You may often wonder and ask yourself, if honey is good for your health. Well, the answer is simple, yes, honey is good for you, however, it is very important that it is consumed appropriately. Honey is great for the circulatory system and has a host of other health benefits as well. Here’s how can can make a world of a difference to your overall health if consumed in the right manner.
The chemical composition of honey is extremely similar to that of human blood and it affects your body differently depending on how you consume it, whether you have it raw, mix it in cold water or in warm water.
A few things you should keep in mind about honey include, not being cooked, not being added to boiling water and not being fed to children below the age of one year.
Honey fights anemia
Anemia is caused in one’s body, due to the deficiency of blood. When there is lack of iron in the blood, an individual tends to feel exhausted as the ability to carry oxygen through the body is gravely reduced. When there isn’t enough oxygen in the body, your brain and your heart tend to work at a less than optimum level.
Therefore, it is important that we take necessary steps to increase the level of oxygen in the blood. A little bit of honey mixed with warm water, consumed on a daily basis helps increase blood cell count. Once this level increases you will notice a burst of energy, feel more active and cell renewal and rejuvenation too will go up.
Women more than men tend to suffer from less oxygen in the blood and therefore, this remedy can work wonders for them.
Honey helps balance blood pressure levels
Do you feel dizzy when you stand up too quickly, it means that you may be suffering from low blood pressure. This means that not enough oxygen is reaching your brain. If you feel dizzy when you put your head down, in all likeliness you are suffering from high blood pressure and this too is caused due to lack of oxygen reaching your brain.
Consuming honey can help even out these imbalances. Hypertension is not a disease, it’s your body’s way of telling you that the right nutrients and oxygen is not reaching the required organs. When there is a lcak of oxygen or nutrients, the body has to pump harder, and therefore pressure is built up.
Honey helps increase benefits of yoga!
For those who practice yoga regularly, keeping their circulatory system and their blood chemistry in balance is necessary and can be beneficial. Consuming honey in warm water, helps one become more vibrant, it helps open up the system and makes one more conscious of the various nuances of ones body.
There you have it, make honey a part of your daily diet and you can fight day to day ills that are not allowing you to live life to the fullest. Speak with a Registered Holistic Nutritionist of get in touch with a Homeopath and they will tell you about the many benefits that herbal remedies can have for good health.