Of course, only if it’s the right honey, not a forgery which is, unfortunately, today more and more in the market.
Genuine, natural honey can be of great benefit in any disease.
Learn the 20 species of honey and select the one that suits you best.
1. Linden honey
Linden honey is clear, almost translucent color and mild flavor.
Relieves respiratory problems and it is recommended for colds and flu.
Promotes sweating, has beneficial effect on digestion, relieves spasms and soothes pain.
It is useful for kidney problems because it stimulates the excretion of toxins from the body.
Linden honey should not be taken by heart patients.
Special recommendation: do you suffer from asthma? Eat a full teaspoon grated horseradish with linden honey.
2. Flower honey
Floral or meadow honey obtained from different types of flowers, depending on the area.
Mild and aromatic flavor.
Due to the specific compositions recommended for raising immunity and recovery after disease and in seasonal allergy and allergic asthma.
In allergic asthma it is not recommended to take floral honey from your environment because it contains pollen of all types of flowers, which causes potential allergies.
Take one tablespoon of honey a day, year round, for recovery and the fight against allergies.
3. Acacia honey
Acacia honey is characterized by extremely light color and mild flavor.
This type of honey fits most people because of its flavor, practically cannot be felt in drinks.
An excellent choice for small children (only after the first year of life) and for people recovering from illness.
It is used in severe cases of circulatory system and constipation. Due to the sedative effect helps with insomnia, nervousness and tension.
Instead of sedatives, at bedtime drink a cup of lemon juice with added teaspoon of honey locust.
Smokers are recommended immediately after getting up to eat a spoonful of honey locust.
4. Buckwheat honey
Buckwheat honey has the darkest color and strong and pungent taste.
It is rich in minerals and antioxidants for which belongs to the healthiest types of honey.
It is recommended for anemic people, and as a valuable help with coughing.
For the relief of cough in children give them a small teaspoon of honey before bedtime.
5. Sage honey
Sage honey is usually yellow to greenish color, acceptable to the slightly bitter taste of sage.
It works by relaxing and uplifting.
It is an excellent addition to the compositions for gout.
Sage honey is leading in the treatment of problems of the respiratory system, especially cough, and in strengthening the immune system.
6. Chestnut honey
Chestnut honey has a specific red-brown color.
Heavy taste, so many do not like it.
The strong antibiotic activity makes it one of the most healing types of honey.
It is used in almost all diseases and inflammations.
Helps with ulcer, hepatitis, bacteria in the urinary system, poor circulation and weakened heart muscle.
It helps the digestive system.
Tablespoon chestnut honey just before bedtime helps against constipation.
Many use it for oral hygiene – cleans the teeth better than toothpaste.
Smokers, which have piled toxins and who often have problems with coughing, are recommended to eat one tablespoon chestnut honey in the morning on an empty stomach.
7. Jerusalem Thorn honey
It is a high-quality yellow honey and it is pretty hard to make a fake version of this type. It crystallizes quickly and has delicate flavor.
It is rich in acetylcholine – a substance that stimulates the circulation and the work of the circulatory system
It helps in lowering harmful cholesterol.
Strengthens the immune system, helps with respiratory problems, and is also used as prevention and treatment of malignant diseases.
Jerusalem Thorn honey can be used for treatment of impotence – morning and evening, eat 30 grams of Jerusalem Thorn honey, and during the day another 40 grams.
8. Mountain honey
Mountain honey is greatly appreciated and medicinal honey.
It is obtained from unpolluted mountain herbs and it is very popular due to its healing content. It has strong antimicrobial activity, even when diluted in the ratio of 1: 150.
Use it to boost immunity, respiratory problems – heal cough, sore throat and sinuses.
In folk medicine mountain honey has been used for disinfection of skin inflammation and wounds.
It helps in the treatment of gynecological inflammation caused by viruses and bacteria.
Take a spoonful of honey a day.
To strengthen the body, at least half an hour before breakfast, drink a cup of warm milk sweetened with mountain honey.
9. Lavender honey
Lavender honey has an intense taste and smell, and it may be found in darker and brighter colors.
It is among the most healing species with strong action – enables utilization of calcium and iron from food.
It is especially recommended for pregnant women and those who have a lack of calcium in the body, problems with teeth and bones, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, allergy to sunlight.
Medicinal effect on digestion, cleanses the lungs and calms the cough.
People prone to pollen allergy are advised to take lavender honey daily.
10. Hawthorn honey
Hawthorn honey has a brown color and bitter taste.
It is recommended for heart patients because it regulates blood pressure, helps with atherosclerosis, angina pectoris, damaged heart muscle and inflammation of the heart muscle.
It is also used to calm the organism.
For lowering the cholesterol, create a paste of hawthorn honey and Ceylon cinnamon powder. Apply it on the bread instead of jam and eat it regularly for breakfast.
11. Euodia (Honey/Bee tree) honey
Euodia honey is among the more popular in the US than in the European market.
By appearance is most similar to the honey locust, but it has a specific fruity taste and it is not crystallized.
It is a valuable composition and particularly suitable to people with disturbed blood pressure.
For problems with high blood pressure it is recommended to take 100 grams of walnuts and the same quantity of honey for a period of 45 days.
12. Heather honey
Heather honey has a dark yellow color. It has a pleasant taste and kids love it.
It is salutary in rheumatism, diseases of the urinary tract and kidneys.
Helps with respiratory ailments.
If you are a smoker, make the most of the benefits of heather honey. Combined with Heather tea will help you cough up the mucus from the respiratory organs.
13. Amorpha (False indigo-bush) honey
Amorpha honey is red in color, mild flavor and taste.
It is recommended for exhaustion and to raise energy at the end of a stressful day.
A good source of protein, vitamins and minerals.
After a busy day full of stress, relax and restore lost energy with a spoon of amorpha honey in a cup of tea or milk.
14. Sunflower honey
Sunflower honey has a specific yellow color, taste and smell. Belongs to the more valued species of honey, but rapidly crystallizes.
It is used for problems related to the respiratory tract (throat and sinuses) and is beneficial for digestive, lung and kidney diseases.
It is a natural remedy for treating all types of inflammation. Accelerates wounds healing.
It is recommended for heart patients, the elderly who need rest and extra energy, as well as children in the developing age.
15. Dandelion honey
Dandelion honey has an intense yellow color and taste and it quickly crystallizes.
Alleviates the effects of liver disease (cirrhosis, cholecystitis, cholelithiasis) and gastric diseases.
It helps with gastritis, colitis and constipation.
To treat these problems, a spoonful of honey dandelion dilute in a glass of mineral water.
16. Rosemary honey
Rosemary honey has light yellow color and a pronounced flavor.
Beneficial effect on vascular disease, because it improves blood circulation.
It is natural remedy of improving liver function and improves the secretion of bile.
Ally the organism in poor digestion, rheumatism, gout and high pressure.
17. Rapeseed honey
Rapeseed honey has a light yellow color and contains a large number of flower pollen.
After extracting it immediately crystallizes, so you can easily identify and distinguish it from the fake honey.
Cleanses the liver and regulates the level of fatty acids in the body.
18. Goldenrod honey
Goldenrod honey has a golden yellow to dark yellow color, distinctive flavor and fragrance of exceptional quality.
It is used as a diuretic because it stimulates the secretion of fluids and toxins from the body.
It is effective with nerve diseases, stress and anxiety.
19. Honeydew (forest honey)
Honeydew, pubescent oak or fir forest honey is highly valued specie of honey, very tasty and has dark colors.
It crystallizes very quickly.
It is mostly specific for its origin – it is obtained from the honeydew that is produced in certain weather conditions. It is a strong anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory agent.
Due to the high content of iron, it is recommended for anemic people and for recovery after serious illness and operations.
It is rich in minerals and low in sugar, so it is often recommended for diabetics and athletes. Pregnant women can take it throughout pregnancy.
This type of honey is especially recommended for treatment of pneumonia: a large spoon Honeydew (fir or pine), add in 3 dl of herbal tea and drink three times daily before meals.
20. Manuka honey
This type of honey is literally the icing on the cake.
Manuka honey is produced from the flowers of the Manuka evergreen tree that grows only in the area of New Zealand and is considered the most healing honey in the world.
It has stable, powerful and unique antibacterial properties, which are not present in any other species.
Helps with the most resistant bacteria, such as MRSA and, as evidenced by numerous users around the world, who thanks to manuka honey, were saved from amputation of limbs.
It has an excellent action on a variety of disease and is especially useful in low immunity.
In acute inflammation it is recommended to take a spoon of manuka honey every hour.
The use of honey
The recommended daily amount of honey for an adult is between 60 and 100 grams, divided into three parts (in the morning, during the day and at bedtime).
The recommended daily amount of honey to children under the age of 10 years is 30 grams, also distributed three times a day.
Dissolve the honey in the mouth before swallowing it.
When you add it in hot drinks, the liquid should not be warmer than 40 degrees Celsius, in order to preserve its properties.