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Why can’t you give honey to babies?

why can't you give honey to babies

On all honey jars, raw or commercially processed (found in supermarkets) we read this warning: “Not suitable for children under 1 year old.” If honey is that good, why can’t you give honey to babies, too? As unbelievable as it may sound, honey may become dangerous to an infant. This means it may be potentially toxic. So, what do we do, we refrain from giving them honey? This is a good option. Though modern technology offers us another alternative: medical… Read More

What is Surgihoney? One of the best ways to heal infected wound. 

how to treat an infected wound

Honey is our new medical drug! How does this sound? Well, here is my 2 cents: It’s recognizing the perfection of nature. We have always been using honey to treat wounds. It was used as a topical antiseptic for at least 5,000 years and today it is recognized as one of the best products to heal infected wound. At some point in history we said synthetic products are better and work faster. And they were. But the microbes of these… Read More

What is beechwood honey? One premium honey from New Zealand.

what is beechwood honey

What is beechwood honey is a question I put myself after seeing it on Amazon. In Europe there is no such thing as beech honey, there is forest honey and honeydew honey which includes beech. But beechwood honey comes only from New Zealand. Beeches are trees found all over the world, why only New Zealand has this honey? Because in southern hemisphere beeches are different, even have a different name: Nothofagus, meaning false beech. These type of beeches are found in Australia, New… Read More

What is saffron honey? One tasty honey good for sex life and so much more!

how to improve sex life

Known mostly for its aphrodisiac properties, saffron honey is indeed a honey good for sex life but not only! It’s a rare type of honey one can find more in Iran, Morocco, Greece, India or Spain. Its infused alternative is nevertheless worldwide available and very easy to make at home. All you need is good quality saffron and raw honey, preferably also with aphrodisiac qualities, like acacia, sunflower and honeydew honeys. As for a real saffron honey, made from the… Read More

Do not eat manuka honey in IBS!

manuka honey in irritable bowel syndrome

Do not eat manuka honey if you have irritable bowel syndrome. Or the disease. The question whether a person with irritable bowel syndrome can eat honey or not has already been discussed in the article Can I have honey in IBS? The answer is a definite NO when the person is in the acute phases of the disease and yes, under certain conditions. These imply the type of honey, which should contain an equal amount of fructose and glucose, or honey with… Read More

What are the health benefits of lemon water and honey? Can we lose weight?

again about lemon honey water health benefits. myth or real?

Again about the health benefits of lemon water in the morning? And honey? Hasn’t it been said enough? Haven’t we all tried it for 2 weeks or 2 months and nothing happened? Well, as simple and unbelievable this recipe may be, it seems that there is no smoke without fire. And if you have a problem, or don’t have a problem but want to improve your overall health state, then you should also remember 2 things: 1. be consistent 2.… Read More