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You Will Not Believe The Healing Powers of Honey

Sep 10, 2008
Since honey is created by bees from the nectar they collect from local plants, it contains pollen and spores. So it is only natural that one of the most common homeopathic uses for honey is to help those who often suffer from seasonal outdoor allergies, however even this remedy is disputed by some scientists because many people react to grass and tree pollens which bees do not collect.

Regardless, honey had been regularly used by civilizations all over the world for at least 2,500 years before the advent of pharmaceutical medicine to treat various ailments. After scoffing at the natural remedies that worked for their ancestors centuries ago, scientists have finally come around to studying honey to explain its antibacterial and antiseptic properties.

Honey is now being added to some conventional wound care products to protect you from some kinds of bacteria that have grown resistant to our antibacterial drugs, like MRSA. Honey tends to be free of micro-organisms and bacteria even in its natural state, due to its low water activity and acidic pH levels which make it a very unlikely environment.

It has also been reported that honey can deliver the same (some say even better) results in treating children with a cough when compared with Dextromethorphan. The antibacterial and antiseptic nature of honey enables it to heal soar throats, laryngitis, conjunctivitis, and even decreases damage of the colon caused by colitis.

It is methods like these that helped the human race to thrive centuries ago, if our ancestors did not learn to use things around them, like honey, we probably would not exist today! Doesn't it just make sense to treat you ailments with something created by nature whenever possible, rather than something synthetic that was created in a lab and manufactured in a factory?

You can still learn more about honey and other homeopathic wonders today, the wisdom of our Great-Grandparents has not yet been lost! Many natural remedies that include honey and are worth researching particularly with people who suffer from a lot of allergies include burns, abrasions, hay fever, digestion, lip balm, arthritis, bladder infection and many more.

You might be surprised to know that a lot of body builders are using honey as a natural substitute for dextrose. They are adding it to their post workout shakes, it is used for increasing the insulin levels. Body builders also find honey useful if they are craving something sweet.
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