One of the most natural home remedies that we can find and also one of the most convenient to acquire is HONEY. It has been known to treat a myriad of ailments and complaints such as athlete’s foot and yeast infection. Among the medicinal properties of honey is its ability to inhibit the growth of certain bacteria. This antiseptic property help keep wounds clean and free from infection. Another is its antibacterial property that helps it prevent infections and functions also as an anti-inflammatory greatly reducing swelling and pain.
Here are some of the many ailments that can be remedied by pure honey or a concoction with honey:
Burns and cuts can heal faster with the use of honey as it is able to absorb the moisture from the air and hasten the healing.
Hangover will be diminished with just 15ml of liquid honey mixed with 80ml of orange juice and 70 ml of natural yogurt. The natural sugars in honey are known to expedite the oxidation of alcohol by the liver.
Sore throats can be treated by taking a spoonful of honey or by gargling with a solution of 2 tablespoons of honey, 4 tablespoons of lemon juice and a pinch of salt. Certain bacteria that cause infection are killed due to honey’s antimicrobial properties.
Those who have difficulty sleeping or insomnia may take a glass of hot milk with a teaspoon of honey. This milk and honey drink can induce sleep and can soothe the soul for a relaxing slumber.
Cancer can be impeded by regular intake of honey. Although it cannot cure cancer, honey is known to prevent carcinogen formation and has anti-tumor properties.
Aside from being a wonderful home remedy, honey is also a natural source of carbohydrates making it a great energy booster. It is also a potent booster of the immune system. Its antioxidant and antibacterial properties significantly improve health and resistance to germs and diseases.
With the many health benefits one can get from honey, you just might want to take a spoonful of it each day.