Health Benefits of Honey
Honey is one of Nature's most wonderful gifts. Golden and sweet, honey is a reminder of the sunshine of summer gone by. Honey is one of Nature's gifts for health with many restorative benefits as listed below.
As always, we recommend talking with your health professionals about these claims. You'll be pleasantly surprised to see how honey can benefit your health.
An anti-imflamitory - taken with cinnamon, it works on a deep level to reduce inflamation. This is huge, since many diseases have their root in inflamation. Do you have arthritis? Honey and cinnamon won't hurt your liver like expensive painkillers. We use cinnamon tablets, but some folks make a paste of cinnamon and honey. Take it two tablespoons at a time morning and evening. Use both liberally.
Immune system booster - honey has antioxidant and anti-bacterial properties that can actually help you stay healthy.
Digestive help - honey will bring a balance to the bacteria in your intestinal track.
Wound care - honey's antiseptic properties inhibit the growth of certain bacteria and can help keep external wounds clean and free from infection. For centuries, honey has been used as a natural cure in wound treatment as a first aid - even with burns. Your family will be amazed and your heart comforted when the pain of a burn is rapidly diminished. Honey will help prevent blistering and scarring after a burn. For children, this is a great way to ease the pain and fear.
Sore throats - honey has antimicrobial properties, so next time you have a sore throat, take a tablespoon of honey or, make a gargle of two tablespoons of honey, three tablespoons of lemon juice, a little salt and a half teaspoon of cinnamon.
Insomnia - your brain and muscles compete for energy sources. When trying to calm a tired brain which can't get the energy it needs to rest, try this: take two tablespoons of honey one hour before bed for a week straight. It may take a while for your brain to rest, but be patient.
We are not giving out medical advice; if you have a medical condition be sure to contact your primary care physician who has the skills and facilities available to make a diagnosis. The information on this website is shared from personal experience and that of thousands of others who have studied honey and it's benefits.
Caution - Don't give your baby any honey before he or she is a year old. Consult your doctor if your baby has a cough or any other condition.