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Health Benefits & Uses of Honey

Updated on November 26, 2016

Healing Burns and Wounds

Applying raw honey on mild burns, wounds and rashes aids in healing them. Please note, in case of a burn, it should be cooled off first and honey is only for treating burn scars later on.

Relieve sore throat

Consuming honey is a wonderful remedy for curing sore throat. You can simply take a teaspoon of honey and notice results. Honey can be mixed in lukewarm water. For better results add some freshly grounded ginger to honey.

Cure UTI

Honey in its many forms has been used as a traditional home remedy for urinary tract infections. Provides relief from burning urination and puss cells in urine.

As a sweetner

Honey is a natural sweetener. One can replace sugar with honey in desserts. Honey is particularly healthy as compared to raw sugar.


Honey acts as a natural antibacterial. One can benefit from its antibacterial properties.

Energy Drink

Honey is an excellent source of all-natural energy. Honey mixed with water works as a natural energy drink. This also becomes short-term energy source for your workout, especially in longer endurance exercises.


Beewax or Honeycomb has its own health benefits.


Candles can be easily created with beeswax. These candles give off the sweet smell of honey, instead of toxic smoke. It is also believed that these candles act as an air purifier.


Raw honey possess properties of a natural preservative. It can act as alternate to chemical additives in sweet food products.


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