Does honey kill bacteria

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Does honey help treat blemishes?

Honey can help treat blemishes. It can help reduce your skin's sensitivity and also kill bacteria off of your skin.

What kills 100 percent of germs?

Honey, it stays usable for thousands of years. So it must kill bacteria!

What is the food that bacteria cannot hurt?

honey is the food that bacteria can not hurt.

What kind of drugs can kill bacteria?

The types of drugs that can kill bacteria are called 'antibiotics'.

Does aspirin kill bacteria?

No , aspirin does not kill Bacteria .

What happens after putting honey on your face what reactions does it give?

Honey is a natural antibiotic and fungicide, so putting it on your face would do no harm, and might even kill the bacteria that cause acne. However, I wouldn't recommend it as a cure -- too messy! That said, honey has been used as a wound dressing for hundreds, if not thousands, of years. Hospitals have again rediscovered honey as a wound dressing -- it will even kill MRSA -- and doctors can prescribe honey dressings again.

What can bacteria do that viruses cannot?

Bacteria can attack and kill cells. White blood cells can kill bacteria.

How do antiseptics work to kill bacteria?

You use them on your hands to kill bacteria. Examples are Hand sanitizers, or soap now how they work to kill them is another question, well they for example inactivate the bacteria remove them make the bacteria "blowup", and they can stop bacteria from growing.

Can honey badger kill a cheetah?

If a honey badger can give a lion nasty wounds, it can probably kill a cheetah.

What bacteria if any infect bee hives since honey is rich in sugar which would give bacteria energy to multiply?

Honey is quite acidic, and is antibacterial.

How hard is it to kill bacteria?

it is very hard to kill a little thing that you can not see but dragons can kill bacteria

How would osmosis affect the growth of bacteria in an open jar of honey?

the osmosis effect on honey makes it unsuitable for bacteria so it would not be able to survive in the honey. therefore, the honey probably would not be effected very much by the honey and would not spoil as quickly like meat or dairy would be