Honey is a superfood so to speak. This food has a myriad of uses and tastes great also. Honey alleviates allergies by naturally containing small amounts of pollen. When you are exposed to these small amounts you will build immunity to the allergy producing pollens. Bees also add an enzyme to the honey in the making process that produces hydrogen peroxide which gives it an antibacterial property useful for many different things. The honey with the highest antibacterial property is Manukan honey however any raw unprocessed honey is good for this particular property.
As most mothers and grandmothers know honey is a natural cough suppressant. Its thick consistency helps to coat the throat, while the sweetness triggers, nerve endings to protect from constant coughing, honey is also a natural combatant of upper respiratory infections due to its natural antibacterial and anti-fungal properties.
Honey has flavonoids and phenolic properties that act as an anti-metastatic and will help kill tumors and fight cancers. It is a natural aphrodisiac, and can help regulate testosterone in men and can help regulate estrogen in women, making it useful for treating erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, and symptoms of menopause that will lower one’s sex drive.
Honey is said to be able to penetrate the deepest tissues of the body, this in turns make it effective for treating eyesight problems, help with weight loss, asthma, and even cell regeneration in some cases. When it is used in combination with other holistic medicines the benefits increase greatly.
It works to raise insulin and releases serotonin which the body converts to melatonin which is a natural sleep aid. It also contains tryptophan which is the protein found in turkey which will elicit a sleep response as well.
When diluted with 10% water and applied to problem areas, left on for three hours and then rinsed off it will relieve the itch and scaling due to dandruff. Skin lesions improved in two weeks and there was less hair loss. The antibacterial and antifungal properties treat sebhorric dermatitis because of fungus. Honey’s antibacterial and antifungal properties also help to treat wounds and burns by disinfecting them of the MRSA bacteria.
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