Little-known useful properties of honey

Малоизвестные полезные свойства меда

We all know that honey helps with colds and is a good strengthening the immune system means. But it does have other little known benefits.

Excellent substitute of sugar. Honey is 70% sugar and 30% water, minerals and protein. Since ancient times it has been used as a natural sweetener, and in some cases, it is much more useful traditional sugar.

Helps to sleep better. Honey produces a calming effect on stress hormones cortisol and adrenaline, which is why we don’t sleep at night. A teaspoon of honey and a pinch of salt eat shortly before bedtime.

Gets rid of acne. The honey has pronounced antibacterial properties. Apply honey on the skin in order to fight acne and pimples. After 30 minutes rinse the mask with warm water.

Excellent wound-healing agent. The honey to sterilize wounds and accelerate the healing process. He fights of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, and ulcers, as well as with severe wounds. But before you use honey in the treatment, consult your doctors.

Weapon against cancer. A potentially powerful source of antioxidants. Honey greatly reduces the risk of developing kidney cancer.

Strengthens the intellect. Regular use of honey significantly improves short and long memory, writes The Health Site.