Wonders of Honey

Raw honey has multiply benefits. It is worth the effort to explore the many varieties of honey and the benefits of each. Raw honey may be more expensive than processed honey but it is worth the health benefits in the long run. Some honeys treat specific health conditions.

Manuka honey has strong anti-bacterial properties and is used to treat a variety of conditions which include colds, sore throats, indigestion, stomach ulcers, and acne. http://www.greenpolkadotbox.com/invite/id/7517/

Acacia honey cleanses the liver, promotes intestinal health, and reduces inflammation in the respiratory tract. www.amazon.com carries Acacia honey.

Buckwheat honey, a strong tasting and dark honey, has strong antioxidant properties. Unfortunately, Buckwheat Honey is very scarce, especially in the United States. In Utica, NY the Mohawk Valley Trading Company sells raw buckwheat honey along with other honeys and products. http://www.tenonanatche.com/index.htm An alternative would be Red Gum Honey that also has strong antioxidant properties.

Eucalyptus honey can be used to prevent colds and headaches. You can find this raw honey at http://www.honeypacifica.com/cold-packed-eucalyptus-honey/

Heather honey has been used since ancient times for its medicinal properties. This honey contains a high level of protein. Raw heather honey can be found in Greece or United Kingdom at http://www.rawliving.eu/raw-honey-heather-500g-organic.html

Linden honey is known for its sedative and antiseptic properties. It is used to treat anxiety, insomnia, colds, coughs, and bronchitis. This raw honey can be found in NY at http://www.hummingbirdranch.biz/Honey.html along with other raw honeys.

Neem honey is highly esteemed in Ayurveda for its medicinal properties. Neem Honey is used to treat high blood pressure, diabetes, skin conditions, periodontal infections, throat infections and allergies. Couldn’t find neem honey but did find where several varieties of raw honey can be found at http://www.vitacost.com/ys-eco-bee-farms-raw-honey/?NttSR=1

Sources:
http://www.benefits-of-honey.com/honey-varieties.html
http://www.benefits-of-honey.com/raw-honey.html
http://www.carlislehoney.com/allergies.htm
http://www.drgrotte.com/honey-medicine.shtml

Learn more: http://www.naturalnews.com/035493_raw_honey_health_benefits_antibacterial.html#ixzz2GgPSfBsK

 

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