1 Honey protects the body from cancer and heart disease.
The main defenders are the powerful food antioxidants contained in honey - flavonoids. Doctors say that if core patients take 50 g of honey a day for 1-2 months, then their general condition will definitely improve.
2 Honey in folk medicine is considered a friend of the stomach.
It can be a remedy for gastric and duodenal ulcers, gastritis and other diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. In case of peptic ulcer, for example, it is recommended to take 30 g of honey in the morning, 40 g in the afternoon and 30 g in the evening 1.5-2 hours before meals or 3 hours after meals in a solution of warm water. Honey has a strong antiseptic effect, and if you regularly take it inside in the morning on an empty stomach, it will not allow gastritis, cholecystitis and pancreatitis to develop. Passing quickly through the gastrointestinal tract, honey kills harmful bacteria and microbes and promotes healing of wounds on the gastric mucosa.
3 Honey is indispensable for colds.
Usually it is dissolved in milk (1 tablespoon of honey per glass of warm milk) or mixed with lemon juice (juice of 0.5-1 lemon per 100 g of honey). Many have heard of such a remedy as radish with honey. In the upper wide part of a thoroughly washed radish, you need to cut a hole in such a way that 2 tablespoons of liquid honey enter there. Fill it with honey, cover with thick paper on top and let it brew for 3-4 hours. It is recommended to take an infusion of radish with honey 1 teaspoon 3-4 times a day before meals and at bedtime.
4 Honey helps regulate blood sugar levels. Although honey and sugar are both sweet-tasting and contain both glucose and fructose, honey is considered the ideal food for the liver, as it has a nearly one-to-one ratio of fructose to glucose.
5 Honey relieves skin diseases and fights the aging of the body.
When honey is applied to the damaged surface of the skin, blood flow and lymph outflow increase in it. At the same time, the wound is washed, as it were, which improves cell nutrition and has a detrimental effect on microbes, streptococci, staphylococci, etc. As a cosmetic product, you can use honey water for evening washing (1 tbsp. velvety and smoothes wrinkles. In combination with other ingredients, honey has moisturizing and nourishing effects on the skin.
6 Honey is an excellent probiotic.
It improves digestion and restores the beneficial microflora of the body, as it includes up to six types of lactobacilli and four types of bifidobacteria.
7 Honey is a natural antidepressant.
It is believed that people who take it in the morning can more easily cope with chronic fatigue syndrome, which has recently become especially common among residents of large cities. They are less aggressive, irritable, less susceptible to various stressful situations.
8 Honey is good for the mind.
Instead of the usual sandwich with cheese or sausage in the morning, it is better to eat some honey. Protein food, necessary to stimulate muscle activity, is needed by the body at 11-12 o'clock. From 7 to 9 o'clock, the most important thing is to set the brain to work. Honey in the best way "charges" the brain with energy, which is equally important for both adults and children.