Honey (Feng Mi) benefit health

Honey is one of the world's oldest medicines. It was commonly known as a natural sweetener derived or made from flower nectar collected by bees from various kinds of flowers. Bees store the nectar in the honey sacs were able to nest.

In addition to being a great natural sweetener, honey has a multitude of benefits that many people don't know about. Honey benefits have known since many years ago because honey contains a variety of minerals and vitamins that their composition varies according to the quality of nectar and pollen.

There are many scientific research that shows honey is a wonderful food. In one recent study, researchers at the University of California, Davis, reported in March 2004 that daily consumption of raw honey may result better immune system and stronger body.

Honey has been proven to be a natural throat soother! Honey's unique blend of natural sweeteners gives it the ability to provide quick energy in any circumstance. Honey also benefit as antioxidant because honey contains many nutrition such as vitamin C, organic acids, enzymes, phenolic acids and antioxidant flavonoids useful as a high antioxidants.

Honey may also be good for your skin. It has the ability to attract water. It is also safe for sensitive skin. You can use it as a moisturizing mask for your skin as well as your hair.

In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), honey is classified as neutral food with medicinal properties - it is neither heaty nor cooling (balanced yin and yang). It is a food suitable for children and people who have a weak body constitution. Pharmacist Li Shizhen in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), showed that eating honey regularly resulted in clear sight and rosy cheeks. He also wrote that eating honey every morning can help preventing constipation and it is a good choice for those who suffer chronic coughing.

You can eat honey raw, add it it in water and different beverages and you can add it in several recipes too.


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