Every emergency food supply should include honey. It has so many uses, it is one of the most beneficial to keep in stock. Not only it's high calorie content is beneficial in an emergency situation but it has multiple medicinal purposes.
It provides much needed calories when food supplies may be low, and in the case of shock, burn or low blood-sugar, a small amount can restore a person. Just be sure to purchase unpasteurized honey which is also labeled wild honey.
Pasteurizing disables the important minerals and vitamins found in wild honey. Find it in health food stores and some groceries.
- Flu recovery
- Sore throat
- Athlete's foot
- Arthritis and allergy cure if the honey comes from your area
- Mixed with cinnamon for skin infections, including acne and rosecea
- Hemorrhoids (used in an anal implant)
- Cuts and wounds (antiseptic and anti-scarring)
- Energy boost
- Reduces high blood pressure
- Can use to wash hands and face
- Sugar substitute
A teaspoon of honey in warm water or tea, or mixed with cinnamon in a paste or just licking it off a spoon, will provide the benefits listed above. Since there are so many benefits to honey, it is a great addition to emergency food storage.