The Power of Honey: Top Five Health Benefits

It may be hard to believe something naturally sweet can also be extremely beneficial.

But, you better believe it because honey is just that.

The unique health benefits received from honey are endless, and go way beyond its yummy taste with its external and internal uses.

From healing wounds and fighting infections to beauty enhancements, the sweet and golden liquid made from bees and flower nectar can make all the difference for your whole body.

So don’t just add a spoonful to your tea, but try out these five health benefits for a rejuvenated mind, body and soul.

Heals Acne and Scars

Honey’s anti-bacterial contents makes it the perfect cleanser for acne. Just apply raw honey on the acne-affected area for 15 minutes (then rinse it off) to help clear up blemishes.

Its bleaching effect can fade old and new scars as well. Apply honey regularly to the scar and after some time, results will become apparent

Anti-Aging and Dark Circle Prevention

Rich in antioxidants, a spoonful of honey in your diet can fight free radicals and slow the aging process.

Also applying honey on your face can get rid of wrinkles and bring youth to your face.

The golden liquid can even fade dark circles when applied topically. Add a teaspoon of raw honey to your dark circles and after 20 minutes, rinse off. Apply twice a week to see circles begin to fade.

Heals Wounds and Burns

As a natural antibiotic, honey can treat and sooth wounds and burns.

Applying honey on the affected area can disinfect the wound and improve any permanent burn scars.

Skin Moisturizer

Honey moisturizes – it is soothing and hydrating.

Raw honey can be used as a facial mask to enhance your skin. Its anti-inflammatory properties help calm Eczema, Rosacea and Psoriasis skin conditions. By applying honey to the face and rinsing after 20 minutes, skin problems will clear up and your face will be left moisturized.

Prevents Cancer and Heart Disease

Containing flavonoids and antioxidant,  honey helps reduce the risk of heart disease and certain cancers.

That tasty teaspoon in your tea really can make a big difference in your life.