Honey since time immemorial has been accepted as food and medicine by all generations, is a sweet, flavorful liquid containing sugars, small quantities of proteins, enzymes, amino acids, minerals, trace elements, vitamins, aroma compounds, and polyphones heavily used by Asian countries such as India, Srilanka, Nepal and Pakistan in their traditional medicinal systems. Honey is referred nearly in all major religions of the world. Honey bees are an important part of both our agricultural economy and the overall ecosystem as they provide free ecosystem services in the form of pollination. Apiculture (Beekeeping) is at fast rate becoming an income generating activity. It is reported that honey is used as a remedy for wounds, burns, cataracts, ulcers, diabetes, diarrhea, inflammation, gastrointestinal, cardiovascular diseases, etc. The health benefits of honey were traced back to ancient herbal physicians more than a thousand years ago, while, present scientists have also realized its importance with regard to various health issues. The Medical journals cite more than 600 cases in which honey was employed to treat wounds. In this study, a sample of 400 people were selected randomly from Central Kashmir using stratified random sampling technique to get the participants perception towards the use of honey. The data collected from the study population using a validated questionnaire revealed that majority of the respondents were well aware of the health benefits of honey but showed poor attitude towards honey use. The researchers conclude the study by exposing the benefits, precautions and traditional usage of the honey, especially in the light of Unani Medicinal system and Islam.