The Sweet Truth About Honey

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The ancient Egyptians used honey regularly to treat skin and eye problems; as did the Greeks, Romans, and a number of other cultures. And ever since — along with being a favoured gift to the gods and employed for sweetening cakes and drinks — honey has been used to treat that which ails us. It has been hailed as a fix for everything from scrapes to cancer. The following are some of honey’s best-known health benefits; whether confirmed by science or passed down through folk tradition, they prove honey to be as efficacious as it is delicious.

Benefits of Honey:
Honey is natural gift to mankind and its daily consumption will fulfill complete essential nutrition to our body and also increases resistance power, along with it, honey has following benefits.
1. It helps in digesting system and cures intestine related disease like ulcer, gastric along with diarrhea and also protect from cold.
2. Improve eye vision and control sore throat, tonsil etc. disease.
3. Energize feeble and old aged people and also reserve energy in their bodies.
4. It is good for relief from dry cough and cold, bile (acidity), coughing, asthma, hiccup, dysentery, hearth attack, blood pressure and etc disease.
5. Prevent from teeth, gum, nerves and blood related diseases.
6. Control abdomen pain during the menstruation period of women.
7. Increase Sperm, sexual vitality and also increase memory power.
8. Help to make the skeleton strong, stout and attractive of children and aged people.
9. Daily twice a day (morning and evening) washing face with honey will remove impurities, moisturize soft skin, and develop healthy glow and attractiveness.
10. Regular honey consumption along with regular bath with a spoon of honey will grow long, shining and silky hair.
11. Sportsmen consume honey for instant vitality and for good energy reserve.
12. Honey can be consumed daily in any season whose age is above one.

FUN FACTS ABOUT HONEY BEE & HONEY
  • A honeybee has to travel over 55,000 miles and visits approx. 2 million flowers to make pound of honey.
  • A honeybee can fly approximately 15 miles per hour.
  • Honeybees are the only insect that produces food for humans.
  • A typical beehive makes more than 400 pounds of honey per year
  • A single honeybee will only produce approximately 1/12 teaspoon of honey in her lifetime.
  • A honeybee will flap its wings about 11,400 times per minute creating the “buzz” that you hear.
  • Honeybee colonies have unique odors that members flash like ID cards at the hive’s front door, so the guard bees can recognize the entering bees.
  • Honeybees are the only bees that die after they sting.
  • Honey speeds the healing process and combats infections.
  • Honey never spoils.
  • Honey is the ONLY food that includes all the substances necessary to sustain life, including water.

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