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Honey - Medicinal Uses And Other Facts

Another name (other vernacular names) :

  • Madhu,
  • Madh,
  • Purified Honey
  • Organic Honey

Interesting Facts and information : 

  • Honey is a viscid (syrupy) and sweet Secretion stored in the Honeycomb by various species of bees.
  • The Honey was used as A Flavored Medicinal Sweetening Agent.
  • During wartime, it was used on wounds as an antiseptic by the ancient Chinese, Egyptians, Greeks, Romans, and even the Germans as late as World War I.
  • In the ancient era, Egyptian medical texts (between 2600 and 2100 B.C.) mentioned Honey for its sweetening and nutrition qualities and topical healing properties for wounds, sores, and skin ulcers.

Therapeutic uses : 

  • Honey shows Sedative, mild laxative, bactericidal, antiseptic, and alkaline Characteristics. It is used for Cold, Cough, fever, Diarrhea, sore eye and throat, tongue and duodenal ulcers, liver disorders, Constipation, kidney, and other urinary diseases, pulmonary tuberculosis, marasmus, Rickets, Scurvy, and Insomnia.
  • Honey is applied as a remedy to open wounds after surgery, preventing infection and promoting healing. HoneyWorks is quicker than many antibiotics (allopathy medicines) because it is easily absorbed into the bloodstream.
  • It is also helpful in healing carbuncles, Chaps, scalds, whitlows, and skin inflammation; as vermicide; locally as an excipient; and treating aphthae and other infections of the oral mucous membrane.
  • It is recommended in the treatment of pre-operative cancer.
  • Honey with onion juice is a good remedy for atherosclerosis in the brain.
  • A Honey-rich diet is recommended for infants, convalescents, diabetic patients, and invalids.
  • Honey is essential in certain lotions, cosmetics, soaps, creams, balms, toilet waters, and inhalations.
  • It is used as a medium for the preservation of the cornea.

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