Honey health properties

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Honey is very good for health. Honey normalizes many internal organs, improves blood, enhances immunity, is a powerful source of energy, protects the body from premature aging.

Honey has useful properties because it is natural and has complex chemical composition. The main properties of honey include crystallization, fermentation, hygroscopic, heat capacity, thermal conductivity, electrical conductivity, viscosity, density, optical activity, thixotropy and others. In addition, honey has antibacterial, medicinal and nutritional properties. Because of healing properties honey is widely used in folk and traditional medicine to treat ailments and for disease prevention.

Honey normalizes physiological functions of the body, so it is necessary to use during the complex treatment of various diseases.

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Composition of honey

Honey has antibacterial, bactericidal, anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic properties. It has rich composition – honey contains sugars, minerals, trace elements, vitamins, enzymes, biologically active substances, vitamins, H, K, pantothenic and folic acid, chlorine, zinc, aluminum, boron, silicon, chromium, lithium, nickel , lead, tin, titanium, osmium, required by the body. Honey is used as a tonic and restorative power tool. Honey is a wonderful drug, it is used to treat wounds and burns, diseases of the cardiovascular system, kidneys, liver, biliary tract, the gastrointestinal tract.

Honey has unique taste properties.

Honey is often used in cosmetics, it softens the skin, improves skin tone, removes dryness and flaking. 

Honey – is a good nutrient. The main nutrients of honey – are carbohydrates, proteins, minerals, vitamins, enzymes and other. Cleavage of glucose and fructose provides a large amount of energy, needed for life processes of the body.

Honey health properties

Daily use of 20-50 grams of honey during the year significantly improves the blood and metabolism. Honey contains mainly fructose and minerals such as potassium, magnesium, protein and vitamins, very rarely found in other products. These components of honey strengthens the walls of blood vessels and heart muscle.

Honey has a beneficial effect on the inflammation in the colon, in the treatment of some forms of gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcers, hemorrhoids. Honey has antibacterial properties, because it contains specific substances – inhibitors. The bright varieties of honey have them more than dark. This useful property of honey is not dependent on the duration of storage in optimal conditions.

Honey treatment: traditional recipes. Health and honey effects

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For therapeutic purposes, the honey should mainly be taken dissolved , because it facilitates the penetration of its components to the blood, and then to the cells and tissues of the body. Treatment with honey has to be strictly individual, you need to find the appropriate type of honey and your dosage to avoid adverse effects of large amounts of carbohydrate on the autonomic nervous system and general metabolism.

For the treatment of anemia it is better to use buckwheat honey. The course of treatment should be 2 months. It improves blood,   cures headache, dizziness, fatigue, increases well-being.

Almost all eye diseases are treated with honey – you lubricate the eye. Boil 1 teaspoon of honey for 2 minutes in a glass of water. When the honey water cools – make eye lotions and dressings 2 times a day for 20 minutes in the morning and evening. Drip the same water into each eye – 2-3 drops 2 times a day, in the morning and evening.

Rinse mouth and throat with a solution of water and honey  – it relieves inflammation of the tonsils, also cleans the teeth, making them white: 1 tbsp. of honey is diluted in 1 cup of warm water.

Honey can be used  as a great harmless sedativeHoney has a sedative effect, causes a deep sleep, regulates bowel function: 1 tbsp. of honey is diluted in 1 cup of warm water. Drink at night. Give 1 teaspoon of honey to a child in the evening. Honey strengthens the nervous system of the child and keeps the moisture in the body during the night.

Consumption, prolonged cough , pneumonia, bronchitis : mix lime honey – 1300 g, finely chopped leaves of aloe – 1 cup, olive oil – 200 g, birch buds – 150 g, lime flowers. Put plucked and washed with boiled water aloe leaves for 10 days in the cold and dark place. Melt the honey and add the crushed leaves of aloe, steam well. Separately brew birch buds and lime color in 2 cups of water, boil for 1-2 minutes, add the strained and squeezed broth into the cooled honey. Stir and pour in 2 bottles, adding olive oil to each equally. Store in a cool place. Take 1 tbsp.spoon 3 times a day. Shake before use.

For the treatment of hemorrhoids you insert into the anus a candle from candied honey.

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For the treatment of constipation: 1 tbsp. of olive or flax oil is mixed thoroughly with the egg yolk and 1 tbsp. of honey and diluted in 3/4 cup of water. Take 1 tbsp. spoon every 2 hours.

Useful properties of honey are used to strengthen the hairadd honey in slightly warm water – not higher than 40-50°C (104 F): 1 liter of water and 2 tbsp. of honey. Lubricate the head and rub into the scalp two times a week.

For the treatment of liver disease : 1 kg of honey is mixed with 1 kg of black currant. Take 1 teaspoon 30 minutes before meals. Continue until the mixture ends. A mixture of one teaspoon of honey and apple juice, taken in the mornings and evenings is also effective.

To treat colitis and constipation: Take 80-100 g of honey per day, dissolved in apple juice or cold water. Take 3 times a day before meals.

To lower blood pressure for the treatment of hypertension : 
a) Mix 1 cup of honey, carrot juice, horseradish juice with lemon juice. Store in a glass jar with a tight lid in a cool place. Take 1-2 tsp 3 times a day 1 hour before meals or 2-3 hours after. 
b) Mix 1 cup of honey, carrot and beet juice, horseradish juice with the juice of one lemon. Take 1 tbsp. 3 times a day for an hour before a meal. Duration of treatment – 1.5 – 2 months. Grated horseradish previously infused in water for 36 hours.

For the treatment of angina, stomatitis and for preparation of enemas for the treatment of colitis: 1 tbsp. of honey and 1 tbsp.of chamomile are mixed with 200 ml of boiling water, and you rinse the throat.

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