The Honey Files
Raw Honey is a super food that not only tastes great but is also good for your health.
there are two types of honey, regular honey that has been heat treated that you get from the supermarket & raw honey that has not been heated. when honey is heated most of its beneficial properties are broken down & lost.
Honey never goes bad it will last forever.
store honey in a cool dark cupboard [not in the cupboard next to the stove or oven]
Raw Honey Facts:
Improves Immune System
Vitamins & Minerals
Some Health Benefits :
1/2tsp ground Cinnamon
1tsp raw honey
1 cup of boiling water
pour water over cinnamon & leave to cool add honey
drink half before going to bed, refrigerate & drink the rest 1/2 an hour before breakfast
do not reheat.
cinnamon sprinkled over 2 tsp of honey before eating
morning gargle with 1tsp honey with a sprinkle of cinnamon mixed in warm water
apply to burns, it cools & removes pain & bacteria can not live in honey
replace all sugar with honey
replace sugar with honey in cakes & biscuits they will stay fresher longer
reduce liquids in mix by 1/5 to accommodate the honey [3/4cup of honey to every cup of sugar] & lower the temp when baking
1 dessert spoon of honey dissolved in half a glass of warm water at start of migraine & again in 20 mins if necessary.
there is some research that suggests that honey can be used for the following;
Colds, Arthritis, Stomach Cancer, Bone Cancer & Cholesterol just to name a few.
more research into the properties of honey could help a lot of people in the future.
this is my bee box, my boys found it at the spring clean up a few years ago. it sits next to one of our blood plum trees. i love it because its a bee home & because its green. there are no bees in it as its way to close to the house. maybe one day we will keep bees.