The name honey is a Hebrew word meaning
"enchant," and treatment with honey is refered to as Aptherapy. This therapy uses raw honey or honey that
has not been filtered, heated or processed in any form.
Honey is a good source of energy because of its
carbohydrate content yet also contains vitamins, minerals,
protein, and enzymes. Honey replenishes energy, aids physical stamina and strenghtens those weakened by illness, and be used without side effects.
Honey will calm the mind and promote sleep, it relieves indigestion and is used to treat cardiovascular disease, respiratory complaints, colds, sore throat, chest congestion, soothing sore tissues and reducing possible irrations. It is soothing for external and internal skin...internal is what we call muscous membranes. Applied externally, honey is useful for healing minor cuts, abrasions and burns by drawing excess water from the tissues and reducing swelling. In addition it contains a germ killing substance called inhibine, which helps prevent infection. Wounds treated with honey generally heal faster and with less scaring. Long standing ulcers have responded to honey and it has been useful for all kinds of stomach troubles. Honey from the nectar of the Manuka flower is reported to completely stop the growth of ulcer causing bacteria. This honey contains substances that appear to build up the stomachs protective lining, and has potent antibacterial abilities. Honey and bee pollen are also preventatives for hayfever, using locally grown honey, just taking a tbsp. a day you will become more resistant to the pollens in your area. Honey even helps heal chapped lips.
Caution: do not feed to children under 2 years of age.
2 oz. Honey
5 drops of Lavendar
Add to your bathwater, to help you
relaz and combat insomnia.
Spread the honey on the wound
and cover with a sterile bandage
or put the honey on the bandage
and place on the wound.
Classic old time Cough Syrup
Honey and Lemon Juice
and warm water