Bee honey is a product produced by honey bees, mainly from the nectar of flowering plants, but differs from nectar in some chemical properties. Honey contains about 50 different valuable nutrients. Mature honey contains 40% glucose, 35% fructose, 3% sucrose. The amount of these substances may vary depending on the variety.
Honey is also called the pantry of vitamins.It contains vitamins such as B 1, B2, Wb, E, K, C, provitamin A – carotene, folic acid, a large set of trace elements aluminum, iron, iodine, beryllium, boron, potassium, calcium, nickel, manganese, lithium , zinc, phosphorus and others.
Scientists call honey a biogenic stimulant – due to the unique composition of vitamins and trace elements, this miraculous nectar helps the body cope with many ailments, and is also an excellent means of prevention.Replacing sweets and sugar with honey, you will give your body an invaluable gift, and yourself the opportunity to stay in good physical shape longer.
Bee honey is a natural product that is ready for assimilation by the body and does not require additional processing. It can be used in the nutrition of children and the elderly, in addition, honey is an ideal energy product for high physical, mental or mental stress.
It also occupies one of the first places in the table of caloric content of food products (a kilogram of honey contains more than 3000 calories!).It does not destroy tooth enamel, like all other sweets.And finally, it is reliably known that honey is an excellent immunostimulant.
Each type of honey has a specific color, taste and aroma. Depending on the dyes contained in the nectar, the color of honey can vary – from colorless to almost black. The aroma of honey depends on the presence of essential oils in it – the odorous substances of plants.
Enthusiasts use honey for almost all ailments, with the exception of allergies. The dose for adults is 100 g per day, for children 30-50 is enough.
The use of honey for the treatment of diseases
–For respiratory diseasesIt is recommended to keep honey in the mouth 4-6 times a day. It is taken with hot tea or milk as a diaphoretic for colds.
–For insomniarecommend a mixture of honey and apple cider vinegar. Dissolve in a glass of warm water 1 tbsp. l. honey and 1 tbsp. l. apple cider vinegar, stir and drink before bed. Fall asleep right away.
–With hypertensionmix 1 tbsp. l. honey, 1 tbsp. l. beetroot juice, 1 tbsp. l. carrot juice, 1 tbsp. horseradish juice (soak grated horseradish in water for 36 hours), juice of one lemon. Take 1 tbsp. l. 3 times a day one hour before meals.
-_With the flu_1 st. l. rosehip, 1 tbsp. l. currants, 1 tbsp. l. raspberries pour 0.5 liters of boiling water. Insist 15 minutes, strain. Drink 3 times a day for 0.5 tbsp. before meals (add 1 tablespoon of honey to a chilled infusion).
Honey contains substances that destroy bacteria and viruses that causechronic runny nose.
Honey is greatremedy for neuroses.For headaches, depressed mood and reduced performance, it is taken 40 g 2 times a day – after lunch and after dinner.
–To strengthen the heart muscle:for a long time, take honey 1 teaspoon, you can take 1 tablespoon with milk, cottage cheese, fruits – 2-3 times a day 30 minutes before meals.
Honey significantly reduces the healing time of burns. Such a positive effect of sweet treats is especially noticeablein the treatment of burns of mild and moderate severity.