By CHARLYNE IKPE
Undoubtedly, honey is so sweet and comforting that many people don’t give its healing abilities a second thought. The fact is, honey is far better than what most people perceive. Its benefits does not just stop at satisfying the palate; honey also offers incredible antiseptic, antioxidant and cleansing properties for our body and health, hot beauty and skin care tips for ladies, and amazing healing properties as a head-to-toe remedy, from eye conjunctivitis to athlete foot.
One of the greatest pleasure and fascination in using honey is understanding the different floral varieties of honey, their appearance and quality, and experimenting with each of their unique taste and being able to know which floral variety of honey is most perfect for which kind of foods.
The uses and benefits of honey in foods are as diverse as its floral varieties and places of origin. The benefits of honey go beyond its great taste a great natural source of carbohydrates which provide strength and energy to our bodies, honey is known for its effectiveness in instantly boosting the performance, endurance and reduce muscle fatigue of athletes. Its natural sugars play an important role in preventing fatigue during exercise.
The glucose in honey is absorbed by the body quickly and gives an immediate energy boost, while the fructose is absorbed more slowly providing sustained energy. It is known that honey has also been found to keep levels of blood sugar fairly constant compared to other types of sugar.
One of the better known health benefits of honey is that it help treat sore throats; it can also be used as treatment for burns, cuts and sleeplessness.
Honey can be use to relieve so many illness like; Nervous Tension, Coughs, pains, afternoon fatigue, asthma and skin care treatment.