Friday, 28 March 2014

Top 10 Health Benefits Of Honey

Honey is a sweet liquid produced by honeybees.Honey is made up of  minerals such as iron,phosphate, chlorine,sodium,potassium,magnesium etc.It has also a rich source of vitamins B 1,B 2, B 3,B 5,B 6.
Honey has high level of monosaccharides fructose,glucose and presence of antibacterial and 
antiseptic properties because of these honey is used as medicine for many common health problems.

Top 10 Health Benefits Of Honey:

Reduces Muscle fatigue: It overcomes  muscle fatigue problem because of glucose and fructose 
present in it.Glucose gives instant energy to the body and fructose helps to sustain energy for long time.

Coronary heart diseases: Honey has got marvelous properties to prevent all sort of heart diseases.
It tones up the heart and improves circulation.It is also effective in cardiac pain and 
palpitation of the heart. One tablespoon daily after food is sufficient to prevent all sorts 
of heart troubles.

Obesity: It founds beneficial in the treatment of obesity. Add one teaspoon of fresh 
honey in half glass of lime juice( lukewarm water is preferable) and take it in regular intervals.

Asthma: In clinical researches honey has found beneficial for  asthma and also for sore throat 
or cough.Jug of honey held under the nose of an asthma patient and he inhales the air that 
comes into contact with it,he starts breathing easier and deeper.Take it straight or mix it up 
with coconut oil and lemon juice for additional health benefits.Honey can also be taken in a cup of 
milk or water.Honey thins out accumulated mucus and helps its elimination from respiratory passages.
It also tone up the pulmonary lining and prevents the production of mucus in future.

Fight Insomnia: Due to stress adrenaline and cortisol being out of tune tends to wake up in 
the mid nights.To overcome this pinch of salt and spoon of honey should be taken it helps to
reset the hormones and get  you back to sleep.Babies generally fall asleep after taking honey.

Heal burns and cuts: Apply raw honey on minor burn after sometime you feel relief from the 
itching,burning and pain,because of its anti-fungal and antibacterial properties helps to 
prevent the bacterial growth.
 If you are allergic to topical antibiotics better to use honey for wounds and cuts.Before applying 
honey wash cut with lukewarm water and mild soap. and also promote the healing process of 
wound and  cuts.It reduces odor,pus and also free from infection because of its antibacterial 
and anti-fungal properties.

Good bye to skin problems: Due to the presence of antimicrobial and antifungal properties 
honey became a  best ingredient to maintain a healthy and glowing skin.Apply honey on 
affected area on the skin and wash it off in the morning with lukewarm water.Repeat this 
several days for a noticeable results .
It has been using as a ingredient  in many skin care products. Honey is the best remedy for 
whiteheads & blackheads.Apply the warm honey on affected areas and wash it after 15 to 20 min.
Honey also found beneficial in the treatment of psoriasis,ringworm and other skin related problems.

Improves digestion: It produces hydrogen peroxide which helps to treat gastritis.Honey has 
antimicrobial properties that are beneficial to the entire digestive system.Honey can be a  
powerful immune system booster and helps to fight diseases.

Fights cancer: Honey has carcinogen and anti- tumor properties that will helps to inhibit 
cancer cell growth.

Building hemoglobin: Honey is remarkable for building hemoglobin in the body.This is largely due 
to the iron,copper and manganese contained in it.
Source: Health world US

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