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Other Names: Honey Is a beverage and a medicine. Honey is not an Herb.
Tradfitional Usages: Food, Assists Digestion, Decreases Acidity, Minor Burns, Frostbite, Colic, Dry Cough, Inflammations, Involutary Twitching of the Mouth and Eyes, To keep Singer's Throats in Condition, Tuberculosis,  Cuts, Scratches, Fistula, Boils, Animal Bites, Stings of Mosquitoes,  Bees, Wasps, Fleas, Infected Wounds, Insomnia, Rheumatism, Arthritis, Stomach Ulcerations, Gangrene, Surgical Wound Infections, Bronchitis, Asthmatic Bronchitis, Sore Throats,
Resources: Worldwide
Parts Used: Try to buy Wildflower Honey
Herbal Research: Honey
Health Warning: Honey is generally safe when taken in typical food amounts, however, there can be potentail adverse effects if consumed excessively.

Honey - Natural remedy for Abdominal Pain: For thousands of years, raw honey has been recognized as one of the most natural home remedies to treat a wide range of ailments and complaints including upset stomach.  Mix a tablespoon of raw honey with half a cup of warm water and drink it.

Honey - Natural remedy for Acne: Raw honey is anti-bacterial and destroys the bacteria in the skin which is the major cause of acne. Apply raw honey evenly over skin and leave it there for 20-minutes. Wash and apply as many times as you want.
Health Warning: Infant botulism, which may result from feeding infants raw honey contaminated with the clostridial spores, exhibits symptoms such as constipation, poor feeding, and a weak cry; children under the age of one year should not be given raw honey because of this risk.

Honey - Natural remedy for Adult Bedwetting: Bedwetting is often caused by anxiety. Raw honey is natural sedative which reduces anxiety and hypersensitivity thus helping to prevent bedwetting. Take as you would use sugar. Replace sugar with  raw honey in your tea or milk.
Honey - Natural remedy for AIDS: Raw honey is excellent for people suffering from Aids. They are prone to developing coughs and colds as their immune system is weak. Raw honey has been shown to be very effective in providing symptomatic relief from cough and colds.

Honey - Natural remedy for Allergies: Eating small amounts of local raw honey can be a cure for pollen allergies. Treating yourself with a minute quantity of raw honey made from local pollen-producing plants can help immunize you against pollen allergies.

Honey - Natural remedy for Anemia: Raw honey is very good for anemia as it is rich in iron, copper and manganese and helps increase the hemoglobin in the blood. Replace sugar with  raw honey in your tea or milk.
Honey - Natural remedy for Angina: Add one tablespoon of raw honey and the juice of half a lemon to a glass of water. Drink before going to bed.

Honey - Natural remedy for Anxiety: Take one teaspoonful of raw honey in hot water to get relief from stress.

Honey - Natural remedy for Asthma: Raw honey can be effective in treating asthma. Take one tablespoon twice daily.

Honey - Natural remedy for Boils: Apply warm raw honey to the boil using a piece of gauze or a cotton pad and put a plaster on it. Raw honey also pulls the bacteria out through the skin. It is best to use raw organic honey.

Honey - Natural remedy for Burns: Apply one tablespoon of raw honey to the area that has been burned. With the tip of your fingers, rub in the raw honey and allow it to sit for 10-minutes before rinsing clean with cool water.

Honey - Natural remedy for Colds: Raw honey is good for children. It can calm children's coughs and help them sleep better. Dark-colored raw honey, such as the buckwheat honey used in the study, is particularly high in antioxidants. Give children over age of two one teaspoon twice daily till condition improves.
Health Warning: Raw honey is not recommended for infants younger than two years old because of the risk of botulism.

Honey - Natural remedy for Conjunctivitis: Honey has amazing anti-bacterial properties. Making eyewash with warm milk and raw honey can help to soothe and treat conjunctivitis. Use equal parts of both raw honey and milk, making sure the milk is warm (not boiling). Mix together the remedy and keep stirring until the raw honey becomes smooth in the milk. Use an eyedropper and drop 2-3 drops into your eye several times a day. Alternatively, you can use this mixture as a compress. The anti-bacterial properties in the raw honey and the soothing effects of the milk will start to work immediately and within 24 hours your pink eye should be cleared up.

Honey and White Pepper – Natural remedy for Flu (Influenza:  These are great home remedies products to have on hand. When you eat a teaspoon of raw honey and a pinch of white pepper, you will see a difference in a couple of days. The best cure is to take the raw honey and white pepper mixture at least two to three times a day.

Honey – Natural remedy for Hay Fever: Taking a small amount of raw honey each day is thought to boost the body’s ability to fight off the allergens. Raw honey is a good natural hay fever remedy and is thought to work by providing a small amount of pollen to the body in order to build up resistance to fight off hay fever attacks.

Honey – Natural remedy for Heat Stroke: Take a tablespoon of raw honey three times daily until the body temperature is normal.

Honey - Natural remedy for Moles: Apply raw honey on moles and leave it there for 30-minutes. Wash with cold water.

Honey - Natural remedy for Whooping Cough:  Boil one cup of distilled water and mix in one tablespoon of raw honey. Drink this mixture four times a day.

Honey - Natural remedy for Yellow Fever: One tablespoon of raw honey mixed with ginger juice and lime juice are an effective natural remedy. Twice daily till condition improves.

Honey - Natural remedy for Zits: Apply some raw honey evenly over your face, leave it for 20 minutes, and then wash it off.

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal medications


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