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9 Unexpected Uses of Honey

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1. Burns

Honey has been used as a salve to heal burns and prevent infections for thousands of years, according to the Mayo Clinic. Results also show that honey may reduce burn healing time.

2. Memory

Raw honey can improve both short- and long-term memory.

3. Herpes

Research conducted in Dubai shows that honey is an effective topical treatment for both oral and genital herpes.

4. Diabetes

Honey has a lower glycemic index than sugar, which means it won’t spike your blood sugar levels the way sugar will.

5. Cancer

Honey is celebrated for its antioxidant properties, which can prevent or treat cancer. Honey is effective in stopping cancer cells from multiplying.

6. Hemorrhoids

Haemorrhoids cause itching and pain in the anus, as well as blood in the stool. They are never fun. Honey significantly reduced pain and itching, as well as bleeding.

7. Wounds and ulcers

Honey has been used to dress wounds for centuries. The Mayo Clinic says that honey can sterilize wounds promote healing, and also reduce pain, odour, and wound size. It can also treat antibiotic-resistant bacteria and long-term ulcers and wounds after surgery and from burns.

8. Fertility

Honey has been lauded for its potential to boost fertility in both men and women. Honey increases the sperm count of men and the egg quality of women.

9. Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a common skin condition that causes redness, blisters, itching, and even lesions. Honey is very effective in treating this condition

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