ayurveda

The Benefits of Honey

Honey has been used by the Ancient Egyptians to heal wounds and burns by rubbing onto the skin as it has many anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Honey has many beneficial healing properties and practitioners of Ayurvedic medicine have used it to remedy the following ailments:

  • Acid reflux

  • Fighting infections

  • Cold and cough symptoms

  • Eczema and dermatitis

  • High blood pressure

  • Stress

  • Weakness

  • Sleep disturbance

  • Vision problems

  • Bad breath

  • Arthritis

Honey contains a number of antioxidants, including phenolic compounds like flavonoids.

Learn more about honey and the healing properties of many other foods in the workshop Heal Your Mind, Heal Your Body.