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Honey MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Honey
Tree Number(s)
G07.203.300.581
J02.500.581
Unique ID
D006722
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006722
Annotation
for medical use, coordinate with APITHERAPY
Scope Note
A sweet viscous liquid food, produced in the honey sacs of various bees from nectar collected from flowers. The nectar is ripened into honey by inversion of its sucrose sugar into fructose and glucose. It is somewhat acidic and has mild antiseptic properties, being sometimes used in the treatment of burns and lacerations.
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2014/10/14
Honey Preferred
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