Benefits of Raw Honey
Pure unfiltered honey is fabulous for many types of health and skin problems that everyone must need to know for their everyday life. Honey is natural antioxidant, antibacterial, antiseptic, emollient and humectants that makes your skin smooth, fresh and good for wrinkles and aging skin. Raw honey has been used by humans for at least 10,000 years and is effective natural remedy for a variety of conditions including health, healing and effective remedy for skin problems. Here below some most important everyday benefits of raw honey for skin (mainly raw or unpasteurized honey).
Raw Honey for Burns and Cuts
For thousands of years honey is used as an ayurvedic home medicine to heal cuts and burns. Its antiseptic property inhibits the growth of certain bacteria and help kill bacteria. Burns are of different degree like first degree, second degree and third degree. Third degree burn is most sever and don’t try at home consult your doctor immediately.
First use cold water for at least five to ten minutes on burn area(Don’t use ice on burns). Use thick layer about half centimeter of pure raw honey daily (unheated honey) to spread over the burns and surrounding area. (Don’t skimp on the honey).
Honey and Almond Home Made Face Pack
Honey and almond body scrub smooth your skin and remove sebum. Almonds is rich in vitamin-E that nourish your skin from sun UV rays.
Method of making:
- Take 1 tablespoon of honey
- 2 tablespoon of lemon juice
- 1/3 cup of almond powder
Add all these in small water and make paste. Rub this paste on your skin in circular motion and wash it off with warm water. Change quantity as you require and do this 4-5 times a week for fresh and glowing skin.
Raw Honey and Milk Bath Soak: Dry Skin
Add ¼ cup of pure honey and 1-2 cup of milk in your bath soak and add few drops of some anti aging essential oils and sit for approx 15-20 minutes to get rid of dry winter skin problems. Do this 2-3 times a week for glowing and smooth skin.
Benefits of Raw Honey: Acne Problem
Acne is an inflammatory skin diseases cause by oil, dirt and bacteria. Honey is natural antibiotic and anti-inflammatory that kill bacteria and make your skin bacteria free. For home made acne treatment using honey take a small amount of pure raw honey(unheated honey) and apply it on your face for approx 30 minutes. After that wash your face first with warm water and then with normal cold water. Repeat this process daily to get rid of blackheads and other skin problems.
Benefits of Raw Honey for Dry Winter Skin
Honey is also beneficiary for dry seasonal winter skin and makes your dead skin pores fresh.
Method of apply honey on during bathing:
Add 1 cup of honey in your lukewarm bath water for smoothing your body and soak for 15 minutes after that apply 1 cup of arm and hammer baking soda for more 10 minutes to get rid of full body treatment of dry and dead skin.
Lotion For Dry Skin
Honey and lemon is best home face pack for treating dry winter skin problems.
Method of making honey and lemon face pack:
Mix a tablespoon of honey with one tablespoon of olive oil and add few lemon drops and apply on dry skin and let it work for 15 minutes and wash it off. Do this regularly to get rid of dry skins problems.
Honey, Turmeric and Garlic Face Pack
Turmeric, garlic and honey is best known anti bacterial and health booster and use for making thousands of home remedy. These are also use for making face pack that fresh your skin.
Method of making face pack:
Add 8 peel and smash garlic clove in 4 tablespoon of pure honey (unfiltered and unheated honey) and mix thoroughly. After that add half teaspoon of turmeric and mix. Apply this pack on skin for 8-10 minutes and wash it off.(Don’t worry if you feel some burning this is normal).
There are numerous health and skin benefits of raw honey including heart diseases, healing cuts and wounds, hair growth, to treat insomnia, energy booster and effective remedies for skin problems.
Last Medical Review: 09/25/2015