Honey is highly rich in protein, calcium, iron and it has anti bacterial properties too that is why honey is has many health benefits. Not just for health, honey is also very good for our skin and for our hair. Honey is a miracle and most powerful ingredient available in your kitchen. Here are few home remedies using honey that are effective.
Heal minor Cuts:
You can heal minor cuts and burns by applying warm honey on the area and then putting a bandage on top. Change the dressing for two days and your cut will vanish immediately. Honey has antibacterial properties and thus it is used to treat wounds.
Take two tbsp. of honey and mix it with one tbsp. of cinnamon powder. Mix both really well and then apply this paste on your face and let it stay for 20 minutes. Then wash off with warm water so that the stickiness is gone. This mask is antimicrobial and anti-biotic so it keeps acne and pimples away. DIY honey face wash for blemish free skin >>
Take 2-4 teaspoonful of honey, depending on the severity of the hangover. The potassium in the honey helps counteract the effects of the alcohol. You can also boil one cup of water, add honey and lemon juice. This drink works well to treat a hangover.
Honey Detox Water:
Mix one tbsp. of honey, one tbsp. of lemon juice in a glass of warm water and stir the ingredients well. Drink this solution every morning with empty stomach to get rid of toxins in your body. The citric acid in the lemon helps enhance enzyme function, which stimulates the liver and helps with detoxification.
To get rid of runny nose you can try using honey as natural and effective home remedy. Honey contains antioxidant, antibacterial, and antimicrobial properties that fight against the virus, bacteria, and fungus to treat the cold and its underlying symptoms. Take one tbsp. of honey and mix with 1 tbsp. of lemon juice. Add these two ingredients in a glass of warm water and stir everything well. Drink this water twice a day until your nasal passage is cleared.
To clear your sinuses:
Take a mixture of 1 teaspoon each of fresh ginger juice and honey two times a day.
Mouth ulcers can be very painful but don’t worry you can get rid of the pain using honey as home remedy. Mix one tbsp. of honey with 1/4 tbsp. of turmeric and mix it well. Now, apply it to the canker sore and let it stay for 15 minutes. You can also massage your gums using mixture of honey and coconut oil.
You can get rid of the cough which occurs with bronchitis using honey. Just add one tbsp. of honey in your regular tea or add it to warm water and drink it. Drinking honey will also treat congestion and throat inflammation due to it’s anti bacterial properties.