Honey in Life

Honey in Life
Honey is the natural sweet substance produced by bees from the nectar of flowers, which bees collect, transform and, store and leave in the honey comb to ripen and mature. Natural honey is a golden elixir mentioned by all religious books, and accepted by all generations, traditions and civilizations, both ancient and modern across the world. Paeans have been written extolling the virtues of every part of honey and hive. Modern Science is perhaps waking up to the reality (better late than never). Food is eaten for physiological nourishment, metabolic activities, growth, healthy living as also psychological sensory nutrients. By itself, honey can be considered a wholesome 'food' too. Else, primarily, it is a sweetener! Honey has nutritional advantages over sugar, providing some additional amount of small nutrients, which act to aid digestive processes in the body. The presence of several vitamins like ascorbic acid, riboflavin, pathothenic acid along with traces of different minerals like zinc, phosperous, manganese makes honey a all round nutraceutical. Honey is a natural substance that has been used for several medicinal & curative purposes for thousands of years - perhaps chemical world modern pharma is rising to take note of this natural product. Honey is a natural pharmaceutical. A complex compound 'manufactured' by bees. The medicinal uses of honey include that it boosts immunity, serotonin and antioxidants; it is antibacterial; it reduces stress and anxiety and it has many other uses. Honey is used in treatment of eye diseases, throat infections, bronchial asthma, tuberculosis, hiccups, thirst, dizziness, fatigue, hepatitis, worm infestation, constipation, piles, eczema, healing of wounds, ulcers and used as a nutritious, easily digestible food for weak people. It promotes semen, mental health and used in cosmetic purposes. Old bee’s honey is used to treat vomiting, diarrhea, rheumatoid arthritis, obesity, diabetes mellitus and in preserving meat and fruits. Highly popular in cosmetic treatment, bee’s honey is used in preparing facial washes, skin moisturizers, hair conditioners and in treatment of pimples. Bee’s honey could be considered as one of the finest products of nature that has a wide range of beneficial uses.