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Honey, I love you: Benefits of Honey

 

 

Honey has been consumed by people since time immemorial. What is so special in honey that our ancestors braved the nasty sting of the bees who produce and store it in their hives.

Honey has a lot of health benefits. It is one of the most popular prebiotics and, also an immunity booster. The strong antimicrobial properties that honey has makes it effective to fight pathogens that might cause diseases.

Wonder Applications of Honey

Made from nectar collected from flowers, honey not only cleans your body from the inside but also on the outside. Due to the properties of being a microbicide, honey is used widely for maintaining one’s skin health. Adding other items like lemon juice and turmeric can fortify its properties and offer a lot of benefits.

Honey is rich in antioxidant and hence counteracts the effects of free radicals that cause aging of the skin. Honey coupled with lemon forms a potent mixture which has tremendous antimicrobial properties and can be used to treat acne. A honey and lemon mask has a lot many benefits, it is a wonderful moisturizing agent and soothes the skin down and hence giving it a glow. Washing one’s face after the application of a honey mask clears the pores of the skin thus eliminating the dust and dirt that clogs it.

There is a lot more to honey. It is the perfect remedy to deal with dry skin. Use it with warm baths and your skin will be perfectly moisturized. Honey also adds a beautiful, natural glow to the skin like nothing else.

You can also combine it with baking soda and use it to exfoliate your skin once or twice a week. The baking soda acts as a light exfoliator and the honey soothes the skin.

Honey is a great buy and is easily available at the marketplace. Powered with innumerably valuable properties, Honey surely deserved to be loved by one and all!