How is honey used in traditional medicine
What treats honey?
There are a large number of varieties of this sweet product. The most pronounced antibacterial effect has a lime, clover and acacia honey. Therefore, these varieties are best suited for the treatment of inflammatory diseases of the pelvic organs, upper respiratory tract and skin.
Healing wounds. Apply honey based ointment for healing. With success, difficult-healing wounds, trophic ulcers, boils and even tuberculosis of the lymph nodes of the extremities are treated. Ointments have an antiseptic and mild analgesic effect.
Gastritis and peptic ulcer. Due to its complex composition, honey facilitates and accelerates the processes of digestion, contributing to the strengthening of the motor and secretory activity of the stomach. For therapeutic purposes, it is enough to use one teaspoon of honey before each meal.
The cardiovascular system. Honey can improve blood circulation and reduce pressure. It is necessary to mix in equal proportions "sweet amber" with carrot, horseradish and lemon juice in equal proportions. The resulting mixture should be stored in the refrigerator. It is recommended to use three times a day before meals, one teaspoon. The course of treatment is 2 months.
Recovery. Honey contains many vitamins and microelements that will help you recover from a serious illness, exhaustion. You should add this sweet delicacy to tea, milk and other drinks one tablespoon.
Gynecology. Honey can rid women of inflammatory diseases of the pelvic organs. To do this, a teaspoon of "sweet amber" is wrapped in a cotton swab and inserted deep into the vagina every night before bedtime. The course of treatment is at least 1 week.
Cough. Honey tends to suppress the cough center, which will greatly facilitate the flow of tracheitis. Mix in equal proportions of honey with olive oil. Take one teaspoon several times a day.
Features of the use of honey
When treating honey, you must follow the rules of dosage.So, for an adult per day, it is advisable to take no more than 100 g, and the children's dose should not exceed one teaspoon. For maximum effect, it is recommended to apply honey on an empty stomach, and you can also combine it with lemon, aloe juice, ginseng, etc. It is best to dissolve honey in tea, milk, herbal infusions. Then the nutrients from the product quickly absorbed. It should be noted that tea and other drinks must first be cooled to 45 ° C. Otherwise, the antibacterial properties of the product will completely disappear. The sun's rays also degrade the properties of honey. In this regard, it is advisable to store it only in a dark place.
Along with the uniqueness of this product, do not forget about the limitations in its application. Like any medicine, honey has contraindications to the use associated with allergic reactions, individual intolerance. Some patients report gastrointestinal disorders, headaches, itching, and urticaria. Honey is also strictly contraindicated in patients with diabetes.