Benefits of Honey

Honey’s Natural Benefits

HONEY is a healthy alternative to sugar. It’s good for you and has a multitude of health benefits. Honey has slightly more calories than sugar but you use less as it is sweeter and best of all it’s fat free!

Honey is the only food that contains all the substances necessary to sustain life because of it’s natural proteins, enzymes, water, vitamins, minerals, amino acids and antioxidants.

Sweetener

Honey is slightly sweeter than sugar, so less can be used to achieve the same sweetness intensity.

Flavor

Honey not only imparts a unique flavor to any dish, but it also balances and enhances the flavor profiles of other ingredients used in a recipe.

Emusifier

Honey acts as a binder and thickener for sauces, dressings, marinades and dips.

Humectant

Honey provides and retains moisture to a variety of dishes and can even extend the shelf life of baked goods.

Energy Booster

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.

Immune Support

Honey contains antioxidant and anti-bacterial properties that can help improve your digestive system and help you stay healthy and fight disease.

Home Remedies

For thousands of years, honey has been recognized as one of the most natural home remedies to treat a wide range of ailments and complaints including yeast infection , athlete foot , and arthritis pain. Its antiseptic properties inhibits the growth of certain bacteria and helps keep external wounds clean and free from infection.

Honey has been used as a natural cure in first aid treatment for wounds, burns and cuts as it is able to absorb moisture from the air and promote healing. Its antibacterial properties prevent infection and functions as an anti-inflammatory agent, reducing both swelling and pain, and even scarring. It is widely believed that UMF Manuka is the preferred honey for wound dressing due to its strong antibacterial property.



Warning: Though honey is a pure substance, it has been advised that children under age 1 should not consume honey since their immune systems are not fully developed to digest it.

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