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Greek Honey

honey3For over 3.000 years, Greek honey is one of these products strongly associated with ancient Greece and culture, since it was used not only as food, but also as a source of medicinal therapy.

Variables such as unlimited summer sun, the biodiversity of the Greek countryside plus the rich variety of Greek flora which includes over 850 species found nowhere else in the world make Greek honey to be considered as a real specialty combining high quality with supreme flavor.

Honey’s scientific super powers contribute to its vastly touted health benefits for the whole body. The healthy natural sweetener offers many nutritional benefits:

1. Alleviates Allergies
Honey’s anti-inflammatory effects and ability to soothe coughs has led to the belief it can also reduce seasonal allergy symptoms.

2. All-Natural Energy Drink
Honey is an excellent source of all-natural energy. This natural unprocessed sugar —fructose and glucose — directly enter the bloodstream and can deliver a quick boost of energy.

3. Boosts Memory
The sweet nectar is loaded in antioxidants that may help prevent cellular damage and loss within the brain. Honey’s ability to help the body absorb calcium, helps aid brain health. The brain needs calcium in order to process thought and make decisions.

4. Cough Suppressanthoney2
Honey can be the all-natural cure when it comes to pesky colds. A persistent cough that won’t go away can easily be remedied with two teaspoons of honey.

5. Sleep Aid
Honey can be a health aid for sleepless nights. Similar to sugar, honey can cause a rise in insulin and release serotonin — a neurotransmitter that improves mood and happiness.

6. Treats Dandruff
Honey can bring temporary relief to the scalp by targeting dandruff.
Thanks to honey's antibacterial and antifungal properties, it can also treat seborrheic dermatitis and dandruff, which are often caused by an overgrowth of fungus.

7. Treats Wounds And Burns
Honey is a natural antibiotic that can act both internally and externally. It can be used as a conventional treatment for wounds and burns by disinfecting wounds and sores from major species of bacteria.

 

Source: http://www.medicaldaily.com

 

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