UNFAMILIAR USES FOR HONEY
Added on: 20th Oct 2016
THE ORIGINAL RED BULL
Due to honey’s simple sugars, glucose and fructose, it directly
enters the bloodstream, rather than taking time to break
down like more complex sugars. The rapidly flooding of
our body with energy gives a short term boost, especially
useful for marathoners and endurance athletes.
Honey doesn’t cease to amaze; in this unexpected use for
honey, berries can be preserved by canning them with a
1:10 mix of honey and water. Try it with blueberries and
raspberries picked in the summer for delicious winter eating.
EASES DISCOMFORT DURING PREGNANCY
Every woman experiences pain during pregnancy, it’s
unavoidable. But this unusual use for honey can help relieve
heartburn and morning sickness. Honey mixed with milk can
help neutralize excessive stomach acid, especially useful
A HOMEMADE LIP BALM
Many people experience dry or chapped lips in the winter
months and frequently turn to lip balms to ease the discomfort.
But did you know you can make your own soothing lip balm
at home? Mixing honey with beeswax, cocoa butter,
vitamin E, and olive oil will keep your lips moisturized
If you suffer from dandruff or dry hair, rub a mixture of 90%
Honey to 10% warm water into your hair. Rinse three hours
later, after which you should find less itching and the end
of scaling within a week’s time.
ENDS A BOUT OF HICCUPS
Though hiccups are often associated with a mumbling drunk,
they can happen to any of us at most any time. In another
unexpected use for honey, eating a teaspoon of the nectar
can be used to bring this inconvenient bodily response to an end.
A PROVISION FOR THE END OF THE WORLD
If you’re worried about nuclear apocalypse, is anybody still
worried about this?, then stockpile honey. Besides being
calorie dense, honey never goes bad. Honey found in the
Egyptian pyramids has been heated to return it from its
crystallized state to a more viscous state.
It was then perfectly fine to eat.
A SUBSTITUTE FOR SHAVING CREAM
The price of shaving cream has gotten out of control.
If you want to protest, do it with our final unexpected and
unusual way to use honey! To make, combine honey and
warm water to make a lather shaving cream. The
viscosity of honey helps prevents razor burn and
helps moisturize the skin.