Virtues of honey
The current cold weather makes us all a little sick die, sore throat. We all know that to treat these minor ailments, a good spoonful of honey and always welcome. But honey has many other virtues!
Honey is a gift of nature that humans use for 9000 years. This precious element used by the Egyptians, Greeks and oldest civilizations, is very beneficial for both the body and skin.
Among the many therapeutic uses of honey, one of the key rests its antiseptic and antibiotic properties.
Some characteristics of honey give it a significant antibacterial. Viscosity, for example, limits the dissolution of oxygen, thus ensuring better tissue oxygenation. On the other hand, low protein concentration prevents bacteria from growing properly.
Before the advent of antibiotics, honey was often used in the medical world. Example, it was used as an antiseptic for healing infections and to treat soft warts, pimples infections and boils. During the First and Second World War, it was used to accelerate the healing of wounds of soldiers. However, note that, for the moment, no scientific study has examined the antibacterial effect of honey.
It has also been widely used as healing, and finally as a beauty among the Greeks and Romans who took baths in milk and honey to tone their face.
Thus, carbohydrates honey is mostly fructose and glucose. These carbohydrates are easily assimilated by the cells of the body that can make fuel for their operation.
In ancient times, for example, athletes drank honey water to quickly recover their strength. Except sugar, honey contains a variety of trace elements which gives it unique qualities energetic, almost.
It is customary to decorate a good tea spoon of honey to cure a bad cold. Far from being a relic of outdated customs, this gesture is instead full of common sense! Indeed, it appears that honey reduces the adhesion of bacteria, thus preventing them from attaching and proliferates. Thus, the honey helps alleviate sore throat and, in the case of dry cough, thin the mucus.
In addition to providing energy, fight bacteria and soothe sore throats, honey also acts on the digestive system! It has diuretic, laxative and helps fight against constipation transient. It is also effective against infections of the stomach and intestine.
Honey also has anti-bacterial, anti-anemic, anti-toxic, antiseptic, antibiotic, digestive, refreshing, balancing, rematerializing and anti-stress…
Honey, with its minerals, helps growth by promoting the retention of calcium and magnesium and helps fight anemia by promoting the production of red blood cells. This is a food preference in children.
Honey has sweetness twice as large as sugar but provides fewer calories. It would therefore be well advised to replace sucrose refined, devitalized and bleached (white sugar industry “classic”) that we consume all the honey…
Advantages of Active Manuka Honey on our skin
Mix in a bowl the following ingredients:
For normal skin:
– 1 tablespoon lemon juice
– 2 tablespoon liquid honey
Apply a layer evenly on the face, let it sit for about 20 minutes and rinse with cold water.
For Dry Skin:
-2 Tablespoon honey
-1 Egg yolk
-11 Drops of essential oil of sweet almond
Apply a layer evenly on face and leave for about 15 minutes before rinsing with warm water.
For Oily Skin:
-1 Tablespoon lemon juice
-1 Tablespoon of honey
-2 Egg whites
Mix lemon and honey, then add the egg whites.
Apply a layer evenly on the face. Let it sit for 20 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water.
Apply this mask with honey regularly, once a week up to a beautiful skin is soft.
Apply honey mask also has the virtues of small naturally treat acne and eczema.