Have you previously thought why in the variety of drugs, cosmetics, supplements, and even in the energy supplement drinks are almost always there is honey in the ingredients list ?
There are many reasons why honey is almost always used as basic materials for these products.
Honey is composed of several sugar compounds like glucose and fructose and minerals like magnesium, potassium, calcium, sodium, chlorine, sulfur, iron, and phosphate. Honey also contains vitamins B1, B2, C, B6 and B3 that its composition varies according to the quality of nectar and pollen. In addition, in honey there is also a small amount of copper, iodine, and zinc, as well as several types of hormones.
This scientific fact has been confirmed by scientists who met at the Conference on World apicultural (World Apiculture Conference) held on September 20 to 26, 1993 in China. The conference discussed the treatment with the herb that comes from honey. American scientists say that honey, royal jelly, pollen, and propolis can treat various diseases. A Romanian doctor said that he was testing of honey for treatment of cataract patients, and patients recover in 2002 from the 2094 total. Polish doctors also stated in the conference that bee resin can help cure many diseases such as hemorrhoids, skin problems, gynecological diseases, and various other diseases.
And some other benefits of honey are as follows :
Easily digested : Sugar molecules in honey can be transformed into other sugars (eg fructose to glucose), honey is easily digested by even the most sensitive stomach, though having a high acid content. Honey helps kidneys and intestines to function better.
Low calorie : Another quality of honey is that, when compared with the same amount of sugar, honey calorie content of 40% lower. While giving a large energy, honey do not gain weight.
Diffuses more rapidly through the blood : If mixed with warm water, honey diffuses into the bloodstream in seven minutes. Free sugar molecules make the brain function better since the brain is the largest sugar consumsi.
Supports blood formation : Honey provides the energy needed by the body for blood formation. Furthermore, it helps in cleansing the blood. Some positive effects in regulating and facilitating blood circulation. Honey also functions as a protection against capillary problems and arteriosclerosis.
Kill bad bacteria : Bacteria-killing properties of honey called "inhibition effect". Research on honey show that its bactericide properties increase twofold when diluted with water.
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