ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

What honey can do for your health !

Updated on January 15, 2016

The honey is a product used by the Man since thousands of years. Besides its gustative specificities, the honey has a several benefits on the health. Zoom on this naturally delicious product.

Honey: much more than a tasteful affair

Besides being delicious, the honey is a "miracle" product, presenting multiple beneficial virtues for the health. The honey offers several internal and external used benefits. To fight against any forms of fatigue (physical and intellectual), the honey is particularly recommended. It restores tonus and vitality. This quality results from its wealth in pollen.

The honey also has laxatives properties, it prevents effectively the constipation.

The benefits of the honey depend on its composition.

The honey of locust tree is for example an expectorating voucher whereas that of the orange tree cleanses the urinary ways.

The honey of lavender fights the respiratory problems and that of the pine favor the sleep.

The honey is also very used in medical environment because of its antimicrobial virtues, antiseptics and antibiotics.

The specificities of the product (wealth in propolis, density) confer it antibacterial and disinfecting faculties.

The honey is also an excellent cosmetic. Brands of cosmetics use it, in particular, the royal jelly, for its stimulating capacities. Moreover, the royal jelly was very used by the time of the Greek and Roman civilizations. The women of this time offered themselves baths to the milk and to the honey to have a soft and young skin.

Honey: a better version of the sugar

By consuming the present industrial sugar in our food, we absorb an excessive quantity of fructose. Present in practically all the sweet industrialized products, the fructose is responsible for the obesity and for the arterial high blood pressure. It also exposes us to cardiovascular risks. The fructose is indeed a pro-oxidizer. It means that it helps cells to age more quickly by developing in the heart of these the famous free radicals responsible for several age-related diseases.

Have the same gustative contributions as the industrial sugar, the honey does not contain bad fructose and so protects the health. It is rich in antioxidant nutriments. Besides, the honey is more sweetening than the industrial sugar. Decorating herb teas, sandwiches, cakes and the other delicacies, it consumes calmly.

Know however that the honey is not without danger for the diabetics. These last ones indeed have to inquire before enjoying benefits of the honey.


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)