Honey Concoctions And Their Popular Cures
Honey makes its way into many home remedies that have been used with great effect to cure a variety of ailments for thousands of years! You can find many different preparations out there with aims at curing such ailments as indigestion, infection, cough, high cholesterol, among many others.
When combined with honey, ingredients such as vinegar, ginger, cinnamon, and bee pollen work in synergy to provide many health benefits!
To give you some ideas of different ways you can use honey besides in your cooking, I’ve broken down a couple simple honey concoctions you might be able to benefit from.
Heart Burn Cure
Honey, when combined with apple cider vinegar, makes for a great home remedy for such ailments as heartburn and bad breath. I have personal experience with this cure and believe that it is quite effective!
The simple preparation is as follows:
- Mix 1 tablespoon Honey with 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
- Add between 12 and 20oz of water.
- Drink up!
A word of caution with this home remedy; apple cider vinegar is quite acidic so make sure you mix it with enough water to dull its bite. Drinking undiluted apple cider vinegar regularly can have detrimental effects on your teeth!
Honey mixed with fresh ginger is great at calming your stomach and can aid in digestion. Plus it just tastes great!
To prepare a simple digestive tonic, try this:
- Grate or finely chop 1 tablespoon of fresh ginger.
- Add prepared ginger to a cup along with either hot water or tea.
- Allow the mixture to steep for at least 5 minutes.
- Strain out the ginger and add 1 tablespoon of honey
Eye Infection Treatment
A simple mixture of honey and water can be used as an effective treatment for eye infections.
To make the treatment:
- Bring 1 cup of water and 5 teaspoons of honey to a boil
- Stir the mixture continuously
- Allow mixture to cool completely
This preparation can be used either in a sterilized eyedropper to be placed directly in your eyes or as an eyewash.
It’s amazing just how many ways in which we’ve found to benefit from honey over the years. Whether you’re enjoying honey simply for its sweet taste, to help with weight loss, or to cure Athlete’s Foot, you can feel confident in its effects! Try one of these honey concoctions today and you’ll likely be surprised with the results!