Natural honey has been used by mankind since the past 2500 years. The many health benefits of honey have made it an important aspect of traditional medicines such as Ayurveda. Researchers also researching the benefits of honey in modern medicine, particularly its benefits in healing wounds.
Perhaps your parents failed to mention it when they discussed the birds and the bees with you, but honey has long been known to have a variety of healing powers with everything from relieving sore throat, allergies, heal wounds, etc., it also goes well with peanut butter.It contains vitamins B1, B2, C, B6, B5 and B3 all of which change according to the properties of the nectar and pollen.
Besides the above, copper, iodine, and zinc are present in it in small quantities. Several types of hormones are also present in it. About half of the human diet is derived directly or indirectly from crops pollinated by bees. Today honeybees are an important part of a healthy agricultural economy.
If you have allergies, honey can be beneficial. If you eat honey that is local to your area, it can prevent your seasonal allergies. Bees use the pollen from local plants and eventually end up in your honey.Honey has been used in many medical applications over the years, but recent studies have now the opportunity to prove their charitable nature in certain applications, including as a topical antibacterial treatment of burns and wounds.
The reason is that honey has osmotic properties; that is, it tends to withdraw water. Water molecules react strongly with the sugar in the honey, a little water available for microorganisms. Thus, literally dehydrated to death by honey.The fascinating process for the production of honey infection-causing bacteria begins when the bees feast on the flowers, collect the flower nectar in their mouths. This nectar then mixes with special enzymes in the bees’ saliva, a chemical process that transforms it into honey. The bees carry the honey back to the hive where they put it in the cells of the hive walls.
Fluttering of the wings provides the necessary ventilation to reduce moisture content making it ready for consumption.Effective use of honey during migraine attacks. For people who have frequent migraine attacks, should sip a spoonful of honey dissolved in a half glass of warm water at the start of the attack. Repeat after 20 minutes if needed. Its effective as migraine is stress related.If your children are finding hard to cope with the physical strain of lively activities in school, prepare them some sandwiches with honey, butter and ham to make sure they have enough energy to sustain through day.
My children are happy when they see me prepare warm honey water in their bottles. They could not care a bit about the health benefits of honey, but simply love the taste of it! About half of the human diet is derived directly or indirectly from crops pollinated by bees. Today honeybees are an important part of a healthy agricultural economy. If you have allergies, honey can be beneficial. If you eat honey that is local to your area, it may prevent your seasonal allergies. Bees use the pollen from local plants and eventually end up in your honey.