Honey and Health Benefits

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Honey has many benefits to both your skin and your health

  • If you suffer from allergies and have access to local honey may be able to prevent your seasonal allergies.  Bees use the pollen from local plants and eventually it ends up in your honey.
  • Honey may also be effective in the treatment of your ulcers.  There is evidence that honey diluted in water will help with your stomachaches and dehydration.
  • According to the national honey institute, honey may be beneficial to athletes by reducing fatigue. Honey is good source of glucose and fructose.
  • Honey is a good source of antioxidants, which plays a big role in the prevention of cancer as well as heart disease.
  • Honey may also be good for your skin. It has the ability to attract water, s you can use honey instead of alpha hydroxy masks. It is also safe for sensitive skin.
  • You can also use it as a moisturizing mask for your skin as well as your hair. To use it as a conditioner, mix the honey with olive oil. Be sure to wash your hair thoroughly afterwards.
  • If you have a sore throat, take some honey. It may not heal your sore throat but it will coat it and help make it feel better.