From cough to skincare; incredible health benefits of honey

Honey is commonly used as a sweetener different foods and drinks. This natural sweetener offers some amazing health benefits too. Honey can be added to different foods and drink adding to their nutritional value. Honey is rich in antioxidants and has antibacterial properties. It also leaves a soothing effect on your digestive system, mind and body. Not many are aware of the multiple uses of honey. It can be used in several ways for the wellness of your overall health. Here are some unusual ways to use honey for different purposes.

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For cough

Honey helps to reduce cough. You can take a few drops of ginger juice and mix it with a tablespoon of honey. You can take this concoction before bed for a few days.

Wounds

The anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties of honey promotes wound healing, particularly in burns. Studies also suggest that honey can be applied on wounds to promote healing. But you should not depend on honey for treatment. See your doctor first for right treatment.

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Skin

Honey is very good for skin. It acts as a natural moisturiser and also helps reduce acne. You can prepare homemade masks and scrubs with the help of honey.

Insomnia

Insomnia is a condition in which a person finds difficulty  to sleep. Adding honey to diet promotes better sleep as it leaves a soothing effect on your mind and body. You can add honey to warm milk and drink this before bed.

 

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