Physiological benefits of natural honey
These effects can be divided into two categories: a) purely empirical evidence, b) scientific and verified evidence:
A) Experimental evidence
Nutritional benefits of natural honey
Natural honey provides strong resistance for easier absorption and resistance to contusions, especially in physical activity; It also causes more intellectual efficiency. Therefore, both healthy and sick people need it to treat any kind of weakness, especially in cases of digestion or absorption of food in the body. In addition it promotes neonatal growth, stabilizes bone calcium, and helps treat anemia and anorexia.
Benefits of natural honey for the gastrointestinal tract
Natural honey improves digestion and absorption of food and is useful for chronic and infectious intestinal problems such as constipation, duodenal or duodenal ulcers and liver disorders.
Benefits of natural honey for the respiratory system
In temperate and temperate climates, natural honey is a well-known treatment for colds, ailments, infections of the mouth, throat and bronchitis. Apart from its antibacterial properties, this effect seems to be related to the sedative and soothing effect of fructose.
Benefits of natural honey in the treatment of skin and wounds
Honey is used in making creams and cosmetics due to its moisturizing and strengthening properties. It has also been used to make medicines or apply them directly to wounds to treat pain and clinical wounds, stomach ulcers, varicose veins and burns. Natural honey helps the body resist infection and tissue repair and accelerates wound healing. If rubbed into place after a burn, it limits the blister surface and speeds up skin repair. In the writings, a lot of historical evidence has been reported of human treatment with honey or its veterinary use (pain and open wounds and bovine breast wounds). The use of a cream that is used three times a day and consisting of equal amounts of honey, buckwheat flour and olive oil, has been very successful in treating pain and open wounds such as gangrene in horses.
Benefits of natural honey for eye disorders
According to traditional theories from Europe, Asia and Central America, natural honey cures or reduces cataracts, and if poured directly into the eye, treats conjunctivitis and various corneal disorders. This is especially true of meliponide and tergonide honeys from Central and South America and India.
Contrary to many people’s beliefs, honey is safe for diabetics without a doctor’s prescription. Honey can only be substituted for the amount of sugar that is allowed for the patient with the order of a specialist doctor and its consumption as excess sugar is not allowed than what is foreseen in their diet. However, in honey consumed by diabetics, the more fructose sugar than glucose, the better for them, so acacia honey, which has more fructose, is recommended for diabetics.
Studies show that the amount of insulin when consuming natural honey is less than the consumption of other foods with the same calories, and the level of blood sugar shortly after eating it was slightly higher compared to other foods with the same calories. A study of people’s health has shown that consuming honey products raises blood sugar slightly compared to consuming the same amount of sucrose.