The best way to ensure that honey is legitimate is to examine the product for pollen. And the preferred way to identify the plant source of any honey is to use pollen analysis, usually accomplished by microscopic examination to determine the amount and specific kind of pollen found in the product. This requires specialized skills and some kind of pollen atlas to use for comparison. There have been books published on pollen from many parts of the world and at least one on line resource is available. Note: This does not work for honeydew, which usually contains minimal pollen, however, this is a specialized product that rarely is produced by beekeepers.
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