Honey consists almost entirely of pure
glucose and laevulose. In addition, it contains vitamins H, K, and C. It
also contains the enzymes diastase, invertase, catalase, peroxides and
lipase. Its mineral contents are calcium, sodium, potassium magnesium,
iron, sulphur, chlorine, phoshorus and iodine.
The Benefits Of Honey As Healing Food For
Honey has antibiotic properties. It is
used for the treatment of wounds, diseases of the lungs, stomach,
intestines and liver and skin. Being alkaline it disinfects the mouth.
Honey is a medicine for both internal and
external use. Externally it is applied to burns, ulcers, scalds
and weakness and inflammation of the eyes. Honey with cod liver oil is
an excellent healing tonic.
For high blood pressure, lemon juice with
honey in warm water is very effective.
In cases of bad cough, chop up red onions
finely and add a teaspoon of honey and brown sugar each. Mix these in a
glass of water and simmer over low heat. take two teaspoons of this
The mixture of honey and black currant
juice is good for chest and throat complaints. A spoon of
honey a day keeps cold and other infections away. Honey contains A, B,
C and iron and
potassium. it is a natural antiseptic. Bacteria cannot survive in
honey. Pollen A, B12, D, E, K.