The Healing Benefits of Raw Honey
- Fights colds, flu and respiratory infections of all kinds.
- Sore throat, soothes inflamed, raw tissue.
- Boosts the immune system.
- Use as an antiseptic.
- Drawing agent for poisons from insect bites and stings or infected wounds.
- Antimicrobial and antibiotic which is effective against bacteria and fungi.
- Pink Eye/Conjunctivitis; dissolve honey in an equal amount of warm water, cool and apply as an eye wash.
- Heals cuts, wounds, abrasions, infections, ulcerations and impetigo.
- Apply freely over burns; it cools, removes pain and aids fast healing without scarring.
- Removes pus, scabs and dead tissue from wounds and stimulates new tissue growth.
- Helps allergies and hay fever (when using local raw honey).
- Increases calcium absorption which helps prevent and aid osteoporosis (take 1 tsp./day).
- Effective internally against bacteria and parasites.
- Acne, pimples, and skin eruptions.
- Helps arthritic joints, when combined with apple cider vinegar.
- Headache; dissolve 1 tsp. of honey in half a glass of warm water, sip at onset of attack and repeat if needed every 20 minutes.
- Provides an array of vitamins, minerals, and enzymes.
- One or two teaspoons last thing at night can help with insomnia and bed wetting in children.
- Boosts gastrointestinal ulcer healing.
- Works as a natural and gentle laxative, aiding constipation.
- Supplies instant energy without the insulin surge caused by white sugar.
- Great as a deep cleanser and moisturizer for skin: Apply a fingerful of honey to dry skin, gently massage, pat and rub in, rinse with warm water.
- Feeds the hair and scalp. Mix honey with an equal quantity of olive oil, cover head with a warm towel for half an hour then shampoo off.
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