The name of this familiar and time tested home remedy comes from ancient Hebrew and means “enchant”. Long used as a culinary sweetener, honey is valued for its many healing properties as well.
Why Honey? Why now? I had a car accident a month ago that left me with a hole in my leg. After trying Neosporin and having a large infection, I had the choice from “the wound care center “to use iodine or manukka Honey to heal my wound. After a few days using this remedy, I was recovering. That’s the reason I wanted to share the amazing properties of gold honey.
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12 Health benefits of Honey
- Help heal wounds and chap lips
- Maintain blood sugar level
- Good source of energy and nutrients
- Aids in nourishing skin
- Rich in antiseptic and antioxidant properties
- Help in weight loss
- Good substitute for sugar
- Improve athletic performance
- Calm the mind
- Promote rejuvenating sleep
- Relieve indigestion
- Help with respiratory complaints
Did you know that bee filter out environmental toxins?
They die if they come into contact with toxins and thus do not bring pollutants into the hive.
- Relaxing Honey bath to combat insomnia
Put 2 oz of honey in a glass of hot water with 5 drops of lavender. Mix to your bath water to help you relax.
- Honey as a dressing for wounds
Applied externally, honey is useful for healing minor cuts by drawing excess water from the tissues and reducing swelling. In addition Honey contains a germ killing substance called inhibine, which helps prevent infections. Spread the honey directly on the wound and cover with a sterile bandage.
- Help for hay fever
Honey contains grains of pollen that, over time, may have a desensitizing effect, making it useful for the relief of allergies. Hay fever sufferers are advised to eat Honey that has been harvested locally.
- For relief of asthma, bronchitis and all respiratory ailments.
Mix 1 tsp of fresh chopped thyme in a little honey. Take the mixture orally as needed to soothe inflamed lungs and airways.
Take care! Do not give unpasteurized honey to infants under one year old, it contain a type of bacteria harmless to them.
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