Raw honey has long been known to ease the symptoms of the flu and common cold by reducing coughing and easing sore throats. Honey is also known to have potent antimicrobial effects and given the increasing prevalence of drug-resistant microbes, one recent study has examined the anti-influenza viral effects of honey.
In ancient times, honey was considered an aphrodisiac virtually everywhere it was found. Apart from its pleasing sweetness which certainly puts many people in a good mood, there is also some evidence to support its stimulating reputation.
Many people are so used to runny honey, they mistakenly believe that there is something wrong with crystallized honey. Nothing could be further from the truth. Read on to find out why raw honey crystallizes.
If you’re focussing on fitness for the New Year, you may not know that honey can be an effective workout supplement. Read on to find out more about the combined benefits of honey consumption and exercise.