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24 healthy uses for honey

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Honey is not only all natural sweetener but it's also good for you skin and body, but who didn't know that already? Just in case you've never heard of the benefits of honey then you need to read this article. Many people assume that because honey is sweet that it can't really be good for you because of the sweet factor. On the contrary. Honey is extremely versatile and can be used on the face, on your body and can benefit your body also from the inside out. Here are some great ways that honey is beneficial for your body.

  1. Honey soothes the throat and coughs when your sick.

  2. Honey moisturizes dry skin.

  3. Use honey to clear your skin of acne.

  4. Give yourself a honey facial.

  5. Boost your energy levels and athletic performance with honey.

  6. Sooth a sour stomach and indigestion with honey as well as reduce ulcers and gastrointestinal disorders.

  7. Did you know that honey helps to reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer?

  8. Substitute honey for sugar when you're baking.

  9. Honey helps to boost your immune system.

  10. Use honey to condition your hair and to lighten it as well due to its bleaching properties.

  11. While your at it, use some of that honey to pamper your skin.

  12. Have chapped lips? Use honey to cure them as well as for making a lip scrub.

  13. Spent too much time out in the sun? Honey is great for relieving sunburn.

  14. Think you can't get rid of acne scars? Think again! Use honey to help diminish acne scars.

  15. Surprisingly enough, honey can be used for eye care to relive eyes of dry eye syndrome as well as conjunctivitis, itchy eyes due to allergies, remove dark circles under your eyes and even help to improve eye sight.

  16. Honey helps to aid in digestion because it is a natural source of probiotics.

  17. Honey is effective in helping wounds to heal quickly.

  18. Diabetics have to watch what they eat but by adding honey to their diet they're getting vitamins, copper, iodine, zinc and natural sugars that the body needs and also regulates the blood sugar.

  19. Honey is a natural anti fungal and anti bacterial agent.

  20. For a natural way to remove hair, use honey. If you use a razor to shave, use honey to help reduce the signs of razor bumps.

  21. Honey is a natural antioxidant that helps keep free radicals at bay.

  22. Condition your nails with honey.

  23. If you have eczema, rosacea or psoriasis honey has anti inflammatory properties that help calm the skin. Manuka honey works best and can be found in honey from New Zealand.

  24. Mix honey with onion juice to reduce the signs of premature wrinkles.

It's always best to use organic honey when you're going to use it for any of the reasons above. Locally you can purchase organic home grown honey from Stone Hill Honey located on Spottsville Rd. in Henderson, KY. For hours of operation please contact them at (270) 869-5023 or (270) 826-2767.

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