Magical Benefits of Honey

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"Be like the honey bee, anything it eats is clean, anything it drops is sweet, and the branch it sits upon does not break."


Honey is a wonderful creation indeed. It’s the greatest blessing of nature. It is the best health food found naturally. Honey is the only sweetener with enormous health benefits. Not only we have, our ancestor was also well familiar with the magic of honey. Honey is used for different purposes since 4000 years ago. From medicine to cosmetics, everything contains honey.


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Honey is used both as a food and medicine. It is highly beneficial for the whole body system.


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The health benefits and advantages of honey are valued since ages. This article is all about some features or benefits we can get from honey. We can enjoy a sound health by the magic of honey. Let’s take a look on plus points of honey.

Honey is beneficial for weight management


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I think weight gain is the most proverbial problem these days. Almost every second women are suffering through that. The easy solution to this problem is to use honey in the diet. Honey is much beneficial for weight loss. It can be used as an alternative to sugar.

Weight is somehow concerned with high calories and sugar. Reducing sugar will be helpful for getting rid of pounds. Many food items are referred to weight loss but honey is the best of all. It’s because honey burns calories even when a person is sleeping.

Most often doctors recommend of having a spoonful of honey before going to bed. Besides that, having a spoon of honey with warm water early morning is also beneficial. Honey increases the metabolism rate of your body, which helps in digestion whole day. The calories start increasing burning fastly because of honey. The choice is all yours both are good remedies.

Honey provides nutrition to skin and face


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Now coming to another benefit of honey, which is nutrition for skin and face. Our face and skin get rough due to sun exposure. Our skin needs some nourishment and moisturizer, honey is best for that purpose. The anti-bacterial property of honey is really good for skin. It shows wonderful results on dry skin. It is much effective for healing dry lips in winter. A simple honey mask helps you get your natural tone. The antioxidants in honey make your skin look flawless.

We should apply honey on the face twice a week for keeping the tan off. It’s a natural product without any side effects. Honey makes your skin look younger as it reduces wrinkles.

Honey is used for healing wounds


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Honey is probably the most worthy product we have from nature. Another amazing benefit of honey is it’s a wound healer. The antibacterial and antioxidants properties of honey work better on wounds. External application of honey is as effective as it is good internally. Not only today, honey is used for healing wounds for centuries. Honey makes the process of healing faster and prevents wounds from harmful bacteria. Directly apply honey on wound or burn, it is as good as a medicine. The scars of wounds also get lighter because of honey application.

Honey is a natural cough syrup

Children and even elders get a cough, they want to get well as soon as possible. But they never get rid of a cough for 2-3 weeks. Coughing can affect sleep and also the quality of life. The easy remedy which is 100% effective in curing cough is honey. It is best for both dry and wet cough.


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A tablespoon of a honey can reduce the irritation in the throat. Rather than going to doctor and paying him, a tablespoon of honey is a better option. It is really good for kids. According to researchers, honey reduces the symptoms of a cough and improves sleep even more than cough medicine.

Honey improves immune system


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The human body is blessed with the natural army which protects it from the attacks of diseases and viruses, and it is known as the immune system. Honey is filled with antioxidants properties which help in fighting against infections produced by viruses. Almost every disease is eliminated by use of honey. Honey prevents the human body from heart diseases by increasing blood flow to the heart.

From head to toe, honey protects the human body. It prevents the formation of blood clots and provides heart health. Thus, honey provides you sound health and fitness.

Honey promotes sleep


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Some people face problem during sleeping. They wouldn’t be able to enjoy sound sleep because of different reasons. But, a glass of warm milk with a spoon of honey before going to bed can do wonders. Raw honey promotes restorative sleep. Eating raw honey fosters the release of melatonin in the brain by creating a small spike in the insulin levels, to produce melatonin. Melatonin boosts immunity and rebuilds tissues during periods of rest. Honey is a natural sleep aid. Poor sleep can cause hypertension and depression.  So, add honey to your diet to get rid of these problems.

Honey is a solution to dandruff


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Dandruff is a common problem for both men and women. Different shampoos and oils are launched in the market for making your scalp dandruff free. But, you know what; the easiest and effective solution to dandruff is by honey. Applying honey directly on the scalp will make your hair soft and nourished. As honey provide nourishment to skin likewise, it also helps nourishing scalp. This remedy will surely make scalp dandruff free. Consuming money on costly oils is not a good option.


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These are very few benefits of honey. Hundred of more benefits of honey are also present. All of us know that honey is good but we did not pay heed and run for costly remedies. While, if we research on natural products like honey, these are 1000 times better then the artificial products. Nature has blessed with amazing food items; we should search these food items and add them to our diet.

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As a precaution, I will suggest to eat honey and use it regularly. But eating it too much without any limit also proves harmful. It is full of energy so eat it in a minimal amount. A limited amount of honey provides you ideal health.  

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© This blog is written and presented by ®Kiran Abid, a Pakistani blogger, and student of Computer Engineering. To read more blogs written by me, click here.



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