Importance & Uses of Honey
Honey is one of the blessings provided by ALLAH Almighty. Honey Bees provide us with honey which is one of the reasons why honey bees fascinates me always.
As the human beings evolved, honey is used for many reasons like:
- It is used in medicines in almost every country throughout the history of world. It is the best remedy against diseases due to its antibacterial and antifungal properties.
As Prophet (PBUH) said:
“Honey is a remedy for every illness and the Qur’an is a remedy for all illness of the mind, therefore I recommend to you both remedies, the Quran and honey.” (Bukhari)
- Honey has healing property that’s why it is used for treatment of various wounds and burns. It is the best antiseptic.
- Honey is such a thing which does not need any additive to save it from any spoil or damage as most of the industrial made things needs.
- Honey is a healthy and energy rich diet. It contains proteins, vitamins, carbohydrates, enzymes and lipids etc which are important for our body. It can be eaten directly or you can also take it after mixing it in mild hot water in morning before taking breakfast. It can also be applied on bread in breakfast. This way it will give you fresh skin and make you healthy. It will prevent different diseases as it is the best antiseptic.
- Honey gives the best antioxidant effect and it is anti-aging ingredient which gives you younger look. The process of aging becomes slow with the use of regular honey.
- Honey can be used to replace sugar as it is naturally sweet. It can be used in water, milk, tea and in different recipes instead of sugar. It can be called best cooking ingredient.
- Honey can be used to get better sleep. As it is a natural sweetener, when we take it, it slightly raises sugar level which relaxes our mind. It gives us better sleep if a spoon full of honey is taken before going to bed. This way sleeping pill can be avoided.
- Honey can be used for moisturizing skin as it is the best hydrant and provides moisture to skin. It provides protection against sunlight. Honey is used to get healthy, smooth, fresh, clear, fair and youthful skin and to maintain healthy, fresh and beautiful hairs. It is suitable for every kind of skin. This is the reason why it is also used in every beauty products and cosmetics now a days.