The Benefits of Honey

Honey is good for health and beauty care.

Honey is very popular all over the world. It is known as honig in German, miele in Italian, shahad in Hindi, miel in Spanish, mel in Portuguese, honing in Dutch, and madu in Indonesian. 

Besides as substitution of sugar, honey has so many benefits.  It is one of aspects of traditional medicine. Honey have been used since 2500 years ago. It can be consumed directly or mixed by other ingredients.

The benefits of honey are:

  • Honey is source of vitamins and minerals.

The vitamins and minerals on honey depend on the type of flowers used for apiculture. But commonly, honey contains vitamin C, Calcium and Iron.

  • As medicine of influenza

A scientist in Spain has proved that honey contains a natural ingredient, which kills the influenza germs and saves the patient from flu.

  • Honey is medicine of wound and burns

Jennifer Eddy, a professor from University of Wisconsin School Medicine and Public Health, committed honey therapy for a diabetic whose leg finger was sore and amputated. In 6-12 months, the patient’s sore was healed. 2 years later, the patient was totally healed.

The Ancient Egypt used honey to cure wound and burns. And honey as medicine of burns had proved by a research in Medical Collage Maharashtra, India at 1988.

  • As anti oxidants

Honey is believed can cure damage of intestines on inflammation of large intestines. It also can prevent cancer and heart disease. From a study, honey can increase effectively population of probiotic bacteria in intestines. So it can increase the immune system, lower cholesterol, and prevent intestines cancer.

  • As antibacterial, antifungal properties, antiseptic

Honey has pH 3.2-4.5 so it can prevent growth of some bacterias. As antibacterial, so honey can be used as natural antiseptic.

  • Honey can cure stomach disease

According to research in Japan and India, if honey is drunk with cinnamon, it can reduce gas on stomach. Honey can be digested easily, included by the most sensitive stomach. So it can help work of kidney and intestines better.

  • Honey is good for skin care

Honey can moisturize the skin without clog pores. So mixing of honey with avocado is good for dry skin. Honey also can be used as body scrub, because it can regenerate skin.

  • Honey is good to lose weight
  • Honey can cure tiredness, hair loss, pimple, toothache, bad breath (halitosis).

Conclusion, honey is good for you.

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  1. It is clear that honey has more value than sugar

  2. GREAT

  3. Nice share.

  4. thank for the share honey!

  5. I often use it for sore throats.

  6. useful these days

  7. good share

  8. Very nice share.

  9. umm wow I love honey.

  10. thanks honey,good benefits for the winter…..

  11. Dwisuka, I love honey and thank you for accelerated post.

  12. Honey is useful in the winter

  13. honey is good

  14. Healthy and wealthy piece of share !

  15. Good article.

  16. useful information. thank you ^_^

  17. Great info, thanks for sharing

  18. I love honey as much as Pooh bear and it’s wonderful health benefits and find it further proof that HE provides for us.

  19. Excellent article!

  20. Honey sounds like a miracle cure, No kidding it is good for many things, It also helps some allergic patents and those with asthma. We should never use poison sprays and we should take excellent care of our honey bees.

  21. Honey is definitely very beneficial for our health.

  22. v. good

  23. And it tastes good too.

  24. Info bagus….! coba baca artikel aku….


  26. Informative share!!

  27. thanks for this excellent and useful information u gave .

  28. @all: thank you guys
    @Secre22: thanks for adding the list
    @Tulan: your sharing has added the list. thanks

  29. Very useful, I love honey and I know it’s one of the most beneficial foods ever.

  30. Excellent article. I had no idea honey was so goof for you. I do not est it often

  31. it appears that honey can do a lot. a all purpose natural thing. thanks for sharing.

  32. Honey is a perfect food. It has been consumed by man since ancient times.

  33. Now instead of sugar, I deviated to honey for my tea or coffee. Well done.

  34. good share I Like It

  35. benefit of honey is very wonderful, I love to involve in my cup of tea to replace sugar. it definitely give extra energy for you

  36. We have Manuka honey from New Zealand that has some pretty cool health benefits. It has a strong flavour and takes a bit of getting used to, but it’s supposed to be the healthiest of honeys.

  37. @iva75cpb: you’re absolutely right, iva
    @pattiann: thanks for visiting :)
    @zulfikar: thank for reading, Zul
    @lapasan: yes, you right
    @pruelpo: thanks for your sharing :)
    @Boyka: thank you
    @redvakaurvaki: oh, giving extra energy? thanks for adding the list :)
    @BeingHappy: yes, I heard about Manuka honey. It’s very famous

  38. nice share….

  39. Good info. I use honey occasionally

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