET prices.

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Cite this article

BUTLER, C. Honey and Your Health. Nature 162, 128 (1948) doi:10.1038/162128d0

Download citation

Comments

By submitting a comment you agree to abide by our Terms and Community Guidelines. If you find something abusive or that does not comply with our terms or guidelines please flag it as inappropriate.