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All about honey

Honey is a very popular delicacy and is considered one of the nature’s best and most powerful natural product because it is made by bees. Out of many tasty sweet treats, honey have an advantage over the others for its multiple health benefits. Bee honey has a whole range of nutritional value. In the past, honey was also used to produce alcohol as well as a medicine. It is important to know that in addition to its health-promoting effects, honey also has a remarkable impact on our body. We can also find it in the ingredients of many cosmetics.

Nutritional ingredients

Natural honey has an invaluable effect on our nervous system, heart, brain and also can be used as a wound dressing for hard to heal wounds. In addition, honey can also serve as a natural antibiotic, because it effectively fights certain bacteria. It is worth noting that it might work even better than prescribed antibiotics from pharmacies. Bee honey also nourishes the skin, soothes irritation and has anti-aging properties. It is worth considering a treatment with such a healthy remedy!

How can honey help and how does it work?

Bee honey has antibacterial enzymes in its composition, which come from salivary glands of insects. Honey also contains hydrogen peroxide, that we can recognize as a substance with antibacterial properties.

Substances ralated to antibiotics.

Substances with antibiotic properties include apidaecins and lysozyme, which are found in honey produced by bees. Honey also has an effect on infections of various kinds, such as those caused by tuberculosis bacillus, Candida fungi, as well as by Bacillus anthracis.

Natural honey is also rich in micronutrients such as chlorine, iron, calcium, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, cobalt, and a number of B vitamins (B1, B2, B6, B12), as well as vitamin A and C.

Honey as an additive

Honey consists mostly of simple sugars, however, many of its taste qualities can be quickly and easily changed or enhanced by the addition of herbs.

Honey – medicinal properties

  • Medicinal properties of honey include:
  • making falling asleep easier
  • relieving anxiety and nervousness
  • stimulating brain work and memory
  • lowering blood pressure
  • curing stomach ulcers
  • healing wounds
  • treating diarrhea
  • preventing atherosclerosis
  • supporting the body in the fight against illness (cold, sore throat, cough, nasal congestion, etc.)

Types of honey

On the market you will find a number of different varieties and flavors of honey. Keep in mind that each of them may have additional health benefits. It is worth highlighting a few of its types here, so that you can easily refer to any of them in the future, when buying:

  • Linden Honey
  • Dandelion Honey
  • Multifloral Honey
  • Honeydew Honey,
  • Nectar and Honeydew Honey