Honey can be traced to the Xin dynasty period of 2000 BC, where is was used to cure insomia and as a treatment for wounds. Notes by humans stating the health benefits can be found all the way back to Aristotle (384-322 BC). Honey contains powerful antioxidants with antiseptic and antibacterial properties.
What is Raw Honey?
There is a discussion on the true definition of raw honey. The purist will say that raw honey is only available in it's natural wax honeycomb form. Most beekeeper will agree that honey that isn't heated above 110 degrees F and has been strained through a course filter is a good definition of raw honey. Basically, it is honey that is clean but still contains desired pollens and enzymes.