Honey – Health Benefits!

Honey is a sweet food made by bees foraging nectar from flowers. Honey has been used by countless cultures all around the world over the past 2,500 years.

The health benefits of honey are too numerous to be named, but here are some of them:

– Energy booster.
Honey is a great natural source of carbohydrates which provide strength and energy to our bodies.

– Immunity system builder. It’s antioxidant and anti-bacterial properties can help improve digestive system and help us stay healthy.

– Treats wounds.
One study proved that infected wounds and ulcers became sterile within one week of applying honey.

– Provides nutrients. Honey contains small amounts of a wide array of vitamins and minerals, including niacin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid, calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium and zinc.

– Cough remedy.
According to some studies honey can soothe throats and calm coughs.

– May relieve seasonal allergies.
Honey can treat that kind of allergy that hasn’t been proven in clinical studies. Experts say that honey can contain traces of flower pollen, and exposure to small amounts of allergens works as good treatment to combat reactions.

– Kills antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Honey was proved to kill food-borne illness pathogens like E. coli and salmonella, as well as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

– Relieve dandruff symptoms.

– Prevent cancer and heart disease.
Honey contains flavonoids, antioxidants that help reduce the risk of cancer and heart disease.

– Reduce ulcers and other gastrointestinal disorders.

Real raw honey crystallizes. And that’s s good thing. The crystallization of honey is actually an attribute of pure and natural honey. Acacia honey is the only honey that doesn’t crystallize.