Honey, one of the most popular sweeteners used by people all over the world, comes with a myriad of health benefits. With health and immunity as the main concern for everyone these days, Raw forest honey helps provide the vital vitamins, minerals and nutrients required to build a strong defence against diseases.
Fact: For thousands of years, Raw Forest Honey has been a traditional medicine in many cultures.
Forest Honey nutrition:
- Pure Forest Honey is rich in Thiamine, Niacin, Riboflavin, Pantothenic Acid, copper, calcium, iron, manganese, magnesium, potassium, phosphorous and zinc. This honey is power-packed with 22 amino acids.
- World Health Organization (WHO) has listed honey for sore throat acts as an effective reliever. Studies have shown that honey works as effective as cough medications without any of the side effects.
Here is a list of some amazing benefits you can derive out of forest honey:
Here are the 15 Benefits of Forest Honey:
- Honey for immunity
- Honey for diabetes
- Honey for sore throat
- Honey for face
- Honey for weight loss
- Honey for hair
- Honey for heart health
- Honey for indigestion
- Honey for insomnia
- Honey for burns
- Honey for babies
- Honey for acne scars
- Honey for eyes
- Honey for dark circles
- Honey as a superfood
Let us dive into each benefit in detail.
Honey for immunity
With the pandemic looming over us, one thing that has been on everyone’s mind lately is immunity. Advice on what to eat to help boost immunity is everywhere. One of the many superfoods recommended by doctors everywhere is natural honey for immunity.
Honey is known for its antioxidant properties, as well as its antibacterial and antifungal power. The properties of honey are immunity-boosting and have anti-cancer benefits.
How do you use honey as an immunity booster?
Here’s a simple recipe.
All you need is a tablespoon of Eatopia’s Stingless bee honey (Stingless bee or little bee honey, sourced from the forests, is notable for being an immunity booster and is recommended for children and adults alike) and a glass of warm water. Drink this elixir regularly to see added benefits including a cleansed digestive system.
Honey – Kids Edition (250g)
Honey for diabetes
People living with diabetes have to control and manage their carbohydrate and sugar intake. But, this doesn’t mean they have to avoid sweets altogether. In moderation, forest honey has anti-inflammatory properties that might also reduce diabetes complications.
In a recent study conducted with a group of people with diabetes, honey caused an initial increase in blood sugar 30 minutes after consumption. However, the participant’s blood sugar levels decreased later and remained at lower levels for two hours.
This lead researchers to believe that honey, may cause an increase in insulin, which is very important for controlling blood sugar. More research is needed in this area though.
Keep in mind that honey is sweeter than sugar and when you substitute honey for sugar, you only need a little.
Honey for sore throat
Honey is one of the best remedies for a sore throat due to its natural antibacterial properties, offering immediate relief for pain while reducing inflammation. Honey can also kill bacteria and help fight off viral infections.
If you have a bad cough in addition to your sore throat, honey may also act as an effective cough suppressant.
All kinds and types of honey are safe to use for treating a sore throat unless a person is allergic to bee pollen.
How to use honey for sore throat?
Mix Eatopia’s Tulsi honey with hot ginger tea for immediate sore throat relief.
Honey – Tulsi (250g)
Honey for face
Honey, one of the most common ingredients found in your kitchen is a very effective and inexpensive beauty treatment. Applying honey regularly to your skin can go a long way in giving you healthy, glowing and younger-looking skin.
Here are some of the benefits of honey for face,
- Brightens Skin Complexion
- Moisturises the skin deeply
- Gently Exfoliates
- Heals Sunburns
- Fights Acne & Pimples
- Adds a Natural Glow
- Hydrates the Skin
- Helps Reduces Wrinkles
How can you use honey for your face?
Spread a layer of Eatopia’s raw karanj honey onto your face. Let it dry for about 10 -15 minutes, and rinse thoroughly with warm water.
You can also mix a spoonful of lemon juice with honey and apply it.
Honey – Karanj (250g)
Honey for weight loss
A lot of people ask this, “Is honey good for weight loss?”
Honey is one of the best gifts from mother nature that has more advantages than we can name. And we all know that raw forest honey can be used for a variety of things. Forest honey naturally aids in weight loss. Honey does contain sugar. However, when compared to other sugars and sugar substitutes, honey contains beneficial vitamins and minerals as well.
How can you use honey for weight loss?
Lemon and honey for weight loss
One of the most effective ways to use honey for weight loss is by mixing half a teaspoon of Eatopia’s Forest honey with a glass of warm water and a tablespoon of lemon juice. When you have this first thing in the morning, it helps you detox your body and energize your organs. You can also keep bloating at bay and feel energized throughout the day. To enhance the effects of this miracle drink, you can add these ingredients to your water bottle and sip throughout the day. This serves as a refreshing, delicious and a fun way to drink water.
Honey for hair
Honey has a myriad of dermatological benefits and is a very popular natural hair ingredient.
Here are some of honey’s benefits for hair.
- Promotes hair growth
- Conditions hair
- Acts as a natural bleach.
- Aids scalp health
Honey is a great natural hair product that can be used by itself or incorporated with other ingredients for natural hair treatments.
Honey for hair promotes cell growth, helps retain moisture, and restores nutrients to the hair and scalp.
How can you use honey for hair?
Mix a tablespoon of honey with equal amounts of olive oil and massage onto the scalp. This simple hair mask is suitable for all hair types.
We recommend that you use Eatopia’s Forest Flowers Nectar honey.
Honey for heart health
Raw forest honey is a rich source of phenols and other antioxidant compounds which are linked to reducing risk of heart disease. Blood pressure is an important risk factor for heart disease, and research suggests that honey may help lower it, as it contains antioxidant compounds that have been linked to lower blood pressure.
Studies in both rats and humans have shown modest reductions in blood pressure from consuming honey.
Honey for indigestion
In Ayurvedic medicine, honey is widely used for all kinds of healing purposes. Honey is known to heal wounds and contains anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties, and for this, it is also used as a cure for indigestion.
You can take a tablespoon of forest honey or mix it with warm water to help with acid reflux.
Another popular remedy for indigestion is to take raw natural honey with ginger tea.
Honey for insomnia
It might come as a surprise, but one of the least known benefits of honey is that it can help you get a good night sleep. Pure honey works wonders for your brain and you’ll wake up feeling rejuvenated.
Take a spoonful of Eatopia’s forest honey with milk, before bed for best results.
You can also just have a spoonful of raw honey and drink warm water.
Honey for burns
Honey is an excellent way to treat surface-level burns. It promotes healing and reduces inflammation.
Hold the burned area under running cold water, dry it and apply forest, honey.
Bandage the area.
We recommend Eatopia’s Forest Flowers nectar honey.
Honey for babies
You should not give honey to your baby if your baby is younger than one.
But here are some of the benefits of honey for babies over the age of one.
- Energizes and boosts attention
- Packed with essential vitamins and minerals
- Heals wounds faster
- Great for coughs
- Easy to digest
Eatopia’s Stingless bee honey is great for kids. This honey sourced directly from the forests is a well known immunity booster laden with more vitamins and minerals than you can count.
Order this pack of precious nectar honey for your kids.
Little Bee Honey
Honey for acne scars
Honey can be used as a spot treatment on scars, where you apply it every day or as a paste at the site of your scarring. You can also see results if you use honey face masks.
Even if you don’t see immediate results, you have to be consistent and apply honey persistently. Your skin will definitely thank you for this.
With its antibacterial and antifungal properties, raw forest honey is a miracle healer of scars.
Its calming properties also have a soothing effect on your skin.
Best honey for acne scars: Eatopia’s Forest Flowers Forest Honey, Eatopia’s Karanj Honey
Honey for eyes
Are your eyes feeling tired after staring st the screen for too long? Honey can come to your rescue. Apply some over closed eyes and sit back as honey works wonders by relieving your strained eyes. Once you’re done, wash it off with cold water.
Raw forest honey can also be used to treat sore and puffy eyes due to sleep deprivation. As mentioned above, honey can also help you sleep, alleviating all your insomnia worries.
Honey for dark circles
The natural bleaching properties of honey help lighten dark pigmentation around your eyes.
Get rid of eye bags and dark circles with this simple easy under-eye mask.
Grate a slice of cucumber, squeeze the juice and mix a spoonful of honey. Apply this mixture under your eyes and wash with cold water after 30 minutes. This mask can easily remove your dark circles with just a few tries.
Use Eatopia’s Litchi Honey for this soothing under-eye mask.
Honey – Litchi (250g)
Honey as a superfood
Raw forest honey is a superfood and here’s why you need to incorporate honey into your daily diet immediately.
- Raw honey is an excellent pre workout snack.
- Pure honey is sweeter than sugar without any of the dangers.
- Serves as a modern day miracle healer.
- A great antibiotic.
- Nutritiously dense and so much more.
Honey is much more than just a sweetener or sugar alternative. It is one of the oldest medicines known to man, and has been used in the treatment of respiratory diseases, skin ulcers, wounds, urinary diseases, gastrointestinal diseases, eczema, psoriasis, dandruff and so much more.
Honey is an all-natural superfood, and it’s about time we start eating it the way nature intended.
Taste honey in its purest form. Get Eatopia’s range of nectar honey.
Nectar honey does not contain any additives, preservatives or flavours and you get to taste honey in its purest form. Eatopia’s commitment to purity ensures that you get the best of the best.