A precious and ancient remedy:
The buzz is out and to no surprise; it has been out for centuries now. For thousands of years, honey has been documented as one of the most natural home remedies to treat a wide range of diseases and illnesses such as yeast infection, sore throats, arthritis pain and many more. How you ask? Well, the antiseptic properties (glucose, fructose, and minerals such as iron, calcium, phosphate, sodium chlorine, potassium, magnesium) which honey contain slows down the growth of certain bacteria.
As pre-ancient Egyptians taught us; honey is a natural cure in first aid treatment for wounds, burns and cuts as it is able to absorb moisture from the air and promote healing. Its antibacterial properties prevent infection and functions as an anti-inflammatory agent, reducing both swelling and pain, keeping outer wounds clean free from infection and even heal scarring. The Greeks on the other hand, claimed that the antioxidant anti-bacterial miracle can help you live longer with the powerful immunity builder which can assist in improving the digestive system while keeping your body healthy enough to fight off disease. Besides its great taste, honey is known for its natural source of carbohydrates that provide strength and energy to our bodies. Quickly boosting performance and endurance whilst reducing muscle fatigue, athletes rely on the robust work that bees bring forth. Taking a spoonful of the golden magic before a workout will do the trick ;)
After reading up on the benefits of the consumption of honey, I learned that we are really taking these fine creatures for granted. As a parent, I associated myself to both the weakness as well as the strength of the bee. The hard work she puts into creating such treasured product for others to enjoy and benefit from is much the same for humans. Let’s simplify for a minute and I am sure that many of you will clearly see what I mean. Just to name a few of the tasks that an average house bee is required to complete are cleaning, feeding the baby bees, feeding and taking care of the queen, building and repairing honeycombs and guarding the hive. Sounds familiar doesn’t it?
So next time you happen to see a buzzing bee swarming around or you see the fine finished product, appreciate and take in the love of the fascinating little insect. Before I let you go, let me share some other valuable facts about the external benefits honey can do.
Honey Health Benefits:
- Acne: Honey is naturally antibacterial, so it’s great for acne treatment and prevention.
- Aging: Full of antioxidants, it is great for slowing down aging.
- Complexion boost: It is extremely moisturizing and soothing, so it helps create a glow.
- Pores: Honey is clarifying because it opens up pores making them easy to unclog.
- Healthier hair: Honey cures dry, damaged and dull-looking hair. It helps retain moisture and get rid of dry, itchy flakes on your scalp. It also helps keep your hair clean, lustrous, healthy and shiny.
Get your dose of honey today!