Thursday, 23 August 2012

BENEFITS OF HONEY

Honey is bee's gift to us. Thus sweet tasting amazing substance has got numerous health benefits.

What are its constituents?
1.Simple Carbohydrates: Fructose and Glucose
2.Complex Carbohydrates: Maltose, Sucrose etc.
3. Trace amounts of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.

What are its benefits?
1.As home remedy for Cough and Sore Throat: It soothes the throat and acts as common cough suppressant.

2.Immunity booster: It is known to strengthen the immunity system and fights with the infections.

3.It has got antiseptic properties.

4.Energy booster: It contains fructose, glucose that act as good energy source.

5.Applying honey topically can help cure allergies.

6.Honey for Skin: It keeps the skin soft and supple. Also, removes redness and acne with conditioning of the skin.

7.Honey for Hair: It keeps the hair healthy and shiny. Also, conditions and moisturizes them.

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