Good O'l sweet raw honey is mostly known for its natural sweetness, to the point that you could pretty much place it and substitute it for any regular sweetener that you have on hand. It does have a sweeter taste than regular table sugar which is why much less is used in cooking recipes. I do find it quite remarkable however that honey even in the smallest amount is sweeter than most table sugar.
But not at all bad for you.
If used in its raw form and correct way the benefits of eating raw organic honey can go a long way.
Of course there is a whole lot more that honey can do for you besides make your food taste good.
Check out these 7 amazing health benefits that raw honey can do for you!
In order to get the most health benefits out of honey you will have to use it in its raw form, When honey is cooked it breaks down all the chemical properties, or as I would say all the good stuff that is beneficial for you. I tend to get my honey from a local farmers market and I also order mine straight from the beekeeper.
I recommend that you do the same.
Not processed at all!
It doesn't get any fresher than that.
When honey is processed all the antibacterial, nourishing, viral agents of honey are gone.
If your into honey for fertility reason, raw royal bee jelly honey is great for increasing fertility in women with reproductive trouble. Check out this article here by the fertility shop it gives some really great information on the topic.. Its really interesting.
Honey is great for treating lots of ailments – both internally and externally. Some of my favorite include:
Sore throat and cough. Take a teaspoon of raw honey and mix into a warm glass of water, drink over a period of 5 minutes. This will help coat your throat and sooth the cough. You can take as often as every half hour to relieve the symptoms.
High cholesterol and blood pressure. Mix a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar, a teaspoon of raw honey and in a glass of warm water to make an elixir that will lower blood pressure and cholesterol. Make this part of your routine and drink a glass each morning for the best results.
Arthritis relief. Honey is believed to help with the pain of rheumatoid arthritis. You can take a teaspoon full of raw honey by mouth or mix with warm water to get pain relief. This should be taken daily.
Indigestion. Honey is great for calming your stomach if you’re feeling nauseated or have heartburn or indigestion. Mix together a teaspoon of honey with one teaspoon of freshly squeezed lemon juice. Sip this slowly. This can be repeated several times throughout the day.
Weight loss. A promising treatment for obesity is drinking a glass of water mixed with one teaspoon each of raw honey and apple cider vinegar three times a day. This concoction is said to help clear the fat cells in your body, resulting in weight loss.
Heals wounds. Honey is a natural antiseptic which can disinfect scrapes, cuts, burns or infections. Place raw, unprocessed honey on a bandaid, gauze strip or clean cloth and put directly over the affected area.
Facial wash. Take a bit of honey on your fingers and rub all around your face in small circles. Be sure to work into problems areas, such as around your nose and forehead. Leave this on your face for about 10 minutes and wash off warm water and clean cloth. Pat your face dry and see the glow on your skin!
So tell me, what are some ways that you like to use raw organic honey?
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