Health Benefits of Honey
1. Prevent cancer and heart disease:
Honey contains a lot of flavonoids, antioxidants which can helps in reduce the risk of some dangerous cancers and also heart disease.
2. Reduce ulcers and other gastrointestinal disorders:
Recent research had shown that honey treatment may also help in many disorders such as ulcers and also bacterial gastroenteritis. This may be related to the 3rd benefit.
3. Anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-fungal:
“All honey is an antibacterial because the bees add an enzyme that makes the hydrogen peroxide,” said by Peter Molan, director of the Honey Research Unit at the University of Waikato in the New Zealand.
4. Increase athletic performance:
Ancient Olympic athletes that would eat honey and then dried figs to enhance their own performance. It has been shown now and verified with the modern studies, and showing that it is an superior in maintaining the glycogen levels and also by improving the recovery time than other sweeteners.
5. Reduces a cough and throat irritation:
Honey also helps with coughs, particularly buckwheat honey. Many children, need a single dose of the buckwheat of honey for dextromethorphan in relieving a nocturnal cough and will allowing proper sleep.
6. Balance the 5 elements:
It has been mostly used in the medicine of India in India for at least 4000 years and it is considered to affect all three of the body’s primitive material imbalances positively. Honey also helps in improving our weight loss, eye sight,curing impotence and then premature ejaculation, urinary tract disorders, bronchial asthma, diarrhea, and the nausea.
Honey is also referred to as “Yogavahi” since it has a quality of penetrating the deepest tissues of the body. Honey is also used with the other herbal preparations, it also enhances the medicinal with qualities of those preparations and can also helps them to reach the deeper tissues.
7. Blood sugar regulation:
Even though it contains a simple sugars, it is NOT the same as white sugar or artificial sweeteners. Its exact the combination of fructose and then glucose actually helps in the body that regulate blood sugar levels.
8. Heal wounds and burns:
External application of honey had shown to be as effective as conventional treatment with the silver sulfadiazine. This could be speculated for drying effect of the simple sugars and then honey is antibacterial in nature and can combine to create this effect.
Some of the varieties possess a large amounts of friendly bacteria. This can includes up to 6 species of lactobacilli and 4 species of bifidobacteria. This can explain that many of the “mysterious therapeutic properties of honey.”
10. Strengthen the immune system:
Manuka Honey is found that to be stimulated the production of the immune cells according to the study at the School of Medicine, Cardiff University in UK. Manuka is a favourite of th mine.