Did you know that honey is full of Cancer-fighting agents, antioxidants, energy, and helps with faster healing processes? Truth be told, one investigation demonstrated that everyday utilization of the nectar prompted enhanced blood cell reinforcement levels. We all are aware of honey used in foods and used as an alternate sweeter such as coffee. What many do not know is the benefits of raw honey that can be used for home remedies and many other things.
After much research, I have come up with many ways, and ways I never even thought of to use honey. Are you ready to learn new ways to use that honey sitting on the Kitchen counter? Here are 15 different uses that I have found to work wonders.
15 Different Ways To Use Your Honey
1.) Dry Elbows
Is it that time of the year and your dry elbows are not getting any better with lotion? Try rubbing some honey on them, leave on for about 30 minutes, then wash away.
2.) Neosporin Alternative
Did one of your loved ones get a cut playing basketball in the back, and you have no Neosporin? Try some honey. Honey can be used as a natural antiseptic in the place of Neosporin.
3.) Dry Skin
If you deal with dry skin a lot. Honey is natural to exfoliate, did you know this? Try some honey the next time you reach for that lotion that is not helping.
4.) Removes Parasites
Have you recently been overseas on a trip, and have a bug that you brought back with you, and constantly irritating you? Try mixing honey, vinegar, and water. This will rid all parasites from your body.
5.) More Energy For The Gym
The next time you decide to go to the gym, skip the energy bars, energy drinks, and all those chemicals you are putting into your body. Try a tablespoon of honey and get your workout on! Study’s have shown that honey can increase your athletic performance.
6.) Honey Facial
Ready to go all natural and try something new? Try a honey facial. Mix together a spoonful of honey and two tablespoons of warm water. Time to make your face a happy place.
8.) Hangover You Cannot Get Rid Of?
Forget the Ibuprofen and Tylenol after a night of fun. Spread some of your honey on a piece of toast, add some honey to some coffee or tea. The natural sugar will help speed up the metabolism of the alcohol you ingested.
9.) Cocktail With Honey
Excited to learn all kinds of ways to use honey? How about a cocktail to top it off!
1 tablespoon honey
2 ounces gin
1 Tbl. freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 Tbl. fresh squeezed orange juice
Garnish with one lemon twist
Mix the honey with gin, and citrus juices in a shaker. Make sure you stir the honey in well with all the liquids before adding ice. Next, you will add ice and mix for about 20-30 seconds. Strain into your chilled cocktail glass, garnish the drink with a lemon twist and relish.
10.) Acne Fighter
Do you have acne issues and cannot afford the expensive acne face wash on the market? Try this: Rub half a teaspoon between your hands until warm, spread evenly over your entire face, leave on for about 10 minutes then rinse with warm water, and pat dry. This is good on all skin types including sensitive skin.
11.) Good Nights Rest
Are you having trouble sleeping? Try drinking a warm glass of milk with a tablespoon of honey right before you lay down for the night. The honey will help increase natural melatonin levels, for a better night sleep.
12.) Losing Weight
Are you trying to lose weight? Try substituting raw honey in place of sugars and alternative sugars.
13.) Reduces Inflammation
A lot of people do not realize honey has a natural anti-inflammatory agent that can help treat respiratory conditions such as asthma.
14.) Treatment of a UTI
Honey contains natural antibacterial properties that can help cure a UTI.
15.) Nausea Relief
Are you looking for an all natural way to relieve nausea? Maybe you are a soon to be mom, and you are limited to what you can take. Try mixing honey, lemon juice, and ginger. This will do wonders!
As I have shown, there are many utilizations for honey in individual care items, prescriptions, home remedies, an approach to sweeten up your eating routine without the negative symptoms of sugar and fake sweeteners. Honey has obviously numerous everyday uses and all natural benefits to a healthy lifestyle. Until next time my friends, go buy your local honey!