Honey benefits for cough, heart and immune system.
Honey contains nutritional and medicinal value for centuries because of its antibacterial and antifungal properties.
A tablespoon of raw honey contains 64 calories. It is fat and cholesterol-free and contains roughly 80 percent carbohydrates, 18 percent water, and two percent vitamins, minerals, and amino acids.
1.Honey is excellent for treating Cough and allergies:
My mother has serious cough and asthma problem for quite some time and serious allergies issue despite taking 2 inhalers twice a day and one-half tablet of Ventidox twice daily since around 3 years.
I have started using honey from last 2 months and see the immediate benefits. Sometime even inhalers and cough syrup don’t work but honey when given, it shows instant suppression of cough.
2. Honey can also be effective when it comes to cold.
3. Honey for the treatment of tuberculosis
Because of the anti bacterial and anti oxidant properties of honey, I can suggest to use honey as part of natural or ayurvedic treatment of tuberculosis.
4. Boosts Memory
A 2011 study published in Menopause found that: Daily spoonful of Malaysian honey may boost postmenopausal women’s memory. After four months of taking 20 grams of honey a day, the women were more likely to have better short-term memory than their counterparts who took hormone pills.
5. Honey good for mood
Honey release serotonin — a neurotransmitter that improves mood and happiness.
6. Honey can treats dandruff
Honey can bring relief to the scalp because of its antibacterial and antifungal properties by fighting dandruff. As per 2001 study published in the European Journal of Medical Research: Honey when diluted with 10 percent warm water and applied and leaving it on for three hours before rinsing led to itch relief and disappearance of scaling within a week.
7. Treats wounds And burns
Honey has been utilized for its medicinal properties for over 2,000 years as it is a natural antibiotic that can act both internally and externally. It can be used as a conventional treatment for wounds and burns by disinfecting wounds and sores from major species of bacteria such as methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).
Scientific study published in the British Journal of Surgery found all but one of patients who suffered from wounds and leg ulcers showed remarkable improvement after applying application of honey.
Cautions: Honey should not be given to infants less than 1 year of age.