Did you know that honey is not just a sweetener but that it has many health benefits?
Honey has been used for centuries as a natural health & wellness remedy.
This is natures sweetener and is a natural anti-inflammatory!
I personally love tasting different types of honey , Clover honey is one of my favorites!
Keep reading to learn 9 Health Benefits Of Honey.
Honey Is Probiotic
Some varieties of honey possess large amounts of friendly bacteria. This includes up to 6 species of lactobacilli and 4 species of bifidobacteria. This may explain many of the mysterious therapeutic properties of honey.
Natural Anti-bacterial Protection
Honey Is A Humectant
this means it draws moisture to the skin, making it perfect for a DIY face mask.
Helps Prevent Cancer & Heart Disease
Honey contains flavonoids, antioxidants which help reduce the risk of some cancers and heart disease.
Enhances Athletic Performance
Athletes use honey to maintain glycogen levels & speed up recovery time.
Honey Is Anti-Fungal
Bees add an enzyme to the honey that makes hydrogen peroxide, which is responsible for the long shelf life of honey.
Reduces Ulcers & Other Gastrointestinal Disorders
Research shows that honey treatment may help disorders such as ulcers and bacterial gastroenteritis. ( which would likely be due to the antibacterial and anti-fungal properties)
Soothes A Cough & A Sore Throat
Honey has been used for centuries to treat coughs and throat irritations and can be just as effective as cough syrup. Buckwheat honey is the best honey to choose to treat your cough.
Helps Regulate Blood Sugar
Some honeys have a low hypoglycemic index, so they don’t jolt your blood sugar. FYI – Clover has the highest hypoglycemic index of all the Honeys.