Honey Promotes Burn and Wound Healing


Applying honey to the skin has been used to heal wounds and burns since ancient Egypt, and is still being used today.  Effective at healing partial thickness burns and wounds that have become infected after surgery.  It is also an effective treatment for diabetic foot ulcers, which are very serious complications and can lead to amputation.  


Healing powers come from its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects, as well as its ability to nourish the surrounding tissue.  What's more, it can help treat other skin conditions, including psoriasis, hemorrhoids and herpes lesions.


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Honey Can Help Suppress Coughs in Children 


For children over one year of age, honey can act as a natural and safe cough suppressant. Some studies show that it is even more effective than cough medication.


Seasonal Allergies


 Inhaling pollen, which leads to seasonal allergies. The allergies occur when the body perceives the pollen as a foreign invader, similar to a bacteria or virus. In response, the body mounts an attack.  Local honey is raw, unprocessed honey made close to where you live. This honey is rumored to help allergies.  


Manuka Honey


Manuka honey is a type of honey native to New Zealand.  Manuka honey’s antibacterial properties are what set it apart from traditional honey.

Methylglyoxal is its active ingredient and likely responsible for these antibacterial effects.


Gastric Ulcers - H. pylori is a common type of bacteria that is responsible for the majority of gastric ulcers.  The potent antibacterial effects may help treat gastric ulcers caused by H. pylori. It may also prevent alcohol-induced gastric ulcers.


​Cystic Fibrosis -  Manuka honey has been shown to fight bacteria that cause upper respiratory infections.

Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Burkholderia spp. are two common bacteria that can cause serious upper respiratory infections, especially in vulnerable populations.

One study observed the effectiveness of manuka honey against these bacteria in people with cystic fibrosis.  Results indicated that it inhibits their growth and works in conjunction with antibiotic treatment.

Therefore, researchers concluded that manuka honey may play an important role in treating upper respiratory infections, especially in those with cystic fibrosis.

Additionally, manuka honey has antiviral, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits.  Manuka honey attacks harmful oral bacteria associated with plaque formation, gum inflammation and tooth decay.

In fact, it has traditionally been used for wound healing, soothing sore throats, preventing tooth decay and improving digestive issues.


High-quality honey contains many important antioxidants. These includes phenols, enzymes and compounds like flavonoids and organic acids.  Scientists believe that it is the combination of these compounds that gives honey its antioxidant power.  Two studies have shown that buckwheat honey increases the antioxidant value of the blood.


HONEY IMPROVES :  Blood Pressure  .  Cholesterol Levels  .   Lower Triglycerides Levels 


Honey for Skin


Applying a touch of water, gently rub honey on your face or body in a circular motion, leave the honey for at least 30 minutes and then gently rinse it off with warm water.  Honey is said to lighten skin, and its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial compounds help to decrease the appearances of scars and increase healing and tissue regeneration.


Healing powers come from its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects, as well as its ability to nourish the surrounding tissue.  What's more, it can help treat other skin conditions, including psoriasis, hemorrhoids and herpes lesions.


​Honey actually acts as an all natural antibiotic that can kill acne causing bacteria on the skin.