Honey (मधु/ शहद) is a highly natural nutritious food available to us since ages. It is believed to be traditional, acceptable, accessible safe and natural.
Honey is said to facilitate better physical performance & resistance to fatigue, and promotes higher mental efficiency.
Honey is full of antioxidants, antibacterial and anti-fungal properties so it is best for children and sportsmen.
Mothers are advised to add honey to their children's milk instead for sugar.It can be applied on wounds as it can reduce infection, pain and provide comfort. Intake of honey in throat infections, soothes the URT infection and treats the infections as well.
Honey with lime and warm water is believed to help in weight management. Due to its free-radical scavenging and antioxidant property, honey is a good cardio-protective agent too.It is also believed that honey is better than sugar for diabetics.
Honey is found effective in handling after effects of chemotherapy- as it heals wounds,burns,and various skin ailments-it plays a major role in cancer care.
Having honey in kitchen can help you out in emergencies.
Nonetheless, its anti-ageing so can be directly applied (with grated almond) on face to have instant glowing effects.