Honey does wonders!
Do you have honey at your home? Are you always using it? Some people out there just leave their honey on their fridge because they don’t like the sour-sweet taste honey give us. The fact the honey is the only food on this planet that never spoils, its one reason to love it even more! What if I tell you that honey can be use to heal different forms of ailment in our body, will you love it even more? Bet you do! Honey is more than the sour-sweet taste it gives us. You’ll be surprise to know the ailments you can cure with it!
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Honey as Alternative Medicine
1. Sore Throat Remedy
Mix honey and citrus fruits together in a resealable jar and let sit for a couple of hours at room temperature. The honey has soothing effects on your sore and dry throat and the citrus fruit will help kill unwanted bacteria that may be causing your throat pain in the first place!
Honey also has natural anti-inflammatory properties that will help your throat feel immediate relief. As the honey coats your throat, you will be able to swallow more easily without the pain and scratchy feeling of a sore throat.
2. Skin Cleanser and Acne Fighter
Mix your raw honey with plain yogurt and apply the mixture to the effected area. This acne treatment can be used anywhere on your body as it is extremely gentle.
Honey and yogurt both act as anti-inflammatories so they’ll reduce the red, angry look that acne often has. Yogurt is a pH balancer which is necessary in attaining healthy, clear skin as sometimes acne is caused by a yeast build up.
3. Weight Loss Drink
Every morning when you wake up, start your day with a glass of hot water, honey and lemon. When you have an empty stomach the water and lemon and honey detox your body of unwanted toxins.
Both lemon and honey have been proven to boost your metabolism, which is a great way to prepare your body for the rest of the day. As well, consuming a glass of water, lemon and honey before meals will help you feel less hungry and allow you to eat smaller portions.
4. Ginger Honey Mixture for Stomach Aches
By mixing honey with fresh ginger root, you can make an incredible remedy for stomach aches, nausea and indigestion. Ginger adds more anti-inflammatory power to honey and it also brings with it a natural stomach calmer.
5. Toothache Relief Honey Juice
This unique use for honey as alternative medicine calls for both honey and cloves. This spice has an extremely powerful anesthetic called eugenol, which will help relieve the pain in the root of your teeth and gums.
Cloves also contain antibacterial properties, so when combined with honey you get an extremely strong antibacterial agent that can kill the bacteria inside your mouth.
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