According to Ayurveda, raw honey has many beneficial properties which is used as natural healing agent without any side effects. During ancient times honey was used as a medicine, but today it is even scientifically proved.
Here I share top home remedies of honey.
1.Honey for Sleep
If you are suffering from insomnia or wake up frequently during nights this means that your stress hormone levels are not able to be controlled.
How could you use honey for better sleep?
Take 1-2 teaspoons of honey, preferably raw before bed until you sleep better.
2.Honey for Toothache
A simple home remedy for toothache is to make a paste of 1 teaspoon of cinnamon powder and 5 teaspoons of honey and apply on the aching tooth. You can repeat this procedure thrice a day to deal with the aching tooth. Honey and Cinnamon together works like a medicine for most of the diseases.
3.Honey for a Sore Throat
Honey– Lemon ‘tea’ is a sweet and sour tea and the best thing for a sore throat. It kills bacteria, cleanses th intestine and soothes the throat.
Pour warm water into mug and then add 2 tsp honey and 1 tsp lemon juice on it. Stir this mixture until honey is dissolved.
4.Honey for Cough
Cough, cold, throat scratch are very common stuff. You can easily treat them naturally with the homemade cough syrups.
4 tsp lemon is mixed with 8 tsp honey for a simple and natural cough syrup. 1 spoon of this syrup has to be consumed when required.
5.Honey for Weight Loss
Put 1/2 tsp of cinnamon in a bowl. Boil 2 cups of water and pour it over the cinnamon. Steep for 15 minutes. Add 1- 2 tsp. of honey to the cooled liquid. Always add honey to the cooled liquid – hot liquid will destroy the enzymes in the raw honey. Take the mixture right when you wake up and wait 30 minutes before having your breakfast meal. Just include this in your diet regime because it not only helps to reduce weight but also boost your energy level.
6.Honey for Sinus
Inflammation and congestion of the sinuses known collectively as a sinus infection can have a wide variety of causes including indoor and outdoor airborne allergens, as well as dietary irritants like dairy, gluten, and artificial additives. However, the good news is that you can treat sinus infection at home.
As a victim of sinus, it will be great if you could get ‘addicted’ to Apple Cider Vinegar. It is a time tested sinus remedy. Here 2 ways to use apple cider vinegar with honey to treat sinus infection.
Apple Cidar Vinegar brew
Mix two tablespoons of organic Apple cider vinegar and one tablespoon of honey in 250 ml of warm water. Drink it daily to treat sinus infection at home.
ACV can also be used in a different way to treat sinus problems.
Apple Cidar Vinegar steam
Mix ACV in water and heat the mixture. Once steam is produced, turn it away from the source of heat and inhale it for a few minutes.
7.Honey for Detox
You can add honey to all the tea variants. So just brew a cup of herbal tea as usual by placing a tea bag in a mug filled with boiling water and steeping it for roughly 5 minutes. Discard the tea bag and then add honey, roughly about 1 to 2 tsp.
8.Honey for Cold Remedy
Take one tbsp. of honey and mix with 1 tbsp. of lemon juice. Add these two ingredients in a glass of warm water and stir everything well. Drink this water twice a day until your nasal passage is cleared.
9.Honey for Constipation
Honey is a natural laxative due to its moisturizing properties. 1-2 teaspoon of fresh organic honey can be consumed with a glass of warm water in the morning to initiate the digestive system and stimulate proper elimination of stools.