Whats the deal with raw honey?
There are so many healthy and helpful applications of honey that you may not know about...
To begin, raw means “unpasteurised” and “unfiltered” (just to clarify), as opposed to your stock-standard jar found on the supermarket shelf which has done away with all those wonderful nutrients.
Vitamins in honey: B6, C, A, D, Thiamine, Niacin, Riboflavin, Pantothenic Acid and Amino Acids.
Minerals in honey: Calcium, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Potassium, Sodium and Zinc.
Additionally, honey contains antioxidants and protein (from small pollen traces).
Our Egyptian ancestors were spot on when they utilised the golden liquid in medicinal compounds and the topical treatment of wounds, more than 4,500 years ago!
– Favourably acts to disinfect and heal wounds
– Nurtures, rejuvenates and smooths the skin. Delivers suppleness and elasticity, acting on wrinkles and other irregularities
– Treats Seborrheic Dermatitis and Dandruff, major causes of hair loss
– Improves heart circulation
– Mixed with cinnamon, can reduce cholesterol and lessen the incidence of heart attacks
– Treats Gastric Acid Reflux
– Mixed with yoghurt, replenishes good bacteria depleted during a course of antibiotics and helps control diarrhoea
– Helps constipation by stimulating peristalsis
There are myriads of more benefits and possible treatments, and you can find loads of information all over the internet. So make the healthy switch today from sugar to raw honey and your body will certainly thank you for it.