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Simple Ways To Confirm The Originality of Honey When You Want To Buy

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Honey is a food that is enjoyed by many people. It can be substituted for common sugar. It is better than white sugar and brown sugar. People use honey for different uses. People use honey in their tea, some use it as bread spread and so on.

Honey business is very profitable, that is why we have so many honey dealers in this line of business.

So many people buy honey but cannot tell which if it's fake, adulterated or original. So many people buy honey and end up regretting. There are known ways which you can test your honey to decipher that which is adulterated and that which is pure and original.

There is water test, fire test, paper test, bread test and pen test. These are known ways of testing your honey when you want to buy or at home. We also have lab test.

But for the purpose of this article, we will be discussing just few of them.

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1. Water Test: get a class of water, put a spoon of honey, if the honey begins to dissolve in water then it's not original. It is fake. That is because original honey has a thick texture. Instead of dissolving inside the water, it will settle at the bottom of the glass.

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2. Consistency Test: here, carry a bottle of honey above the face level and pour into a bowl or plate. If the line breaks before it finishes, then it is adulterated. If the line is consistent, then the honey is pure and original.

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3. The Heat Test: to carry out the heat test, get a match stick, dip it inside the honey and light it. If it burns, then that honey is adulterated. Honey cannot burn.

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4. Pen Test: Get a clean white paper, pour little amount of honey on it, rub it evenly on the paper, then use a pen and write on the particular spot the honey was applied. If it writes, then it's an original and pure honey.

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5. Sand Test: pour or drop a little amount of honey on the sand, if it is pure and original, it will roll out like a little ball. If it is adulterated and fake, it will spread out on the sand instantly.

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