The specific weight of Zandu honey 1Kg at 20 degrees Celsius is different according to the amount of water in it.
Honey with 14 percent water has a specific weight of 1.44404 cubic centimeters, and with 21 percent water, it has a specific weight of about 1.3550 centimeters. is a cube
The amount of minerals in honey is on average 0.17%, this amount varies from one to two percent.
The most elements in honey are calcium, phosphorus, sulfur, potassium, sodium, chlorine and manganese. Dark colored honeys have more minerals than light colored honeys.
The amount of ash in honey is 1 to 3 per thousand, which means that one gram of ash is obtained from burning one kilogram of honey, which represents the minerals in honey.
In terms of minerals, honey is very similar to blood.
There is a small amount of protein and amino acids in honey, which is both of plant origin (pollen) and produced by bees.
The percentage of nitrogen in honey is only about 0.05%.
In 1960, Komamine determined that there are 16 amino acids in honey. The amount of proline
It is about 50-85% in honey
Acids in honey are involved in making its special taste.
The measured pH of 490 honey samples was reported between 42.3 and 10.6 (average pH 91.3).
The pH of Iranian honey is reported between 5.3 and 8.4.
The acid in honey probably has an effect on the growth of microbes in it. The most acid present in honey is gluconic acid, which is produced by the effect of glucose oxidase enzyme on glucose.
During this reaction, hydrogen peroxide (2O2H) is also produced, which prevents its spoilage during ripening.
There are several other acids in honey