Who would have thought that the lovely, tiny bees will provide the best natural sweetener from all times, yet still unmeasured by the synthetic versions made by humans with their great technologies and scientific studies?
Well, it seems that honey could be considered ‘the food of gods’ because its sweet, tasty flavor and its lovely golden color make this product looks like a piece of the Sun that came to heal human beings and please their tongues and souls.
Honey is a highly versatile product, and it can be consumed in its raw form, pasteurized to remove impurities or in different types of sweets and even health supplements or adjuvant therapies, and in this article, you will find out more about this healthy uses and unique recipes of the golden-flowered honey.
- Honey can be used in natural syrup for coughing. There is a particular, old recipe of natural syrup for severe coughing episodes in common colds or other respiratory problems. You have to warm the honey on the heat for about 2 or 3 minutes, without boiling it because it will lose its properties. Squeeze the juice from a lemon and slice it, also cooking it in another pot for few minutes. Let them cool a little bit and then mix the fruit with the honey. Put them on gentle fire for another 5 minutes and then let them cool again, removing the fruit and the seeds. Put this syrup into a jar and in the fridge and consume it for two months for children, giving them four times a day ½ teaspoon of this natural, healthy and efficient syrup which will treat coughing.
- Use honey for your hair’s health. You can also mix half of cup of honey with a ¼ cup of olive oil and with this blend, massage your hair until you feel that the product has reached your hair roots. Then place a warm towel on your head and leave the honey and olive oil mixture to act for about 40 minutes. Wash your hair with shampoo as usual and with warm water and your hair will be thankful to you for this efficient treatment and it will look healthier and shiny.
- Use honey as an efficient probiotic product. It is true that sweet honey contains more than 10 different streams of good bacteria form the type of lactobacilli and bifidobacteria, so you can use honey as a natural probiotic which will improve your digestion, will treat many digestive medical condition, will treat stomach pain or diarrhea and will provide many other health benefits, along with supporting a healthy immune system, and all these with only 2 teaspoons of honey consumed per day.