Honey could be used as a form of payment in ancient Egypt. As a Norse warrior, you could have a beer with your fellow Norsemen after a battle. The bitter taste of the battle could be taken away by adding honey to your beer. Honey has helped people for a long time, and there are many records of this in history. Honey comes from the Hebrew word “enchant,” and it is said that the famous Hebrew king Solomon said that honey is as sweet to your body as kind words are to your soul.
Ancient people who sang honey’s praises were on to something, and modern medicine can’t say that they were wrong. Many studies at universities around the world have shown that honey is good for your health, and the results of more than 600 of these studies have been published in medical journals. In fact, honey is the only food that has everything a living thing needs, including water.
What Makes Honey So Unique?
Honey is made up of glucose and fructose, two types of sugar, as well as several minerals, such as magnesium and calcium, some vitamins, and even small amounts of copper, iodine, and zinc. Honey not only tastes great, but it also has important health benefits, such as boosting energy and the immune system. Aside from that, there are also a lot of studies that show how honey can be used to treat other illnesses.
Organic honey naturally gives you more energy because it has carbs, which give you strength and energy. It works well to improve muscle strength and endurance. It reduces muscle fatigue because the natural fruit sugars (fructose) are absorbed slowly, giving you more energy over a longer period of time. The glucose in honey is absorbed quickly and gives you energy right away. People say that eating a spoon of honey before a workout will give you more energy and endurance.
Honey helps fight infections because it kills bacteria. Antibiotic resistance has made people interested in honey again because it can kill bacteria. Honey stops bacteria from growing very well. Honey also takes in moisture from the air on its own. Honey is a great way to treat wounds, scalds, cuts, and abrasions because it stops bacteria from getting into the wound, keeps the skin moist, and helps new tissue grow. It works well as a wound dressing because the dressing can be taken off easily. Honey can also be used to treat mild acne because it kills the bacteria that cause the breakouts while also moisturizing and reviving the skin. People have said that honey from the Manuka bush is the honey with the most powerful antimicrobial properties.
Honey is good for getting rid of seasonal allergies. When you eat honey from your own area, the pollen from the local flowers gets into the honey and makes you less likely to get seasonal allergies.
Here are some home health tips about how to use honey:
Cleansing Tonic with Honey:
Mix a spoonful of honey and a few drops of lemon juice into a cup of warm water, and drink it in the morning as a cleansing tonic.
Sore Throat Mixture: Honey’s antibacterial properties make it great for soothing a sore throat. Pour 1 teaspoon of honey into a big spoon for serving. Pour lemon juice into the rest of the spoon. Don’t add water. Swallow this every few hours until your symptoms go away. If you add a pinch of black or red pepper, the blood flow to the throat may increase even more.
Sleep Aid with Milk and Honey:
Before bed or when you wake up in the middle of the night, mix 1 teaspoon of honey into a glass of hot milk or 1-2 teaspoons of honey into chamomile tea.
Honey and cinnamon can ease the pain of arthritis.
Mix together 1 part honey, 2 parts lukewarm water, and 1/2 teaspoon of fine cinnamon to make a paste. Rub the paste on the area that hurts. Some people who have tried this paste say that it takes away the pain in 15 minutes.
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