Natural honey has been used as a nutraceutical food since ancient times because of its healing and nutritious properties, right now these benefits are backed by scientific research.

 

The consumption of foods and substances rich in antioxidants can protect against different chronic ailments. Researches indicate that natural honey contains several important compounds, and these include antioxidants.

 

The consumption of energy giving substances such as natural honey increases the rejuvenation of muscles. Natural honey contains several enzymes which enhance the digestion of food substances especially carbohydrates such as sugars and starch.

 

The use of natural honey can promote oral health and wellness.  Honey has a high level of antibacterial activity and has the potential to reduce the risk of dental problems.Honey has been shown to be a effective gastroprotective agent. It is particularly good in inhibiting the activity of Helicobacter pylori, a bacterium that causes gastritis and peptic ulcers. 

 

 

It has been documented how honey is used in the eyes to prevent scarring of the cornea, when there is a complication of the measles infection.

 

It has been shown that honey intake ameliorates risk factors of metabolic and cardiovascular diseases in patients and healthy individuals at risk. Unlike refined sugars, diabetic patients can safely eat this natural product. Honey has antiseptic properties, good for treating burns, infected surgical wounds and ulcers.

 

Natural honey is a very potent broad spectrum antibiotic which most multi-resistant bacteria are found sensitive to.

 

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